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Opening hours

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

Sunday 14th

9:30am - 5pm

Last entry at 4pm

Monday 15th

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)

* 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.

2024 TBC


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. 


NZ School Holidays


  • Term 1: Monday 29 January - Friday 12 April 
  • Term 2: Monday 29 April - Friday 5 July 
  • Term 3: Monday 22 July - Friday 27 September 
  • Term 4: Monday 14 October - Friday 20 December 

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.


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