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At SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

Auckland's Most Unforgettable Events

Make it memorable at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's.

Would you like to create a splash with your next event? Looking for a venue to host a corporate function or private party? SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's can provide the perfect LIVING backdrop.

Situated on the picturesque Auckland Harbour, just minutes from the city centre and within close proximity to world-class hotels, SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's offers a unique after-hours function venue surrounded by the wonders of the Southern Ocean.

A Beautifully Unique Event Space

Let your guests explore the amazing new world of SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's, with themed zones, including the world's largest penguin colony display, New Zealand's largest collection of sharks and a magical display featuring the world's only Spiny Sea Dragons.

Captivate your guests in the Underwater World where they will come face-to-face with huge sharks, giant stingrays, and thousands of other deep sea creatures, along the world's first curved aquarium tunnel.

Watch them marvel as the journey through the Southern Oceans with New Zealand's only live jellyfish display and gaze in awe at the incredible marine animals that call these environments home.

With ample free parking, our versatile all-weather venue can provide a perfect backdrop for any event, launch or celebration.


After-hours venue hire is for the entire Kelly Tarlton's attraction.

  • 500 guests for a walk-through experience
  • 250 guests for a cocktail evening
  • 100 guests fully seated (dining)

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