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Experience a once in a life time encounter with the

Penguin Passport


Penguin Passport is your ticket to a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with SEA LIFE Melbourne's colony of sub-Antarctic penguins.
Time: Monday - Sunday at 2:00pm
Duration: 45 minutes
Capacity: 4 People

Suit up into our Antarctic snow gear and get set for your 45 minute penguin encounter tour!

The Penguin Passport experience takes you onto the ice where you have the exclusive opportunity to get up close to our colony of majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins. You will also have the opportunity to go behind the scenes and see the penguin food preparation and veterinary areas, as well as how the state-of-the-art exhibit maintains its sub-zero temperatures.

Book this experience for a specific date now or purchase an experience gift voucher valid for 12 months.


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Individual Ticket: $149

(14+ Years)

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Gift Vouchers

An unforgettable gift!

Treat a loved one to a truly unique experience with Penguin Passport.

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Merlin Annual Pass Prices

Individual Ticket: $111.75

(14+ Years) To obtain the special Merlin Annual Pass holder price you will need to enter your pass number when prompted in the web store AND present your pass on arrival at the aquarium on the day of your booking.

Book with Merlin Annual Pass

Already have a Penguin Passport Gift Voucher?

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Available Tour Times

You can join our Penguin Passport tours Monday - Sunday at 2:00pm.

Read Before Booking Online

When booking your Penguin Passport experience in our online ticket store you'll be required to formally acknowledge the general booking terms and conditions.

  • You must not come into contact with birds 24 hours prior to your Penguin Passport experience
  • If you experience Flu/Cold/Gastro/Respiration infection within 48 hours of your experience, you will need to call us to reschedule
  • No jewellery, watches, mobile phones or cameras can be taken on tour
  • If you have trouble navigating stairs, please let us know in advance BEFORE making your booking online
  • You MUST wear/bring socks on the day of your experience. Failure to do this may result in the tour being cancelled. 
  • Please arrive no later than 30min before your Penguin Passport start time.

Penguin Passport Experience

Venture on the ice with our penguins


Per Person
  • Get up close to our cheeky Gentoo and King penguins
  • A truly unique 45 minute on-the-ice experience (age 14+)
  • All day aquarium admission included

Penguin Passport Gift Voucher

A truly unique gift experience



Per Person
  • Get up close to our cheeky Gentoo and King penguins
  • A truly unique 45 minute on-the-ice experience (age 14+)
  • All day aquarium admission included