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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

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| corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1800 026 576
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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.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A combination of fun and education. It is easy to get around and the displays are easy to see and access for everyone. We found it easy to lose track of time just wandering around and looking. The penguins were a standout for us. A...More

Thank LJA_55
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can spend many hours in this fantastic place, especially at feeding time. Lots to see, the Penguins are a top attraction.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the most interested aquarium I visited. From out side I was thinking it looks very small, but after intering I was wrong, it was big , well organized and very intersting for childreen and adults. I saw different species of Penguins in many...More

Thank Nadia M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was great fun but bit run down. We booked for the glass bottom boat and behind the scenes excursion which was great fun and great experience and very educational! The kids loved it! Staff were very friendly!Great customer service! Thank you!

Thank Jimmy Krisztina D
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent adventure through the life under the sea with an amazing array of fish The pengiuns were also brilliant

Thank petersT5757IR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Raining day in Melbourne we were looking for a place in doors. We decided the check out the aquarium. There were some spectacular tanks showcasing many different sea life. I enjoyed sitting down around the main tank and watching the rays and sharks. Best part...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a friend, was surprised at how expensive it was to get in, ridiculous really! Upon entry, we had a photo taken, the guy rushed us through, he was not at all interested in being at work that day! we walked around, was a...More

Thank Kirsti KC Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon. Lots of families there. The facility is well set up for children. Great experience. Saw some new species and plenty of familiar ones. Worth a visit

Thank JohnandJennie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing facility but quite expensive if taking young kids with short attention spans. May be worth a year long pass if you can go multiple times to get your money's worth.

Thank joanne_st_16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little bit expensive 42$ for one adult Isn't as big as I expected however the animals are good....

Thank Luana B
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Laraine C
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
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
27 August 2015|
Response from Jim G |
it was bult in 2000