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Sea Life Brighton

#12 of 166 things to do in Brighton Features Animals
Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TB, England
+44 871 423 2110
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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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  • Average19%
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Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TB, England
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Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner took the day out up to Brighton and I'd prebooked our tickets for the Sea life centre. I got the ultimate online package I got behind the scenes tour, a free booklet, 15% discount at the gift shop and entry all...More

Thank Hannah93s
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2016

Hello Hannah, We agree that the Behind the Scenes tour is better for older children or Adults, as can be a little scientific for the youngsters. Unfortunately the Photos are not included in the savings advertised with the package, but is does include savings in...More

Reviewed September 21, 2016

Have not been here for many years. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Paid to go on glass bottom boat. Plenty for the kids to do.

Thank 251Deedee46
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2016

thanks for taking the time to review.

Reviewed September 20, 2016

Arrived in Brighton,at a loss looking for somewhere to spend a couple of hours out of the wet and wind. Went inside and immediately found helpful staff, well laid out splendid fish tanks. Well impressed with the quality of the fish and their environment. It...More

Thank dave p
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2016

Thank you Dave for your positive feedback. We have over 3,500 creatures and 50 displays that the team work hard to look after and maintain here at SEA LIFE Brighton and it's great to hear you were impressed with them.

Reviewed September 20, 2016

IF you need a quick fix when the weather is bad or the kids need entertaining, I would suggest popping into this lovely little place. It is smaller than any other aquarium I've been to, but it makes up for it with friendly staff, information...More

Thank squarekat
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2016

Lovely to hear you enjoyed our interactive trail, educational value and friendly staff during your visit! We are the world's oldest operating aquarium, so even though you may feel we are slightly smaller, we do have history and heritage which dates back to 1872! We...More

Reviewed September 18, 2016

Lovely place to visit although little expensive, despite being £18 to enter they then ask if you want to pay an extra £3 to go on glass bottom boat but don't tell u that u can see more in the tunnel under there water at...More

Thank Marie R
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit Marie. Sorry to hear you found the pricing expensive, we feel that the price reflects value for what we offer during the visit- including daily creature feeds and talks, rockpool and an interactive trail and reward....More

Reviewed September 16, 2016

Sea life centre like most others but as a bonus you get wonderful Victorian architecture , a real gothic treat !

Thank louisepibs
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Lovely to hear that you appreciated our historical building with it's Victorian architecture! Did you know we are the world's oldest operating aquarium too?

Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Came here with my 3 year old and husband and we had a great day out!! There were plenty of fish to see and plenty of staff to give you information on the fish. We were lucky enough to get there at seahorse feeding time....More

Thank sinead m
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Great to hear you enjoyed your day here Sinead! Sounds like you took part in quite a few of our daily activities we have here at SEA LIFE Brighton, including our daily creature feeds and talks as well as our interactive rockpool! We hope that...More

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..More

Thank Marina S
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

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...More

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...More

Thank Elliesview
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2016

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!

Reviewed September 14, 2016

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

Thank brightaura
SophieLB1989, Marketing Assistant at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2016

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.

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Savita R
June 25, 2017|
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Response from diverchickShropshire | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure. Probably best to call them first to avoid disappointment. It's a great day out. Enjoy :-)
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Lubeyna D
June 24, 2017|
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Response from Sophie A | Reviewed this property |
Not at the actual attraction no. There is a multi-storey car park very nearby, like less than a five minute walk from the aquarium. I always find it cheaper to get the train to Brighton, as parking there costs the earth!!
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Elliot C
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Response from Wai-Keung L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can buy tickets on the door. But this is not guaranteed on busy days.
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