Regular opening hours
Monday - Sunday
9:30am - 5:00pm (last entry 4.00pm)
Tamaki Drive is often used in Marathons and fun runs which means we will open late on the following days:
- Sunday 4 March - Round the Bays
- Sunday 18 March - Tri-athalon
- Sunday 28 October - ASB Marathon
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NZ Holiday Dates
Auckland School Holidays
Auckland School holidays
Autumn Holidays 14.04.18 - 29.04.18
Winter Holidays 07.07.18 - 22.07.18
Spring Holidays 29.09.18 - 14.10.18
Summer Holidays 19.12.18 - 28.01.19
Auckland Public Holidays (2018)
- New Year's Day — Monday 1 January
- Day after New Year's Day — Tuesday 2 January
- Waitangi Day — Tuesday 6 February
- Good Friday — Friday 30 March
- Easter Monday — Monday 2 April
- ANZAC Day — Wednesday 25 April
- Queen's Birthday — Monday 4 June
- Labour Day — Monday 22 October
- Christmas Day — Tuesday 25 December
- Boxing Day — Wednesday 26 December
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.
To shorten queuing time on busy days, buy your tickets online and enjoy express mobile ticket entry!
Got a question?
The Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's staff will be happy to help.