Prices & Tickets
Read through our prices below and if you want you can purchase your tickets online or a gift voucher you can give to someone for visiting the aquarium.
Please note: Children under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
National Aquarium of New Zealand Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.
All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).
|Admissions||Fee (incl GST)|
|General Admissions||Adults||$23.00||Child (from 3 up to 14 years)||$11.50||Children (under 3 years)||No Charge||Student||$21.00||Family (2 adults & up to 2 children)||$62.00||Senior Citizens (65 +) and Community Services Card holders||$16.50||Extra Child||$7.00|
|Close Encounters||Penguins (per person) (maximum of 4)||$130.00|
|Friends of the Aquarium Membership||Adult||$65.00||One Adult/One Child||$95.00||Family (2 adults and up to 2 children)||$150.00||Extra Child||$25.00|
|School Parties||Pre-school and Special Schools||$4.50||Primary||$4.50||Secondary||$6.50||Tertiary||$11.00||Extra Adult||$11.00|
|Group Discount (10 or more people)||Adult||$21.00||Child (from 3 up to 14 years)||$10.50|
|Birthday Parties||Conditions apply, and are available on request||Price on Application|
|IHC||Accompanying Caregivers||No Charge||IHC||$11.50|
|Holiday Programme||Per Person||$32.00|
|Technical Staff||Per Hour||Price On Application|
|Functions||Fee (incl GST)|
|Aquarium Exhibition Hall|
|Note: (available 7.00am to 9.00am and 5.00pm to 9.00pm, charge per hour)|
|Note: Catering, entertainment and other equipment or services are additional charges - prices on application||Charge Per Hour||$195.00||Guided tours with function - per head||$18.00|