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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.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
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 1 week ago

A great way to spend a few hours, our children loved it they are Aquarium fans, the sharks, penguins and the Giant Croc were a big hit in our family, the Aquarium is very well maintained & spotlessly clean. Friendly informative staff are always on...More

Thank Markus_OZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was better than the zoo. Enjoyed the big tank and the turtle was cute. Lots of different species and aquatic life. I didn't see an octopus maybe I missed it. Too many ques and the service not great at the front desk. Hardly looked...More

Thank dreamdancer29
MelbSEALIFE, Guest Services at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your positive review with us! The octopus can be a sneaky one to find! He can be found in the first tank to the left in coral caves, you might need to spend a bit of time finding him. If you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the aquarium to be a quant place. Found it to be overpriced for what the had. The penguins were the highlight of the tour.

Thank Jason N
MelbSEALIFE, Guest Services at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were fortunate enough to experience a dinner at sea life. The food was nice, the location was convenient and the views were spectacular. The sea life swimming past as we were enjoying our meal was truely mesmerising and such a wonderful experience. It is...More

Thank Camper T
MelbSEALIFE, Guest Services at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your positive review. Our events always aim to impress, so we are glad to hear you had such a wonderful experience! We hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on my visit not long before last admission. I had ordered and paid for my ticket online using my phone just minutes before. Online tix are the cheapest option. After going in your are given a map. Just down the hallway you are...More

Thank Bryan P
MelbSEALIFE, Guest Services at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your review with us. It certainly sounds like you took advantage of all we have to offer here at SEALIFE Melbourne! We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to take the children or even just as a couple, its well set out and has great exhibits. Its within close walking distance to city, also close to trains and trams.More

Thank Janine321
MelbSEALIFE, Guest Services at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are glad to hear you found SEALIFE Melbourne as a great day for all ages, we aim to cater to everyone to ensure a fun-filled day for all our guests! We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So perfect. Up close and personal visit with the sea life. Would visit again in a heartbeat. So much information about each species informing me about things I never knew.

Thank Faye R
MelbSEALIFE, Guest Services at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your review with us! It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit with us at SEALIFE Melbourne. We hope you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Aquarium with my wife and son. It is one of the best spots in Melbourne to spend a day with family specially when it is raining or outside is cold/windy. Try the cinema as it was my best experience on that day!

Thank Alireza S
MelbSEALIFE, Guest Services at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are glad to hear you and your family enjoyed their day, SEALIFE Melbourne is a great escape from the typical Melbourne weather! We hope you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aquarium is a pricey, but great way to entertain visitors, families and anyone who has even a remote understanding of the watery world we live in. There are multiple levels, all accessible for those on wheels, and wonderful viewing platforms so that a great...More

Thank Transit_Taurus
MelbSEALIFE, Guest Services at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your positive and thoughtful review! You've certainly encapsulated all that we have to offer here at SEALIFE Melbourne; from educational fun to wonder and activities, we have it all! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can easily find this place near to kings way. You can spend several hours if you are into explore sea life

1  Thank Lahiru C
MelbSEALIFE, Guest Services at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your day with us at SEALIFE Melbourne. We hope you visit again soon.

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