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Sea Life Brighton: Tours & Tickets

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Dive into an amazing journey through the original Victorian architecture of the oldest operating aquarium in the world, built in 1872. Look out for the dazzling scales, gigantic teeth and fantastic fins of our 3,500 mesmerising creatures and get...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The building is old Victorian with arches and unique work around the fish tanks. Unlike any other aquarium we have been to. The fish variety is much more than I would have expected. The fish tunnel that runs over the walkway is amazing. We could...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Boohawk
Reviewed 2 days ago

there are steep stairs down to the aquarium, there is a signposted way- across the road, turn left, look for the down ramp, walk forward until you find the tunnel under the road Once inside there are the fish tanks, a cafe, and at the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ian P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tickets are cheaper if you book them online. (Main website) But even cheaper If you buy them on “get your guide”, however you would need to print out the email if you can. The staff were nice enough to let me email them the confirmation....More

Thank 554gracet
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the sea life centre for my birthday with my sister and my 2 year old. We had bought our tickets online and got a discounted rate, so only paid £10.50 each. I'm glad we got a discounted rate as I would have been disappointed...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank staceyw8706
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a decent aquarium. It is not very large, but they have a lot packed into their space. If you have children, there are a lot of nice sensory spaces for them. My favorite part of this aquarium was seeing the sea turtles. They...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rachel P
maxleviston, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to visit and leaving a review Rachel

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought a ticket, no acces to printer due to exchange student in Brighton. No option to cancel. Lost 15 pound. Use of digital ticket in future would be apreciatedMore

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank veroniquemaess
maxleviston, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Veronique, you do not need to print your ticket. You were emailed a booking reference and all you needed to do was present your booking reference at our reception desk and the rest was automated. Please contact us directly and we will issue a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating visit in a place with fantastic architecture. Helpful staff. Lots to see. A great place to visit for all ages

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Helen R
maxleviston, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the wonderful review Helen, see you back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took us around 2 hours to see everything at the Sea life Centre. There was lots to see and interactive displays for all ages. You were able to touch some of the starfish and an-enemies. For families with toddlers there was pushchair parking, plenty...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 1buzzyboy
maxleviston, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. Great discounts can be found on our website if you book in advance.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting for beautiful creatures. Could see it all in an hour or two or easily spend a whole day there watching and marveling at all the creatures. Suitable for above 2yrs old. Very warm so best to dress light. Photo gifts were somewhat over...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ikkinsmiles
maxleviston, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks for choosing to visit here, we really are pleased you had an enjoyable experience. Only warm in the summer months so please dress for the seasons as it can be chilly in the winter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a rainy day. The aquarium is not big, but there is a lot to see and learn. The glass boat and the tunnel beneath are very nice. Our baby boy looked his out when he saw a giant manta ray swim by. Staff...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 500dank
maxleviston, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great advice about the advance ticket purchase. Just a small correction, it was a Blotched fantail sting ray not a Manta, but impressive all the same.

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Cheeki C
July 16, 2019|
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Response from jwilliams0n1 | Reviewed this property |
You just turn up and show your ticket. No problem and no questions asked.
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Erica M
March 4, 2019|
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Response from mimking1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I had heard 'by Spring'...yet that is a loose term.
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July 1, 2018|
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Response from ecomsue | Reviewed this property |
I guess depends on the child.. we was there an hour and a half walked round twice and had an ice drink.
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