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Sea Life Manchester

#8 of 15 things to do in Stretford Features Animals
Barton Square | The Trafford Centre, Stretford, Trafford M17 8AS, England
+44 871 221 2483
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Better this time round - but spoiled by selfish guests!

Better organisation this time round and we sailed through security and reception due to having the... read more

Reviewed today
Craig H
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Great centre :)

I have just spent a lovely afternoon there with a 9 year old and a 12 year old. We keep our own... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stacey B
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SEA LIFE Manchester Aquarium transports you into the amazing underwater world. Prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from humble starfish and seahorses to graceful rays and powerful sharks. With an amazing ocean tunnel, 30 display tanks and more than 5,000 sea creatures the aquarium is the perfect stop for family fun! To get any closer you would have to get wet!
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good23%
  • Average26%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible13%
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Barton Square | The Trafford Centre, Stretford, Trafford M17 8AS, England
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Reviewed today

Better organisation this time round and we sailed through security and reception due to having the passes gleamed last time. The only low point of the experience was the amount of selfish guests taking over the main photo opportunity points and hogging them. The same...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have just spent a lovely afternoon there with a 9 year old and a 12 year old. We keep our own marine tank and we're delighted to see how well kept and clean the tanks were. The staff were incredibly knowledgeable and friendly and...More

Thank Stacey B
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thank you for taking your time to leave feedback about your recent visit. We are thrilled to see that you and your family had a great time with us and that you all delighted in how well kept and clean the tanks were. The...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here on Tuesday with my 10month son who loved to see the animals, he wasn't too keen on the turtle talks in the dark room so will probably skip that bit next time. The place wasn't as big as we expected and was over...More

1  Thank Daz B
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave feedback about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. We are glad you and your little one had a great time and you took advantage of some of our promotional vouchers we have in circulation at...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited with my daughter, granddaughter and friends. My Granddaughter aged 4 loved it and was totally mesmerised by the various fish and other sea creatures! It was both educational and enjoyable and we were able to take as long as we wished going through...More

2  Thank NET56
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Thank you for taking your tie to leave feedback about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. We are thrilled to see your granddaughter had a great time with us and that she was mesmerised by all our different creatures. I am glad you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took my two year old daughter and my mum here on a Monday morning. Very well presented aquariums and pleasant staff. Appreciate that it is smaller than other aquariums due to location but feel this should be reflected in the price which is extortionate given...More

Thank Armstronski
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. We are sorry you wasn't completely satisfied with your visit and that it didn't take long for you to get around the centre. Did you watch any...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited Manchester Sea Life last June for my sons birthday and surprised him with a Sea Trek 😍 Although the Sea Life is smaller than other Sea Life Centres we actually preferred this one. Displays were far better and easier to read. More child friendly....More

Thank FrancescaLysaght89
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. I am thrilled to see your son had a great birthday and that he had a fantastic SeaTREK experience. We are glad he got up close...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited with my daughter last week for the first time. Purchased the combined ticket as it made sense with the cost for each attraction. (Sealife & LegoLand) This particular venue is smaller than others I have visited, however, the level of professionalism and cleanliness is...More

1  Thank Hayley A
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. We are glad to see you and your daughter had a great time with us and that you took advantage of our combination ticket we offer...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my daughter and her friend. Purchased the combined ticket with the visit to legoland so received a slight discount. Sea life ticket valid all day so you can go in and out of the venue. Venue is immaculate and there is a wide...More

Thank jenandabs
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. I am glad to see you thought the centre was immaculate and that you thought there was a good range of animals on display. We are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All you would expect from an aquarium. Lots for the kids. It's overpriced on it's own but you can buy a combo ticket for here and Lego land next door which is better.More

Thank frick-on-a-stick
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. We are sorry you thought our centre was over priced. We do believe our pricing is competitive with other activities such as the cinema and other...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you've been in one sea life you know what to expect. There are a good range of fish and aquatic life. My 5 year old especially enjoyed it. He doesn't remember going to any aquarium before. He listened intently to a talk...Repeating key facts...More

Thank fueldiva99
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Bradley S
June 24, 2017|
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Response from ManchesterCluster | Property representative |
Hello, Tickets on the door are £19 per adult and £15 per child with children aged 2 and under going for free. Prices online are different to our walk up price, however any discounts online are only deducted if booked 24... More
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jhallas8391
March 20, 2017|
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Response from ManchesterCluster | Property representative |
Hello, We normally advise guests that they will spend around 1-2 hours in the centre. Your tickets are valid for the whole day so you are able to leave the centre and return as much as you want. Kind regards Chloe Duty... More
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