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Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary General Admission
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Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary General Admission
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“sealife centre”(53 reviews)
Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary is a state-of-the-art marine aquarium taking visitors on a memorable undersea odyssey filled with amazing close encounters with sea creatures of astonishing variety and meet our friendly team of Rainforest Rangers who...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Seagate Road, Hunstanton PE36 5BH, England
+44 1485 533576
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Reviewed today via mobile

Myself and my wife had a lovely visit, the staff were helpful and very friendly. The seals were amazing and a lovely member of staff stopped and took the time to tell us all about them which was great, my only criticism would be the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gwabell
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took us half hour to get round!!!! £30. Appalling value for money. While collecting tickets they tried to sell me a book for £5. I have been to many sanctuaries and this one I will not return to or recommend to anyone. Thank God I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nina N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best Sea Life Centres we've been to, not one of the best aquariums but definitely one of the best Sea Life's. The kids had a couple of Easter trails to do which they both enjoyed, especially looking out for the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see and do also has cafe were you can have some think to eat and. Drunk little expensive but look out for offers in shops and free paper

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Valerie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend decided to purchase a 'feeding the seals breakfast' experience and it was amazing. We had to arrive before opening and were lucky enough to be the only ones signed into it. Nicki was the instructor who talked us through it all and she...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll be frank. I'm not a Sea Life Centre fan. In most cases, I can't stand them. But for some reason Hunstanton's SLC is far, FAR better. Normally, I find SLCs claustrophobic, overly crammed and uncomfortable to visit, but here (maybe it was a quiet...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Martijnbuzz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot to see and lovely mix of the exotic with a seal rescue centre. Staff and particularly ‘Dr Fin’ knowledgable, helpful and enthusiastic. Animals and fish appeared well looked after and comfortable.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CathyG53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointed with the restaurant as there was no Gluten Free options at all. I think with Sealife being one of the biggest attractions to Hunstaton, THEY SHOULD CATER FOR PEOPLE WITH DIETARY NEEDS, it's DISCUSTING in this day and age, I AND MY FAMILY...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Sea Life centre whilst staying for a few days in Hunstanton, though it was out of season I was quite surprised how many people were there so would expect it to be extremely busy during holiday time. From the outside it doesn't look...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gill B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went on Monday in term time so very quite. All staff were very nice and knowledgeable. Jemma especially

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chris H
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August 15, 2017|
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Response from 21Dragonfly | Reviewed this property |
Hunstanton is miles better, whenever I've gone to the Yarmouth it feels like when you get to the end, you feel like is that it.
May 19, 2017|
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Response from MarieM254 |
We used Tesco’s days out vouchers and paid less than £1 each to get in. Fantastic value but you have to book ahead.
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May 18, 2017|
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Response from JEAN N | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are a partner Charity with The Sea Life Trust, that develop and support projects that protect marine wildlife and habitats across the World.