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Address: 3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
Phone Number: +44 871 423 2110
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Description: Dive and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures...
Dive and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep as you journey through the amazing underwater world of The National SEA LIFE Centre Brimingham. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to tropical sharks. To get any closer you'll have to get wet!
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Good sea life centre, well worth the visit.

A good sea life centre surprisingly given that it's in Birmingham so far from the sea! Enjoyable afternoon, kinda expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

As a wheelchair user this attraction is easy to navigate. The tanks of marine creatures are so amazing and vibrant, very well looked after and laid out. I was especially looking forward to the tunnel, where we saw the elusive giant turtle, which was fantastic. The enormous ray (hip hip huge ray) was literaly flying round and even photo bombed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A good sea life centre surprisingly given that it's in Birmingham so far from the sea! Enjoyable afternoon, kinda expensive.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I paid 52 pounds to enter I told the girl at the desk that I had tried to book online and also tried to call to no avail she told me that it would have cost the same either way(so what's the point of buying online??) well it took 30minutes to go around being bumped and barged to within an... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I would my recommended going here. I visited here this week with my family and payed over £50 for an amazing experiences of seeing all different types of sea life and did not receive this. It took approximately 30 minutes to get around the whole centre and the only good thing that was there were the Penguins at the beginning.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I wouldnt recommend this attraction to anybody one of the worst experiences ive had. Was in there for max 30 mins. Werent as many sea life creatures as i thought there would be, was a complete waste of money i thought and will not be visiting the sea life centre in birmingham again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We loved our time in the sealife centre! So easy to park! Short walk over to the sealife itself. Plenty of eatery's close by! Highlight was the Penguins

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We went here as a couples trip, using the tesco discount voucher (although it was the exact same price as normal online tickets anyway so the offer seemed moot). It was a pleasant trip albeit a bit hectic having to squeeze through narrow areas blocked by prams. This would be a perfect trip if it were not in the holidays.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We used our Tesco points for this trip & was very surprised when we got there. Amazing array of sea & fresh water creatures. Kids loved the sea horse & jelly fish area. Also the tunnel section was like a coral reef scenario & too find out Molokai the turtle was saved from a ladies handbag in the early 70's... More 

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Visited sea life last week, very enjoyable and animals all have great enclosures with adequate space and there is a lot of conservation work going on! Which makes the experience more enjoyable! Would definitely recommenced purchasing tickets before you go as it is much cheaper! But also don't rely on this place as a day visit, we managed to do... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I loved everything cannot fault t the best things for me was the penguins and the underwater tunnel. when I went through the there was a shark resting on the roof of the tunnel I thought it was fake at first till I saw the gills moving

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