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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 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
+61 1800 026 576
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great morning here with the grandkids - penguins being the highlight, and the pool in B2. Got to say the signage was a disaster, also the map handed out. Would have been so easy to miss out on B 1/2 as looked minuscule on the...More

Thank Freddie M
Reviewed 2 days ago

took the grandchildren to the aquarium great day out lots to see and do. They provide strollers for toddlers so you can leave the pusher home. cost ok great experience was had by all

Thank assuntaa776
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loads of displays and interesting thing to watch and see. Generally well set out and easy to navigate.

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Arranged a birthday party here for my youngest son. It was an extremely busy day and I was worried but the staff were very accommodating and made the time we had with them enjoyable. Thank you for putting a smile on all our faces.

Thank cathysO7316NT
Reviewed 3 days ago

My Granddaughter loved it, great penguin display, not enough signage as I think we missed something but overall enjoyable with a cafeteria in the middle

Thank Sarge48
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our friends in Melbourne have a six yr old as do we and the two of them had a blast exploring sea life Hands on pools and loads of events This was a good way to spend our morning

Thank Bckingfisher
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great experience catering for young and old.Well maintained and welcoming.Worth doing.Prices reasonable

Thank _sharonlee001
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely geared towards kids. Great for young families. Not the best aquarium in Australia but worth a trip to see if you are staying in Melbourne.

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have had numerous functions over the years at Melbourne Aquarium but our staff function this year was a disaster total disaster. I don’t criticise food or chefs but I was told by one of my staff members to look at what the chef at...More

Thank Riedy2017
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Riedy, We always strive to provide an amazing event experience and pride ourselves on serving high quality food. I’m disappointed to learn that the canapes served at your event failed to meet expectations. We really appreciate your feedback and our Events Team would like...More

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
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Laraine C
September 1, 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
July 24, 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
August 27, 2015|
Response from Jim G |
it was bult in 2000