My girls loved Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium it is great for all ages. My eldest Laila loved watching the penguins swim, she watched them dart around the water for ages, the penguins also had a land/ice area where they could waddle around. Check out the footage below.
My younger daughter Scarlett loved watching the turtles swim around, this had a lot to do with the fact we have a turtle here at home (Ninja). In the video below you can see the turtles from Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium swimming around, you also get to see there crocodile lazying about.
The first tank/Aquarium you see when you walk in Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is the Bay of Rays, the rays get right up to the glass and the surface, the glass is only about 1.5m high so if it wasn’t for the no touching the animals rule you could easily reach out and touch them. Check them out.
The major focal point of Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is what is know as Mermaid Garden. a 2.2 million litre Oceanarium you walk through perspex roofed tunnels into a large centre room where you are surrounded by the tank all you need to do is stand there as huge stingrays, massive sharks and hundreds of multi-coloured marine creatures swim by.
One last video to share with you from Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, the cuttlefish, check out the colour changes in the fish similar to what looks like a pulse
While we were there we also took in a 4D movie based around the characters from the movie Ice Age, a great experience, we also found Nemo, seen some eels, starfish, seahorses and heaps of coral.
I am sure next time we are back in Melbourne as a family we will go back there, the girls loved it, its easy to get to great to get around and right in the city so super easy to plan the rest of your day from should you not spend all day there.
Have you been to Sea Life or another aquarium would love to get your thoughts