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Unique Mother’s Day Ideas

  • Friday 26th April 2024

 Give your mum an unforgettable day of marine exploration and delightful discoveries. From the grand opening of the Night on Reef to encounters with penguins, this guide will help you plan a truly special day.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Family In Shark Valley

Explore Night on the Reef

Venture into the Night on the Reef at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium's newly renovated oceanarium. This magical underwater realm showcases the stunning phenomenon of bioluminescence. Witness the dance of light and colour in the depths of the ocean, an experience included with general admission!


Meet the Penguins and other sea life

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, located in the vibrant heart of Melbourne's CBD, is home to thousands of captivating marine creatures. It's the perfect destination for a day out in Melbourne.


It is a good time to experience the charm of our King and Gentoo penguins at Penguin Playground. The majestic King penguins, with their vibrant plumage and regal demeanour, are a sight to behold. Meanwhile, the energetic Gentoo penguins, the fastest underwater swimmers among birds, display playful antics that will captivate your heart.


You'll spend hours exploring our underwater exhibits across 12 themed zones from shark spotting at Shipwreck Explorer to Interactive Wonder Room.

Giving a Unique Gift

This Mother's Day, go beyond the ordinary with a gift that combines adventure and elegance from SEA LIFE Melbourne. Treat your mum to an exhilarating encounter where she can play with lively penguins or come face to face with our JAW-some sharks. 


Complement this unforgettable experience with a bespoke gift hamper, packed with a selection of luxurious treats that enhance the day's excitement. Each gift is thoughtfully curated to deliver a splash of adventure and a touch of indulgence, making it the ultimate present that celebrates your mum most spectacularly. Explore our gift vouchers that create lasting memories filled with wonder and joy.

All-Weather Fun for Mother’s Day

Rain or shine, SEA LIFE Melbourne is the perfect place to escape to an enchanting marine world. Enhance your visit with pre-visit activities like sketching fish species or watching marine documentaries. These preparations add an educational twist, making the day memorable for both mums and kids.


Make It a Full Day Adventure

Extend your Mother's Day celebration with the array of attractions around Sea Life Melbourne. 


Stroll along scenic waterfronts, enjoy a leisurely lunch at a charming café, or discover unique finds in local boutiques. For nature lovers, a tranquil walk through the botanical gardens or a relaxing boat tour adds the perfect touch to your day.

Even Better! Mums go FREE at Sea Life Melbourne

Mums come in all different forms and styles - be it Grandmothers, Aunties, Stepmums or even Dad’s that have to be both mum and dad so we want to thank these primary caregivers for the tireless work they do raising children with Free entry Sea Life Melbourne and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Melbourne!

To say thank you, we are offering FREE entry to Mothers this Mother's Day, when accompanied by a full paying customer.

Redeem your Free Sea Life Melbourne ticket now

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