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Address: Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2ER, England
Phone Number: 01702 442211
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Wouldnt rush back..

The particular day we went the weather was beautiful and after having driven an hour and a half to get there the last thing we thought we would be doing was sitting in a car park... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The particular day we went the weather was beautiful and after having driven an hour and a half to get there the last thing we thought we would be doing was sitting in a car park for 25 minutes at a stand-still trying to park! Almost two and a half hours after we had left the house we finally make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Staff at the entrance were very helpful, advised us on the best value tickets, spoke to the children and gave us information on talks for the afternoon, children were given an opportunity to participate and to touch the starfish, even as we were leaving the staff came and spoke to them and asked about what they had seen.

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Romford, Essex
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Have visited a few time over the years but went back on 25/06 absolutely awful, kids running amok everywhere no staff keeping them from banking on the tanks or t O stop them peering and trying to touching the turtles whilst overhanging the Perspex. Didn't see anything due to the sheer number of school children they had touring for the... More 

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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

It was the perfect amount of sealife for my 2 year old however for older children I could see this being a bit boring. We found it very overpriced for what it is and to be honest we were in and out within and hour. It is a shame because it has the potential to be a lovely attraction. It... More 

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Thorpe Bay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A terrific experience. Beautiful fish and other sea life, very attractively displayed. Completely accessible to our little people (aged 1, 2 and 3) and educational in a non-patronizing way. The only negative is the quality of the food in the restaurant/cafe.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited during the week and there were hundreds (yes HUNDREDS) of school kids waiting to go in. However, we managed to beat them to it and there was only one small group while we were in. The attraction was a lot smaller than I expected (although that is perhaps because we had recently visited the London Aquarium which is... More 

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51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

did not stay long as kids got bored, it is quite small and it did not take long to look at everything. it is right on the seafront so after a visit the kids can go on the beach.

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JonathanHumphrys, Manager at Sea Life Adventure, responded to this review

Dear Georgina, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on our trip advisor page. May I firstly apologise for any disapointment you may have experienced during your visit, expecially if you felt that was not enought to engage your children. I would like to have the opportunity to repond more fully and personally to your comments, and... More 

Basildon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I bought an annual family pass for my niece and her 2 children, which was excellent value for money. There's also 20% discount for other family members who come along for the trip plus discounts on a whole load of other things! You can go round, then go for lunch and then go back round again. I love watching the... More 

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JonathanHumphrys, Manager at Sea Life Adventure, responded to this review

Dear Wendy, Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review on our trip advisor page! It is fantastic to hear that you, your niece and the children enjoy your visits to Sealife Adventure, and we do appreciate your comments about our staff, which I have passed on to them. It only remains for me to thank you... More 

Orsett, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I used to go here as a small child and I found it peaceful. I love watching the sharks and the manta rays are fun. The staff knew their stuff and made it more enjoyable. I always love to return.

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JonathanHumphrys, Manager at Sea Life Adventure, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review on our trip advisor page, we really appreciate your comments. I am glad that you enjoy our exhibits, paritularly the sharks and rays and I would like to thank you for your kind words about our staff, which I will pass on to them. THank you once... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. I fell in love with the tortoises there and the manta rays. I got to stroke a star fish which was an experience and at the end of the journey there were sharks swimming above my head in the aquarium. Overall, a great experience. We ended up going twice in one day.

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JonathanHumphrys, Manager at Sea Life Adventure, responded to this review

Dear Shoba, Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review on our Trip Advisor page. I am pleased to hear that you fell in love with our tortoises and rays, and that you enjoyed touching a Starfish in our Rockppol area. I would also like to thank you for your kind words regarding our staff, which I... More 

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Address: Address: Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2ER, England
Phone Number: 01702 442211
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea

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