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Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s is New Zealand’s most famous aquarium! It is home to New Zealand's only sub-Antarctic penguins and offers a myriad of opportunities to get up close and personal with incredible marine life from the Pacific and Southern...more
All reviews penguin enclosure moving walkway shark bus shark tank free shuttle underwater world an aquarium conveyor belt king penguins glass tunnel underwater tunnel feeding times quay street rainy day behind the scenes great for kids school holidays
My girlfriend and I went to aquarium yesterday and had really wonderful time as there are many penguins and sea life animals to observe.
Staffs are extremely friendly and helpful, highly recommend others to visit.
Don't ask for the Aquarium everyone calls it after the founder who's name I can not remember (Kelly)but its on the Adverts. Its a 20 minute bus ride out of town and finding the right bus stop is a challenge for a tourist. Once inside...More
The exhibits are well done, the tours are very good, free shuttle from the cbd and back. Well worth the day there, the only reason I wouldnt give it a 5 star review is the overly expensive cafe, seems that just because there is nothing...More
A good place for hangout for 2-4 hours. Perfectly balanced sea life. With regards to whole trip my favorite part was the Penguin lifestyle. They were able to create a mini Antarctica with limited area. Got an opportunity to closely watch so many exotic sea...More
This is a wonderful aquarium, a dream come true for Kelly Tariton. There is a funky free SHARK SHUTTLE that will transport you to and from Viaduct Harbor to the Aquarium. It's a fun trip. Inside the aquarium is a people mover beltway that transports...More
We visited Kelly Tarlton's expecting it to be like lots of other aquariums but the penguin enclosures are amazing. The design of the enclosure means you get great views above and below ground and the information about the penguins was comprehensive. The hop on hop...More
Went on this as part of the Hop on Hop off bus tour. It came as an extra with 4 other attractions for an extra $50. Much cheaper than paying separately for all 5. The penguins were great and the sharks and Rays interesting.
Visited here on a wet weekday
Been before but maybe 5y ago
Not a lot of parks cause it was wet
Very busy cause it was wet
Lots of holiday program kids (they need do something)
Great place to visit
The talk on the penguins...More
No the bus stop is very near the door for arrival but you do have to walk a little way (about 100 metres on flat ground) to catch the bus when you are finished. Unless you have something seriously wrong it should be no... More
No the bus stop is very near the door for arrival but you do have to walk a little way (about 100 metres on flat ground) to catch the bus when you are finished. Unless you have something seriously wrong it should be no problem.