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Address: Scalby Mills, Scarborough, England
Phone Number: +44 1723 373414
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Now Open: Penguin Island Get closer than ever before to our colony of...

Now Open: Penguin Island Get closer than ever before to our colony of Humboldt Penguins in their brand new walkthrough home. Waddle side by side with our adorable penguins and watch them make a splash as they play in their babbling waterfall! Opening February 2016: SHARK ENCOUNTER! Let us take you on a fascinating journey from the coastline to the depths of the ocean. Discover a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing creatures. Every step will reveal something new, from a face to face encounter with sharks to a hands-on rockpool experience. Discover the truth about the much-misunderstood shark, the plight on the endangered sea turtle, the remarkable life of the seahorse plus countless surprising facts about these and hundreds of other incredible creatures. Meet Ed our playful seal and watch out for him splashing around. Watch our otters Eric and Pumpkin as they learn new skills through a special training programme. Visit our Turtle Sanctuary and help feed our native sharks and rays! Pirate Adventure Mini Golf at SEA LIFE Scarborough Now you can combine your SEA LIFE voyage with a round of Pirate Adventure Mini Golf*! It's a swashbuckling game for the whole family offering a new challenge at every hole.In true pirate style, your navigation skills will be tested as you make your way around cannons, treasure chests and gunpowder barrels. Will you hold your nerve as you jump aboard a pirate raft and make your way over water to the half way point? Can you conquer all 12 holes? Do you have enough skill to beat your friends and family? There's only one way to find out!*Separate charge applies

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great couple of hours!

we are members , so drop in when we can but well worth taking the time and watching the talks and feeding. penguins are really friendly. staff are fantastic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
robin s
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

we are members , so drop in when we can but well worth taking the time and watching the talks and feeding. penguins are really friendly. staff are fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I took 3 of my grandchildren here, they all suffer from autism BUT the exhibits and staff captivated them and kept them intrigued. The idea of the treasure hunt was first class. The children had to find letters hidden in the information panels on the aquaria etc. Then arrange the letters into a relevant word. They all succeeded and we're... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

At the start of the visit we had to que for 20 mins to get in even though they had just opened! Only one person on the till who was unbelievably rude and did not ask which ticket we would like and just assumed we would want one which includes crazy golf and we did not! She then proceeded to... More 

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Yorkshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As the title says this is a great place to visit with kids as there is lots to see and it's not too big. If you book online the cost is much more reasonable than on the door, although the price does fluctuate based on the time slot you book. We (3 adults and 1 baby) visited on a Monday... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First the car park. My husband and daughter both have disabled badges, but can walk short distances. We were surprised that we had to pay for parking. Secondly children under 3 go free, but my grandson, who I had to pay full price for, is 3 and a half, with an attention span of 3 and a half minutes. I... More 

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Thornaby on Tees, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The sealife center is really good for familys and small children as they'res a lot of activites to do while walking around ect. The lil cafe is clean and sells basic foods (sandwiches,burgers, paninis hot and cold drinks and light bites) the gift shop has a very wide selection of things to purchase. :)

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love visit this Sea Life Sanctuary with the seals, penguins, otters, etc., A great day out! Will definitely return when we are next in Scarborough. :)

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Thank Joyce W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A good selection of fish and animals to be seen, my favourite being the Penguins! There were lots of facts to be learnt and i was surprised at how much Sealife does in terms of rescuing and rehabilitating many different species, particularly seals. I would visit a Sealife centre again in the next couple of years, mainly to support their... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I regularly visit the Sea Life Centre here in Scarborough but am disappointed with the poor access for pushchairs (and wheelchairs). As I have a baby (along with a 2 year old) I have no other way of safely transporting my son other than in a pushchair. Parents/carers are asked to leave their pushchairs at the entrance but that is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited this place many times, and it is ideal when the weather is less than pleasant. May l recommend the crazy golf? Even when its raining, its still a great laugh. The penguin section is also great. Rico the penguin is a crowd pleaser!!!! Callum was great too, very knowledgeable and pleasant. He gave the visit the edge-... More 

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