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Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium

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Drumkinnon Tower Ben Lomond Way | Drumkinnon Tower, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QL, Scotland
+44 1389 721500
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SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium is just 30 minutes from Glasgow, situated on the stunning Loch Lomond Shores. Explore an amazing underwater world and take a fascinating journey from the Loch Lomond shores to the ocean depths through 7 themed zones, including our Tropical Ocean Tunnel. Get up close to over 1500 creatures, including the largest collection of Sharks in Scotland, our playful family of Otters and super-friendly Cow Nose Rays. Find out how it feels to touch a starfish and other creatures living in our interactive rockpool then head to our Observation Deck for unrivalled views of Loch Lomond, or relax in our welcoming coffee shop. With fun talks, animal feeds, special events and our quiz trail, there's plenty for everyone to enjoy at SEA LIFE Loch Lomond. We are open 7 days a week 10am-5pm (last admission at 4pm).
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“rock pools” (30 reviews)
“star fish” (29 reviews)
“feeding times” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Drumkinnon Tower Ben Lomond Way | Drumkinnon Tower, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QL, Scotland
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+44 1389 721500
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Good though quite small. Staff enthusiastic. Otters and shark very good. Thee is a large modern cinema. But the film is very short and not of high quality. Sea life should really invest in a better film. Cafe has excellent views and is reseat ably...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my three kids for the VIP experience. The facility is brilliant, it is absolutely fascinating and doing great work promoting sustainability and protection. By far the most noticeable thing is the staff; the customer service is excellent. Everyone we came into contact with...More

Thank Brian D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my mom loved it ! It was very nice and Eve (the guide) was very kind and explained things clearly! It was great !

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Because myself and my husband had been to a sea life centre, we thought we would take the opportunity to do so. It cost us around £12 each and took us about 40 minutes to walk around. The staff were expectionally informative about the animals...More

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Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review of our aquarium. Our team are extremely passionate about our aquarium and creatures - so it's great to hear you enjoyed learning about our animals. I do hope you'll be back to SEA us again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here today with our three children, our first time at Loch Lomond, and had an amazing time. Yes its a lot smaller than other aquariums but its full of fascinating displays and well worth the money. We booked our tickets in advance online...More

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Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kayleigh, Thanks for your 5* review of our aquarium. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit with your family. We have a full programme of events planned over the next few months so there is plenty on for the children, please keep...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Particularly the active Otters, the joy and excitement of visiting children, some seeing live sea creatures for the first time evident, the tunnel where the sharks and rays swam around and over you, well set out with information boards for families to enjoy, hands on...More

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Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your fin-tastic review of our aquarium. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed both your visit to the aquarium and our Loch View Coffee Shop - we agree the views are pretty spectacular. I hope you'll be back to SEA you again soon!

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday I visited here with my little boy who is 5 months old, after a 1 hour drive to get here we were not disappointed! In fact I reckon my son would have been happy to stay here all day every day. To say he...More

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Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Hi Allana, Thank you for your fin-tastic review of our aquarium, we're delighted both your and your son enjoyed your visit to SEA LIFE Loch Lomond. We are a very passionate team and it's lovely to hear your feedback - I will share it with...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

I'm from the Midlands so have visited the Sealife Centre in Birmingham numerous times, which is much bigger than the one in Balloch, but this is still a nice activity to do, especially with children. The entrance price does also reflect the fact that this...More

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Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thanks for your review of our aquarium, it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit with your family. I do hope you'll visit us again next time you are in the area!

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

There's plenty to see at this engaging aquarium for any fan of Finding Nemo or nature lover! We spent a good couple of hours here especially enjoying the up close views of seahorses, clown fish, rays and sharks. This is great for a family with...More

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Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Hi Natalie, thanks for your review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. I hope you'll be back to visit us soon!

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely visit. We’d planned ahead and ordered the tickets online. My daughter was given a ranger pack and set off looking for clues. She adored touching the starfish and the shrimp that ‘cleaned’ her hand and asked questions to the staff who...More

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Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you for your review of our aquarium. It's great to hear that both you and your daughter enjoyed your visit and managed to take advantage of our online booking discount! It sounds like you both had a fin-tastic day and made the most of...More

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Martyna L
May 13, 2018|
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No dogs allowed.
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May 17, 2017|
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Response from Kathryn A | Property representative |
Hi, Most of our customers stay with us for a couple of hours. However our tickets are valid for re-entry as many times as you like throughout the day so you can come and go right up until last entry at 4pm and enjoy the... More
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Hi, If you speak to the staff at front of house and they will let you up to the coffee shop in the lift and will not charge you entry to the aquarium. Kind regards, SEA LIFE Loch Lomond
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