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SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

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Discover creatures of the Southern Ocean in the 2-million-litre oceanarium. Melbourne SEA LIFE aquarium is home to King and Gentoo penguins, nurse sharks and a mega croc.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful place to have a look specially if you have kids. They will love it. Such a variety of sea animals. We were lucky enough to see penguin feeding too.

Thank jack_coward
Reviewed 2 days ago

A crowd of visitors visited the Sea life Melbourne Aquarium. A lot of fish from small to big size. Seeing a flock of Pengiun walking around on the cold iced floor. Watching 4d cartoon movie was awesome. Walking along above the glass and obviously can...More

Thank AqueenHotel
Reviewed 3 days ago

Whilst I find this place fascinating I do find it expensive. At $42 a ticket for adults it works out quite dear going with a few people. The exhibits are well worth looking at and you can just take your time and go back to...More

Thank outonadate
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A beautiful and fun-filled day out for the family. At $42 per adult, it does make for an expensive day out for the family especially considering you can tour the whole aquarium in less than 90 minutes, but it is certainly an experience that will...More

Thank Tara M
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Tara M, Thanks for the lovely review, and for choosing to spend time with our beautiful marine life!! We absolutely love hearing that our underwater friends fascinated you and your whole family! Next time you visit, be sure to check out tickets on our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loads of things to see. Love all the information that can be found. They need more tables in cafe at lunchtime. The hands on Rockpool was a favourite. Great day out for any age.More

Thank jinglebells1961
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jinglebells1961, Thank you so much for the EXCELLENT five star review!! We are so happy to hear that you were able to spend some quality time with our fishy friends! We agree! The Rockpool is a great place to get your hands wet and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the normal tourist thing and visited the aquarium. It was a nice visit, lots to see and do. Entertaining and will keep the family busy for a few hours.More

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MelbSEALIFE, General Manager at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you for choosing to visit SEA LIFE Melbourne during your time in Melbourne, and for taking the time to review your experience! We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us! With exhibits and displays spanning across our four floors, it...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I had not been to the aquarium for quite a number of years (2nd year it opened I think) and was looking forward to seeing what it had to offer in 2018. Well I was not disappointed at all; it was fantastic. I was with...More

Thank Carmel T H
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello there Carmel T H ! Wow! What an exciting review! We are so glad to hear that you and your family had an AMAZING time meeting some of our incredible animals and that you were able to catch some of our 21 daily feeds...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took my parents in their 60's and my 3 year old.... couldn't say who enjoyed it more! Great variety of marine life. Good flow on moving through the spaces. Would return again.More

Thank Auscountrygirl
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Auscountrygirl! What an incredible review – we love hearing of family adventures with us at SEA LIFE Melbourne! We are so excited that you all enjoyed your visit, be sure to tag us in any photos so that we can share in the fun...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

You can get lost in this amazing place for hours. Affordable entry fee and a variety of things to do. You can spend 2 to 3 hours walking around the aquarium.More

Thank Nestor A
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Nestor A! 5 Stars! We are so excited to see that you enjoyed your time with us and that you were able to spend a few hours exploring our displays and exhibits! We hope that you were able to catch some of our 21...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited the Aquarium recently and once again had a wonderful time! This is a place for absolutely anyone! The displays are just amazing! And there's something for children too!More

Thank Sue H
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Sue H! We are so excited that you had an AMAZING time with us! We do our absolute best to provide the best experience possible for every single one of our valued guests - we are so glad that you enjoyed meeting our incredible...More

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becky1821988
11 March 2018|
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Response from Martina P | Reviewed this property |
like anything it can be but its well worth it, in my opinion 😊
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Nicole F
18 February 2018|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
I don't wear glasses but my wife does and she managed OK. It is only a short presentation so even if you struggle with then it wouldn't be too much of an issue.
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Laraine C
1 September 2016|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
Yes the venue is great, I struggle with stairs and there are lifts and ramps to all areas.
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