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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive, Ōrākei

Auckland 1071

New Zealand

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We are re-opening Monday 31 August!
Regular days of operation: Thursday - Monday Bookings are essential - purchase your tickets online 24 hours in advance with a discount of 20%!
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium


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!


Full Price


Adult From (Child from $23.20)
  • Book online a day in advance to save 20%
  • Express entry with mobile ticket entry
  • Price includes a Digi Photo Pass giving you 10 digital photos – valued at $26!


  • Enjoy unlimited entry for a full 12 months!
  • Discounts on experiences, food & beverages, and much more!
  • Skip the queues with express Annual Pass attraction entry