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Opening hours

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is open 7 days of the week!

Today
Wednesday 1st

9:30am - 5pm

Last entry at 4pm

Tomorrow
Thursday 2nd

9:30am - 5pm

Last entry at 4pm

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is an all weather indoor attraction - visit us rain, hail or shine!

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is a New Zealand icon and one of the top things to do in Auckland. Find us just 10 minutes drive from downtown Auckland overlooking beautiful Okahu Bay.

Open everyday

9:30am - 5:00pm (last entry is at 4:00pm)

Time slots for entry*:

9:30am  1:00pm
10:00am 1:30pm 
10:30am  2:00pm
11:00am 2:30pm 
11:30am  3:00pm 
12:00pm  3:30pm (Last entry at 4pm)
12:30pm  

* Once inside the attraction you may stay as long as you wish

* The time slot that you have booked should be the time of your arrival.

Late Openings

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's occasionally have to open late due to special events being held at Tamaki Drive.

2023

Sunday 05 March 2023 - Round the Bays

1:00pm - 5:00pm (last entry is at 4pm)

Sunday 02 April 2023 - Mizuno Auckland Waterfront Half Marathon 

11:30am - 5:00pm (last entry is at 4pm)

Sunday 07 May 2023 - Barfoot & Thompson People's Triathlon Series: Mission Bay

11:30am - 5:00pm (last entry is at 4pm)

Sunday 29 October 2023 - ASB Auckland Marathon 

1:00pm - 5:00pm (last entry is at 4pm)

Date t.b.c. - Barfoot & Thompson People's Triathlon Series: Mission Bay

11:30am - 5:00pm (last entry is at 4pm)

 

Please check Auckland Transport website and the event's official website for detailed road closure information and parking restrictions in place on the event date. 

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NZ School Holidays

2022

  • Autumn - 16 April 2022 to 01 May 2022
  • Winter - 09 July 2022 to 24 July 2022
  • Spring - 01 October 2022 to 16 October 2022
  • Summer - 20 December 2022 to 29 January 2023

2023

  • Autumn - 07 April 2023 to 23 April 2023
  • Winter - 01 July 2023 to 16 July 2023
  • Spring - 23 September 2023 to 08 October 2023
  • Summer - 21 December 2023 to 28 January 2024

Please be advised that you may experience queue during weekends and school holidays peak periods. We advise that you allow extra time for this, particularly if you have young children. 

To shorten queuing time on busy days, buy your tickets online and enjoy express mobile ticket entry!

Got a Question?

The SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's staff will be happy to help.

Email: operations@kellytarltons.co.nz

Help Centre: https://support.kellytarltons.co.nz/hc/en-us

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