"Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World" Kelly Tarltons Underwater World Tip by aramat

  King penguins (from kellytarltons.co.nz)
by aramat
 
 

The Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World is an amazing visitor experience, I had a great time there. There is an excellent underwater tunnel where it's almost like being in the middle of the ocean, surrounded by sharks, stingrays and other kinds of marine life. But what I liked most was the replica of Robert Scott's hut used in his South Pole expedition, it feels very authentic. And I also loved to see the penguins from the snowcat ride: they are such incredible creatures. When I was there, the King penguin colony had a chick who was already as large as the adults, but still had a baby's fluffy brown feathers. It was a very funny sight, like a penguin dressed in a costume.

Address: 23 Tamaki Drive
Directions: Orakei, about 6 km from downtown Auckland
Phone: 0800 - 805 050 toll free
Website: http://kellytarltons.co.nz

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 22, 2003
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