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Address: The Promenade, Blackpool FY1 5AA, England
Phone Number: +44 1253 621258
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Description: Showcasing more than 50 dazzling displays and more than 2,000 spectacular...
Showcasing more than 50 dazzling displays and more than 2,000 spectacular aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, colourful reef fish, octopus, rays and sea horses, SEA LIFE Blackpool is the perfect way to experience the wonders of underwater life without getting wet. Explore the magic of the world's oceans and journey from the coast and sandy shallows of the great British shoreline to the equatorial rainforest of the Amazon and into the tropical depths of the ocean.
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A nice place

We had a nice time here, we were looking forward to the shark feeding although it wasn't as exciting as we thought it would be. They weren't up to a show and the kids didn't find... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Kirsty M
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We had a nice time here, we were looking forward to the shark feeding although it wasn't as exciting as we thought it would be. They weren't up to a show and the kids didn't find that as interesting but very much enjoyed the lego hunt. It was nice enough, enjoyed the quick visit, and was slightly entertaining.

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West Yorkshire
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3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Very dirty very expensive was in and out within an hour. Won't go again. Only saw one member of staff inside until we got to the shop. They need a deep clean

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Rachel S, General Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit. Our guest satisfaction survey says that 95% of our guests are satisfied with the cleanliness of our attraction, so I am surprised that you feel differently. We have 64 displays, thousands a fish, hourly talks and feeds, a long with lots of activities for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Found this place very interesting we took the behind the scenes tour and the kids enjoyed learning about what the sea creatures are fed and how breeding is done.. We will be defiantly returning as we won't to dive with the sharks.

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BSL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. I'm glad you opted to go on our Behind The Scenes tour and was able to learn about some of our many breeding programmes which we currently have in place. Our teams do great work in both breeding and protecting some amazing animals so it's great when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Another enjoyable afternoon here. Lots to see and girls enjoyed the Lego quiz. Displays were well laid out. Best part was the shark tunnel. Will return.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Wasn't much to see as we never really saw any of the sea life and the queue to get in was lengthy and was expensive to enter.

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BSL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hi, There is plenty to see throughout the centre with over 2000 creautures currently on display including Nurse and Bowmouth guitar sharks, seahorses, cow nose rays, a giant japanese spider crab and giant pacific octopus just to name a few. The majority of our guests report that our queue times are more than acceptable even during our busiest periods so... More 

Bedlington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Okay but have seen better..... nothing really exciting, Kids enjoyed looking for missing lego pieces than watching the sea creatures

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BSL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your review. It's a shame that you feel our displays weren't very exciting. Some of our sharks are over 2 metres long and can be seen up close in our walk through shark tunnel. Along with this we have the largest Japanese Spider crab in captivity measuring 10ft 2" from claw to claw. Our new stingray adventure... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

To begin with its a little over priced paying on the door, fortunately we were advised to book online through their website, which brought the cost down to £30 for our family of three. as it was a rather wet day outside we knew it was going to be busy at the aquarium but the staff kept letting more and... More 

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BSL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. I'm glad you were able to book your tickets online in advance, we do always recommend our guests do so to obtain a 20% discount on all tickets. During summer holidays and rainy days we are naturally busier than usual, however many of our guests report that we do a great job of managing... More 

Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It is a good learning experience to learn different things about these under water creatures some we did not even know anything about.The underwater tank with the sharks was good

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BSL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your feedback. We try to ensure our displays are informative for guests of all ages so that there is always something for everyone to learn. Our walk through tunnel is certainly impressive and a great way of getting up closer to our sharks. Thanks you and hopefully we will see you again in the future. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Having never been to a Sealife centre before, me and my partner decided to try it for the day whilst on holiday in Blackpool. We pre-paid for tickets and it was £13 each. We also paid the £3 each for the 'behind the scenes tour'. Although there isn't enough to do to last the whole day, it certainly is an... More 

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BSL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your great feedback. I'm glad you were able to take advantage of our discounted tickets by booking online in advance, we always encourage all guests to do so to make a saving. Our feeding sessions are an excellent way of gaining a greater understanding of our animals too so I'm glad you managed to attend a... More 

Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed seeing all the species of fish. Well organised and helpful members of staff there. A bit crowded in places and the shop is quite expensive.

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BSL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for reviewing your visit with us. I'm delighted that you found our staff members helpful during your visit, I will ensure your comments are passed on to the team. We are naturally busier during the summer holiday period however we do our best to control any queues and ensure there are plenty of staff in and around the... More 

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Address: The Promenade, Blackpool FY1 5AA, England
Phone Number: +44 1253 621258
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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