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“Penguins”

Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium
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Ranked #18 of 264 things to do in Auckland
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Owner description: Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter & Underwater World 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 oceans.For a truly incredible experience, take the plunge on an Animal Adventure – we offer cage-free shark dives, PADI-recognised diver training, snorkel and scuba safaris through the Oceanarium or the chance to hand-feed the giant stingrays!
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Penguins”
Reviewed January 24, 2012

Penguins are kept in an environment which mimics that of Antarctica. It is great for all especially kids to see.

Visited January 2012
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“Encharnting Penguins”
Reviewed January 24, 2012

Buy your tickets online to get 10% off & avoid lineups. To get this discount on activities such as swim with the sharks requires at least 48 hrs prior booking & payment.
Enjoyable experience particularly if you get in with the sharks and ride a couple of times through the penguin enclosure otherwise below average.

Visited January 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Good for children to lurk around...”
Reviewed January 23, 2012

Lovely place, gazed around for hours. Just a bit expensive for children. I thought it was mainly young children who like to have a look at sea animals as such? I think you definitely make the 0 - 16 year old free and a bit cheaper for the family passes for all year round. Adults should have a pricing of $21.00

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“great for the kids and all”
Reviewed January 23, 2012

could go back here every month just to watch the fish. Its like you are in a giant fishbowl. It has the educational side for children to.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“A look from below”
Reviewed January 23, 2012

The clarity is amazing and all the different kinds of fish all living together Sharks stingray snapper etc

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