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“Expensive......” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth

Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth
Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 3AH, England
+44 1493 330631
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Owner description: The magical marine world of Great Yarmouth SEA LIFE Centre will introduce you to many beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to mighty sharks and giant sea turtles, all in displays which carefully recreate their natural habitats.
Norfolk
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Expensive......”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Interesting for adults but not particularly child-friendly. Dark in parts which is understandable from the marine-life's perspective but makes it a little scary for young children. Tropical and marine retailers manage to have bright lighting in the tanks which spills over into the public area so would have thought that an organisation of this could achieve the same result. At the end of the day our grand-children had more fun in the paly area than in the aquaria.

Visited June 2012
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great yarmouth
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“Nice but not good value”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013 via mobile

Sealife centre is nice but its very expensive for what it is.You can be round it in a max of 2hrs & thats if you look at everything & see all displays.Food is over priced to & its no different from any of seafront restaurants yet they r half the price!!Value for money is awful here

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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“difficult to manouvre with a wheelchair”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Enjoyed the visit with my partner, mother (w/c user) and 2 grandchildren. Only problem was getting round with a wheelchair when it is so busy. Not everyone appreciates the difficulty and struggled when people just push through when you are navigating through small spaces.
Otherwise plenty for the kids to see and do.

Visited August 2012
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REIGATE
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“Sea Life Christmas Eve”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Very good trip around the sea life centre on Christmas Eve. Lots to see and do loved the turtles being feed letice. A bit expensive but vouchers always seem to come up so wnet in at half price which was good. loved the sharks going over your head!

Visited December 2012
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Norwich
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“Terrible rip off!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We went in to this sea life centre recently and it was awfull, took us 20 mins to see everything and stupidly decided to have something to eat in their cafe afterwards.....I stood at the counter for at least 10 mins before someone appeared from the back to serve me, you can hear them all chatting and having a laugh in the kitchen. When I wanted to order they didnt have what I wanted and the old lady cook who only then advised the till operator didnt seem to bothered about not having Chicken.... so instead we had 5 cheese burger and chips and the black grease was dripping onto the plate..... NEVER going here again and will advise others not to either, Grott Centre!!!

Visited December 2012
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