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Getting There


Melbourne Aquarium is a short walk from either Flinders or Southern Cross train stations.


The Melbourne Aquarium tram stop is located on the free City Circle Tram route and also routes 70 and 75.

Free Shuttle Bus

The Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle is a Free bus service, stopping at key tourist attractions. Running daily, every 15 minutes from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

For further information on bus, train and tram services please contact MetLink on 13 1638 or visit www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au.

Car Parking

While there is no public car parking at Melbourne Aquarium, there are several public car parking facilities available only a short walk away.

Visitors parking at 474 Flinders Street can collect a rebate ticket from our front desk which can be redeemed.

General Info

Family Days Out in Melbourne

As one of Victoria's leading family and tourist attractions, we offer entertainment for young and old alike. Walk underwater through the glass viewing tunnels and see Australia's marine life like never before! Come within inches of huge sharks, rays and turtles and see some of the remarkable marine and freshwater animals that Australia is famous for.

Best Price Guarantee on Melbourne Aquarium Tickets

Book your tickets in advance here on the official Melbourne Aquarium website and save up to 20%, compared to standard prices!

Top of the list of things to do in Melbourne

Whether you're a local looking for family activities in Melbourne, or if you're just visiting Victoria on holiday, Melbourne Aquarium is a must-see visitor attraction.


Our Amazing Aquatic Experience packages provide visitors with the opportunity to maximise their underwater adventure, with several new, behind-the-scene offerings all at Melbourne's premier award-winning tourist attraction.

Shark Dive Xtreme takes you into the main oceanarium with our sharks, while Penguin Passport takes you out onto the ice to meet our King and Gentoo Penguins.

Roll your sleeves up and feed the fish, or take one of our Aquarist Programs and see what else it takes to look after animals - it's more than just feeding the fish!

The Access All Areas Tour gives you an exclusive look behind-the-scenes, whilst Ocean Rangers is an action-packed day of fun for the kids.

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Melbourne Aquarium offers four amazing worlds filled with beautiful and unique aquatic animals.

Start your journey in the stunning Antarctic exhibit home to cheeky Gentoo and King penguins and now Australia's first Gentoo penguin chicks. Prepare to be surprised by the incredible new Seahorse Pier, then journey from River to Reef and explore the amazingly vibrant Coral Atoll.

Finish in the awe-inspiring Sharks Alive, see the 2.2 million litre Oceanarium's residents such as Grey Nurse Sharks and Sandbar Whalers - they are nothing like you have ever seen before!

Click Here for more information on the Animals and Zones.


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Please note that all tickets purchased via this website are handled by our online ticketing partner, Experience Oz. If you have any questions regarding online purchases you have made, please contact Experience Oz directly here.

Children are aged 4 - 15 yrs inclusive. 3s and under enter Free.

Concessions apply to the following groups:

  • Students, upon production of a valid Student Concession Card (international accepted)
  • Seniors upon presentation of ID to verify their age as over 65 and VIC residency
  • Carers Card holders, upon presentation of a valid Carers Card