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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

This September, Melbourne Aquarium will reveal the results of a five-month, $8 million refurbishment and opened its doors to the public as the all-new SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. The revitalised attraction will feature 12 new amazing zones of discovery, including interactive animal encounters and iconic state of the art displays.

Home to thousands of aquatic animals, the must-see SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is an entertaining and educational experience with four amazing worlds to discover and enjoy.

The state-of-the-art Antarctica exhibit provides face-to-face experiences and magic moments with majestic King and Gentoo penguins. See them splash in the pool and walk beside them as they slide across the snow covered ice. Interactive displays and stunning visuals are sure to entertain and educate you about the coldest, windiest and driest continent on earth.

Prepare to be surprised as you experience Seahorse Pier, Seahorse Pier, a whole-new exhibit housing the largest collection of seahorse and seadragon species in the world. Experience a rainbow of stunning colours and weird and wonderful creatures in their new, mystically-themed underwater wonderland.

Journey from River to Reef and engage with the mysterious sea jellies and Giant Pacific Octopus. Be amazed by colourful tropical animals in the stunning Coral Atoll and a wide variety of exotic freshwater animals such as sharks, turtles, frogs, snakes, eels.

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium’s 2.2 million litre Oceanarium features a panoramic Fish Bowl viewing area that puts you right in the action as you are surrounded by an underwater world filled with intimidating sharks, massive stingrays, turtles and thousands of amazing aquatic animals in Sharks Alive.

With daily animal feeds and diver presentations adding to the adventure, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is a completely engaging experience.

Opening Hours

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is open from 9.30am until 6.00pm daily, every day of the year including public holidays. Last admissions are 1 hour prior to closing times. We recommend approximately 2 to 2.5 hours for your exciting journey through!!

How to get there

Car & Parking
The Multi-level Carpark at Crown provides easy and convenient access to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Park your car and walk across the Yarra River to the main entrance of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

Visitors can access the Multi-level Carpark from the following entries: via Haig Street off Clarendon Street; via Clarke Street off City Road, or; via Kingsway overpass (from Northbound carriageway only).

Secure Parking at 474 Flinders Street provides discounted parking for SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium visitors.

We are located between Flinders Street & Southern Cross Stations.

The newly named 'Melbourne Aquarium' superstop makes transport to and from SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium fast and convenient. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is located on the free City Circle Tram route and also Route 48 NewQuay Docklands - North Balwyn.

City Circle trams run every 10 minutes in both directions.


Skip the Line: Tickets includes Admission to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, animal feedings, presentations, shows and talks.

Special Tickets
Online Bookings |
Adult (was $38.00) > $34.20
Child (4-15yrs) (was $22.00) > $19.80

skip the queue | Buy Online

Days: Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Time: 9.30am - 6pm daily (last entry 5pm)

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 Corner Kings Way and Flinders Street  Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia | MapMap opens in new browser window
 Telephone: +61 3 9620 0999

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