SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium offers a unique Southern Oceans experience, where you will journey through 13 themed zones with over 30 live animal displays, and see over 80 different species. The Antarctic Encounter is home to New Zealand's only colony of Sub-Antarctic penguins.
Discover New Zealand’s only colony of Sub-Antarctic Penguins, see our strong colony of King & Gentoo Penguins as they play on the snow and swim through the water. Walk through a replica of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Antarctic Hut (est 1911) complete with authentic memorabilia. Find out how we rehabilitate rescued turtles during one of our daily talks at Turtle Bay. Get an awe-inspiring look at magnificent stingrays with their 2 metre wingspan and long barbed tails swimming above you, and get face to face with sharks at our Shark Tunnel.
Dive into New Zealand’s Ocean depths in our Underwater World without getting wet! Immerse yourself in our Underwater World where long-finned eels lurk in the rocks, see more than 200 fish from our coastal waters. Explore New Zealand’s rocky shore and tropical species in our Fish Gallery where you will find giant lobster, octopus and a range of tropical fish. Venture into Seahorse Kingdom to see the world’s only Spiny Sea Dragons on public display.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.
This experience takes place in Orakei, Auckland.