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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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My grandson loved it but I thought it was a bit overpriced as I had been a few years ago once you was going round it was we will get more money out of you photos,gift shop ect but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Mick S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

My grandson loved it but I thought it was a bit overpriced as I had been a few years ago once you was going round it was we will get more money out of you photos,gift shop ect but it was a day out with our grandson who really enjoyed it... The signage could do with updating to get round... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Took my 4 year old here. She enjoyed it. It was quite busy when we went but still managed to see all the fish. Took us about an hour to walk round. The gift shop was fairly priced. It cost us about £34 for a family of three, that was with discount as we bought tickets from the tourist information.

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9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

"Let's go to the SeaLife centre" they said "Ok then" I said, whilst thinking great! Small, dark space with a few fish in that will be impossible to see. I couldn't have been more wrong! This is by far THE best SeaLife Centre I have been to in the country. Disabled access and access for pushchairs is fair. The walkways... More 

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Jenn N, General Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. I am pleased your little girl enjoyed it and liked our dive log trial - it does prove popular with lots of kids and is a bit different than just circling answers. I am also pleased you found the centre accessible - we work really hard to try and ensure our displays suit people... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

went to sea life Blackpool today was descustet with price as it does not match what you can do. I felt that all I did was bump into people and get bored and fed up quickly would not recommend it to anybody. You can be in and out in less than an hour there is nothing there to make you... More 

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Jenn N, General Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately we do get busy around school holiday periods which means the centre can be quite busy however we have team members in place throughout the centre to ensure that people get see our animals and learn about the displays. In addition everyone's ticket is valid for the day and we advise that people... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the interactive rock pool but i think its too expensive and we all got bored quickly. It needs more interactive exhibits and maybe some talks and feeds. Wont be returning as feel its overpriced for what u get

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Jenn N, General Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed our rockpool area however dissapointed you didn't see the other talks and feeds we have throughout the centre. Aswell as our rockpool we have feeds half past the hour every hour and your tickets are valid all day so people can return to see certain feeds if they wish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

A very good display of marine aquarium,the tunnel was excellent. Just one thing, sometimes we became a bit lost, and had to back track on ourselves, it would be better to have directions perhaps footprints on the floor to guide us through the attraction.

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

Hello, Thank you for reviewing your visit to Blackpool SEA LIFE Centre. I'm glad you enjoyed our displays and in particular the walk-through tunnel. Hopefully you got a good view of Betty and Boris our pair of Bowmouth guitar sharks. We do have a lot of signage around the site to help guide our guests in the correct direction however... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We stumbled across here by chance, and was delighted to see they accepted 2for 1 vouchers that I had in my bag from WH Smith. The centre was small, but really interesting. Your ticket entitled you to come back on the same day, although we personally felt seeing it once was enough! Your ticket also gave you cheap access to... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. We do have many 2for1 vouchers in circulation at the moment in order to make great savings and we do always encourage guests to book online in advance as well to make a saving. I'm glad you found the centre interesting as we do have over 2000 creatures on display spread across 50 different... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Firstly this is by far the best sea life centre that I have ever been to. I was absolutely blown away by the diversity of he wildlife and trail for the children. Staff were fantastic. The underwater tunnel was amazing, really breathtaking as was the tank auditorium. I could have stayed for hours. Big downside was that there is only... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your visit with us. It's a great compliment to hear that you were blown away during your visit. We currently have over 2000 creatures on display and we do aim to theme each area accordingly. Our staff do enjoy sharing their knowledge and facts with our guests so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It's good day out of your kids like the dark. My daughter was a wee bit scared at first just because it's quite darks but it's soo beautiful with the tanks. And under the tunnel walk way is amazing also and u get to see feeding times and also can touch starfish etc it's really good :) a lot of... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit with us. I do agree that some areas appear quite dark however this is part of our theming as we aim to submerge our guests in an underwater world. Our hourly feeding displays are a great way of learning more about our animals and how we care for them so... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Loved seeing all the happy sea creatures! Good value for money book online for discount. You can hold starfish.

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

Hello, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit with us. I'm delighted that you loved seeing all of our creatures. Our cownose rays can sometimes appear to be smiling when they glide along the side of the displays and it's for this reason that they are a favourite amongst many of our guests. You can indeed hold a... More 

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