Highlights of Melbourne
Melbourne Aquarium is located overlooking the Yarra River across from
the Crown Entertainment Centre. The address is Cnr King St and Flinders
Street Melbourne Ph: (03) 9923 5999
Melbourne Aquarium has 4 levels with a range of different displays including:
Antartica - on display is Australia's only King Penguins and Gentoo Penguins in their own icy home with large swimming area.
Weird & Wonderful - a selection of some of the more unusual wildlife found in the oceans of the world including Lionfish and Stonefish, Giant Cuttlefish, Leafy Seadragons and Weedy Seadragons and Big-bellied Seahorses.
Australian Giant Cuttlefish
River to Reef - over 2 levels with the River Cave, Billabong, Lost Lagoon, Coral Atoll, Sea Jellies and the new Octopus Cove. This section includes displays of the huge Murray Cod and Giant Pacific Octopus.
Sharks Alive - a 2.2 million litre Oceanarium with sharks, stingrays, turtles and thousands of schooling fish.
Melbourne Aquarium Opening Hours:
Open everyday 9.30am - 6pm (last admission 5pm)
January 1st - January 26th 9.30am - 9pm (last admission 8pm)
Last updated 7th November 2010
King Penguins and Gentoo Penguins
Port Jackson Shark
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