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SEA LIFE Melbourne
King Street
Melbourne VIC

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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)
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Merlin Annual PAss

Big Savings & Unlimited Entry

Purchase Your Annual Pass

Merlin Annual Pass 1st Purchase

Unlock unlimited entry to 11 attractions
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Family Price (per person)
  • 12 months entry to 11 attractions including LEGOLAND Discovery Centre
  • Access on all days and all times, including public holidays
  • Discounts on experiences, food, beverages and much more!


The Merlin Annual Pass gives you unlimited entry for 12 months to 11 fantastic attractions across Australia and New Zealand including:

  • Victoria: SEA LIFE Melbourne, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne & Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
  • New South Wales: SEA LIFE Sydney, WILD LIFE Sydney, Madame Tussauds Sydney, Sydney Tower Eye 
  • Queensland: SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, WILD LIFE Hamilton Island 
  • Auckland: SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

Merlin Annual Passholders are entitled to HEAPS of amazing discounts and benefits including:

  • 25% off friends and family (up to 4 guests per visit)
  • 20% off Shark Dive Xtreme
  • 20% off Penguin Passport 
  • 10% off select retail product items
  • 20% off food and beverage 
  • $2 regular coffee or tea 

Discounted entry to special events such as LEGOLAND Discovery Centre After Dark and special ticketed SEA LIFE Melbourne events 

See the full list of terms and conditions and Merlin Annual Pass VIP benefits here.

Renew Your Pass

Merlin Annual Pass Renewal

Access to 11 attractions in Australia & NZ
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  • For previous/existing Merlin Annual Pass holders only
  • 12 months unlimited entry to 11 attractions
  • Discounts on experiences, food, beverages and much more!

Aquarium Annual Pass Upgrade

12 months unlimited entry to 11 attractions
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  • 12 months unlimited entry to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium & 10 attractions
  • Discounts on experiences, food, beverages and much more!
  • Skip the queues with express Annual Pass attraction entry

Annual Pass FAQs

When you purchase your pass here on the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium website you will need to collect the pass from the aquarium.

Merlin Annual Passes are valid for 365 days from the date of collection. For passes purchased online, you have 7 days to collect your pass from the date of purchase.

We are currently unable to send out passes purchased online by post. All passes purchased on this website must be collected from the aquarium. You must visit SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium first when purchasing your pass on this website.

Free entry is not valid for Underwater Zoo Education programs, Ocean Ranger program, events, group bookings or birthday parties at SEA LIFE Melbourne or any other attraction. 

Annual passes are not transferable and are valid for entry for 365 days from date of purchase online.

The Merlin Annual Pass is not transferable.

All existing Melbourne Aquarium Annual Pass holders are able to upgrade to a Merlin Annual Price for a special discounted rate from 25 March 2019. 

To upgrade your pass online you will need to select the upgrade pass product option above and then enter your current/expired annual pass card number when prompted in the online ticket store. You will be issued with a new card/s upon arrival at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. You must visit SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium first when purchasing your pass on this website.

Once a Melbourne Aquarium Annual Pass reaches its expiry date, the Annual Pass holder will qualify for a special renewal offer provided that he or she renews their Annual Pass within 8 weeks of expiry and is able to present their expired Annual Pass when making the renewal. The Validity Period for the new Annual Pass will commence on the ‘valid until’ date of the expired Annual Pass.

An Annual Pass that is not renewed within 8 weeks of expiration will no longer qualify for the renewal rate and the full price of a new Annual Pass will be chargeable.