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Tour Code:GHS007

SEA LIFE Melbourne

SEA LIFE Melbourne takes you on an interactive ocean adventure filled with amazing discovery around every corner.

Discover your inner adventurer as you dive through the depths of the ocean, before waddling your way to the icy cool waters of Antarctica, home to the regal King and cheeky Gentoo penguins.

Regular opening hours

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

Weekends, School Holidays and Public Holidays
10:00am – 5:30pm (last entry 4:30pm)

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.


King Street corner, Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Daily talks and feed times

Meet the Locals!

  • WHEN: 10:30am daily
  • WHERE: Bay of Rays

Tales of the Sea

  • WHEN: 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm daily
  • WHERE: Oceanarium

The Story of Pinjarra

  • WHEN: 11:00am, 2:00pm and 4:00pm daily
  • WHERE: Croc Lair

Meet the Keeper

  • WHEN: Meet the Keeper – 11:30am daily
  • WHERE: Penguin Playground

Rainforest Discovery

  • WHEN: -12:00pm daily
  • WHERE: Rainforest Adventure

Secrets of the Seahorse

  • WHEN: 12:30pm and 3:00pm daily
  • WHERE: Seahorse Pier

Journey on the Reef

  • WHEN: 1:30pm daily
  • WHERE: Coral Atoll

Tentacle Talk

  • WHEN: 12.30pm and 2.30pm daily.

Turtle Teatime

  • WHEN: 2:30pm daily
  • WHERE: Rainforest Adventure

Antarctic Adventures

  • WHEN: 1:30pm and 3:30pm daily
  • WHERE: Penguin Playground




Penguin Passport is your ticket to a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with SEA LIFE Melbourne’s colony of sub-Antarctic penguins.

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.

What’s included?

AGES 14+ (Guests between the age of 14-16 must be accompanied by a paying adult (18+) also participating in the tour)

  • A 45 minute unique experience
  • Go behind the scenes and learn how we take care of our King and Gentoo Penguins
  • Suit up in our snow gear and go on the ice with the colony in their habitat
  • All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium included

Important Information

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.



What is Shark Dive Xtreme?

A face-to-fin experience like no other; our Shark Dive Xtreme is a rare diving experience where you are guaranteed an underwater encounter with sharks.

Dive in to meet our resident Grey Nurse Shark, Blacktip Reef Sharks, Sandbar Whalers,

Largetooth Sawfish, MASSIVE rays, Groupers, multiple species of Cod and more. Some of our sharks are up to 3 metres in size!

What’s included?

AGES 14+

  • 60 minute introduction to scuba diving, briefing and training session
  • 30 minute dive time with our creatures of the deep
  • All dive equipment & wetsuit
  • All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Further Details

Please carefully read the below list of medical conditions that may prohibit you from taking part in the Shark Dive for your own safety.

  • Asthma
  • Heart Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Chest Conditions including Pneumothorax
  • Sinus Conditions
  • Ear problems/surgery
  • High blood pressure
  • Pregnancy (pregnant women are not permitted to dive)

If you suffer from or have suffered from any of the above medical conditions OR If you suffer from any other medical conditions, including recent injuries, surgeries or psychological conditions then you will be required to obtain a fully completed medical clearance from

A QUALIFIED DIVE DOCTOR prior to booking in for the dive.



Melbourne Aquarium:

Adult:Original $44    Now $42

Child (3-12yrs) :Original $30  Now $28


Upgrade :

Shark Dive Xtreme (14yrs Above) Original $319   Now $317

Penguin Passport (Face to Face 45 Minutes)(14yrs Above)  Original $159 Now $157


You may choose to upgrade the Combo 2 pass By clicking here 【Melbourne】Sealife+Legoland Discovery Centre Combo Ticket



Please insert the contact number and the leader name in the Billing Details after you check out .

We will send you the Entrance ticket voucher within 24hrs.


Travel Advice:

  • Travel Insurance is strongly recommended. With the traveller who purchased with Delightful Travel. We will offer 20% off on your insurance.


Cancellation Policy:

Non Refundable , For Trips affected By COVID-19, it can be extended within 12 Months to use the credit. Fare Difference will be charged for High season.

Terms and Condition

Please makes sure you read the Terms and Condition Before you place the Booking.

All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and include GST

Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (18+) for the duration of the tour