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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

#38 of 419 things to do in Melbourne Features Animals
Cnr Flinders St & King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1800 026 576
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Discover creatures of the Southern Ocean in the 2-million-liter oceanarium.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Cnr Flinders St & King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 1800 026 576
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter and I visited with my grandsons. I felt it was quite expensive. The aquarium was ok, I have seen much better aquariums.

Thank colleencanberra
Reviewed 4 days ago

This wa the ea aquarium I have ever visited. Up, down around corner, walkways and wlevators - all accessible to my wheelchair driving son. Highlights were walking through the glass tunnel with giant rays swimming above our heada; watching the dreamy manouvres of the moon...More

1  Thank GillygemsWales
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good place to bring the kids, was walking distance from Clarion Suits. Interesting and fun place for the kid. reasonably prices fro Melbourne advantages. train station near by as well. City Tram 35 - free of charge stops just outside the aquarium.

Thank Micheal A
Reviewed 5 days ago

The official admission fee is $40 something but if you buy your ticket online you get a 20% discount so you are actually paying $30 something. In the beginning you walk past a good tank with stingray and explains how stingray and sharks are related....More

Thank Owen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here on the day it opened MANY years ago and had not had a chance to get back there until this year. What an amazing experience! I really love what they have done to the place-the new exhibits and the multi-pronged experience of...More

Thank Debbi D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here you can find wide variety of sea life.Map is provided for various locations and attractions within the aquarium.Sea life main attractions are penguins,sharks,snake,frogs,stingrays,crocodile(which in my opinion was a statue placed in water as it was still and only eyes were opening and closing at...More

Thank Sukhwant S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the aquarium with our two kids, 18 months and 7 years old. We were really looking forward to this having visited several other aquariums around Australia and we weren't disappointed. There is an additional kids explorer pack you can purchase for a few...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium was alright. Not that many exhibits but interesting enough for the kids. The finding dory exhibit was one of the main attractions. A bit pricy for the size.

Thank Edena S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant surprise. This is great attraction. Well laid out, easy to get from on exibit to the next. Great learning experience for children and adults not only about animals but also habitat and conservation practices. Icing on the cake the king penguins. Could have...More

Thank frog-australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this attraction was great to visit, it was costly. Very well maintained. Would recommend this for family and friends

Thank redvfr750
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Laraine C
We are planning a trip to Melbourne next year,and would like to do the penguin encounter at sea life aquarium.Can anyone tell me what the stairs are like involved in this encounter as I have trouble walking up stairs due to fusion in both feet.
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.
Joel R
Where do you park
24 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.
Jim G
when was melburne aquarium buit/
27 August 2015|
Response from Jim G |
it was bult in 2000