Regular opening hours
MONDAY to SUNDAY
9:30am - 5:00pm (last entry is at 4.00pm)
Tamaki Drive is sometimes closed for Marathons and fun runs. As a result we will be opening late on the following days:
- December 15th, 2019 (Sunday) - OPEN FROM 1pm - People's Triathlon
- March 8th, 2020 (Sunday) - OPEN FROM 1pm - Ports of Auckland Round the Bays Fun Run
- March 22nd, 2020 (Sunday) - OPEN FROM 1pm - People's Triathlon
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NZ Holiday Dates
Auckland School Holidays
- Summer - 21 December to 2 February
- Autumn - 10 April to 27 April
- Winter - 4 July to 19 July
- Spring - 26 September to 11 October
Auckland Public Holidays
- Labour Day — Monday 22 October, 2019
- Christmas Day — Tuesday 25 December, 2019
- Boxing Day — Wednesday 26 December, 2019
- New Year's Day — Wednesday 1 January, 2020
- Day after New Year's Day — Thursday 2 January, 2020
- Waitangi Day — Thursday 6 February, 2020
- Good Friday — Friday 10 April, 2020
- Easter Monday — Monday 13 April, 2020
- ANZAC Day — Monday 27 April, 2020
- Queen's Birthday — Monday 1 June, 2020
- Labour Day — Monday 26 October, 2020
- Christmas Day — Friday 25 December, 2020
- Boxing Day — Monday 28 December, 2020
Please be advised that you may experience queue lines during weekends and holiday peak periods. We advise that you allow extra time for this, particularly if you have young children.
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Got a question?
The Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's staff will be happy to help.
Help Centre: https://support.kellytarltons.co.nz/hc/en-us