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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
| corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon. Lots of families there. The facility is well set up for children. Great experience. Saw some new species and plenty of familiar ones. Worth a visit

Thank JohnandJennie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing facility but quite expensive if taking young kids with short attention spans. May be worth a year long pass if you can go multiple times to get your money's worth.

Thank joanne_st_16
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A little bit expensive 42$ for one adult Isn't as big as I expected however the animals are good....

Thank Luana B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to kill a couple of hours and see some interesting sea life (pun intended). Highlights were watching the Gentoo penguins and viewing the giant walk-through aquarium with giant rays, sharks a sawfish and many other species. Tip: Get in early like I did...More

Thank Peter123663
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I visited sea life aquarium in Melbourne for the first time and found it to be a good value for money visit. It is suited to cater for all especially families with children as aquarium is well organised and set up to...More

Thank greg f
Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved it, it is very good. The Penguins were the highlight to me, as well as the big rays that fly over the perspex canopy. The rest is just "good". We are spoilt, it is very good.

Thank DirkVanDerWalt
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a great set up and the displays often change. The aquariums are really great and great relaxing veiws can be had as long as you are not there on public or school holidays. Its not easy to operate an aquarium so good work for...More

Thank sustainable1
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed the variety of displays, including the wrap-around aquarium, the crocodile, the reef, and, particularly, the enchanting penguins. Based on seeing the penguins up close -- swimming, feeding, sitting on nests, sliding down snow -- we decided a day trip to the Penguin Parade...More

Thank nlc58
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On of the famous attractions in Melbourne You can see so many sea life animals there even new animals and big ones also The place is good for the adults and kids So have fun

Thank slooooom92
Reviewed 6 days ago

LOVED visiting Sea Life in Melbourne. The salt Water crocodile (about 17' long) was very active during my visit. The friendly staff was also very informative with their various exhibit talks. Loved seeing the sharks, swordfish, and penguins. Well worth the price of admission (discounts...More

Thank PMarcus0007
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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
23 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