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SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium

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SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord is specially built to cater to kids ages 3-12. Our unique construction is specifically designed so that your kids can have the same viewing experience as adults, and in some cases even better! We even have a soft play area...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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8111 Concord Mills Blvd, Entrance 7, Concord, NC 28027-6462
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place!! Had a very good experience! Really liked how it was set up—great visual! Thought it was somewhat pricey for the overall size, but hopefully some of the monies go to help the underwater life.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small aquarium, rather cheesy and small to call an aquarium and charge what they do, can go through in under an hour , located inside the mall

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I travel to Aquariums all over the world and it’s rare to see one this size attached to a mall but here it was! I was very pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness of the water and it seemed like the animals were in good shape!...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

I would highly recommend this as a location for a school field trip. We did the behind the scenes tour and the class as part of our trip. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. It was very well organized.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CatherineThompson427
BriannaN80, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

CatherineThompson427, thank you so much for your FINtastic review! Be sure to come back and SEA us again soon!

Reviewed April 26, 2019

Didn't have high hopes about an aquarium in a mall. However, it was long with different exhibits and tanks and well laid out and clean and FUN! It has a lot to see! It is well worth the price of admission! We spent 3 hours...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BriannaN80, General Manager at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi AcePreacher, Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, and wanted to address your comments about our staff. Our educators have a variety of backgrounds, and several are pursuing degrees in marine or aquarium science, biology or other...More

Reviewed April 25, 2019

Awesome smaller sized aquarium, great as a rainy day activity when outdoor venues are not an option. Habitats and venue is well maintained and clean. Ticket serves as a day pass, allowing you to come and go. Nice to leave to shop, grab lunch, etc...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BriannaN80, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

205brandys, thank you so much for your FINtastic review! Be sure to come back and SEA us again soon!

Reviewed April 24, 2019

We purchased our tickets on line, somewhat of a discount and they allowed us to come and go. We enjoyed our tour, the staff was friendly and full of information. Highly encourage you to be at the different talks and feeding times. It is obvious...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BriannaN80, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Haddon P, thank you so much for your FINtastic review! We are glad you had a JAWESOME time on our Behind the Scenes Tour and enjoyed our talks and shows. Be sure to come back and SEA us again soon!

Reviewed April 22, 2019

Small aquarium, may be a little pricey for the size of it but it is cool that it is in a mall. I would go again but not right away. Fun local aquarium, in a big mall with lots of other activities.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Tina G
BriannaN80, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Tina G, thank you so much for your FINtastic review! Be sure to come back and SEA us again soon!

Reviewed April 20, 2019

We had a group of 75 5th graders and 20 adults. The staff was very welcoming, the rotations of the activities we did were awesome and the kids had a great time. We will be back!

Date of experience: April 2019
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BriannaN80, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Janmikelaw, thank you so much for your FINtastic review! We are glad you had a great time! Be sure to come back and SEA us again soon!

Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

If you attend without children, you can easily see everything here in about 45 minutes - even if you take your time and read all the information. If you are here with children - especially young children - they will enjoy this little aquarium. It...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BriannaN80, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Jeana P, thank you so much for your FINtastic review! Be sure to come back and SEA us again soon!

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Lu U
December 29, 2018|
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Response from elizsearle | Reviewed this property |
If you enter by Bass Pro, there's a service desk just in the mall to your left. They should be able to provide one. Perhaps someone can pay it up to the closest entrance by Sea Life for you so you could have a shorter... More
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yaqot
August 4, 2016|
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Response from Deborah B | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the ages of the children. Online prices are $14.95 for 13+, $9.95 for 3-12, 2 and under free.
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