Admission | SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Daily: 09:30–17:00 (Last Entry: 16:00)
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Admission (Adult 16+ yrs)
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Tour Information

For tour meeting point and time, please take the tour vouchers as the final confirmation. The meeting point and time in the tour info are only for reference.

Opening hours: Daily 9:30am - 5pm (Last entry 4pm)

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is home to thousands of mesmorising marine creatures, right in the heart of Melbourne's CBD! There's no better Melbourne attraction to spend the day.

  • Skip the entrance queue with your FIT Travel Melbourne Aquarium tickets!
  • The most complete marine ecosystem in Australia, with rich and diverse creatures and several special and interactive exhibition areas
  • Enjoy the shark feeding show and penguin performance, and observe their movements and appearance up close

You'll spend hours exploring our underwater exhibits across 12 themed zones from shark spotting at Shipwreck Explorer to watching our cheeky penguins dive into the water at Penguin Playground. Discover more about the underwater animals you'll find at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, click the images below.

Penguin Playground

Explore a world unlike any other in Penguin Playground and marvel as the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins slip and slide across the snow-covered ice. Chill out with the penguins as they get up to mischief and splash about in the penguin pool.

Ocean Invaders

Discover some of the extraordinary, transparent, squishy creatures, in the new interactive exhibit!

Bay Of Rays

Journey beneath the surface of Melbourne’s iconic Port Phillip Bay, where you will encounter some of the graceful marine creatures that ordinarily reside well out of eye-sight. Gaze at the graceful Fiddler rays and other residents including the iconic Port Jackson shark. The crawl-through heads up display provides the perfect opportunity for kids to peek into the fascinating underwater world of Port Phillip Bay!

Touch & Feel Discovery Rockpools

Get your hands wet and discover the world that lies below the waves at the interactive Discovery Rockpools, where you can touch beautiful Sea stars and shark eggs! Explore the Mangrove Nursery, where the mangroves provide the perfect playground for juvenile fish.

Come Face to Face with Pinjarra in Crocodile Lair

From two spectacular viewing levels, come face-to-face with Pinjarra – one of Australia’s largest saltwater crocodiles. A full, 360 degree, jaw-dropping viewing experience.

Marvel at the Vibrant Creatures in Coral Atoll

This colourful underwater wonderland is home to a variety of exotic animals, including moray eels, and hundreds of multi-coloured fish. See if you can spot Dory, the famous Southern Blue Tang. Coral Atoll is just one of many habitats to discover at SEA LIFE Melbourne, where you can lose yourself in a colourful underwater world.

Interactive Wonder Room

The Interactive Wonder Room is an all-new immersive, digital installation inspired by underwater movement. Colour in your own Jellyfish one one of our interactive screens then watch it float!

Journey Deep Below in Shipwreck Explorer

Journey deep below and encounter some of the aquarium’s largest marine creatures. Relax on the steps of the Ocean Theatre; your window into the underwater world and watch a presentation about the amazing marine creatures floating by.

Discover Weird and Wonderful Creatures at Seahorse Pier

Housing our stunning seahorse and sea dragon species, experience a rainbow of stunning colours and weird and wonderful creatures in Seahorse Pier. This exhibit is also home to SEA LIFE Melbournes internationally-recognised Weedy Seadragon breeding program.

Rainforest Adventure

Prepare to be transported from the depths of the ocean to the lush and humid temperatures of the tropical north where you can wonder at some of the unique Australian animals, including Lungfish, turtles, snakes, lizards and frogs.

Tour Inclusions

  • Attraction Admission Day Entry

Tour Exclusions

  • Hotel transfer
  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Add-on items (to be paid on-site)
  • Other expenses not mentioned


SEA LIFE Melbourne is located on the corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne.

It is situated on the Yarra River, opposite Crown Entertainment Complex.

>> Get Google Map directions to SEA LIFE Melbourne 

By Car

While there is no public car parking at SEA LIFE Melbourne, there are several public car parking facilities available only a short walk away.


Maximum clearance: 2.00m

Where: 522 Flinders Lane, only 240m from SEA LIFE Melbourne.

How: Pre-purchase your parking when booking General Admission tickets online or upon arrival at SEA LIFE Melbourne.

1. Park at Secure Parking, located at 522 Flinders Lane, and collect a parking ticket upon entry.

2. Present this ticket to the SEA LIFE Melbourne admissions team and you will receive your parking validation ticket. Failure to present this ticket will incur Secure Parking's non-discounted pricing at the gate. As per the Terms and Conditions of your ticket purchase, no refunds or compensation will be provided for failing to present your ticket.

3. When you exit Secure Parking, insert your Secure Parking ticket at the boom gate, followed by the validation ticket and the boom gate will open.

Cost: $22 Weekdays / $9 Weekends and Public Holidays


SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is a 10-minute walk from either Flinders Street or Southern Cross train stations.


You are able to get off at Stop 2; Melbourne Aquarium Flinders Street Tram Stop, directly out the front of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. It services routes 70 and 75, and the FREE City Circle Tram.


  • All per person prices quoted are in Australian dollars
  • VIC School holiday

Summer holidays Thursday 21 December – Monday 29 January 2024.

First day of school Tuesday 30 January 2024.
Autumn holidays Friday 29 March – Sunday 14 April.
Winter holidays Saturday 29 June – Sunday 14 July.
Spring holidays Saturday 21 September – Sunday 6 October.
Summer holidays Friday 20 December – Tuesday 28 January 2025.

  • VIC Public Holiday

Tuesday 7 November - Melbourne Cup
Monday 25 December - Christmas Day
Tuesday 26 December - Boxing Day

Monday 1 January - New Year's Day
Friday 26 January - Australia Day
Monday 11 March – Labour Day
Friday 29 March - Good Friday
Saturday 30 March - Saturday before Easter Sunday
Sunday 31 March - Easter Sunday
Monday 1 April - Easter Monday
Thursday 25 April - Anzac Day
Monday 10 June - King's Birthday
TBC - Friday before AFL Grand Final (subject to AFL schedule)
Tuesday 5 November - Melbourne Cup
Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day
Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day

  • Admission is free for children ages 2 and under. Please bring the child's passport for verification. Failure to do so may result in admission decline
  • Please arrive at designated location 10 mins prior to departure, as tour will depart on time
  • It is recommended to wear clothing suitable for the current climate and comfortable walking shoes
  • There are feeding shows and animal habit orientations in the park. If you are interested, visitors can confirm the performance of the day on the official website in advance
  • The transport time and traffic information are for reference only. Passengers must check the local traffic conditions before departure

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