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Sea Life Helsinki

Tivolitie 10, Helsinki 00510 , Finland
+358 9 5658200 ‎
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Ranked #60 of 148 attractions in Helsinki
Type: Aquariums
Owner description: SEA LIFE Helsinki is located in Alppila, Helsinki - only 10 minutes by tram from the City centre (trams 3B and 9, Bus 23).SEA LIFE Helsinki transports... more » Owner description: SEA LIFE Helsinki is located in Alppila, Helsinki - only 10 minutes by tram from the City centre (trams 3B and 9, Bus 23).SEA LIFE Helsinki transports you into the amazing underwater world! Be wowed by beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep sea and prepare yourself for astonishingly close views. What is your favourite sea creature?Would you prefer the awesome Sharks, the scary Piranhas or perhaps it is the cute Seahorses that you love themost? Are you a Bonnethead Shark lover? Perhaps it’s the Clownfish or the clever Octopus thatyou like the best. Or maybe you simply can’t decide! Here at SEA LIFE you can make up your mind and see them all - from the curious and the rescued to the rare and the enigmatic. And you’ll be able to get closer to them than ever before.Many of our creatures are on the endangered list, have been rescued and cannot be released into the wild or have been born and bred as part of our conservation projects. All of them are beautiful.Groovy Jellyfish at SEA LIFE in 2012!In the new Jellyfish Discovery exhibition, visitors can find out more about the moon jellyfish found in Finnish waters, as well as more exotic compass jellyfish, lagoon jellyfish and mosaic jellyfish. The groovy beauties of the seas can be admired at Sea Life until the end of the year to the beat of disco music. SEA LIFE takes care of our seasAs well as helping millions of people to discover the marvels of the marine world the SEA LIFE network has an important role to play in helping safeguard our seas and their inhabitants for the future. At SEA LIFE, we have lots of local activities you can support or get involved with!As well as fostering conservation through enhanced awareness, SEA LIFE regularly makes a more direct contribution towards conservation and marine animal welfare. Come and meet them. Let’s explore our creatures! « less
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

nice place to spend an hour or less. Not as big as the aquariums we are accustomed to, but not bad! Staff was friendly & helpful.

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Pori, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I loved that there was the staff always at the sight, so you could go and ask, if there was something you wanted to know. They knew their animals well. I was expecting the place to be larger with more tanks, but it was quite small. Don't plan on spending the whole day here, took us about 3 hours to... More

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Helsinki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Kids had a blast, it was a great weekend afternoon outing. I would not recommend visiting without kids though as it is a bit crowded, and there aren't a lot of unique things to see if you've been to any other aquarium.

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Joensuu, Finland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

First off, I am easily impressed when it comes to zoos. I like them, no doubt about it. But Sea Life in Helsinki was not only ridiculously expensive (16€ as a student), but also simply not worth half of the money. The animals you can see are not at all that exotic, apart from one or two exceptions, and after... More

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Mjolby, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

It was a nice wisit to Sea Life, Helsinki in february 2014. Me and my husband were there with our younger Children at age 5 & 7. They enjoyed the visit as much as us. Much to se, beatifully done. Our only Disappointment was that we did not see the squids that were promised in the advertisment.

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Espoo, Finland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

My 5 year old loves this place. It's rarely crowded & has some great tanks. There's a lot of interesting information & a quiz for the kids, that's regularly updated & a medal at the end. They have feeding times with comentary & you can go round as many times as you like.I bought an annual pass we go so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We spent few hours here to escape the cold winter day with our boys aged four and six. Excellent displays, a quiz for them to complete as they went around and they collected their medals at the end which they loved. We saw various displays, an underwater walk through tunnel, turtle display, touch pool, article waters display, tropical fish display... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Sea Life Helsinki is an awesome place to spend your day, or a few hours, if you like the underwater life. It is located inside the amusement park Linnanmäki, pretty central in Helsinki, but you don't have to pay to get into the Linnanmäki area. You can take a tram (number 3) or bus (number 23 from Rauatientori) from downtown,... More

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Helsinki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I took three young children (4,4, and 7) to visit on a Sunday afternoon, and we had a really fantastic time. I was expecting to be there for about two hours, but by the time we left, four happy hours had passed. It's not enormous, but there is a lot to see and the route through is intricate, so it... More

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Lovely place to visit with the kids. . It's was a wonderful place for my family with young childrens They have plenty of different fish. Sea Life Center is not very big and this visit will not take long.(If you traveling with out children, Sea Life its not the best place to spend time) Also you can buy some souvenirs.... More

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