Kelly Tarlton’s


Where: 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland, 1071

When: *Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday*

9.30am – 5.00pm Thursday to Monday (last admission 3.30pm)

Kelly’s is open 7 days a week during New Zealand School Holidays

19th December 2020 to 3st1 Jan 2021
17th April 2020 to 02nd May 2021
10th July 2021 to 25th July 2021
02nd October 2021 to 17th October 2021
21st December 2021 to 30th January 2022


Airport: Approx 45 minutes 
Coach terminal: 10 minutes from central Auckland
Drive: Approx 10 minutes drive from central Auckland



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Helpful Tip: The sea life aquarium is now cashless so ensure you have a bank card when visiting

Opened in 1985 Kelly Tarlton should be one of the top things to do in Auckland and there will be something to peak the interest of both the young and the old.

Located minutes from Auckland CBD, Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium is home to marine animals from hundreds of various species, including sharks, penguins, turtles, stingrays, seahorses, tuatara and many more.

This establishment is known as the only turtle rescue centre in New Zealand.

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