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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive, Ōrākei

Auckland 1071

New Zealand

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Open Times

We're Open 7 Days!
Open daily 9.30am - 5pm (Last entry 4pm)
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Don't Miss a Trip to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

A must do Auckland experience!

Discover all of the things you can see and do at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium is a must do experience in Auckland, taking you under the waves to see mystery underwater worlds and some of the amazing and often bizzare animals that live within them. 

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Antarctic Ice Adventure

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's state-of-the-art penguin enclosure - Antarctic Ice Adventure - is home to the world's largest sub-Antarctic penguin colony display, allowing guests to get closer than ever before to these beautiful animals in an accurate recreation of their natural environment. The 2 penguin species on display are Gentoo Penguins, famed for their speed under water, and majestic King Penguins. 

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Kelly Tarlton's Shark Tunnel

What's more, the famous Kelly Tarlton's shark tunnel not only houses New Zealand's largest collection of sharks, but now includes real shipwreck artefacts and stunning Maori Pacifica themeing. 

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Stingrays & Spiny Dragons

New attractions at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium include New Zealand's first live jellyfish display, the world's only display of incredible Spiny Sea Dragons, and the largest species of stingray on earth! 

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Book tickets online & save!

You AWAYS save on standard 'on the day' prices when you book tickets on the official Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium website. Save up to 10% during peak school holiday periods and 20% in off peak times of the year.

Ticket prices vary by date, so click on the links below to find the exact price for the day you want to visit.

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Bring children under age 3 along with FREE admission!

General Admission Ticket

Save up to 20% - Online Only!


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Adult From (Child $22)
  • Pick a set date for standard 1 day admission
  • Skip the queues with express mobile ticket entry
  • Prices vary by date and time - book in advance to save up to 20% in off peak or 10% in peak


Fishy fun for the whole family


Full Price


Adult From (Child $29)
  • Learn what happens behind the scenes on a unique tour
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the aquarium exhibits
  • All day aquarium admission included

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365 Days of Fun!
Kelly Tarlton's Platinum Annual Pass



Per Adult (Child $70)
  • Save on unlimited entry for 12 months!
  • Discounts on experiences, food, beverages and much more!
  • Skip the queues with express Annual Pass attraction entry