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Address: Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive

Orakei,Auckland, NZ, 1071

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Best Value - Online Exclusive Tickets

FULLY FLEXIBLE TICKET

No need to book a date or time
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ONLINE ONLY

$39

Per adult
  • Fast-tracked access via online entry
  • No need to book a date or time - Arrive anytime in the next 12 months
  • Children ages 3-15 ticket price: $27

ADMISSION & BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR

Sneak behind the scenes
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$53

at the door

$42

Per Adult
  • Learn what happens behind the scenes on a unique tour
  • Prices vary by date and time - spaces are limited
  • Children ages 3-15 ticket price: $34

Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass

12 months unlimited entry to the aquarium
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$72

Per Adult
  • Unlimited entry to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's
  • Valid for 12 Months
  • Scrumptious food and beverage offers

Single Day Tickets

We have great options for visiting Kelly Tarlton's just for a day. Choose from a Flexible admission ticket and visit us at any time in the day within 12 months or save money by pre-booking a specific date and time as you move through the checkout process.

General Admission Ticket

Select your date and time
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$39

on the door

$32

Starting From
  • Standard 1 day admission
  • Prices vary by date and time - cheapest in off peak periods
  • Children ages 3-15 ticket price: $22

FULLY FLEXIBLE TICKET

No need to book a date or time
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ONLINE ONLY

$39

Per adult
  • Fast-tracked access via online entry
  • No need to book a date or time - Arrive anytime in the next 12 months
  • Children ages 3-15 ticket price: $27

Parent & Child Ticket

Visit us on a weekday and save extra
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Monday - Friday Only

$30

1 Adult & 1 Child
  • 20% off retail & cafe purchases
  • 1x Adult and 1x Child (under 3 years of age)
  • Outside of school and public holidays

Unique Experiences

At SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium we give you the opportunity to get up close and personal with our much loved creatures for an unforgettable experience.

ADMISSION & BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR

Sneak behind the scenes
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$53

at the door

$42

Per Adult
  • Learn what happens behind the scenes on a unique tour
  • Prices vary by date and time - spaces are limited
  • Children ages 3-15 ticket price: $34

Shark Cage Adventure

Dive in with the sharks for an adrenaline rush
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ONLINE ONLY

$89

Per Person
  • Dive in for a snorkel in our shark tank
  • Spend around 25 minutes in the water
  • Price includes entry to the aquarium (Ages 14+)

Penguin Passport

Your trip to meet the penguins
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ONLINE ONLY

$159

Starting from
  • Meet our Auckland colony and learn about their personalities
  • 60 minute tour led by our penguin experts
  • Price includes entry to the aquarium (Ages 14+)

Gift Vouchers

Our Animal Experiences Gift Vouchers are perfect for any occasion! Looking for the perfect gift? We offer Animal Experiences Gift Vouchers for both Penguin Passport and Shark Cage.

Penguin Passport Gift Voucher

Explore the wonderful snow-filled penguin enclosure

$199

Per Individual

Shark Cage Gift Voucher

$99

Per Individual

ANNUAL PASSES

The Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass lets you visit as many times as you like, at any time of the year! Get to know our animals at all times of the year - from baby penguin season to crayfish moulting to school holiday fun - there's always something different to discover. The Merlin Annual Pass (AU/NZ) brings together all of Merlin's attractions on one pass, offering pass holders HUGE savings for a full year to all of the included attractions. We're totally confident no other pass offers anything like as much value - because no-one else can!

Merlin Annual Pass

Access to 11 attractions in Australia & NZ
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FIRST TIME PURCHASE

$109

Per Person
  • 12 months unlimited entry to 11 attractions
  • Huge savings and unlimited value
  • Access on all days and all times, including public holidays

Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass

12 months unlimited entry to the aquarium
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$72

Per Adult
  • Unlimited entry to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's
  • Valid for 12 Months
  • Scrumptious food and beverage offers

Tickets and Passes Info

No. A child must enter the attraction with an adult (18 years and above) for safety reasons.

Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's is a self-guided aquarium. A Behind The Scenes tour can be purchased which includes a guided tour of the back of house areas within Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's. 

Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's can get busy during peak periods so there may be queues in these periods. We strongly recommend selecting the 'Print@Home and Mobile Ticket' option when purchasing your tickets online as there is no need to line up in the 'prepaid queue' to collect tickets from our ticket desk. Just head straight to our attraction entry points and scan your ticket! 

Tickets are available for purchase on the day at the attraction or from a number of authorised resellers and websites. However, when you purchase online via this website - the official Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's website - you can enjoy great discounts and deals on tickets as well as obtain fast-track entry to the attraction.

Day tickets are the various general admission tickets available for your visit to Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's. These included non-dated fully flexible tickets, discounted online savers where you need to select a date and time for your visit and a range of bundled admission + experience options.

Merlin Entertainments is one of the world's largest location-based entertainment companies and owners of Australia and New Zealand's best and most exciting visitor attractions, including SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. With 11 attractions across NSW, VIC, QLD and Auckland (NZ) we offer amazing days out for everyone!

The Merlin Annual Pass (AU/NZ) brings together all of Merlin's attractions, offering pass-holders HUGE savings for a full year to all of the included attractions. We're totally confident no other passes offer anything like as much value - because no-one else can!

Yes, you can park at Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's. However, there are limited spaces and during peak periods the car park can become full. We recommend alternative transport options during these periods like the Shark Bus shuttle or public buses.

In order to give the Penguin colony more room on the ice, we removed the Penguin ride. Now you can get even closer to the cheeky Gentoo and regal King Penguins.