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Address: Beacon Quay | Torquay Harbourside, Torquay TQ1 2BG, England
Phone Number: 01803 202470
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Trip to the Penguins

My mrs is an animal finatic but had never been to living coasts so I took her here before heading home after a night in Torquay, safe to say PENGUINS was the highlight of her day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Somerset UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We visited last week and saw it on a beautiful day - what a fabulous place - we spent ages watching the seals and the penguins - the staff were friendly and informative - and the views were stunning. If you live in the area or are visiting make sure you go - this is a special place.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Firstly I can appreciate the great work they are doing and the staff are all really friendly. However it is very pricey and it doesn't take long to walk around and some areas were quite dirty. It was nice to see the penguins, otters seals, and other animals there was lots of information and overall we had a nice time.

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely animals a lovely day you can get so close to the animals the staff knew there stuff about the animals a lovely day had by all learnt lots deffently worth a visit and only cost me 64.00 for 3 adults and a baby including paignton zoo with zoo per ticket wow and you can visit for free within the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Very pricey.and didnt take to long to get round.ok to go once.seals therw were in the dirtest water ive seen so we xcouldnt see them swimming.the whole place was dirty and not very nice

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Living Coasts is very interesting to see the Penguins, otters, seals birds and fish. The staff are passionate with this venture. Well worth seeing.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Visited at the beginning of April. 2015. This was our second visit ( last here two years ago) and it certainly did not disappoint. A lovely selection of Marine wildlife on display, with well informed keepers / staff, in a wonderful location overlooking the Bay. Time it right and you will not only get to the animals fed but also... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Clean, airy, happy environment for birds & sea creatures! Little one loved 'Gemini' the baby seal! Staff were friendly too!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A relatively small place, but beautifully designed and so much to see! Highlights were watching the Macaroni Penguins swimming and jumping around in the water, and then we saw them being fed along with their fellow residents the African Penguins - lovely to be so close to the birds. The Tufted Puffins were very entertaining too. The staff are friendly... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My mrs is an animal finatic but had never been to living coasts so I took her here before heading home after a night in Torquay, safe to say PENGUINS was the highlight of her day, well worth the money to see the smile on her face

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Superb facility. Animals/birds are so well kept and the feeding time talks are really well done and suitable for all ages. i loved it and so did my 9 year old daughter. cafe at the end has a fabulous view of Tirbay and it was lovely sitting out on the terrace on a sunny day We would go again.

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