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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.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed November 7, 2016

This place is a home to 10,000 aquatic animals. It is situated on the banks of river Yarra and it is a must see to actually be in the close proximity of sea creatures.More

Thank iamvictorialouis
SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us at SEA LIFE Melbourne. We are very centrally located and easy to get to on public transport, we do also have an agreement with the Secure Parking...More

Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

This one doesn't change my thoughts on Aquariums. All the usual suspects it with two great additions. A massive croc!!!!! Penguin enclosure. Super fun!! Book online, its cheaperMore

Thank MattD2305
SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

5 Stars!!! Thank you for sharing your experience with us here at SEA LIFE Melbourne. It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the aquarium and it sounds like you found some favourites along the way. Our crocodile and our penguins are...More

Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

We took the 2 kids (5 & 3) for a surprise visit. We all had a great time. We rushed around because we thought we were going to have to take out a second mortgage to pay for the parking, only to find Sea Life...More

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SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

Thank you for your review, it is wonderful to hear the you and your little kids had a great time exploring the aquarium. We do have an agreement with Secure Parking across the road at 474 Flinders Street when you park and pay, the rebate...More

Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Had some Qld stay and off we went. Kids and adults had a great time looking at all the marine life. Bought a photo that was taken, too.More

Thank John B
SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time share your experience with us at SEA LIFE Melbourne. It is wonderful to hear that you and the kids had a great time exploring the aquarium and looking at all of our beautiful...More

Reviewed November 4, 2016

A great aquarium to visit. The penguin display was my favorite I would have to say. Great selection of fish, reptiles and amphibians. I think it is also great to see so many fish that are local to the area and to realize that they...More

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SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2016

Thank you for your review, 5 Stars!!! This is fantastic to hear you enjoyed your visit to the aquarium, the penguins are a favourite with the staff here too :) You are correct you can get discounted entry ticket from our website, when you select...More

Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We took our grandson who is 4 he was very excited and really enjoyed the time we spent there. Make sure you keep a close watch on the children as they dart off and can be hard to find. The food was average but the...More

Thank PeterCatramados
SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2016

Thank you of your review :) It is great to hear that you and your grandson enjoyed your visit to SEA LIFE Melbourne, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Since the little one had such a good time maybe one...More

Reviewed November 3, 2016

Fantastic place to go with children over 4 years of age. A lot to see and the child needs to be old enough to really enjoy the experience. Make sure you go early to avoid prams and crowds.More

Thank Rebecca G
SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2016

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us here at SEA LIFE Melbourne. It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed your visit to the aquarium and clearly the penguins were a favourite. They are a...More

Reviewed November 3, 2016

Vary interactive fish sections but by far my stand out part of the day was the reptile amphibian and native ozzy fresh water fish section. The vivarium designs up there were excellent. the park itself can be little hard to get around and was vary...More

Thank Takemetothezoo
SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2016

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us at SEA LIFE Melbourne. It is great to hear that you had an enjoyable journey through the aquarium and you clearly found some favourites in out rainforest...More

Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

I decided to go the other day when it was a cloudy day and was plesently supposed about how organized and easy it was to orientate my way through the aquariumMore

Thank Ingerid T
SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2016

Thank you for your review, 5 STARS :D It is great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and found the journey through the aquarium easy to navigate. We do give everyone a map on their way inside, which is particularly handy when you want...More

Reviewed November 3, 2016

Took the family to Sea Life Aquarium and is exceeded my expectations. The place looks really small from the outside but it is multi-levelled which made the journey through exciting for my 8 and 9-year-olds. A totally enjoyable day out!More

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SeaLifeMelb, Front Office Manager at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2016

5 Stars!!! Thank you for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us at SEA LIFE Melbourne. It is wonderful to hear that you and your family had a fun day exploring the aquarium. We do have 4...More

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Laraine C
September 1, 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.
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Joel R
July 23, 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.
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Jim G
August 27, 2015|
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it was bult in 2000
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