Stop 3: Kelly Tarlton’s

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Set on Auckland’s waterfront just moments from the famous Mission Bay, Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium is one of Auckland’s top visitor attractions!

Kelly Tarlton’s showcases over 30 live animal exhibits, from over 80 different species in spectacular habitat displays, including the world’s largest Antarctic penguin colony exhibit and amazing underwater viewing tunnels.

Kelly Tarlton’s Features

See New Zealand’s unique aquatic life up close, including New Zealand’s largest collection of sharks, gigantic stingrays, and beautiful seahorses. The stunning new Seahorse Kingdom exhibit features the world’s only display of spiny sea dragons, while other displays include New Zealand’s only live jellyfish display, tropical fish, bizarre crustaceans and much, much more.

And don’t forget the fantastic Animal Adventures, offering unique and thrilling ‘up close’ underwater encounters. You can also head out onto the ice to get up close to Antarctic penguins with a Penguin Discovery encounter.

Visiting Kelly Tarlton’s

We recommend giving yourself at least 1 –2 hours for this attraction to make the most of your time exploring all the exhibits.

The entrance for Kelly Tarlton’s is near our bus stop, but the exit is at the other end of the carpark. Because of this you’ll need to allow a few minutes extra to get back to the bus stop on time.

Kelly Tarlton’s website

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24 Hour Pass
Adult
Child
Explorer Bus
+ Kelly Tarlton’s
$75
(saving $21)
$40
(saving $13.50)
Explorer Bus
+ Kelly Tarlton’s
+ Museum
$95
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Explorer Bus
+ Kelly Tarlton’s
+ Sky Tower
$100
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48 Hour Pass
Adult
Child
Explorer Bus
+ Kelly Tarlton’s
+ Museum
$105
(saving $26)
$60
(saving $13.50)
Explorer Bus
+ Kelly Tarlton’s
+ Sky Tower
$110
(saving $25)
$60
(saving $15.50)
Explorer Bus
+ Kelly Tarlton’s
+ Museum
+ Sky Tower
$130
(saving $25)
$70
(saving $15.50)
Stop Info
Bus Timetable
First bus 9.15am, last bus 4.15pm
Location
23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei
Opening Hours
9:30am - 5pm daily (Last entry 4pm)
Access
Full access, including wheelchairs
Toilets
Toilet facilities available inside

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