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SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is a Southern Ocean and Antarctic aquarium located in central Melbourne. Owned by Melin Entertainments, the aquarium brings you four exciting zones featuring a wide range of unique underwater animals along with extensive research projects to protect the marine species. Enjoy going through the oceanarium tunnels at the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, see penguins up close, and engage with native marine mammals. If you make prior arrangements, you can visit the venue during the animal feeding schedule. The aquarium also brings the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef to life. Read on to learn about your SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and what to expect during your visit.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium provides one of the most comprehensive and interactive aquatic life exhibits in Australia.
If you have ever wished to engage with aquatic animals, the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium must make it to your bucket list. Pinjarras, sharks, turtles, jellyfish, rays, seahorses, penguins, and other sea creatures can all be found here.
Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4-D follows Scrat, Ice Age's resident nut-crazed saber-toothed squirrel, as he journeys across time in his craziest adventure yet. In this new 4-D special effects spectacular, Scrat tackles a faulty time machine that has zapped his beloved nut, and with companions Manny, Diego, and especially Sid along for the journey, the laughter is on schedule.
Ocean Invaders includes three interactive zones pulsing with multiple kinds of gorgeous jellyfish. Descend into the wonderfully fascinating world of jellyfish at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. This zone is both exhilarating as well as educational for the young and the old.
In Penguin Playground, discover a world unlike any other as you watch the magnificent King and playful Gentoo penguins slide across the snow-covered ice. Relax with the penguins while they cause havoc and splash around in the penguin pool. This is quite popular among the younger guests of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.
Explore the depths of Melbourne's famed Port Phillip Bay, where you will come face to face with some of the elegant marine species that are often hidden from view. Admire the beautiful Fiddler rays and other locals, like as the famous Port Jackson shark. The crawl-through heads-up display is a great way for kids to get a glimpse of Port Phillip Bay's intriguing underwater world.
Come face-to-face with Pinjarra, one of Australia's largest saltwater crocodiles, from two stunning viewing platforms. This is a jaw-dropping, 360-degree viewing experience. You will also meet the other members of the Australian crocodile family.
The interactive Touch & Feel Discovery Rockpools is where you can touch gorgeous Sea stars and shark eggs. Get your hands wet and experience the world beneath the waves. Visit the Mangrove Nursery, where the mangroves provide an ideal playground for young fish.
As you go beneath the 2.2 million litre Oceanarium, you will be transported to the awe-inspiring depths of Australia's oceans. Take in the stunning panoramic view as giant stingrays, gigantic sharks, and hundreds of multi-colored marine creatures swim by. Mermaid Garden is an exquisite underwater paradise.
Hundreds of multicolored fish live in this colorful underwater wonderland, which is home to a range of exotic species such as moray eels. Try to find Dory, the fabled Southern Blue Tang. The Coral Atoll is just one of the numerous habitats at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, where you may become lost in a vibrant underwater world.
The Interactive Wonder Room is a brand-new immersive digital installation inspired by the movement of water. On one of our interactive screens, color in your own Jellyfish, then watch it float away. This interactive experience is one of the most unique aspects of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.
Explore the depths of the aquarium to see some of the aquarium's largest marine species. Relax on the Ocean Theatre's steps, which serve as a window into the underwater world, and watch a presentation about the magnificent aquatic species that pass by.
Experience a kaleidoscope of dazzling colors and bizarre and fascinating creatures in Seahorse Pier, which houses our gorgeous seahorse and sea dragon species. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium's internationally renowned Weedy Seadragon breeding program is also housed in this display.
Prepare to be transported from the depths of the ocean to the lush and humid climates of Australia's tropical north, where you can see Lungfish, turtles, snakes, lizards, and frogs, among other distinctive Australian wildlife.
The SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is open:
Daily - 9:30 AM to 5 PM
Duration: The entire SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium takes roughly 3 hours to explore.
Best time to visit SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium: In Melbourne, the months of December through February are great for both outdoor and indoor activities. The weather is moderate and the skies are clear, making for great touring conditions. However, if you want to avoid the throng, visit in November or March rather than in the summer.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium may take up to 3 hours to cover.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium tickets start from AU$36.80.
Yes, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium tickets are available at attractive discounts.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is one of the best aquariums in Australia along with SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.
Yes, booking SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium tickets online is mandatory before arrival.
Many marine animals, including penguins, sharks, rays, and seahorses, can be seen in their natural habitat at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Rockpool Discovery, an interactive experience at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, allows visitors to touch a variety of species in a shallow pool. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is also home to Melbourne’s mega crocodile.
No, but SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium visitors can park their vehicles at nearby public parking spaces.