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Sea Life Brighton

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Address: Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TB, England
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+44 871 423 2110
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Two years running 2014 and 2015 winner of 'The Best Place to Visit in...

Two years running 2014 and 2015 winner of 'The Best Place to Visit in Brighton & Hove' - Brighton and Hove Business Awards 2014 & 2015 Visit the world's oldest operating aquarium, right here in Brighton! Based opposite the iconic pier, SEA LIFE Brighton was built in 1872 and features 3,500 memorising creatures including turtles and sharks. For an additional cost you can admire our resident giant Sea Turtles Gulliver and Lulu, sharks, turtles, rays and tropical fish as they swim under your feet on the UK's first indoor glass-bottom boat. Take a look at our Behind The Scenes on an interactive experience which will immerse you into our working world. See first-hand how we care for over 3,500 sea creatures. With over 40 other world class displays we can ensure you will have an amazing discovery throughout your underwater dive. Don't forget to keep an eye out on our website for events throughout the year. We are open daily from 10am, with last admission from 4pm depending on time of year.

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Great way to spend a couple of hours

Great place, lovely building. The kids loved it. Finding dory section was soooooo cute!! Would advise you to get tickets online or try to find discount codes or tickets or it... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2016
NataliebrightonUK
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I loved this Sealife.. went in our last day of our Brighton trip and was wonderful and super educative.. we also did the glassed floor boat and was fun.. would love to come back..

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Thank Marina S
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

So lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and found our centre informative! The glass bottom boat is a great additional experience that lets you get closer to our creatures in the ocean tank too! On your next visit, why not try the behind the scenes tour where you can experience how we care for over 3,500... More 

England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We Loved it here!! We live Wolverhampton and i was watching Something Special with Mr Tumble and Justin Fletcher visited here. I noticed her went on the glass bottom boat!! I told my partner we must go....every other sealife centre doesn't have this! We enjoyed the whole experience was lovely....we enjoyed eating our dinner looking at all the fishes and... More 

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Thank Elliesview
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your your experience and that you came all the way to Brighton to enjoy the world's first glass bottom boat. We hope that you visit us again in future! More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Very varied collection of the diverse creatures and plants to be found under the waters of the world

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Thank brightaura
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your feedback about our creatures and displays at SEA LIFE Brighton. We hope you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again in the future. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I went south for my holiday and whilst away I decided to pop to Brighton to see what all the fuss is about - with my boy in toe - nearly 4 and autistic - i needed an activity and a calm safe place. So, the sea life center was pre planned. I am so glad we went - he... More 

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Thank Rachael P
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Rachel, this is a wonderful review so thanks for the detail, I am pleased ou and your son had such a relaxing visit. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been for years and my partner hadn't been since the Dolphins were here so thought we give it a go. As residents of brighton we got in half price and that was good. Think full price touch expensive. Was a fun way to while away an hour or two and lots had changed since I'd taken my kids here.... More 

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Thank Jenni C
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hi Jenni, pleased you took advantage of the resident offer and enjoyed all elements of the Sea Life centre. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Make sure u have a 2 for 1 offer going here as quite expensive. We only went there as was raining and had time to kill but was pleasently surprised! We spent 2 hours in there including the glass boat and behind the scenes tour. The staff are very friendly and get adults involved in touching star fish and playing... More 

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Thank Aaron B
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Aaron, as you found out we are never too old to learn. thanks for the review. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

A great place to take the kids and must see. Its the biggest sea life I have been to on a sea front before. Staff their are great. And there are extras you can book to such as a behind the scenes and a boat ride which was great.

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Thank Clarice R
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hello Clarice, thanks for acknowledging the great team. they are all engaged in ensuring everyone has a great experience. More 

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8 attraction reviews
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Great place, lovely building. The kids loved it. Finding dory section was soooooo cute!! Would advise you to get tickets online or try to find discount codes or tickets or it could be very costly for a family

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Thank NataliebrightonUK
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hi Natalie, I am pleased the discount vouchers added to the VFM you experienced, see you again soon we hope. More 

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Reviewed September 10, 2016

Would like to say a massive thank you and hugs to Jo, Olivia and Dean for an amazing day and will definitely be coming back to the sea life Centre. The most friendliest staff i have met and would like to say that they are very helpful and fantastic people to met. Many thanks guys xx

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Thank Angel-leigh L
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hi Angel Leigh, the staff take great pride in making magical memories, so I will be sure to pass on your kind comments. More 

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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

One of the better centres we have been to with the kids, its a lovely building and throughout its done very well. It flows well and there is loads to do for the kids and the tanks are all full and colourful keeping them interested. Definitely recommend going here with kids as they will love it

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Thank Rich W
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hi Rich, thanks for taking the time to review following your recent visit. More 

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