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Address: 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4610
Phone Number: 760.915.5346
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SEA LIFE is designed to be a child’s interactive guide to the life of the...

SEA LIFE is designed to be a child’s interactive guide to the life of the sea. Get ready to embark on a journey through fantastic ocean habitats. Shake hands with sea stars at the touch pools and discover the sharks, stingrays and tropical fish of the mysterious Lost City of Atlantis. SEA LIFE Aquarium is packed with interactive play zones, fun activities and unforgettable sights creating an experience like no other.

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$137*
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Legoland with SeaLife Aquarium with Transportation from Anaheim
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$84*
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Kids loved getting a stamp on their passports for every section of the park they visited.

It was nice and interesting. Educational. Kids learned a few things. They enjoyed the jelly fish exhibit. They spent a good amount of time at the pond where they could touch some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Redmond, Washington
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My kids love looking at the fish at Sea Life. We usually purchase entrance together with LEGOLAND and water park. My kids love the cases where they can crawl inside so I a picture. Super fun for a rainy day.

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Thank Susana R
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

All of us here in the SEA LIFE management team would like to thank you for this nice review. We are all pleased to know that you and your family enjoy the Aquarium. We look forward to your next visit. More 

California
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was nice and interesting. Educational. Kids learned a few things. They enjoyed the jelly fish exhibit. They spent a good amount of time at the pond where they could touch some creatures.

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Thank YSanchezCalifornia
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

The stamping stations are a new feature that is offered within the Aquarium, children of all ages enjoy it. The Aquarium is very education and hands on such as the touch pool. Thank you for sharing your feedback. More 

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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is better for little kids. My teens were bored 10 minutes in. It's also only 30 minutes long. I'm from Vegas and the Mandalay Bay aquarium is better.

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Thank Jacob M
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Aquarium. We appreciate you sharing your experience with us. Hearing from our Guests is very important to all of us here in the Park’s management team. Sea Life is geared for our young Guests to provide a memorable, educational experience of our local marine life, but you will find that it’s a wonderful... More 

Westminster, California
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of Fish, a great display at the end with staff to answer questions. A tide pool to touch sea life. We did not eat there but the food did look good.

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Thank lindahE9124AO
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your great adventure with our TripAdvisor Guests. Fun place to gather family memories. More 

Sacramento
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very fun but confusing to navigate thru the whole thing. We wanted to see the Sea Horses but all three tanks were empty...

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Thank Raj S
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you found the Aquarium to be difficult to navigate through. The Aquarium is committed to Conservation and Wildlife preservation; making this experience educational and interactive. We hope that the remainder of your visit was pleasant. More 

San Jose, California
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very educational, they give the kids a small activity to do while they go thru the aquarium and at the end they get a cute paper hat

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Thank EGar92
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

So pleased to read that you had such an enjoyable time and the kids enjoyed their treasure at the end of the adventure! More 

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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Sea Life Aquarium using an LA Go Card. The exhibits are well spread out and include indoor and out door spaces. There is a wide variety of sea life and touch tanks for the kids (and adults!) It was very busy the day we were there, but it was still a great day! They also have movies... More 

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Thank Jessica J
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this wonderful review. All of us here in the SEA LIFE management team are very pleased to learn that you enjoyed your visit with us. I do hope you got to try the Mac N Cheese at Ocean Journey café during your visit as it is very tasty. I hope that you will visit with us... More 

San Diego, California
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73 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice small aquarium with variety of exhibits - especially loved the "talks" they have throughout the day. Ended the tour with dinner in the cafe - very good!

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Thank yolofam4
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

Hello Yolofam4, It's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the aquarium. In addition to the animals, there are feedings and hands-on attractions that I hope you found entertaining and educational. Glad to know that the you enjoyed your meal at the Café as well. Thank you for your review. More 

Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not as expansive as aquariums in other places we've been to. But for the price it is a good value. A nominal add-on to the Legoland ticket price. If you are a costco member, they have a 3 day hopper pass that is a good value.

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Thank rambo6376
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share the review and the tip with our TripAdvisor Guests. More 

San Francisco, California
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219 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is part of the LEGOLAND experience as it one of the choices when you buy a ticket to enter LEGOLAND. There are plenty of fishes and there is a jellyfish part in there. Its neat and pretty informative. Glad it came with the LEGOLAND price and probably wouldn't have paid to get in.

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Thank milton919
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

The Aquarium is very educational and interactive. Children of all ages enjoy learning about the local sea creatures. Thank you for sharing your Aquarium experience. More 

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