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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Features Animals
| corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1800 026 576
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USD 234.85*
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Discover creatures of the Southern Ocean in the 2-million-litre oceanarium. Melbourne SEA LIFE aquarium is home to king penguins, nurse sharks and a mega croc.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had so much fun at the family friendly aquarium. It's conveniently located with quite compact design. I loved the penguins, the 4D movie and the tropical fish among beautiful corals. The calamari rings served in the cafeteria was the best.

Thank Lin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascination is to say the least at viewing the wide variety of God-given divine underwater animals. A real education. Why did I rate this aquarium as being 'terrible'?? Because I was very sad to see the penguin exhibit was extremely dirty, not much snow in...More

Thank joynycz
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting view of the undersea world. The penguin display very insightful. Make sure that you prepurchase tickets to avoid the queues in scholl holiday time. The noise levels are also less during school times.

Thank rob m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought 3 adult tickets for $28 each from Mad travel Nomads in Spencer street between (Pensione hotel and 7/11 shop on the corner), a very short walk from the Aquarium, well worth it to save $14 a ticket. You can buy up to 3...More

1  Thank Julie_loveabargain
Reviewed 1 week ago

As the title says "well worth it" although t is a bit pricey to get in. The exhibits are well kept and very colourful and there is plenty of information at each spot as well. My Grandchildren loved it.

Thank holdayluv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice environment, clean and tidy. A reasonable amount to look at, however I left feeling like it wasn’t worth the $42 admission price I paid. I was definitely expecting more, so left a little disappointed.

Thank kiwinurse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were a little disappointed having visited Underwater World on the Sunshine Coast. Being a major city we were expecting the aquarium to surpass the regional centre. Spaces were cramped and very noisy. Displays were small and a bit fake with painted...More

Thank RhondaArmistead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by the aquarium since it was open on Christmas Day. There is plenty of sea life to look at throughout the aquarium and a lot of activities for kids to partake in. Overall, I thought the aquarium was nice. Not something I'd spend a...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good for the young family with plenty to see and do with an interactive experience available to the thrill seekers. Plenty of sea life to view with a giant tank and viewing area which is very relaxing and intriguing.

Thank amandanbrad2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my sec second visit here and loved it well laid out walkways taking you though all the different fish and habitats. The kids will love it beware it gets busy at school holidays so be early. Also check out the cost before going...More

Thank Peter c
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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.
Joel R
24 July 2016|
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Response from raywang_Melbourne | Reviewed this property |
The closest car park is 474 Flinders Street Car Park, or slightly further 522 Flinders Lane Car Park. Book at Secureparking.
Jim G
27 August 2015|
Response from Jim G |
it was bult in 2000