Melbourne Aquarium

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Melbourne: SEA LIFE Aquarium Entrance Ticket

1. Melbourne: SEA LIFE Aquarium Entrance Ticket

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is one of Melbourne’s top attractions for families. Discover a dazzling display of marine life for yourself with these great value tickets to the must-see aquarium. Located in the heart of Melbourne CBD on the banks of the Yarra River, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is home to thousands of sea critters spread across 12 different zones. See Antarctic Penguins slip and slide in their cozy exhibit and don’t miss out on the brand new ‘Ocean Invaders’ exhibit that will take you inside the mysterious world of jellyfish. Enjoy an attraction where fun and learning go hand in hand with daily animal presentations, shark and ray feedings. Extra activities such as the 4D cinema show, the hands-on touch pools and kids activities make it a great day out for all ages. In total, there are over 10,000 animals on display at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium making it a must-visit attraction in Melbourne. Be sure to grab your tickets online here today.

Melbourne:Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Audio Tour

2. Melbourne:Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Audio Tour

Discover the top sights in Melbourne with an immersive smartphone app tour. Stroll through the city and solve location-based riddles on this walking tour. Admire the traditional Latin cross architecture of St Paul's Cathedral and see the Aquarium on the waterfront. Reveal 10 of the most important attractions in the city as you walk. Uncover clues at each attraction to find your next destination. Have fun using logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to finish the game.  Feel the thrill of completing each challenge. Have the freedom to start or stop whenever you want. See the city at your own pace. Learn interesting information and facts about the city. Snap pictures as you go. Complete a puzzle at the exterior of each attraction. Start your tour at St. Paul's Cathedral! Visit the historic Melbourne City Hall. Photograph the miraculous Church of St Francis and marvel at the fairytale State Library Victoria. The Old Melbourne Gaol leaves you speechless with its strange beauty, it was a prison that became a museum! Swim back in time and enjoy the architecture at these historic Public Baths! The Queen Victoria Market will captivate you, you've never seen anything busier, it's worth the time and space on your mobile memory. The relaxing Flagstaff Gardens will be your next step, do nothing, leave your mobile and relax! The Hellenic Museum will show you the importance of Hellenism in Australia as well. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium with its unique marine life!

Melbourne: Penguin Passport Experience at SEA LIFE

3. Melbourne: Penguin Passport Experience at SEA LIFE

Enjoy a once-in-a-life encounter with sub-Antarctic penguins with your SEA LIFE Penguin Passport.  Join keepers behind-the-scenes to learn more about the penguins and see how the colony is cared for. Put on some Antarctic snow gear for a 45-minute journey onto the ice to sit with some King and Gentoo penguins.  Visit the food preparation and veterinary areas, learn how the state-of-the-art exhibit maintains its sub-zero temperatures; and see first-hand the high standards of attention and care the animals receive.  Make the most of the rest of the day with all-day access to the rest of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

iVenture Melbourne Flexi Attractions Pass: 3, 5 or 7 Tickets

4. iVenture Melbourne Flexi Attractions Pass: 3, 5 or 7 Tickets

Learn why Melbourne's motto is "she gathers strength as she goes," and other fascinating urban trivia with your Melbourne Flexi Attractions Pass. This sightseeing pass provides you with entry to many of the city's premier locations, letting you experience 3, 5, or 7 city highlights during a flexible 3-month period. Select the number of sightseeing destinations you wish to explore, and then discover them for yourself during a convenient 3-month period. Choose from an impressive array of Melbourne's top things to see and do. Included Attractions: • Melbourne Skydeck • Phillip Island Nature Park - 4 Park Pass• Melbourne Zoo • IceBar Melbourne • Melbourne River Cruise • Old Melbourne Gaol • Werribee Open Range Zoo • Healesville Sanctuary • Cook's Cottage • Moonraker Dolphin & Seal Tour (Seasonal) • Polly Woodside • Rippon Lea House and Garden • Virtual Room Melbourne • Ghosts of the Old City Ghost Tour • Old Melbourne Ghost Tour• Entermission Melbourne

iVenture Melbourne Unlimited Attractions pass

5. iVenture Melbourne Unlimited Attractions pass

Soak up the sights and sounds of Melbourne with an Unlimited Attractions Pass that lets you uncover the city's treasures at your own pace. Choose from more than 20 attractions, visiting as many as you like in an unforgettable period of 2, 3, or 5 consecutive days. Make the most of your time in southeastern Australia, rising with the sun each day to discover the impressive array of sightseeing tours, attractions, cruises, watersports, and wildlife encounters that are calling to you. Admire the glittering metropolis from a bird's-eye perspective at the Melbourne Skydeck. On another day, marvel at Australian wildlife in the Melbourne Zoo and see the penguins at Phillip Island or fend off shivers at the IceBar Melbourne. Included attractions: • Melbourne Skydeck • Phillip Island Nature Park - 4 Park Pass • Melbourne Zoo • IceBar Melbourne • Melbourne River Cruise • Old Melbourne Gaol • Werribee Open Range Zoo • Healesville Sanctuary • Cook's Cottage • Moonraker dolphin and seal tour (seasonal) • Polly Woodside • Rippon Lea House and garden • Virtual Room Melbourne • Ghosts of the Old City Ghost Tour • Old Melbourne Ghost Tour• Entermission Melbourne

Melbourne: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

6. Melbourne: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at St. Paul's Cathedral! Visit the historic Melbourne City Hall. Photograph the miraculous Church of St Francis and marvel at the fairytale State Library Victoria. The Old Melbourne Gaol leaves you speechless with its strange beauty, it was a prison that became a museum! Swim back in time and enjoy the architecture at these historic Public Baths! The Queen Victoria Market will captivate you, you've never seen anything busier, it's worth the time and space on your mobile memory. The relaxing Flagstaff Gardens will be your next step, do nothing, leave your mobile and relax! The Hellenic Museum will show you the importance of Hellenism in Australia as well. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium with its unique marine life!

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What people are saying about Melbourne Aquarium

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 217 reviews

We hadn't planned to visit Sealife but we were glad we did. The fish and sea life/creatures were interesting to see, especially the sharks and stingrays that swam over the top of the walkway. The penguins are always fantastic to see also. We had a laugh at the 4D Ice Age movie also.

My grandson and I were re visiting after many years. We found the map easy to follow and we moved around the aquarium easily. The escalator was not working and that proved to me slightly difficult to manage at the age of 85.

Lots to look at. Big weekend crowd, but the viewing line did keep moving . Was good sanitizer was located everywhere. But no social distancing possible. Definitely take a mask if you are at risk.

Don’t go on school holidays or the grand final weekend way too packed,but worth the trip there

Quick and easy to get tickets. Bypassing big lines