Penguin Passport - SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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Gentoo Penguins
King Penguins

What To Expect

Embark on an amazing sub-Antarctic journey into the world of the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins. Go behind the scenes for a look into this state-of-the-art exhibit simulating the penguins' natural habitat - the coldest, windiest and driest continent in the world.


  • Suit up in Antarctic snow gear and visit a colony of majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins

  • Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of the penguins and their sub-zero habitat

  • Guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 3 participants to maintain quality and an intimate feel

  • Dedicated to providing a sustainable environment contributing to education, conservation and biodiversity


Behind-the-Scenes Tours
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SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
45 minutes
daily at 1:30 PM
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Maximize your underwater adventure through SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium's Amazing Aquatic Experiences offering with the Penguin Passport, your ticket to an unforgettable encounter with sub-Antarctic penguins.

Suit up in snow gear and step on the ice to visit the Aquarium's colony of majestic King penguins and cheeky Gentoo penguins. Go behind-the-scenes and get a glimpse into how the state-of-the-art exhibit works, from the penguin food preparation and veterinary areas to how the exhibit maintains sub-zero degree temperatures.


  • Snow gear (ski suit, footwear, gloves)

  • 30 minute back of house tour

  • 15 minutes on ice penguin encounter

  • Admission to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks

Please Note

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 3 guests per departure.

  • Participants must be at least 14 years old.

  • Dress in warm clothing. The ski suits will be worn over your clothing, therefore skirts and dresses are not advisable.

  • Cameras, video equipment, jewellery and hair accessories are not allowed on the ice.

  • This tour must be booked at least 48 hours in advance.

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is open from 09:30 to 18:00 every day of the year. Last admission is one hour prior to closing time. It is recommended you allot approximately 2 to 2.5 hours for your journey through the aquarium.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 7 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 6 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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