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Sea Life Helsinki

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Address: Tivolitie 10, Helsinki 00510 , Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 5658200 ‎
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

SEA LIFE Helsinki is located in Alppila, Helsinki - only 10 minutes by tram...

SEA LIFE Helsinki is located in Alppila, Helsinki - only 10 minutes by tram from the City centre (trams 3B and 9, Bus 23).SEA LIFE Helsinki transports you into the amazing underwater world! Be wowed by beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep sea and prepare yourself for astonishingly close views. What is your favourite sea creature?Would you prefer the awesome Sharks, the scary Piranhas or perhaps it is the cute Seahorses that you love themost? Are you a Bonnethead Shark lover? Perhaps it’s the Clownfish or the clever Octopus thatyou like the best. Or maybe you simply can’t decide! Here at SEA LIFE you can make up your mind and see them all - from the curious and the rescued to the rare and the enigmatic. And you’ll be able to get closer to them than ever before.Many of our creatures are on the endangered list, have been rescued and cannot be released into the wild or have been born and bred as part of our conservation projects. All of them are beautiful.Groovy Jellyfish at SEA LIFE in 2012!In the new Jellyfish Discovery exhibition, visitors can find out more about the moon jellyfish found in Finnish waters, as well as more exotic compass jellyfish, lagoon jellyfish and mosaic jellyfish. The groovy beauties of the seas can be admired at Sea Life until the end of the year to the beat of disco music. SEA LIFE takes care of our seasAs well as helping millions of people to discover the marvels of the marine world the SEA LIFE network has an important role to play in helping safeguard our seas and their inhabitants for the future. At SEA LIFE, we have lots of local activities you can support or get involved with!As well as fostering conservation through enhanced awareness, SEA LIFE regularly makes a more direct contribution towards conservation and marine animal welfare. Come and meet them. Let’s explore our creatures!

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Beautiful and fascinating animals with fun facts. We were eight people between the ages of 14-70 years, all of us found something to talk about for the rest of the day. A bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Nykoping, Sweden
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Terni, Umbria, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was raining and our kids wanted to enjoy a day with some activities for kids, so we decided to visit this place. It is well organized. Nice experience although not "special". Our kids enjoyed it.

Thank Gianluca M
Nykoping, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and fascinating animals with fun facts. We were eight people between the ages of 14-70 years, all of us found something to talk about for the rest of the day. A bit noisy though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The place was clean and staf was very helpfull and friendly. We visited Sealife the day there was free entry for children. Eve thou thee were lots of people, we had enough room to see everything we wanted. We paticipated in guided tour in back rooms where the staf works. It was interesting and the guide made it interesting specially... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Excellent establishment showing the under water world. Great aquaria with colorful fishes, well designed with magnifying glasses to better watch the fishes. You can even see piranha feeding at 2pm. Highly recommended for families with younger fishes.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We have not planned to come here, but it was excellent, worth every penny, the animals are wonderful, I recommend this place with all my heart

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SLHelsinki, PR-johtaja at Sea Life Helsinki, responded to this review

I am extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much! Thank you for the review and welcome again! :) More 

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited as a family of 4 (2adults and 2 children aged10 & 11) over the Easter holidays. We spent about an hour and a half there which we felt was plenty of time. While the centre itself is not huge it does have a wide range of interesting tanks and plenty of things to see. The information boards are... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Great to place to visit with kids, especially smalls ones. While being relatively small, we have spent almost 2 hours there without idling at any particular place. The advertised crab show was pretty rather strange to say the least (meaning that there was absolutely nothing special about it it).

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Sea life is great place to go especially for children and everybody who are interestes of sea world. It is not that big as many other aquariums around world but still you can see there many sea creatures. You can also see some animals feeding time. If you want to spend time in linnanmäki amusement park too you can buy... More 

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SLHelsinki, PR-johtaja at Sea Life Helsinki, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit in Sea life Helsinki - welcome again! More 

Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

This place Idea is to give children so good knowledge for almost of sea life and so very nice to be there with your children and all family.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

The wife and I took her sister in laws kids there one snowy afternoon. I was impressed with the layout, they've really designed it to maximise space but still offer several aquariums to view many types of fish from all over the worlds lakes, rivers, and oceans. This aquarium is really interactive for kids and fun for us adults too.

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