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Sea Life London Aquarium

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Address: County Hall Westminster Bridge Road | County Hall, London SE1 7PB, England
Phone Number: +44 871 663 1678
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Let your imagination soar as you explore the wonderful riches of underwater...

Let your imagination soar as you explore the wonderful riches of underwater life, from the beautiful coral reefs of the Indian Ocean to the dark, mysterious depths of the Atlantic and Pacific.

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$25.07*
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Skip the Line: Sea Life London Aquarium
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$31.67*
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Sea Life London Aquarium: VIP Behind the Scenes Tour
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$55.43*
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SeaLife London Aquarium with Thames River Sightseeing Cruise

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Best Sea Life we have visited.

Have been to several Sea Life centres around England and this exceeded our expectations. The staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. We asked several questions which were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lynne C
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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Toulouse, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is definitely too expensive for the experience provided. The Aquarium is really too crowded, it is difficult to have a place to see the aquariums... or we have to wait! Also, exept the big aquarium with sharks, and the one with turtles, the others fish tanks have nothing special. Very common fishes, very less number or corals. It is... More 

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been to several Sea Life centres around England and this exceeded our expectations. The staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. We asked several questions which were answered very well. It was wonderful for children with the ones there obviously enjoying themselves. Several things were very good, the emphasis on conservation, lots of interactive things for children and lots... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Sea Life London Aquarium on our recent stay in London, and our family had a fun afternoon walking through and enjoying the expositions. It is not an out of this world attraction, however, we had a relaxing and fun time while visiting. It provided us with a chance to kind of disconnect from the outside crowds and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The aquarium is very informative in regards to the conservation they promote and the saving of endangered animals. That said, if you have been to any aquarium you wont see anything new and a single ticket is really expensive.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having visited a number of SEAlife centres across the UK & Europe we decided to pop to this one whilst visiting London. This is a very well stocked and informative aquarium. Having been to many before, we decided to pay a bit extra and go on the "behind the scenes" tour which gave you priority entry and a look at... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked tickets online in advance to get an entrance discount for a family of four, since the cost isn't minor. Didn't have any expectations in any direction when we went. We were surprised at how large the exhibit was. Every time we turned a corner we expected to see the exit, and were shocked at how many varieties of sea... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Sea life aquarium with friends and invested in merlin premium passes which are worth every penny, this attraction is quite large, but you tend to circumnavigate one big tank so see the same thing from different angles, some of the smaller tanks are quite good, but I personally felt that if I had paid just for this... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is a really nice place to visit BUT for the amount of money that they ask i was waiting to see more !!! sorry but I will not go again... and to be honest i don't know if i will suggested this place to somebody !

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I expected it to be a lot bigger it was small and dingy. The poor penguins were in a really small area. I also assumed that you could see the fish all around you,underfoot and above but they were in small pools.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a unique experience for me and my family especially to find such a place in UK. The price is little high but for my own opinion it worth it. You can find all kind of sea life inside the journey including Sea horse, Turtles, Sharks, Octopus and penguin

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