Open 9:30am - 5pm daily. Last entries 4pm. 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland

News &
Updates

All the latest news and updates from Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium, Auckland.

21
Aug
2014
Support Marine Education in Schools
Help fund Young Ocean Explorers resources in every classroom in New Zealand...
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07
Aug
2014
Kelly Tarltons supports LEARNZ
Antarctica - cool in action - will launch in October...
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25
Jul
2014
Schools Competition
Win a private cinema screening of Paddington for your class!...
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22
Jun
2014
Family Sleepover Now Open for Bookings!
This July, stay overnight with the family at Kelly Tarlton's...
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19
Jun
2014
Mermaid Finale
See our real life mermaid for the last time!...
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13
Jun
2014
Meet the Experts
On 21-22 June, we're sharing our knowledge with you...
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11
Jun
2014
Water Safety with Kelly Tarlton's
A Very Important Penguin Visit this Sunday...
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05
Jun
2014
The Last 55 - World Oceans Day 2014
Receive a 55% discount on entry this weekend...
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28
May
2014
A Royal Birthday this weekend
Toddy the King is turning 26...
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05
May
2014
Turtle Shellfie Competition
You could win a holiday worth up to $3,500 ...
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15
Apr
2014
Annual Member Benefits
There's more reasons to be an annual member than just repeat visits...
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14
Apr
2014
Holiday Behind the Scenes Tours
Find out how the magic is created these holidays...
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10
Apr
2014
An Unexpected Penguin Encounter
Read what happened during one customer's Penguin Discovery...
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09
Apr
2014
Science Week Teacher Preview Evening
Inviting all teachers for a free guided tour and presentation...
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03
Apr
2014
What's on these holidays
Underwater Easter Egg Trail and much more...
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03
Apr
2014
Aquarium Access 6 April
During the Auckland Triathlon, Kelly Tarltons is open as normal...
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06
Mar
2014
Sea you later Stacey
Kelly Tarlton's staff return a rescued sea turtle back to the wild...
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05
Mar
2014
Sunday 9 March Opening Hours
Due to Round the Bays, we will be open from midday - 5pm on Sunday 9 March...
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24
Feb
2014
Sea Turtle Rescue
Come and see the Green Sea Turtles before they are released back to the wild...
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13
Feb
2014
Open Late on Sunday!
Spend an evening at Kelly Tarlton's this Sunday...
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28
Jan
2014
SEA WEEK 2014 Beach Clean-up
Help protect our marine life by helping clean up our beach...
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24
Jan
2014
Shark Mission Snap Saturdays
The best poses will win a Family Pass...
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18
Jan
2014
Kelly Tarlton's turns 29
Celebrate on January 19...
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14
Jan
2014
Ice-Cold Creche
Baby gentoo penguins doing well in the nursery...
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14
Jan
2014
19 January - Late Opening
The aquarium will be open midday - 7.30pm...
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10
Jan
2014
Snap up our January Activities!
The whole family will love the sharky fun at Kelly Tarlton’s....
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03
Jan
2014
The Shark Tooth Fairy
Our Sharks are Getting a VIP Visit on January 4...
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18
Dec
2013
Merry Fish-mas!
Santa is coming to Kelly Tarlton's this weekend!...
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26
Nov
2013
Kelly Tarlton's Open Late Tonight
Kelly Tarlton's will be open until 6pm today...
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22
Nov
2013
Shark Weeks - Get involved
Celebrate one of the world's most misunderstood creatures...
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14
Nov
2013
Win an Xbox One!
Visitors to the aquarium this week can go into the draw to win one of two Xbox One consoles...
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11
Nov
2013
Shark Finning Ban Announced
National Action Plan Launched 10 November 2013...
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29
Oct
2013
Auckland Marathon 2013 - Road Closure
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18
Oct
2013
Teacher Preview Week
Teachers enter FREE during Teacher Preview Week...
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02
Oct
2013
School Holiday KiwiYo Offer
A tasty partnership!...
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24
Sep
2013
School Holiday Fun
Win with Wild Republic...
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17
Sep
2013
Great School Holiday Activities
Explore Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium with Ocean Quest...
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12
Sep
2013
The Man Behind The Dream
Auckland Heritage Festival...
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26
Aug
2013
Photos of the Week
Take a look at what's been happening here this week...
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22
Aug
2013
Free Entry for Dad
This Father's Day...
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24
Jul
2013
A Different Kind of Donation
The feel good story of the month...
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20
Jul
2013
School Holiday Fun
Great activities all school holidays...
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11
Jul
2013
School Holiday Colouring Competition
Win a Pillow Pet...
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03
Jul
2013
School Holiday Public Sleepover
Sleep with the sharks...
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01
Jul
2013
Get Up Close
With our great experience offers...
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16
May
2013
World Turtle Day
Celebrated with new education initiative ...
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16
May
2013
Meet Dr. Turtle
Talk on Sea Turtles ...
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03
May
2013
Mother's Day
Mums go free AND you can win with our amazing competition!...
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22
Apr
2013
ANZAC Day Offer
Veterans and service personnel visit FREE on ANZAC Day...
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19
Apr
2013
New Clownfish Creature Feature
See over 250 clownfish in our amazing new exhibit...
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25
Mar
2013
Egg-citing Easter Entertainment
The Easter Bunny goes swimming at Kelly Tarlton’s...
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18
Mar
2013
Easter Holidays 2013
Check out what’s on at Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium this Easter...
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12
Mar
2013
Beach Clean Up Story
A Young Explorer's account...
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04
Mar
2013
Beach Clean Up
We hosted a beach clean-up for Seaweek...
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19
Feb
2013
Turtle Release
Find out more about how we returned 5 turtles to the wild...
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16
Jan
2013
Customer Notice
Road Closures around Kelly Tarlton's on January 20th...
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07
Jan
2013
NEW: Baby Penguins
Breeding Programme Success at Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium...
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03
Dec
2012
NEW: Summer Activities
New experiences on offer this summer at Kelly Tarlton's......
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16
Nov
2012
Discovery Channel Shark Week
Shark Week runs from from 24th Nov - 9th Dec 2012...
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06
Nov
2012
Honour for Aquarium Founder
Kelly Tarlton inducted to the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame...
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25
Oct
2012
Customer Notice - Shuttle Service Info
Info on minor alterations to our shuttle service on 28th Oct ...
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22
Oct
2012
Customer Notice - Closure
We will be closed all day on Monday 22nd October...
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04
Oct
2012
Mermaid in the Ocean Discovery Tank
Mahina the Mermaid explores the new Ocean Discovery tank...
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28
Sep
2012
SEA LIFE Aquarium revealed
8 new themed zones featuring an all-new walk-through penguin encounter...
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24
Sep
2012
Less than 1 week to go until SEA LIFE launch!
On Saturday we'll open our doors as Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium...
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19
Sep
2012
Teacher Preview Week
FREE entry to NZ teachers on World Teachers Day...
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19
Sep
2012
10 Days 'til Launch!
The finishing touches are going in - find out more...
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17
Sep
2012
Join our Beach Clean-up
Join us on Sunday 4 March for a Sea Week-inspired cleaning spree!...
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12
Sep
2012
Young Explorers Competiton
We want to find 10 aquatic-loving Young Explorers!...
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05
Sep
2012
Turtle Rehabilitation
Kelly Tarlton's helps sick and injured turtles...
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29
Aug
2012
Countdown to Relaunch
The all new Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium is nearly here...
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04
Jul
2012
We're Changing
Kelly Tarlton's is undergoing a major transformation......
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20
Jun
2012
Weird & Wonderful
This July see Weird & Wonderful animals at Kelly Tarlton’s! ...
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17
Apr
2012
It’s baby animal season!
Kelly Tarlton's is awash with babies for these school holidays...
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05
Apr
2012
Easter At Kelly Tarlton’s
We're open throughout the Easter school holidays ...
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19
Mar
2012
It’s baby animal season!
Kelly Tarlton's is awash with babies for these school holidays...
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20
Feb
2012
Endangered Turtles Released!
Check out the footage of our recent endangered turtle release...
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20
Feb
2012
King Penguin Chicks
It's baby season again at Kelly Tarlton's!...
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20
Feb
2012
Join our Beach Clean-up
Join us on Sunday 4 March for a Sea Week-inspired cleaning spree!...
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