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SEA LIFE Melbourne
King Street
Melbourne VIC
3000

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Open Times

Monday - Friday
10am - 5.30pm (Last entry 4.30pm)
Weekends, School Holidays and Public Holidays
9.30am - 6pm (Last entry 5pm)
SEA LIFE Melbourne

King and Gentoo Penguins

Meet our Penguins

The Penguin Gang

King Penguin Pip

Say Hello to our King Penguins

One of the most visually-stunning creatures in Antarctica and second in size only to the Emperor Penguin. With their vibrant plumage, impressive stature and majestic nature, king penguins are mesmerising animals to watch.


Gentoo Steven

Smile at the Gentoo Penguins

Gentoo penguins are curious and outgoing characters with a seemingly endless supply of energy. These cute and cheeky penguins are also the fastest underwater swimming bird in the world.


Penguin Fun Fact

It is widely believed that at one point in the Earth's history, penguins could actually fly! Two penguin species call SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium home. You'll love to watch them get up to mischief on the ice in our Penguin Playground zone.

Interested in finding out more about the penguin species? Check out our 4 fun facts about penguins.

 

Get On the Ice with Our Penguins

Ever dreamed of getting up close to a real-life penguin? We've got the ultimate penguin encounter where you'll come face-to-face with our King Penguin and Gentoo Penguin colonies. Join us behind the glass for the Penguin Passport experience!

Penguin Passport is an exclusive 45min penguin experience tour that takes you behind the scenes at our aquarium with these incredible creatures. To top your day off, the experience also includes all day aquarium admission so you can see all that SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium has to offer.

BOOK ONLINE

$159

Per Person
  • Get up close to our cheeky Gentoo and King penguins
  • AGES 14+ (guests between the age of 14-16 must be accompanied by a paying adult (18+) to participate)
  • All day aquarium admission included

$44

Full Price

$37.40

Adult From
  • Pick a set date for standard 1 day admission
  • Book 1+ days in advance to save 5%-15% depending on the day of visit
  • Get your ticket on your phone

GIFT VOUCHER

$159

Per Person
  • Get up close to our cheeky Gentoo and King penguins
  • AGES 14+ (guests between the age of 14-16 must be accompanied by a paying adult (18+) to participate)
  • All day aquarium admission included

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