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Opening hours

We are open Thursday to Monday

Today
Friday 3rd

9:30am - 5pm

Last entry at 4pm

Tomorrow
Saturday 4th

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.

Thursday - Monday (During School Terms) & Open 7 days (During School Holidays)

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

Time slots for entry*:

9:30am  1:00pm
10:00am 1:30pm - 2:00pm (closed for enhanced cleaning)
10:30am - 11:00am (closed for enhanced cleaning) 2:00pm
11:00am 2:30pm 
11:30am  3:00pm - 3:30pm (closed for enhanced cleaning)
12:00pm - 12:30pm (closed for enhanced cleaning) 3:30pm
12:30pm 4:00pm (Last entry)

* 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.

 

Tuesday and Wednesday

CLOSED

 

OPEN 7 DAYS (During New Zealand School Holidays)

21 December 2021 to 30 January 2022

16 April 2022 to 01 May 2022

09 July 2021 to 24 July 2021

01 October 2022 to 16 October 2022

20 December 2022 to 29 January 2023

Late Openings

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

 

Sunday 23 Janruary 2022 - ASB Auckland Marathon 

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

Sunday 06 March 2022 - Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2022

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

Sunday 10 April 2022 - Mizuno Waterfront Auckland Waterfront Half Marathon 

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

Sunday 01 May 2022 - Barfoot & Thompson People's Triathlon Series: Mission Bay

1:00pm - 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

2021

  • Autumn - 17 April to 02 May 2021
  • Winter - 10 July to 25 July 2021
  • Spring - 02 October to 17 October 2021
  • Summer - 21 December 2021 to 30 January 2022

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

Please be advised that you may experience queue during weekends and holiday 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