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SEA LIFE Melbourne takes you on an underwater journey

Along the way you'll encounter some of the world's most incredible animals, including the beautiful penguins, huge sharks, massive sawfish, mysterious stingrays, jellyfish, seahorses, thousands of tropical fish and much, much more.

 

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Explore the depths of the Port Phillip Bay in SEA LIFE Melbourne’s Bay Of Rays exhibit!

Bay Of Rays

Journey beneath the surface of Melbourne’s iconic Port Phillip Bay, where you will encounter some of the graceful marine creatures that ordinarily reside well out of eye-sight. Gaze at the graceful Fiddler rays and other residents including the iconic Port Jackson shark The crawl-through heads up display provides the perfect opportunity for kids to peek into the fascinating underwater world of Port Phillip Bay!

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Port Jackson Shark
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Discover the vibrant animals in the

Coral Atoll

This colourful underwater wonderland is home to a variety of exotic animals, including moray eels, and hundreds of multi-coloured fish. See if you can spot Dory, the famous Southern Blue Tang. Coral Atoll is just one of many habitats to discover at SEA LIFE Melbourne, where you can lose yourself in a colourful underwater world.

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Green Moray
  • Southern Blue Tang
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Discover More About Sea Stars at

Rockpools

Get your hands wet and discover the world that lies below the waves at the interactive Discovery Rockpools, where you can touch beautiful Sea stars and shark eggs! Explore the Mangrove Nursery, where the mangroves provide the perfect playground for juvenile fish.

Did you know...

There are some 2,000 species of Sea stars worldwide, from tropical habitats to the cold seafloor.

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The Movie Star Clownfish at

Coral Caves

Discover some of the extraordinary animals that call the vibrant and colourful Coral Caves home.

At a glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Clownfish
  • Moon Jellies
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Marvel at amazing tropical fish, then bring your own ideas to life in

Art Aquarium!

Use your imagination to create your very own sea creature and watch it come to life as it’s magically released into the huge nine-metre virtual aquarium! Part of the Coral Caves tropical wonderland at SEA LIFE Melbourne visitors can marvel at their creation as it moves like a real sea creature in the virtual underwater world.

How it Works

Create your own fish in this unique, interactive experience!

  • Colour in your fish
  • Place it in the scanner
  • Watch it swim
  • Included in admission!
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Come face-to-face with

Pinjarra

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

Wrap your jaws around these saltwater crocodile fun facts!

  • Saltwater Crocodiles are the largest crocodile species in the world
  • It is generally assumed that the body of a crocodile is nine times the size of its head!
  • Saltwater Crocodiles can live in both fresh and salt water
  • Crocodiles are often seen on the river banks with their mouths wide open. Don’t be fooled - this is not an aggressive posture, but a way to cool off
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Discover the wonder of

Mermaid Garden

Venture into the awe-inspiring depths of Australia’s oceans where an enchanting underwater paradise awaits. Take a moment to soak up the breathtaking panoramic view of the 2.2 million litre Oceanarium as huge stingrays, massive sharks and hundreds of multi-coloured marine creatures swim by.

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Grey Nurse Shark
  • Smooth Stingray
  • Queensland Groper
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Journey deep below in

Shipwreck Explorer

Journey deep below and encounter some of the aquarium’s largest marine creatures. Relax on the steps of the Ocean Theatre; your window into the underwater world and watch a presentation about the amazing marine creatures floating by.

Talk Times

Let's Talk Ocean Predators

  • 12:00pm
  • 1:00pm
  • 2:00pm
  • 3:00pm
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Experience a rainbow of stunning colours and weird and wonderful creatures in

Seahorse Pier

Housing stunning seahorse and Sea dragon species, experience a rainbow of stunning colours and weird and wonderful creatures in Seahorse Pier. This exhibit is also home to SEA LIFE Melbournes internationally-recognised Weedy Seadragon breeding program.

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Giant Cuttlefish
  • Sea Dragons
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Learn More About the Unique Residents in

Rainforest Adventure

Prepare to be transported from the depths of the ocean to the lush and humid temperatures of the tropical north where you can wonder at some of the unique Australian animals, including Lungfish, turtles, snakes, lizards and frogs.

At a Glance

Some of the animals you can see...

  • Lungfish
  • Sea Turtles
  • Lizards and Spiders!
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Ice Age: No Time For Nuts

Cinema

Join Scrat, Ice Age’s resident nut-crazed sabre-toothed squirrel, as he time travels in his zaniest adventure to date, Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4-D. Scrat battles a wonky time-machine that has zapped his beloved nut, and with buddies Manny, Diego and especially Sid along for the ride the laughs are right on time in this custom 4-D special effects extravaganza!

Join Scrat On An Adventure

The Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4-D experience is included in the cost of admission and is fully wheel chair accessible.

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Explore A World Unlike Any Other In The

Penguin Playground

Explore a world unlike any other in Penguin Playground and marvel as the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins slip and slide across the snow-covered ice. Chill out with the penguins as they get up to mischief and splash about in the penguin pool.

Did you know?

The speed of our cute Gentoo penguins is sure to impress as they swim up to 36km per hour!