"Melbourne Aquarium" SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Tip by aussiejen

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne: 16 reviews and 30 photos

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This is Australia's only Southern Ocean Aquarium. There are 4 levels. Entry is on King Street, this leads you to the Aquarium shop, Moorings Cafe, information desk and ticket booth. You will also see cuttlefish, seadragons and giant crabs on this level.

Level one has some interactive displays for the kids. Here you will also find a billabong, mangrove and rock pools.
From here there is a ramp leading you down to the lower level. Stop and check out the Coral Atoll (floor to ceiling coral reef) and the Sea Jellies Exhibit on the way down.

Once on the lower level you are watching the "Ocean Down Under". You will see Australia's Biggest Fish Bowl with Grey Nurse Sharks, Seven Gill Sharks, Stingrays and many other fish species.
The Ocean Theatre is located on this level where various daily presentations take place.

Next level up, you can ride the Dive Simulator or take the kids to the play area.

Toilets are located on each level.

The Melbourne Aquarium is open every day of the year. A great place to take the kids for a few hours.

Address: Cnr Queenswharf Rd & King St
Directions: Opposite Crown Casino, next to the Yarra River.
Phone: 03 96200999
Website: http://www.melbourneaquarium.com.au

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 22, 2005
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