Tickets & Passes
Book Online to Guarantee Entry
Bookings are essential during Alert Level 2 due to strict capacity restrictions.
Make sure you book your tickets at least one day ahead to guarantee entry and to enjoy our great online discount! And don't forget to book for any infants in your group.
Note: discounts apply to off-peak periods only
Here are our most popular ticket types. Pre-booking is essential, including infants and discount voucher holders.
Note: If you wish to make payment on-site at our Admissions Desk, please ensure you have a contactless bank card with you to make payment.
Tickets & Passes
- 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
- 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
If you are visiting with an Annual Pass or have a ticket with no date attached to it then you will need to book a time slot below before visiting.
For any Animal Experience bookings using existing tickets, gift vouchers or third party vouchers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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
More Ways to Visit
In our famous Auckland attraction you can swim with sharks, go on the ice with a colony of King and Gentoo penguins at our aquarium.
Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass
Grab yourself a SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass and access the aquarium as many times as you like for a full 12 months.
There're so many thrilling experience to be had at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's; jump on the ice with our penguins or dive in and come face-to-fin with our sharks!
Tickets are available for purchase on the day at the attraction by contactless card, however, when you purchase online via this website - the official SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's website - you can:
- Save up to 20% on General Admission
- Guaranteed entry on the preferred time slot
- Save with online only Animal Experiences deals
- Fast-track entry to the attraction with an online mobile ticket
No, SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is now 'cashless'. We want to optimise the ability for card payments to be taken preferentially (as this avoids staff having to come into close contact with paying customers).
Yes! Admission to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's for children 0-2 years old is free when accompanied by an adult ticket or pass holder.
No. Child must enter the attraction with an adult (16 years and above) and be supervised by an adult at all times for safety reasons.
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is a self-guided aquarium. We have various signs and QR codes around the site to help you find out more about the animals.
QR codes are in the the following languages - English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's can get busy during peak periods so there may be queues in these periods. We strongly recommend selecting the 'Print@Home and Mobile Ticket' option when purchasing your tickets online. Please download your ticket barcodes prior to walking down the ramp. Then just head straight to our attraction entry points and scan your ticket!
Day tickets are the various general admission tickets available for your visit to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's. These included non-dated fully flexible tickets, discounted online savers where you need to select a date and time for your visit and a range of bundled admission + experience options.
Merlin Entertainments is one of the world's largest location-based entertainment companies and owners of Australia and New Zealand's best and most exciting visitor attractions, including SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. With 10 attractions across NSW, VIC, QLD and Auckland (NZ) we offer amazing days out for everyone!
The Merlin Annual Pass (AU/NZ) is a multi attraction pass that brings together all of Merlin's attractions, offering pass-holders HUGE savings for a full year to all of the included attractions. We are totally confident no other passes offer anything like as much value - because no-one else can!
The Merlin Annual Pass also makes the perfect gift. Check out our gift vouchers page for more information.
Yes, you can park at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's. However, there are limited spaces and during peak periods the car park can become full. We recommend alternative transport options during these periods such as public buses.
We have removed the Penguin ride in order to give the Penguin colony more room on the ice. Now you can get even closer to the cheeky Gentoo and regal King Penguins.
As our experiences at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's run on specific days and times, the recipient of an experience gift voucher will be required to send an email to book in. Contact details are provided on their gift voucher.
Yes, we offer free admission if you are visiting on your birthday! Please ensure you have a photo ID with you to proof your D.O.B.
If your birthday falls on a day that we are close (Tue/Wed), you can visit the day prior or after your birthday (Mon/Thur) to enjoy the special treat. Valid Photo ID is required.
Use the 'Ticket Pre-book' option to reserve a space. Then present your ID when you arrive at our Admissions Desk.
Gift Card is a third party product, and can only be redeemed on-site at the admissions desk.
Please note Gift Cards cannot be used at any other parts of the attraction including Cafe and Gift Shop.