The view from our cafe usually includes the Skytower! Escape today's miserable weather with a visit to our underwater world. The perfect rainy day out!
Today we celebrate Charles Darwin!
Charles Darwin was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.

'The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man'
Charles Darwin.
Have you experienced Amazing Creations? Create, Scan and Discover your living ocean this weekend!
We were lucky enough to host Sidharth Malhotra, at Kelly Tarlton's last year. Our beautiful penguins made him feel very welcome during his visit! Check out the highlights from Sidharth's visit to Kelly Tarlton's and New Zealand below! #SidNZ
Congratulations Karl and Bethany on your wonderful engagement! We were so happy to be apart of your special day and wish you all the best!! From the Kelly Tarlton's team :)
Today just happens to be World Penguin Awareness Day, and we were lucky enough to capture one of this season's new Gentoo chicks, Percy, experiencing water for the very first time! The recently fledged chicks are very soon to be released into the enclosure and can't wait to join the rest of the colony swimming in the pool.
Can you see the difference in the picture below?

The Great Barrier Reef is known for it's incredible colours and huge diversity of marine life! But right now, it is facing it's biggest challenge yet...Coral Bleaching! Find out what you can do to help here: [ Link ]
Coral reefs are home to animals with amazing adaptations! Help save these incredible environments by clicking the link below! [ Link ]
Happy New Year!! Bert's new year's resolution is to smile more! Tell us what's yours?!
Happy New Year Everyone! Our NEW Amazing Creations exhibit is open. Create! Scan! And discover your living ocean at Kelly Tarlton's!

Kelly Tarlton
Ja Rule popped in to visit us yesterday before performing at Mount Maunganui today - thanks for coming!
We have 10 AMAZING Disney's Moana Prize Packs to giveaway, complete with tickets to visit Kelly Tarlton's! Simply complete the following sentence!

Who is Maui? Shapeshifter, Demi-God of the wind and sea and Hero of ..........?

Leave your answers in the comments below! Good Luck
Merry Christmas Everyone! We are open as usual today - Santa is even paying us a visit at 2pm to help feed our fish!!
Season's Greetings! Kelly Tarlton's is open every day of the year from 9:30am - 5pm, including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and all public holidays.
Don't forget to create your own Amazing Creation in our new exhibit these school holidays!
With School Holidays fast approaching our NEW Amazing Creations exhibit will entertain for hours!
Draw inspiration from the tropical fish sharing the tanks with your Amazing Creation. Learn why these fish have spots, stripes, colours and shapes!

Kelly Tarlton
Use our brand new interactive screen to feed your Amazing Creation and discover hidden treasures!!