SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is one of the Victorian capital's must-see attractions and this skip-the-line ticket let's you beat the queue and breeze right in. Explore the aquarium's 12 zones that bring the magnificent world beneath the waves to life.

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$42pp

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium (skip-the-line entry ticket)
Operates: Daily
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 5.30pm (last entry 4.30pm)
Weekends, school holidays and public holidays 9.30am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)
Location: King St, Melbourne CBD

This attraction is included in the Melbourne Flexi Attractions Pass.

5 stars

Editor's summary:

‘SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium offers a sensational experience for the entire family. It’s located right in the heart of the CBD — within walking distance of most city hotels or easily accessible on the free Circle City tram. Enjoy the exhibits, expert presentations and feedings of iconic species of marine life.’

Attraction highlights

  • Meet thousands of aquatic animals including sharks, rays, penguins and a large saltwater crocodile
  • See a number of different marine habitats
  • Enjoy expert talks and watch feeds throughout the day
  • Learn about the aquarium’s important conservation programmes
  • Choose from a range of optional unique experiences, including shark dives and penguin encounters (additional costs apply)
  • Avoid the entry queue with a skip-the-line ticket.

Need to know

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is located in the Melbourne CBD, and is easily accessible on public transport.
  • Your ticket price includes presentations, talks and the chance to watch animal feedings throughout the day
  • Optional activities incur an extra cost
  • Last admission is one hour before closing time
  • There is a choice of food outlets for lunch and snacks (own expense)
  • You must print and bring a paper copy of your voucher for this activity.

Pricing

Adults: AUD $42pp
Children (4 to 15 years): AUD $28ppThere is no charge for children under the age of four. Prices are subject to change. Please refer to the booking form for the most up-to-date pricing.

What you can expect

Finding Nemo was never so much fun! SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is the ideal family activity for visitors to Melbourne, and is absolutely awash with amazing things to see and do. Step inside this incredible underwater world to encounter thousands of marine animals, housed in 12 separate habitat zones.

As one of the city’s premium attractions, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium does get busy, but you can kiss the entry queue goodbye when you purchase a skip-the-line admission ticket online. Sail straight inside and spend more time exploring! [More]

Inside the aquarium you’ll be able to get up close and personal with all manner of marine animals, including rays, jellyfish, sharks, penguins, turtles, a huge saltwater crocodile and myriad colourful tropical fish. You’ll also learn about the many different environments these critters reside in. Visit the Croc Lair, Bay of Rays, Penguin Playground, Seahorse Lair and more.

As well as the exhibits, your ticket includes presentations, talks and the chance to see animal feedings throughout the day. For those that want to get even closer to the action a range of unique encounters are available (additional cost applies), including the chance to dive with sharks or get up close to the King penguins.

Don’t forget to find out more about the aquarium’s range of amazing conservation programmes and projects.

If you’d like to be… under the sea… grab a skip-the-line ticket for the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and get there even quicker!

To purchase a gift certificate, please click here.

Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document and voucher will be sent automatically to your email address. Please print the voucher and have it available on arrival at this attraction. A printed voucher must be provided to gain entry.

Transport to and from this attraction is not included in the cost of your ticket.

This attraction is wheelchair accessible. Please contact the facility directly for further information.

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