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Penguin Passport

Penguin Passport is your ticket to a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium’s colony of sub-Antarctic penguins.

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Meet Our Penguins Up Close!

Suited up in your Antarctic snow gear, the 45 minute tour takes you onto the ice where you have the exclusive opportunity to be among majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins. You will also have the opportunity to see food preparation and veterinary areas, as well as how the state-of-the-art exhibit maintains sub-zero temperatures.

Penguin Passport is your ticket to a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium's colony of sub-Antarctic penguins.


General Information

  • Monday to Sunday: 2pm
  • Please arrive no later than 30 minutes before your chosen time
  • Maximum 3 people per tour
  • Children must be over 14 and accompanied by an adult for the duration of the tour

Antarctic snow gear is supplied by the attraction upon arrival. Please arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to your chosen timeslot.




When booking your Penguin Passport experience in our online ticket store you'll be required to formally acknowledge the general booking terms and conditions.

  • You must not come into contact with birds 24 hours prior to your Penguin Passport experience
  • If you experience Flu/Cold/Gastro/Respiration infection within 48 hours of your experience, you will need to call us to reschedule
  • No jewellery, watches, mobile phones or cameras can be taken on tour
  • If you have trouble navigating stairs, please let us know in advance BEFORE making your booking online
  • You MUST wear/bring socks on the day of your experience. Failure to do this may result in the tour being cancelled. 


Penguin Passport Pricing:


Dive TypePrice FromBuy Now

Individual Penguin Passport

(14+ years)
$149 Book Now



Annual Pass and Merlin Annual Passholder Prices*:


Dive TypePrice FromBuy Now

Passholder Individual Penguin Passport

(14+ years)
$144.73 Book Now


NOTE: To obtain the special Annual Passholder price you will need to enter your pass number when prompted in the web store AND present your pass on arrival at the aquarium on the day of your booking. 

SOME online tickets are already discounted and so are NOT valid with any other coupons, offers, discounts or promotions. 

Please arrive no later than 15 minutes before your chosen time.



Got a Question about Penguin Passport?

If you have any questions, please contact the SEA LIFE Melbourne Booking Office (03) 9923 5911 - if you cannot connect to the bookings officer, please leave a message. (We will endeavour to get back to all enquiries within 24 - 48 hours)



Got a question?


Our staff will be happy to help.

Tel: 1800 026 576 (9:00am - 5pm).



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