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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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited with our 2 children age 2 & 4 they loved it there lots to see and the staff were very helpful we were able to see everything in our afternoon there. Also bought umbrellas from the gift shop as by the time we...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great experience for families, just watch your kids or grandkids faces . Makes the experience well worth while.More

Thank Harrisp6
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, 5 Stars! This is fantastic to hear!!! It is always great to know that our visitors have enjoyed their time exploring SEA LIFE Melbourne. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us and look forward...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recently went to the aquarium my one year old had the time of her life! It was pram friendly and there was lots to see!More

Thank Babyboobear1992
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your positive feedback on SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. It's great to hear that you and your daughter loved everything we have to offer here and keep coming back to see all of our amazing animals! We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Good day out.. highlight walking under water seeing sharks sstingrays etc from underneath as they float over you..

Thank melcraven8102
MelbSEALIFE, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the feedback, great to hear you had a memorable experience at SEA LIFE Melbourne and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend took me to Sea Life on a quiet weekday and it was very enjoyable. We spent about 2 hours there seeing awesome sea creatures. We even saw baby penguin chicks! Although it is quite a smallish aquarium compared to other country's, it was...More

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

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate you sharing your experience with us at SEA LIFE Melbourne and it is great l to hear that you had a good time exploring the aquarium. The penguins are definitely cute and amazing to watch, a favourite...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the best time on glass bottomed boat tour at the Melbourne Aquarium. Feeding time with the Rays was amazing. Worth every cent adding that to your admission. Booking online makes for quick and easy entry too.More

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

I'm glad to hear that you and your family loved our attraction just as much as we do!! Thank you for your positive feedback. We love to hear that you took advantage of everything we have to explore here at and that you got to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With a cost of $42 per an adult to enter the aquarium was very steep. The aquarium itself was very beautiful lots to see and the displays are very well done. The cost of the photos at the end were an absolute rip off $39...More

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

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us here at SEA LIFE Melbourne. It is disappointing to hear that you didn't enjoy your journey through the aquarium as much as we would have hoped. There...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Cool place to explore the sealife of Australia up close. we spend 2 hours passing the several aquariums.

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

Thanks for the feedback! It's great to hear you had a memorable experience at SEA LIFE Melbourne on your road trip and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here for our Christmas Party. Every one had a ski full but one of ous staff was glued to the Fairy Penguin display. He just kept repeating "they are just so cute". Later when it was a new day some time later he...More

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

Thanks for the feedback, it's great to hear you had a memorable experience here at SEA LIFE Melbourne and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Love the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium. They have shown some species e.g. the weedy seahorse which I have never seen before. Totally amazed. And I love how they put great emphasis on how we can help protect the environment and marine life.More

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

Thank you for your review, 5 Stars!!! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your journey with us at SEA LIFE Melbourne. It is wonderful to hear that you loved every part of your experience while exploring the aquarium. We do have a...More

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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.
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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.
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Jim G
August 27, 2015|
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it was bult in 2000
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