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Croc Lair

From three spectacular viewing levels, come face-to-face with Pinjarra – one of Australia’s largest saltwater crocodiles. A full, 360 degree, jaw-dropping viewing experience.

Crocodile's Lair is designed to be one of the most captivating aquarium exhibits ever created.

It is the all new SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium's centrepiece display and offers an unrivalled viewing experience of Pinjarra - one of the biggest crocs on display anywhere in the world! 

Click on the boxes below to find out more about Saltwater Crocodiles and learn a little more about Pinjarra's story.


THIS SUMMER:  Heaps of jaw-some croc kid’s activities!


  • Explore Pinjarra’s habitat in the walk-through croc cave, get up close and personal in the heads-up bubble & spy on him from the look-out boat
  • Get crafty with Croc kids’ activities and colouring-in
  • Enjoy daily animal feeds and special presentations
  • Discover the interactive quiz trail for kids and soak up loads of fishy facts!
  • Get your hands wet in our Rockpools, touch beautiful sea stars & shark eggs
  • Experience touch and feel reptilian encounters and learn all about these fascinating prehistoric creatures


Pinjarra has now arrived at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and guests visiting from September 21 onwards will be able to view this extraordinary animal in his incredible new state-of-the-art exhibit.

Be one of the first to see Pinjarra - Melbourne's very own huge crocodile!


Venture Behind-The-Scenes - Ocean Ranger Style!

For a truly memorable experience, kids have the chance to go behind-the-scenes as an Ocean Ranger or get hands-on with activities such as a day – or even week - in the life of an Aquarist, every animal-loving child’s dream!

Click here for details!

Become A Member These Holidays & Enjoy UNLIMITED Entry!

Make the most of the holidays and chill out with our Penguins all summer long! Enjoy unlimited entry, 365 days a year PLUS other great perks! There has never been a better time to become part of our aquatic family!

Click here to become an Annual Pass holder today! 

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