SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne

#2 of 8 in Zoos & Aquariums in Victoria
Focusing on southern oceans, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium holds over 10,000 marine animals. Explore four levels of exhibits on a one-way self-guided tour. Marvel at mammoth nurse and sandbar whaler sharks in the oceanarium. Check out one of the world's biggest saltwater crocodiles in the Croc Lair. Enter the "creepy caves" to see horseshoe crabs, scorpions, and tarantulas. For a hands-on experience, help feed baby seahorses. By using our Melbourne trip itinerary maker site , you can arrange your visit to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and other attractions in Melbourne.
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  • I'm really disappointed in the aquarium. It's without a doubt the worst I've been to and definitely not worth the $42. The entire aquarium has 13 "stops" indicated on a map. The first three stops have...  more »
  • It was a Wednesday afternoon so the place was not very busy. The behind the scene talks were going every 30 minutes, there was plenty to see and do. The boys (5 and 3) loved the massive fish tank, the...  more »
  • For the price, I was very disappointed. The only really good exhibit is the ocean predators. Quite a few exhibits are circular plexiglass so you get a very distorted view. The zoo is much better value...  more »
  • It is very well-taken care of with lots of interesting exhibitions. Definitely suited to a family outing as a lot of things are tailored to entertain children, although adults can very much enjoy the experience just as much. I particularly enjoy the penguins and their feeding time. I just wish there would be more interactive or information sessions.
  • Very interesting and well done exhibition! Been there a few times with the family (we live in Melbourne). Would recommend to families but also to adults that are visiting Melbourne. It's really interesting for adults as well. Only down-side is that the price is a bit steep. But we got an annual pass (taking our toddler there regularly) so the price / visit is going down fast.
  • It's been around for many years now but the attraction is still there. Always busy with lots of visitors including those from overseas and the many school outings. Many species of fish turtles tortoises frogs etc but the highlight would have to be the penguins and their antics. They were great. Good time spent here.
  • Explored Sea Life Aquarium in Melbourne, Victoria. Had wonderful experience with children to see sea animals. Watching Penguins from so close and Watching 4D I've Ice Age was really an unique experience. However it is not cheap and it pinches when you too go in group or too many people in the.
  • I thought that the price was a little costly, until I saw the penguins! That was one of the best observation place of the cute penguins. I never knew some penguins has molting period and you can see them being all furry and scratchy. We also witness how fast a penguin can swim! Amazing. I envy the caretaker of these penguins. Of course, we get to see many beautiful sea creatures and fishes, crocodile, turtle and even lizards! But my heart is biased towards those penguins.

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