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“Shockingly terrible” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Sea Life Blackpool

Sea Life Blackpool
The Promenade, Blackpool FY1 5AA, England
+44 1253 621258
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Ranked #16 of 26 Attractions in Blackpool
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Owner description: Showcasing more than 50 dazzling displays and more than 2,000 spectacular aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, colourful reef fish, octopus, rays and sea horses, SEA LIFE Blackpool is the perfect way to experience the wonders of underwater life without getting wet. Explore the magic of the world's oceans and journey from the coast and sandy shallows of the great British shoreline to the equatorial rainforest of the Amazon and into the tropical depths of the ocean.
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Dumfries
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“Shockingly terrible”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

It's quite simple, you would be better off sticking £100 in a slot machine than going here! We paid £103 for 6 adults, the two kids are under 3 so got in free. We paid an extra £3 each for a "behind the scenes" tour, not worth it, u simply get taken into a room with a couple of fish in it that you would buy in an aquarium, it lasts for 10 minutes and the guy speaks too fast to understand. The aquarium itself is so small you would walk around it all in 15 minutes, this place is nothing compared to the other sealife centres we have been to. The sharks and fish are pitiful, go to a pet shop and you will see the same thing. The gift shop is an utter rip off, as are the vending machines. Would not go back if someone paid me!

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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“Good Half Day out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

went for the snorkle in the cage experience, which for the money was good value, and enjoyable... other attractions every good as well...

Visited November 2013
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Accrington
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“Very Expensive Gift Shop - go across to RNLI for same things cheaper”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Sealife was good but takes only about 1 - 1.5 hours, so expensive for the time you are in there. Took a large group of children and was horrified at the prices in the gift shop. Very inflated prices for example £10 for the small stuffed toys, £3.50 for a shark grabber toy which was only £1.75 at the RNLI shop across the road.
Would recommend you use 2 for 1 tickets and take the kids to the RNLI shop directly opposite the Sealife Centre.

Visited December 2013
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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“awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Swimming with sharks. An awesome experience Thanks to Mike and all the staff for making this an experience to remember . Would recommend it to anyone and every one. First class

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“Loved it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Lovely family day, saw the Japanese Imperial Crab - amazing!!! Great family day out and a soft play area to complete.

Annual pass holders - can't wait to go back

Visited November 2013
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