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Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary

#14 of 86 things to do in Scarborough Features Animals
Scalby Mills, Scarborough YO12 6RP, England
+44 1723 373414
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Best of the Sealife Centres I've been to!

My parents and I took my 3 year old daughter here yesterday and had a brilliant time. We have been... read more

Reviewed yesterday
elizabethjanethomas2
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Wonderful to see sea life up close, could spend ages just taking it in!

Excellent for all the family, we were travelling with older children who were thrilled to see the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
135lou
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Walk with Penguins on Penguin Island and visit this years seal pup patients in Yorkshire's only Seal Hospital! There are over 1,000 creatures in over 50 amazing displays!
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Scalby Mills, Scarborough YO12 6RP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My parents and I took my 3 year old daughter here yesterday and had a brilliant time. We have been to the one in Cornwall and the one in London, and I can honestly say, this centre was our favourite by far. All the displays...More

Thank elizabethjanethomas2
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent for all the family, we were travelling with older children who were thrilled to see the penguins and otters. But the all time favourite was the mini octopus and sea horses.

Thank 135lou
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited with 5 children, 12,10,8,6,4, it cost us £77 using vouchers plus £7 for car park. We walked around the centre in just over an hour. There was not a lot to see and many empty bays. The rock pool is a let down...More

Thank jhgyy
Reviewed yesterday

We took our grandson for the advertised Octonauts Octo-Glow Explorers, mid July to early September. We were all very disappointed, both in the lack of Octonauts interactivity & the run down condition of the premises & displays. Probably not worth the cost, especially if you...More

Thank jellitotjohn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was lucky to have booked our tickets online so we got them for half price! The place is pretty small, even with watching the seal talk and feeding we still got round everything and were out in an hour. There are some gorgeous fish...More

Thank Rach979
Scarborough S, Guest Relations Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Rach979 Thanks for your review. We are disappointed that you feel you could not spend very long within our centre. With over 50 tanks and 1000 marine animals on display as well as feeding talks and demonstrations at 6 areas we believe by partaking...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not only was it an amazing saving paying only £18 instead of £45 but it was amazing for our 7 year old. It has improved so much from I was a child but there was so much interaction for him and the staff were amazing...More

Thank The_warings2010
Scarborough S, Guest Relations Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear The_warings2010 Thanks for such a positive review. We are so grateful for the kind words you have regarding our team! Hope to see you again soon, Best wishes, Sophie

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided to visit again after an amazing visit last year. A nice surprise to find that one of my children's favorite tv show characters would be here. Amazing experience for the whole family. We even had the chance to walk in the penguin island and...More

Thank Jamie110486
Scarborough S, Guest Relations Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear jamie110486 Thanks for your recent review. Really pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit and that your daughter enjoyed meeting the Octonauts. Hope to see you again soon Regards Sophie

Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited on our way home from holiday, booked online so cheaper than the walk in price. The place is well kept and the staff were helpful and friendly. The tunnel is short, possibly felt it more due to being used to the much longer...More

Thank moragk
Scarborough S, Guest Relations Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Moragk Thanks for your review. Really pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit. We acknowledge your feedback surrounding the café and we have passed your comments to our commercial manager. Many thanks Sophie

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked online for a discount and a months free Now TV which was quite a good deal. Was on holiday so couldn't print out e tickets, but showing them on a phone at the desk was no problem. Kids followed trail and quite enjoyed it....More

Thank Daniel B
Scarborough S, Guest Relations Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Daniel B Thanks for your recent review on Trip advisor. I am pleased to learn that you were able to take advantage of our promotion with Now TV. To confirm we have 6 shark species on display at the centre and our Black Tip's...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great way to spend a day when it is rainy outside. A lot of the aquarium is under cover bit the otters, sea lion and penguins are not. More outside covers needed to make it waterproof and sunroof.

Thank 123di123
Scarborough S, Guest Relations Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear 123di123 Thanks for your recent trip advisor review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. Best wishes Sophie

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Mary L
April 11, 2017|
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Response from Scarborough S | Property representative |
Hi Mary We do not allow dogs in the centre unless they are guide dogs. Kind regards Scarborough Sea life
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ian h
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Scarborough S | Property representative |
We are open daily from 10am all year round accept from Christmas day
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Leigh E
December 27, 2016|
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Good Morning, All prices are available on our web site Here you will find a range of packages as well as prices including our best deal tickets. Thanks Scarborough SEA LIFE
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