Explore Melbourne's favourite attraction these school holidays

Get the kids off the couch and take them to explore the all new SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. With 12 amazing habitat zones to discover, it is top of the list of things to do in Melbourne!

Walk underwater through the glass viewing tunnels and see Australia’s marine life like never before. Come within inches of huge sharks, rays and turtles and see some of the remarkable marine and freshwater animals that Australia is famous for.

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Enjoy two or more nights at Crowne Plaza Melbourne with a full buffet breakfast and receive a family pass to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium for two adults and one child with our Family Getaway Package. The aquarium is just a short stroll from the hotel, making Crowne Plaza Melbourne your perfect base from which to explore the lively city these school holidays.

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*Clicking ‘BOOK NOW’ will direct you to Crowne Plaza Melbourne’s booking portal. Your special Family Getaway Package rates will be pre-populated once you have entered your dates of stay. If you would like to book for more than one child, please contact our reservation team, who can assist you in booking interconnecting/adjoining rooms (where available). Email or call +61 3 9648 2777

Check out these awesome highlights of the aquarium:

Brand New Baby Sea Turtles

Swim into SEA LIFE Melbourne this winter to meet the newest residents, four adorable baby Sea Turtles! The delightful Flatback Sea Turtle hatchlings are barely bigger than the palm of a hand but these little guys have a big adventure ahead of them.

The hatchlings are sure to make a splash, part of a conservation project to help protect the species only found in Australia and will be released back to the wild in a years’ time, once fitted with miniature solar powered satellite tags. The research from this project will be used to track their habitat use in hopes of promoting conservation and education for the plight of the Flatback Sea Turtle.

Ice Age No Time For Nuts 4-D

Join Scrat, Ice Age’s resident nut-crazed sabre-toothed squirrel, as he time travels in his zaniest adventure to date, Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4-D. Scrat battles a wonky time-machine that has zapped his beloved nut, and with buddies Manny, Diego and Sid along for the ride the laughs are right on time in this custom 4-D special effects extravaganza!

This fully immersive, high energy 9-minute show features exclusive brand new footage and is presented in high-definition 3-D projection combined with in-theatre special effects to further engage the audience.

Mermaid Garden and Croc Lair

Venture into the awe-inspiring depths of Australia’s oceans where an enchanting underwater paradise awaits. Take a moment to soak up the breathtaking panoramic view of the 2.2 million litre Oceanarium as huge stingrays, massive sharks and thousands of multi-coloured marine animals swim by. The serenade of the mermaids that sit amongst beautiful coral gardens will allow you to truly lose yourself in the magical underwater world.

From three spectacular viewing levels at Croc Lair, come face-to-face with Pinjarra – one of Australia’s largest saltwater crocodiles. It’s a full 360 degree, jaw-dropping viewing experience!

Penguin Playground

Explore a world unlike any other in Penguin Playground and marvel as the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo Penguins slip and slide across the snow-covered ice.

Interactive displays and stunning visuals will entertain and educate on everything there is to know about the Penguins natural environment – the coldest, windiest and driest continent in the world.

Terms and Conditions

The Family Getaway Package includes: Accommodation for 2 adults and 1 child. Full buffet breakfast for 2 adults and 1 child. Children dine free in Clarendon Street Grill when dining with a full-paying adult. A family pass for 2 adults and 1 child to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. If 2 rooms are booked together, the hotel will endeavour to provide adjoining rooms. To book this package with more than 1 child, please contact us directly. Email or call +61 3 9648 2777. Subject to availability. 7 days advance booking required. Interconnecting/adjoining rooms are only available on request and subject to availability. Full payment required at time of booking, non-refundable and non-amendable.

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