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“Very enjoyable” 5 of 5 stars
Review of National Sea Life Centre

National Sea Life Centre
Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
353-1-286-6939
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Ranked #10 of 19 Attractions in Bray
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
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Owner description: The National SEA LIFE Centre on the Seafront in Bray is a perfect family fun day out. An aquatic Zoo with 30+ displays which are home to over 1,000 creatures including: Black Tip Reef Sharks, Octopus, Seahorses, Stingrays and Red-Bellied Piranha, we will take you on a journey of the deep...without getting wet! The Aquarium is completely indoors making it a perfect rainy day activity. Just a 2 minute walk from Bray DART Station and a relaxing and scenic 30 minute train ride from Dublin City Centre making us a perfect choice for tourists and residents alike. The National SEA LIFE Centre, Bray is one of the East Coasts top visitor attractions.
Dublin, Ireland
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“Very enjoyable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Took the dart out to bray with my wife and two kids. (5&2) Bray itself has a lovely sea front. The Sea Life Aquarium was actually very good. It was short enough but we manages to spend over an hour inside as we waited for the kids to be able to feed Carp. Lots of beautiful and the kids were able to see and touch Starfish and Hermit crabs. All staff very friendly. Would recommend this.

Visited August 2013
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Sligo, Ireland
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“Enjoyable Visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

On a recent mini break to Wicklow we decided to take the kids to Sealife. I did expect it to be bigger but in saying that it was very enjoyable. Our kids loved it. They got to touch a starfish, a sea anemone and a crab and loved all the other sealife in particular the sting rays and seahorses. As we visited early in the morning we returned again after lunch as your ticket is valid all day. In doing this we were able to attend a lot of the talks/feeds. We had a voucher so paid €30 for 2 adults and 2 kids.

Visited August 2013
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Bailieborough, Ireland
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“Expensive, but fun for smaller children.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

You can handle starfish, crabs and anenemies. Feeding of various creatures on the hour. Located on the peer, right at one end of all the fun fair stuff. Great stuff in the shop (have to pass through it as you exit), double back once you reach the plastic ball pit if you want to avoid it!), if admission was less you might be able to splash out in it!

Visited July 2013
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“Overpriced not worth the money for 20 mins”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Really badly signposted,no signs other than the main road so we found it hard to find ,when we did get there then paid 34e for 2 adults n 1 child.really small dark passageway and nothing special in the tanks other than some exotic fish,the final tank was the best.we were finished in 20 mins then went around again to try find value for money!staff were friendly and enthuastic but it was a big dissapointment,found it way too overpriced for what you get to see!will not waste the petrol money to go again unfortunately

Visited July 2013
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Celbridge, Ireland
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“day trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

not too pricey and just right amount of time for kids. kiddie quiz keeps them entertained and feeding times are fun to watch

Visited July 2013
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