SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

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Corner King and Flinders Streets
Melbourne, VIC 3000


Would you like to create a splash with your next event? Looking for a venue to host a corporate function or private party? SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium can provide the perfect backdrop.

With several areas to choose from the aquarium is able to accommodate a wide range of functions and events, from the small and intimate to the large and extravagant - all delivered with our trademark creative flair and highly personalised service.

Whether it's a gala ball, corporate cocktail evening, an office Christmas party, a 40th birthday, a wedding - or any type of function whatsoever - our experienced team will guarantee to make it an event to remember for you and your guests.

Venue Capacities

Minimum Capacity 10Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$
Maximum Capacity 1500Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$
Maximum Standing 1500Conference - Day package$
Maximum Table Seating 420ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 250Per Room$

Notes Relating to Venue Capacities:

The Fish Bowl invites intimate gatherings to get up close with sharks and stingrays. The Coral Atoll caters for large functions and offers an amazing floor to ceiling coral reef. The Upper Deck allows guests to relax with a cocktail on the deck overlooking the city and river, while the Yarra Room also offers the same excellent views. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium has an event planning team who are specialists at tailoring an event for your specific needs. Our onsite kitchen team prepare contemporary menus that are influenced by Melbourne's culture and use seasonal and local produce. The level of service is flexible, ranging from formal banquet dinners to casual cocktail parties.  

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Fish Bowl  200    100                
Coral Atoll  700    420    250            
Upper Deck  250    60                
Antarctica  250    60                
Yarra Room  120    120                
Entire Venue (different levels)  1500                    

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  yes
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  yes
Underage Events:  yes
18th Birthdays:  yes
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  yes

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  until 1am

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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