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Address: Tivolitie 10, Helsinki 00510 , Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 5658200 ‎
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: SEA LIFE Helsinki is located in Alppila, Helsinki - only 10 minutes by...
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!
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Nice for the small kids, bit short though

We visited on a rainy day with our boy of 4 years old. He had a lot of fun and eyes full of wonder. For parents the fun part was rather to see children so exited and curious... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Espoo, Finland
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Espoo, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We visited on a rainy day with our boy of 4 years old. He had a lot of fun and eyes full of wonder. For parents the fun part was rather to see children so exited and curious. There was not too much to see though, we went through perhaps in 45 mins. I would rather visit e.g. the natural... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Although Sea Life in Helsinki is very convenient attraction for kids, it offers experiences also to adults. Environment is clean and well-cared. It seems that some animals may need more space though.

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Nether Whitacre, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This sea life centre is pretty small compared to most others around the world. When we visited, it must have been the school holidays as the centre was full of parents and lots and lots of children. That being said, it looked like the children were having great fun and were all well behaved. The staff were pleasant, and to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We visited Sea Life in Helsinki in the Winter, and as a fan of Aquariums I thought it'd be a fun way to escape the cold for a few hours, and it was. It was a relatively small aquarium, and some parts were closed for refurbishment, though this is understandable out of season. They had a nice variety of species... More 

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Gottingen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We spent quite some time at the Sea Life Helsinki, once we went through exibition, there was the option of starting over - and we did. It was fun, seeing stuff for the second time. Very few people were there, so we had lots of time to look at the beautiful fish and sealife. Personell was very nice and helpful... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We visited this with my godson. It is a good and interesting place which offers a lot to kids. The personnel is very experienced and just waiting to share their knowledge. Overall a good experience, however when comparing this to the aquarium in Atlanta this is completely outshone. But then again, Atlanta has the largest single tank in the world... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We are Helsinki locals and after snapping a discount code decided to go visit Sea Life :) We have a 2½ and 4½ year old girls that are huge The Octonauts fans so we were sure they'd like it there. We went during a weekday so it was quiet only a few other people and a noisy school kid group.... More 

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Sipoo, Finland
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nice lay-out, fun.. Good gift shop. Kids love it, definately worth a visit! The best is the tunnel where you can walk and fish (including sharks) swim on top and around you.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Having nothing else to do on late evening of the second day in Helsinki we went to Sea life. The complex is very small, with a shortest sea tunnel I've ever seen. The big attraction they advertised, the octopus was closed for renovation, water tanks very small, in one word...boring.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Located next Helsinki amusement park Linnanmäki, Sea Life is built in fact underneath it. Upon arrival you have to climb several stairs or take elevator to cashier. After that you have to descend stairs to enter area. At beginning I missed information by the entrance on action hours, as every full hour they feed certain fishes and tell about them.... More 

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