Come and visit New Zealand's National Aquarium and get up close and personal to our wide range of saltwater, freshwater and land animal exhibits from Aotearoa and around the world.
In order to manage capacities General Admission tickets are valid for 8 weeks from the date of purchase, and are non-transferable and non-refundable. Please ensure you do not purchase tickets outside of this time frame.
Get up close and personal with our world-famous Little Penguins in person or through a Zoom encounter, experience our Native Icons Tour, or book a themed birthday party for your little ocean explorers!
Minimum age for Tours and Encounters is 6 years. Children under 14 years must be accompanied by a paying adult that is part of the encounter - please ensure you are able to meet this condition before purchasing tickets for children. Due to the limited nature of our encounters and birthdays - bookings are strictly non refundable.
The Aquarium Shop stocks a carefully curated selection of homewares, jewellery, books, wildlife toys and environmentally focused products and gifts, with every purchase contributing to the care and wellbeing of our wildlife.
Give the perfect gift every time with a National Aquarium gift voucher!
Simply set the amount you would like on the voucher; the recipient can then use the gift voucher to purchase from a selection of aquarium experiences, events, membership, retail or admission entry.