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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive, Ōrākei

Auckland 1071

New Zealand

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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

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If you are an Annual Passholder you must pre-book a time slot to visit using the ANNUAL PASS PRE-BOOK ticket below.

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  • 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

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  • Make sure you book a date and time to guarantee entry
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VIP Benefits

  • Entry to the aquarium for a full 12 months.
  • Express entry via our Fast-Track line lets you skip the queues.
  • 25% discount for one additional friend/family member visiting with you (discount is only available on full-priced adult and child tickets, 1 person per annual pass).
  • 10% discount at the giftshop.
  • 10% discount on kids birthday parties.
  • $28 Magic Memories photo packs or $20 annual digital-only photo pass.
  • 10% discount on selected Fullers360 Experiences and Cruises, including Tiritiri Matangi Island Ferry, Rangitoto Island Ferry, Waiheke Island Ferry, Coromandel Ferry, Rotoroa Island Ferry, Motutapu Island Ferry, Harbour Cruise, Waiheke Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Tour. Discount is valid on Family, Adult and Children tickets only subject to availability. Tickets can only be purchased directly from one of Fullers360 ticket offices, and your Annual Pass must be presented at time of purchase. Not valid in conjunction with any other discount or concession.


Experience Discounts

  • 20% discount on all animal encounter experiences including Behind the Scenes Tours, Shark Cage Adventures, and Penguin Passports.
  • 20% discount on general admission to Auckland Zoo.
  • 20% discount on general admission to Butterfly Creek.
  • 10% discount on selected Fullers360 Experiences and Cruises.
  • 10% discount on Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safari tickets.

Food & Beverage Discounts

  • $2 barista-made coffee/hot drink (regular size) from our café
  • 20% discount on food and beverage
  • 20% discount at Giapo Gourmet Ice Cream 



To redeem your pass, please visit us after purchasing your SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass, and present your voucher at the admissions counter. You will need to bring your order number with you to collect. Each purchaser will be issued with their own Annual Pass. Your SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass will be valid for 12 months after the date or purchase.

During school holidays and weekends, SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's can become extremely busy between 11 AM - 3 PM, therefore we would encourage you to collect your Annual Pass’ between 9:30 AM – 11 AM or after 3 PM to avoid extended waiting times. Please check opening times before visiting.

Terms & Conditions:

With the use of the pass, only the person named and photographed on the pass will get free access to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's for 12 months and access to all the benefits mentioned above. These passes cannot be changed to another person or exchanged for cash. Passes must be presented for entry and the benefits. If you forget or don't bring your card, you will have to pay a $10 reprinting fee. All passes must have valid information provided and if it changes, you are responsible to let SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's staff know upon the next visit. These passes can only be used for general admission tickets and exclude any school visits. Benefits and conditions are subject to change. Please check opening and closing times before the visit.

Your SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass can be collected from the attraction. When you collect your pass, every pass holder must be present as we will take your photo for the pass. Every person who has an annual pass will have their own card. Please bring your booking confirmation with you upon collection. Any annual pass purchased via the SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's website MUST be claimed in person within 30 days. Your SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass will be valid for 12 months from the day you collect your Pass. Valid for only use at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's. There are no concession prices for the SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass.

Children are aged between 3 and 15 years old. Children 2 years old and under receive free admission to the attraction, therefore do not require a pass and are not included in any of the passes. If you have a child who is 2 years old and under, please advise staff upon entry. Children aged 15 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult (16 years old and above) to enter.

To be eligible for the renewal rate you will need to bring your old card in, and be renewing it within 30 days of expiry. Renewal is the same price at the door as online.

*Valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. Must present current annual pass identification to receive discount or benefit.

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