We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Features Animals
| corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1800 026 576
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Penguin Passport at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
More Info
and up
Shark Dive Experience at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
More Info
and up
Skip the Line: SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Admission Ticket
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
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
+61 1800 026 576
Write a Review
Reviews (3,126)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 2,888 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see. You get up close to the fish only separated by the viewing glass. Big sharks, beautiful rays, friendly fish

Thank philgwynsmith
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took the family to Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium 10 years ago since then we love to visit the Aquarium every 2 years best place to see "Sea Life" up close and personal.

Thank Luisa F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of exhibits with plenty to see. Guides doing presentations were informative and it was easy to find your way around. A few interactive things for kids to do and plenty of photo opportunities.

Thank Allison230
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took my children to the Aquarium and went on the Behind the Scenes Tour. We have an annual pass and have been to the aquarium many times, but this was our first time doing the tour. Our guide was excellent. She was great with...More

Thank Jen L
Reviewed 5 days ago

First time i have been back to the Aquarium in 6 years and i can honestly say nothing has changed although this time around i noticed many exhibits with nothing in them and some exhibits not having a description of what was actually in them....More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located on the banks of the Yarra river beside Flinders Street Viaduct and Kings Street the Sea Life Aquarium is worth a visit. It has a gift shop where one can pick a souvenir or two. Great for kids and teens. It's a self guided...More

2  Thank apintolobo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aquarium is awesome the staff are friendly and interactive the whole place is simply magic, however $35 for a student I thought was a little steep would have coped a $25 admission for sure!

Thank Nic M
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is huge, so much to see and the kids can inter act with lots of things. Just loved it but you do get very hot inside for such long time. Coffee shop was ok a bit pricey . Also wear walking shoes. But...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wouldn't relaise waht the holds until you walk in and explore, Amazing !! The tunnel is awesome with amount of living sea life and the seahorses are a beauty by itself. enjoyed every minute!!

Thank George K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to visit with children, otherwise for me it was not very impressive as I have been to quite a few and this was not the best one. They have a cafe and map was also helpful to explore. The price is a...More

Thank Samrong
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
Nearby Restaurants
The Grain Store
850 reviews
.18 km away
Spice Temple
1,025 reviews
.18 km away
Bistro Guillaume
839 reviews
.18 km away
The Lui Bar
333 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Haigh's Chocolates Rialto
227 reviews
.28 km away
Immigration Museum
1,196 reviews
.24 km away
Crown Casino
1,761 reviews
.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Laraine C
1 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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
24 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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