Kelly Tarlton's Sealife Aquarium

Explore the sub zero Antarctic Landscape in a snow cat and see real ice, snow and real penguins. Then journey beneath the sea to come face to face with fierce sharks and hundreds of fish.

Located 6km from Downtown Auckland, on the scenic waterfront Tamaki Drive. Open 9.30am - 5.00pm, 7 days.

The regular Free Shuttle Service is as follows:

  • 7 days a week Kelly Tarlton's operates a FREE shuttle service from downtown Auckland!
  • Shuttle departs from 172 Quay Street (opposite the downtown ferry terminal).
  • The shuttle runs hourly on the HALF hour from 9:30am until 3:30pm, with the final pick up from downtown being at 3:30pm.


Please note: after the 3:30pm pick up there are no return drop offs - however there is a public bus stop close by. Shuttle service may be subject to change depending on traffic and circumstances.

Description & Highlights

Explore the sub zero Antarctic Landscape in a snow cat and see real ice, snow and real penguins. Then journey beneath the sea to come face to face with fierce sharks and hundreds of fish.

Located 6km from Downtown Auckland, on the scenic waterfront Tamaki Drive. Open 9.30am - 5.00pm, 7 days.

The regular Free Shuttle Service is as follows:

  • 7 days a week Kelly Tarlton's operates a FREE shuttle service from downtown Auckland!
  • Shuttle departs from 172 Quay Street (opposite the downtown ferry terminal).
  • The shuttle runs hourly on the HALF hour from 9:30am until 3:30pm, with the final pick up from downtown being at 3:30pm.


Please note: after the 3:30pm pick up there are no return drop offs - however there is a public bus stop close by. Shuttle service may be subject to change depending on traffic and circumstances.

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