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Address: The Promenade, Blackpool FY1 5AA, England
Phone Number: +44 1253 621258
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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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It was pretty interesting!

I've been to many different sea life centres, this one was pretty cool and we could come and go throughout the day as we pleased. I took my youngest at 19 months, she was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

i went here because i love the sea life centers everywhere it was very nice and clean walking around we saw general maintainence being carried out wich was nice to see them looking after the sea life we didnt realise until we left out can swim with sharks will deffinately go back to do this

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

Hi Emma, Thank you for your review. I am glad to see you enjoyed your visit. We do work hard to ensure our creatures have the best habitat, so thank you for your understanding and appreciation. We would love to welcome you back to swim with the sharks. It's a great experience. Thanks again for your review. More 

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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my boyfriend for a day out, turned I to 45 minutes out. I mean it was good that you could pick the crabs up but I mean I didnt want to. We were expecting more though. The stingrays were good to look at but I mean the tunnel was so rubbish we were gutted with how poor it... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your experience. The touch pool is often one of our guest's favourite parts, but we understand not everyone wants to touch. Our ocean tunnel is full of sharks, the biggest one being over 9 feet long! So I'm surprised to hear you missed that. We... More 

Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love sea life! Not just for the younger generation! Lots of things to do, you can touch starfish and other small animals, there's a big shark tank tank which goes over your head and all round you so you see them swimming all around you. You can even go diving with the Sharks! Had a brilliant time with my... More 

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

Thank you for your great review. I agree, all ages can find something to enjoy at Sea Life. I am happy you had a good day with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paid full price for Sea Life .... half the place was closed for work getting done .... thought it would take us a couple of hours in there ..... had seen everything before 50 minutes .... the tunnel you walk through we thought would of been a lot bigger but was small and think there was 1 big shark cross... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear you felt disappointed with part of your visit. One, small part of our attraction is currently closed whilst we install a brand new feature. This re-opens on 13th of February. I recommend attending our 2:30 shark feed when you return. We have several species of BIG sharks. It sounds like... More 

Lochgelly
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to many different sea life centres, this one was pretty cool and we could come and go throughout the day as we pleased. I took my youngest at 19 months, she was interest for the first 10 minutes then got bored, that didn't stop me having fun though :-) The only issue I had was there was allot... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your visit. We have a brand new feature opening 13th of February, so we hope to see you back again soon! More 

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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this sealife centre. Was loads to see. We missed our "behind the scenes" but were taken with the next group, thank you. I was surprised there were only vending machines and no cafe but at least I could get a coffee. Would definitely recommend to others

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Thank lm583
Rachel S, General Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your day at Sea Life. We are always working on improvement, so we have some new snack options coming in the next few weeks. We also offer free re-entry for guests who chose to leave for lunch and return. Thanks again for your review and we hope to see... More 

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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our toddler who really enjoyed this sea life experience. Quite big with lots to see and do. He really liked touching the star fish and the feeding experience. Only downside was the dirty play/cafe area..actual smelled so we didn't stay around to use it. Otherwise the sea world experience is quite good for a rainy day.

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

Thank you for your review. I am glad to see you enjoyed your visit. I agree regarding your comments on our play area. In fact, we've invested money into that area and today starts the project of installing a brand new play area! So from Friday that area will be new and improved. Thanks again for your review and we... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice little walk through but not much to see and do considering how much you pay to get in. Out of all the attractions this is probably the one I would miss out next time. But each to your own.

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

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear you didn't fully enjoy your visit. We have some new things coming in the next few weeks, including a brand new play area. Thank you again for your review. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a really good place maybe you could add more creatures and a restaurant with fish and chips excellent

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

Thank you for your review. I am glad to see you had a great visit. I see you missed our sea horses. We have three displays with different species of sea horses, some of which you can also find off the coast of Blackpool! Thanks again for your review. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was awful, it was no fun at all, and we bought VIP access, which was a trip to see dying fish! They pushed photos on you and you had to leave through the gift shop which was just money grabbing

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Thank Phillip John H
Rachel S, Manager at Sea Life Blackpool, responded to this review

Hi Phillip, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am sorry to hear you were not satisfied by your visit. I understand your comments regarding the photos as we do have an option for guests who want to purchase a memento to remember their visit and we do have a gift shop, but neither of these... More 

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