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Lunar New Year at Kelly Tarlton's

  • Wednesday 10th February 2021

Lunar New Year 2021

We have a number of on-site activities to celebrate the arrival of Year of Ox.

Wishing Wall – New year brings new aspirations, whether you are wishing for a new trampoline, to become a swimming champion, or simply wishing for world peace; you can place your New Year wish on our Kelly Tarlton's Wishing Wall.


Lucky Dip - Try your luck and draw a discount voucher. We have a range of discount deals from 'free slushy' at our café to '20% discount' at our gift shop.  Note: Limit to one lucky draw per booking.


Free colouring-in station - Add a bit of festive decoration to your house. We have SEA LIFE theme colouring in sheets where you can personalise your Lunar New Year greetings.


When: Friday 12th to Monday 22nd, February 2021


Did you know? The man behind this Auckland's favourite aquarium - Kelly Tarlton - was also born on the Year of Ox!

LNY Colouring In 2

Create your own 福 decorations.

福 (pronounced “Fu” in Mandarin or “Fook” in Cantonese) meaning “good fortune, happiness and blessing”. A 福 character is an indispensable decoration item for every Chinese family’s New Year decoration.

Download your 福 decorations here.

Opening Hours:

We are open 5 days during school terms - Thursday to Monday.

Our opening hours are 9.30am to 5pm (last entry at 4pm).

Pre-book at least a day in advance and save!

Booking online to guarantee entry

  • Price includes a Digi Photo Pass giving you 10 digital photos – valued at $26!
  • Express entry with mobile ticket entry
  • Enjoy great discount when booked a day or more in advance during off-peak
  • Prices vary by date and time

2 Adult + 2 Children

  • Buy together and save up to $33 online, now includes Digi Photo Pass giving you 10 digital photos!
  • Family Pass is only available online
  • Prices vary by date and time

Pre-Book General Admission Entry

  • Book this ticket if you have an open dated ticket or a general admission ticket valid whilst the attraction was closed
  • Book this ticket if you are holding a ticket purchased from a third party
  • Limited capacity, make sure you book a date and time to guarantee entry

Pre-Book Entry

  • Book this ticket if you have an Annual Pass
  • Make sure you book a date and time to guarantee entry
  • Limited capacity

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