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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 are open!
We're open Thursday-Monday 9.30am-5.00pm Bookings are essential - purchase your tickets online with a discount of 20%!
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

Tickets & Experiences

Book online a day in advance and save up to 20%

KELLY TARLTON'S IS OPEN!

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is open 5 days a week - Thursday to Monday

(Close Tuesday and Wednesday)

 

We have introduced a range of new health and safety measures that seek to reduce the risk associated with the presence of COVID-19, in line with government advice and the requirements of local health authorities.

 

PRE-BOOK ESSENTIAL

Annual Passholders (including infants) must pre-book a time slot to guarantee entry.

Book online to guarantee entry

Make sure you book your tickets at least one day ahead to enjoy our great online discount!

$41

Full Price

$32.80

Adult From (Child from $23.20)
  • Book online a day in advance to save 20%
  • Express entry with mobile ticket entry
  • Includes a Digi Photo pass giving you 10 Digital Photos of your visit!

Annual Pass pre-book
  • Book this ticket if you have an Annual Pass
  • Make sure you book a date and time to guarantee entry
  • Limited capacity

SEA LIFE KELLY TARLTON'S & SKY TOWER COMBO

Visit two of Auckland's best attractions with one ticket! Get up close and personal with incredible marine life at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's, then soak up the panoramic views from the iconic Sky Tower. From sea to sky, this ticket has it all and is available online only.

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's & Sky Tower Combo

$55

Per Person

One Ticket, Two Great Attractions! Valid until 30 Sep 2020

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Unique Experiences

Why not make your experience extra special and book in for one of our experiences? Use our vouchers to book in your date anytime after buying!

GIFT VOUCHER

$199

Per Person
  • Get up close to our Auckland penguin colony
  • A truly unique 60min behind the scenes experience (age 14+)
  • All day aquarium admission included

GIFT VOUCHER

$99

Per Person
  • Take the plunge in our shark tank for a truly unique experience
  • Spend an exhilarating 15 minutes coming face-to-face with sharks
  • Includes photos + videos of your experience plus all day aquarium admission

$199

SAVE ONLINE

$159

Per Person From
  • Get up close to our Auckland penguin colony
  • A truly unique 60min behind the scenes experience (age 14+)
  • All day aquarium admission included

$99

SAVE ONLINE

$89

Per Person
  • Take the plunge in our shark tank for a truly unique experience
  • Spend an exhilarating 15 minutes coming face-to-face with sharks
  • Includes photos + video of your experience plus all day aquarium admission

Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass

Enjoy 12 months of fishy fun for one incredibly low price with our PLATINUM ANNUAL PASS

$99

PER ADULT (CHILD $66)
  • 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

RENEWAL

$69.30

PER ADULT (CHILD $46.20)
  • Is your current annual pass about to expire?
  • Don't miss out on your existing member renewal discount!
  • Save on experiences, food & beverages, and much more!

$80

PER ADULT (CHILD $53)
  • Access the aquarium as many times as you like outside of school holidays
  • Discounts on experiences, food & beverages, and much more!
  • Skip the queues with express Annual Pass holder entry

RENEWAL

$69.30

PER ADULT (CHILD $46.20)
  • Is your current annual pass about to expire?
  • Discounts on experiences, food & beverages, and much more!
  • Save on experiences, food & beverage, and much more!

Merlin Annual Passes

Planning a holiday to Australia? Buy an annual pass and get unlimited fun to all 10 Attractions across Australia & New Zealand! You will also get a 20% discount off Tours & Experiences as well as 20% off food & drink and $10 off Magic Memories souvenir photo packs. With the Platinum Merlin Annual Pass enjoy the freedom to visit our magical attractions 365 days a year and all school holidays activities. Gold Merlin Annual Pass offers great value, off-peak access to our top attractions - exclusion dates apply.

FROM

$89

Family Price (per person)
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Get exclusive discounts and invites to events
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop

GIFT VOUCHER

$89

Family Price (per person)
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Get exclusive discounts and invites to events

FROM

$69

Family Price (per person)
  • Entry not valid during school holidays
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Get exclusive discounts and invites to events

Merlin Annual Pass Renewal

RENEWAL

$62

FAMILY PRICE (PER PERSON)
  • For previous/existing Merlin Annual Pass holders only
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Discounted additional experiences

RENEWAL

$52

FAMILY PRICE (PER PERSON)
  • For previous/existing Merlin Annual Pass holders only
  • Entry not valid during school holidays
  • Discounted additional experiences

Tickets and Passes Info

When you pre-book tickets online via our official website, you can save up to 20% General Admission.

NOTE: Tickets must be booked 1 day in advance. No discount applies to same day bookings.

Compare SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's aquarium general admission ticket prices here.

Tickets are available for purchase on the day at the attraction, however, when you purchase online via this website - the official SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's website - you can:

No, SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is now 'cashless'. We want to optimise the ability for card payments to be taken preferentially (as this avoids staff having to come into close contact with paying customers).

Yes! Admission to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's for children 0-2 years old is free when accompanied by an adult ticket or pass holder.

No. A child must enter the attraction with an adult (16 years and above) for safety reasons.

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is a self-guided aquarium.

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 and download your ticket barcodes prior to walking down the ramp. Then just head straight to our attraction entry points and scan your ticket! 

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 10 attractions across NSW, VIC, QLD and Auckland (NZ) we offer amazing days out for everyone!

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

The Merlin Annual Pass also makes the perfect gift. Check out our gift vouchers page for more information.

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 such as public buses.

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

As our experiences at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's run on specific days and times, the recipient of an experience gift voucher will be required to send an email to book in. Contact details are provided on their gift voucher.

Yes, we offer free admission if you are visiting on your birthday! Please ensure you have a photo ID with you to proof your D.O.B.

If your birthday falls on a day that we are close (Tue/Wed), you can visit the day prior or after your birthday (Mon/Thur) to enjoy the special treat. Valid Photo ID is required.