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SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Highlights / General details

Home to over 10,000 animals, including one of the world’s largest Saltwater Crocodiles in the state-of-the-art Croc Lair exhibit, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium takes you on an interactive adventure from the depths of the ocean to the icy waters of Antarctica.

Take a fascinating journey from the coast to the ocean depths through 12 themed zones, including one of the world’s largest Saltwater Crocodiles residing in the state-of-the-art Croc Lair exhibit.

Don’t miss Australia’s most interactive rainforest, get up close to 10,000 creatures including Australia’s largest collection of Sub-Antarctic penguins, the world’s largest collection of Sea Horses and the only Elephant Sharks in captivity.

Find out how it feels to touch a starfish and the other creatures living in our interactive rockpool. Fun talks and animal feeds, special events and our Dive Adventure Trail means that there’s always loads for everyone to enjoy at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

Bay of Rays:

Check out the world’s only display of Elephant Sharks and meet other inhabitants of Port Phillip Bay.

Mangroves and Rockpools:

Explore murky swamps, coastal mangroves, rockpools and tidal shallows.

Coral Caves:

Discover some of the extraordinary marine animals that live in the vibrant and colourful Coral Caves habitat zone.

Shipwreck Explorer:

Journey below the decks of an abandoned sunken shipwreck and encounter some of the ocean’s most venomous animals.

Mermaid Garden:

Dive into the awe-inspiring Sharks Alive for a truly jaw-dropping experience that will definitely not be forgotten!

Ocean Discovery:

Explore the deep, dark and mysterious ocean and discover the mystifying sea life that lies beneath the waves.

Croc Lair:

Enter the Crocodile's Lair - our exciting, all new state-of-the-art Saltwater Crocodile exhibit.

Coral Atoll:

Walk next to hundreds of stunning tropical fish in the floor-to-ceiling Coral Atoll exhibit.

Rainforest Adventure:

Have an interactive Rainforest experience in our amazing new Rainforest Adventure exhibit!

Seahorse Pier:

See the largest collection of seahorse and seadragon species in the world at the all new Seahorse Pier.

Penguin Playground:

Explore a world unlike any other in Antarctica - one of the four exciting and entertaining worlds at Melbourne Aquarium.


1 day admission; Goods and Services Tax (GST).


Transportation to and from the attraction; Glass bottom boat rides, behind the scenes tours and other Experiences; Parking; Lockers available for a small fee.

Hours of operation

Available: Daily, 9:30am - 6:00pm; Last entry at 5:00pm.


We recommend that you give yourself about 2 hours to explore the aquarium.


SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is located at King Street & Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia.

Additional Information

The attraction is wheelchair and stroller accessible.


Valid for the date purchased and entrance time selected only.

Once the client has entered, they can stay inside for as long as they like!

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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Limited Availability