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SEA LIFE Melbourne
Father's Day General Admission

Father’s Day in Melbourne

6 Reasons Dads Love SEA LIFE

14 Aug 2019 17:09:10

Celebrate Father's Day with discounted entry for Dad!

Stuck for Father’s Day activities? To celebrate the best Dad in the world, look no further than SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. With 14 different themed zones and spectacular marine life, the aquarium is full of fun Father’s Day ideas!

Virtual Reality

An interactive simulated underwater world awaits! Let Dad choose your family adventure. How about diving off the coast of the Bahamas? Or touring with marine biologists in search of humpback whales? SEA LIFE Melbourne’s latest tech lets you swim through dreamy reefs, high-fin sea creatures, and uncover the pitch-black ocean depths.

Bond Over a Bevvy

This Father’s Day, bigger kids can treat the old man to unforgettable after-work drinks: under the sea (without getting wet, of course.) Banter over a cocktail and canapé, as beautiful sea creatures dance all around you. And on Sunday, September 1st, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is hosting a Father’s Day BBQ Buffet and Beers. Celebrate Dad with an all you can eat BBQ buffet and an extensive, unlimited selection of beer! Hang out in Coral Atoll with Dad, as well as thousands of incredible marine creatures. You can also buy a gift voucher for the upcoming SEA LIFE Nights in November. Way to make him feel special!

Jaw-some Crocs

Behold! A full 360-degree view of one of the biggest crocs on display in Australia. At the Crocodile Lair, meet SEA LIFE Melbourne’s humongous 55-year-old Saltwater Crocodile, Pinjarra. He’s over 5 metres long, and weighs a whopping 780kg! Despite his size, this massive animal usually gets fed only once a week on Fridays. The experience is perfect for Dads who love the outdoors.

Face to Fin

Take Dad cageless shark diving with our Shark Dive Extreme experience; the only place in Melbourne where you can do this. Don’t worry – it’s completely safe and unforgettable. Adventure-seeking Fathers can meet a Grey Nurse shark, Blacktip Reef sharks, Sandbar Whalers, Australian Sawfish, Australian Giant Rays and more.

Stamp Your Penguin Passport

Did you know you can go on a sub-Antarctic penguin expedition in the heart of the Melbourne CBD? Take in a special family moment, as everyone gets close to characterful King and Gentoo penguins scuttling across the ice. These happy fellas are bound to make everyone laugh – plus – you get to learn about the state-of-the-art technology that maintains the freezing temperatures. Each trip takes up to four people at a time, so if you’re a family of four, it’s a private tour!

Quality Time

Above all, Dads love SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium because it’s a chance for families to get out and connect over magical adventures. The calming blue of the ocean, action-packed exhibits, and fun, educational activities are an excellent recipe for an unforgettable Father’s Day. Then there’s our Private Dining experience; treat Dad to a truly unique Melbourne meal. Enjoy a two-course meal and unlimited beverages while sharks, rays and other tropical sea creatures swim overhead.

Gift Vouchers: Too Easy!

For a unique gift, why not treat Dad to a great experience? Make him feel like a VIP and keep the good times rolling with the Merlin Annual Pass. Whether it’s just for him or the entire family, this pass allows unlimited entry to 10 attractions over 12 months. That includes two of Melbourne’s top attractions, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Melbourne.

Father's Day 2019... 

Discounted ticket including a free hotdog or stubby holder for Dad this Father's Day

Treat Dad this Father's Day with a special $24 entry ticket (RRP $42) to get up close to thousands of amazing underwater creatures, and a FREE hot dog from the SEA LIFE café, OR a SEA LIFE stubby holder.

Valid on Father's Day weekend, 31 August and 1 September 2019.

Terms and conditions:

  • Discounted adult ticket can only be used by 'Dad'
  • One discounted ‘Dad' ticket permitted per full priced child ticket OR adult ticket
  • Online tickets are not valid with any other promotion, discount or offer unless explicitly specified
  • Free hot dog or stubby holder can only be picked up on the day of visit (31 August or 1 September 2019). The hot dog can be picked up from the cafe upon presentation of your ticket, or the stubby holder can be collected from the Retail Store upon exit upon presentation of your ticket. These will be provided while stock lasts. 
     

 

Want to show Dad just how much you appreciate him? Or do you want to throw him to the sharks? Either way, here's a gift he'll love! 

Shark Dive Xtreme Gift Voucher

Give the best Father's Day gift of the ultimate adrenaline rush and have him come face-to-face with mesmerising sharks, rays and tropical fish in Shark Dive Xtreme! Let Dad take the plunge inside SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium's 2.2 million litre Oceanarium - without cages!

 

 

 

Shark Dive Xtreme Gift Voucher

A gift they'll never forget!
Shark Dive Xtreme Gift Voucher

GIFT VOUCHER

$319

Per Person
  • Come face-to-face with no cages - just you and your instructors
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • All day aquarium admission included

Penguin Passport Experience

An on-the-ice adventure!
Penguin Encounter in Melbourne's CBD at SEA LIFE Melbourne

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