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SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

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| corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1800 026 576
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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.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice age” (73 reviews)
“sharks and rays” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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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+61 1800 026 576
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"ice age"
in 73 reviews
"penguin enclosure"
in 71 reviews
"sharks and rays"
in 33 reviews
"school holidays"
in 89 reviews
"great for kids"
in 55 reviews
"all ages"
in 111 reviews
"whole family"
in 51 reviews
"rainy day"
in 52 reviews
"few hours"
in 86 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 70 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 46 reviews
"on display"
in 46 reviews
"tank"
in 160 reviews
"exhibits"
in 382 reviews
"tunnel"
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"creatures"
in 134 reviews
"seahorse"
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Reviewed yesterday

We took our four little grandsons here for a visit. They had a great time. It was very busy at the time but it’s a big place with lots of different things to see and do. It was very hands on which the boys loved....More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

At $42 for an adult it is a pricey place. Lovely to see the aquarium and inhabitants. Some were more interesting than others. The penguins were actually a bit sad, just standing around. They try, also with the not-so-great Ice Age-y 4D film. The underwater...More

Thank OldJailhouse
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just being up front and personal with a variety of fish and sealife that I would never get the chance to otherwise. Take the kids they will love it.

Thank Mary P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Aquarium on a Sunday afternoon, to discover a rather long queue, thankfully we had pre-purchased our tickets, but even that queue was quite long. We were given a map and set about trying to make our way thru the crowds to...More

Thank Bobbie R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our nearly 2 year old on a very rainy Sunday, and he loved it. Was fascinated by every tank and exhibit. The penguins and the large tank with the sharks were the highlight and we spent the most time there. However it is...More

Thank Janna H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loads of young children. Displays/attractions were ok. The tunnel was the best part. The others were a smallish. Crocodile display was sad af. Really cramped. Well written and informative signs around.

Thank Carol_Howell
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we travel to a new city, the first thing we do so ask our daughter one thing she would really like to experience in each city we visit. Her choice for Melbourne was the Sea Life Aquarium. Nestled next to the river, the aquarium...More

Thank Simon W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a late sunday morning and it was quite busy, Was a bit of a task to navigate through with all the people and prams and kids everywhere. Entry prices are a bit extreme, I didn't think the Aquarium was all that awesome...More

Thank astillg
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MelbSEALIFE, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Astillg, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. In regards to ticket pricing, we are sorry that you feel this way - although we do offer discounted entry if you book online in advance. We try to accommodate all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited late morning on a Sunday. Was fairly busy but not too bad. The attractions themselves are great. Plenty of variety, different viewing options and the kids love it. The highlights have to be the sharks and sting rays in the giant tank on the...More

Thank jamesallisonshs1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s more for the kids than the adults with the interactive stuff. At $42 per adult it’s a bit rich, but a good day if you’ve got kids 3-13 years old.More

Thank Greyhound77
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MelbSEALIFE, Guest Relations Manager at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We do work hard to make sure that our younger visitors have a very exciting and memorable time with us at SEA LIFE. We to have a number of discounts and special offers...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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