Melbourne: Penguin Passport Experience at SEA LIFE

Activity provider: SEA LIFE Melbourne

Melbourne: Penguin Passport Experience at SEA LIFE

Activity provider: SEA LIFE Melbourne

From US$ 108.07 per person

Experience a 45-minute tour through the habitat of King and Gentoo penguins at Melbourne SEA LIFE Aquarium. Learn what they eat and how they are cared for by SEA LIFE's staff.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 45 minutes
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 4 participants


  • Enjoy a personal guided tour and learn more about how penguins live
  • Sit with King and Gentoo penguins on Antarctic ice
  • Learn how the state-of-the-art exhibit maintains its sub-zero temperatures
Full description
Enjoy a once-in-a-life encounter with sub-Antarctic penguins with your SEA LIFE Penguin Passport.  Join keepers behind-the-scenes to learn more about the penguins and see how the colony is cared for. Put on some Antarctic snow gear for a 45-minute journey onto the ice to sit with some King and Gentoo penguins.  Visit the food preparation and veterinary areas, learn how the state-of-the-art exhibit maintains its sub-zero temperatures; and see first-hand the high standards of attention and care the animals receive.  Make the most of the rest of the day with all-day access to the rest of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.
  • All-day admission to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
  • 45-minute penguin experience
  • Ski suit
  • Gloves
  • Footwear
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with respiratory issues
  • People with a cold
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • Masks are optional but are strongly recommended while indoors
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Meeting point

• Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, on the corner of Flinders Street and King Street. The Aquarium is on the banks of the Yarra River, opposite Crown Entertainment Complex. • Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled start time

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Cameras
  • Skirts
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Cellphones
  • Loose clothing
  • Jewelry

Know before you go

  • After booking, customers are required to select a specific timeslot for entry on the supplier's own website (full details will be sent with booking confirmation)
  • Participants aged 16 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult (18+)
  • Participants must not be in contact with other birds up to 24 hours prior to the experience
  • Participants must not have had any gastro, flu, cold, or respiratory symptoms within the last 48 hours
  • Participants must not have any open cuts or wounds
  • Participant must not have any pre-existing knee, pelvic or back injuries

Product ID: 69533