Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is the biggest marine aquarium in central Melbourne, Australia. The aquarium is home to 1000’s of marine animals. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium takes you on an interactive journey from the depths of the ocean to the icy waters of Antarctica.

It’s situated on the banks of the Yarra River alongside and under the Flinders Street Viaduct and the King Street Bridge. The attraction is a Sea Life Centre owned by Merlin Entertainments.

The gorgeous Croc Lair exhibit is just one of 12 zones at this aquarium. Where you can see the world’s only exhibit of Elephant Sharks in Bay of Rays. Be mesmerized as you encounter a rainbow of colors at Seahorse Pier and incredible at the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins in Penguin Playground.

Dive in and find out Dory and Friends: The Encounter, an all-new attraction! Designed with Disney•Pixar. The new experience is a world 1st aquarium exhibit. Presenting magical moments from the box-office smash hit, Finding Dory.

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium Pic

Get ready to be transported to the lush, humid and warm temperatures of the exotic north in Rainforest Experience. Where you can see at some of the truly unique marine animals not found anywhere else in the world such as the world’s biggest show of Archerfish!

The underwater trip carries on into the depths of Australia’s sea where a wonderful heaven is waiting for in Mermaid Garden. Experience the spectacular view of huge stingrays, large sharks and thousands of multi-colored underwater creatures swimming by.

Penguin Playground finishes the memorable experience where visitors can amazing as the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo Penguins slip and slide across the snow-covered ice.

How to get there :

Tram : The Aquarium super-stop is located on the free City Circle Tram route and also Route 48, 70 & 75. City Circle trams run every 10 minutes in both directions.

Bus : The Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle is a FREE bus service for visitrs. Stopping at key tourist attractions and destinations in and around the City. Runs daily, every 15-mins from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Train : The Aquarium is a short walk from either Flinders St or Southern Cross train stations.

Car Parking : While there is no public car parking at Melbourne Aquarium, there are several public car parking facilities available only a short walk away.

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium Tour

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium Opening Hours :

9:30am to 6pm (Last admission is one hour before closing time at 5pm)

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium Tickets:
Ticket Type Gate Price Online Price
ADULT (16+ yrs) $41.50 From
CHILD (4 – 15 years. Under 4s go FREE!) $28 From
CONCESSION (VIC Student or VIC Senior) $32.50 From
FAMILY OF 4 (Maximum 2 Adults) $133 From
(1 Adult + 2 Children)
$92.50 From

Admission + Behind the Scenes & Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Ticket Type Full Price* Online You Pay From
(16+ yrs)
$61.50 From
(4 – 15 years. Under 4s are NOT permitted on the boat!)
$46 From
(VIC Student or VIC Senior)
$52.50 From
(Maximum 2 Adults)
$213 From

Book Ticket On-line.

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium Address and Contact:

Address : Cnr King and Flinders Streets, Melbourne,Victoria 3000, Australia.
General Enquiries : Tel: 1800 026 576 (9am to 5pm)
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