Open 9:30am - 6pm daily. Last entries 5pm. Upcoming Events


Here you'll find the answers to some of the most common questions asked by guests at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

What age is classed as a child at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

A child is classed from 4 to 15 years. 3 years and under (Under 4s) are free of charge. 16 years and older is classed an adult.

What time does SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium open?

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is open from 9:30am to 6:00pm every day, with last admissions 1 hour prior to closing time.

How long does a visit to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium take?

We recommend that you give yourself about 2 hours to explore the aquarium.

What time are your animal presentations?

Our presentation timetable varies throughout the year. Click here to check out the presentation times.

Is there parking available?

While there is no public car parking at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, there are several public car parking facilities available only a short walk away.

Visitors parking at 474 Flinders Street can collect a rebate ticket from our front desk which can be redeemed for $11 flat rate parking Monday to Friday, and $7 flat rate parking on Saturday and Sunday.

Is SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium completely undercover?

Yes, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is completely undercover so even if it is raining you can still have a fantastic time! We are also completely air conditioned so SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is the perfect place to visit when it's hot.



Further Information

If you can't find the answer to your question in this FAQ list, please feel free to contact us.

Our telephone lines are open from 9:00am - 5:00pm, 7 days a week.

Tel: 1800 026 576


Alternatively, you can ask us a question on the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Facebook page.


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