We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sea Life Helsinki

Address: Tivolitie 10, Helsinki 00510 , Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 5658200 ‎
Improve this listing
Ranked #53 of 130 Attractions in Helsinki
More attraction details
Attraction details
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!

Hotels near Sea Life Helsinki

Write a Review

75 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Sipoo, Finland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belgrade, Serbia
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
152 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
56 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Right next to Helsinki's largest amusement park, SEALIFE is very, very entertaining. Well-built............well-designed...........a huge array of various forms of sea-life. Loved it )))))))))))))))))) A bit expensive, but it's worth at least one visit. )))))

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I liked visting this aquarium a lot! I have been to many others around the world so was not expecting anything I have not seen before, but I was very impressed by this place! We saw the feeding of little octopus, which was fascinating, the staff explained many facts about octopuses I had never heard of. They also had a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pori, Finland
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Joensuu, Finland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Mjolby, Sweden
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Sea Life Helsinki also viewed

Helsinki, Southern Finland
Helsinki, Southern Finland

Been to Sea Life Helsinki? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing