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Address: Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2ER, England
Phone Number: 01702 442211
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A fun place to visit if you have young children, it's not huge so doesn't take long to get round. There's not as much on offer to see at this aquarium as there is in others but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Trevor P
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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English first
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fun place to visit if you have young children, it's not huge so doesn't take long to get round. There's not as much on offer to see at this aquarium as there is in others but they have done well with the space they have

Thank Trevor P
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just a typical Sea Life place but smaller, always seems a tad boring. Perhaps more things going on than just looking at tomorrow's dinner. People that run these places should go to the states and see how it should be done.

Thank wwwhotice2000couk
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place for adults and children very informative lots of talks about the different fish great place for a rainy day as well

Thank 235happycustomer
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here 10 mins! Spent a pound a minute walking round seeing fish you could see in a normal fish shop. Then got the baby fish fingers and chips for £5 rock hard fish fingers and cold chips. Spend ur money on the 2p machines will last longer

Thank Danny E
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my granddaughter loved the fish but in half hour we was out not enough in there for kids she's 6 they run though but the fish are excellent and there are something's to do there but expensive unless yo have season ticket for a year

Thank jane d
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took our granddaughter and they loved it, great value and if you book on line you get it cheaper also you don't have to specify a day. Really recommend it.

Thank Heather B
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very reasonable day out in comparison to normal sealife centres. Some brilliant offers online for families and love the fact you do not have to specify a day or time to use them. They give you 90 days to use them which is great if the weather or something else ruins your plans! Lovely exhibits and lots of different... More 

Thank jme2110
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our visit was excellent. I had telephoned beforehand to make enquiries about suitability for our three year old. The staff were excellent and nothing was too much trouble. This was also our experience when we made our visit. The staff cannot do enough for you and their enthusiasm just makes the visit even more a great experience.

Thank LesleyCW W
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We thought we'd take our girls here while on school hoildays we thought we could use the kelloggs 2 for 1 voucher for sea life but when we arrived and got to the till we where told that they weren't part of the group for that offer ? Strange because the logo on the 2 for 1 voucher is the... More 

Thank sammyw1979
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Do not go. A rip off. Nearly £30 for two adults and my child for around twenty minutes. No refund offered either despite contacting them. Please avoid at all costs. Waste of time? Absolutely.

Thank Adam B

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