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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive, Ōrākei

Auckland 1071

New Zealand

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We're open Thursday-Monday 9.30am-5.00pm Bookings are essential - there are limited time slots, each with a maximum capactiy!
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Creature Feeds & Talks

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

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Find Feed and Talk Times Here!

Make your aquarium experience even better, join our expert team for a feed or talk.

Join us for our fun and interactive talks every day at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium and learn fascinating facts about our creatures!

Check the daily feeding times here and become an instant expert with our range of educational daily talks. The best part is, they're all included in your admission price!

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See penguins being fed at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

Penguin Talk & Feed

WHEN: 9.50am, 11.20am, 12.50pm, 2.20pm, 3.50pm

WHERE: Antarctic Ice Adventure

Get your happy feet down to the Antarctic Ice Adventure and watch our penguins dipping, diving and gliding around through our viewing windows. During this feed, our colonies of King and Gentoo penguins receive their breakfast and vitamins from the curation team.

Discover all of the unique traits that these majestic sub-Antarctic birds possess and the conservation efforts to protect them. Don't miss the only scheduled penguin feed of the day! 

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See turtles at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium Auckland

Turtle Talk

WHEN: 10.20am, 11.50am, 1.20pm, 2.50pm, 16.20pm

WHERE: Turtle Bay

Did you know that all the turtles at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's have been rescued and will one day be released back into the wild? Catch the Turtle Talk at Turtle Bay for more about these amazing creatures! penguin activity in the enclosure. 

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Touch a sea star at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium Auckland

Rock Pool Discovery

WHEN: Open daily

WHERE: Rock Pool Zone - Turtle Bay

Visit one of our marine educators at our Rocky Pool zone located in Turtle Bay. Here you will learn all about life in the intertidal zone, plus get up close and personal with some of the inhabitants!  

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EXPERIENCES

Add an experience to your SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's visit.

Please note, these experiences are not currently available due to COVID-19 restrictions.

We have a number of unforgettable experiences you can add to your visit to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Auckland Aquarium. When you purchase these experience tickets, all day aquarium admission is included!

 

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Aquarium Behind the Scenes Tour | SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

Behind the Scenes Tour

WHEN: 12:45pm daily

WHERE: Staff-only back of house areas - to find out more about adding this experience to your visit below.

Please note, this experience is not running during Alert Level 2 - however you can purchase vouchers for use at a later date.

 

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Swim with sharks at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

Shark Cage Adventure

WHEN: 11:00am and 11:30am weekends

WHERE: Shark Tunnel

Please note, this experience is not running during Alert Level 2 - however you can purchase vouchers for use at a later date.

 

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Meet penguins up close at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

Penguin Encounter

WHEN: 10:30am daily (excl. Mondays and Wednesdays)

WHERE: Antarctic Ice Adventure

Please note, this experience is not running during Alert Level 2 - however you can purchase vouchers for use at a later date.

 

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Buy Off-Peak Tickets Online & Save!

Book your SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Auckland Aquarium off-peak tickets online in advance (Monday - Friday excluding holidays) to save 10% off walk-up ticket prices. You'll also get to skip the ticket queue with fast-tracked mobile ticket entry.

Buy your tickets online now and enjoy these special aquarium ticket discounts!

 

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PLEASE NOTE:

Talk and feeding times are subject to change. We try our very best to maintain a regular schedule of presentations at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's, however, we occasionally make changes in the interests of animal welfare. We'll strive to update the website if and when we make changes to the schedule. To be sure you won't miss a thing, please enquire about your favourite animal feed on entry. 

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