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SEA LIFE Melbourne
King Street
Melbourne VIC

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SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Opening Hours


We're Open 7 Days!

SEA LIFE Melbourne is open 365 days a year!

Opening times and SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium ticket prices vary by season and can also be subject to change due to special events. Full details of all scheduled variations are available on this page.

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Regular opening hours

Monday - Friday 
10:00am - 5:30pm (last entry 4:30pm)

Weekends, School Holidays and Public Holidays
9:30am - 6:00pm (last entry 5:00pm)


Please be advised that you may experience queue lines during weekends and holiday peak periods. We advise that you allow extra time for this, particularly if you have young children. 

To shorten queuing time on busy days, buy your tickets online and enjoy express mobile ticket entry!

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VIC Holiday Dates

Melbourne School Holidays

Melbourne School Holidays

  • 6 April - 22 April 
  • 29 June - 14 July
  • 21 September - 6 October
  • 21 December - 28 January 2020

See what's on at SEA LIFE Melbourne during school holidays below.


Melbourne Public Holidays


  • New Year's Day, Tuesday, 1 January
  • Australia Day, Saturday, 26 January
  • Australia Day Holiday, Monday, 28 January 
  • Labour Day, Monday, 11 March
  • Good Friday, Friday, 19 April 
  • Easter Sunday, Sunday, 21 April
  • Easter Monday, Monday, 22 April 
  • ANZAC Day, Thursday, 25 April
  • Queen's Birthday, Monday, 10 June
  • AFL Grand Final Holiday, Friday, 27 September
  • Melbourne Cup, Tuesday, 5 November
  • Christmas Day, Wednesday, 25 December
  • Boxing Day, Thursday, 26 December
  • New Year's Day, Wednesday, 1 January 2020