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Address: Cnr Flinders St & King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: 1 800 026 576
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Discover creatures of the Southern Ocean in the 2-million-liter oceanarium.
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Great and interactive for kids

I went here with a group of friends (19-20 year olds) and we had a ball! We were still able to crawl under into the see-through water bubbles so we could watch the fish - you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I went here with a group of friends (19-20 year olds) and we had a ball! We were still able to crawl under into the see-through water bubbles so we could watch the fish - you could tell all of the kids loved it. The technology and interactive stations are easy and very up to date. The Penguins were super... More 

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Barellan Point
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

it was interesting, even though it was extremely busy and i went on a week day. I managed to get free tickets, but i personally wouldn't pay to go here. It didn't take my partner and i long to walk through it all. it was very confusing layout and would be easy to get lost. some floors are very dark.... More 

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Geelong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great visit to the Melbourne Aquarium. Took young children with us they were totally enthralled with the touch tank and displays Great place to go if you wish to see Australia's fish life. Brilliant visit. Spent a whole afternoon there.

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SLMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this review

It certainly seems like you all got the most out of your visit to us here at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium! We are so glad you had such a lovely afternoon here. Thanks for the great feedback! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Spent a few hours in there and couldn't get enough. The theatre room was the highlight of my visit. It's so relaxing and overwhelming at the same time, incredible!

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SLMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this review

Us here at SEA LIFE Melbourne are smiling pretty big right now. The Shipwreck Theatre area is definitely a staff favourite too! We hope you visit again soon! Thanks for giving us a review. More 

Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A wonderful experience with brilliant displays of marine life. Very helpful staff and stay all day in awe of the spectacular exhibits

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SLMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this review

That review just makes us blush! Thanks for such a lovely review. I will be sure to pass on what a wonderful day you had to all the staff here. Thanks again! More 

Maffra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We took our 9 month old girl and she loved it. This is a great place to go with families. There is lots to see and good access options for prams or those unable to use stairs. Kids under 3 are free. I would certainly recommend buying your tickets in advance from their website and you'll save about $8 on... More 

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SLMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this review

We are very happy you and your daughter had such a great time here. Us here at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium pride ourselves on being suitable for everyone so we are very glad to see that you found us easy to navigate and pram-friendly. That tip about buying online is definitely a good one for people to remember! Thanks for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Loved this place as i had not seen so many animals together in a single spot. So many lessons on how a fish would live its life. Great time. Definitely do it again!

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SLMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this review

Thanks for your such kind words! We love it that you had such a good time here at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. We hope you do come back and visit us again! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

a fantastic place to take the whole family especially for the children to experience and see the sea life at the Aquarium. They were just fascinated with the sealife.

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SLMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this review

You could call us biased, but all of us here at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium agree with you 100%. It certainly is a great place to bring the family! We hope you can visit us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Well worth going to. We don't have kids but still really enjoyed it and the penguins at the end are brilliant fun. Tickets are not cheap but you'll easily fill in a few hours here and it's right in the heart of the city so there's plenty to do around it.

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SLMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this review

What a kind review! Thanks for such good feedback! Our adorable penguins are a staff highlight too don't worry. Hopefully we see you here again soon! More 

Devonport, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

My partner and I came here on a weekday morning. We were both incredibly excited to have a look around as we hadn't been for many many years. Firstly, $38 per adult is a bit steep. I understand that it allows access for the whole day, and that this cost is commonplace for Melbourne attractions, but it seemed high for... More 

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SLMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving your feedback about your experience here at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Rest assured all of this will be passed along to relevant managers. We are sorry you found us not to be value for money. Hopefully you did not miss anything and attended a few of our talks and feeds. Make sure to keep up to date... More 

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