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“Lovely sealife centre”
Review of Sea Life Brighton

Sea Life Brighton
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$20.35*
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$26.46*
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Ranked #12 of 172 things to do in Brighton
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Owner description: Two years running 2014 and 2015 winner of 'The Best Place to Visit in Brighton & Hove' - Brighton and Hove Business Awards 2014 & 2015 Visit the world's oldest operating aquarium, right here in Brighton! Based opposite the iconic pier, SEA LIFE Brighton was built in 1872 and features 3,500 memorising creatures including turtles and sharks. For an additional cost you can admire our resident giant Sea Turtles Gulliver and Lulu, sharks, turtles, rays and tropical fish as they swim under your feet on the UK's first indoor glass-bottom boat. Take a look at our Behind The Scenes on an interactive experience which will immerse you into our working world. See first-hand how we care for over 3,500 sea creatures. With over 40 other world class displays we can ensure you will have an amazing discovery throughout your underwater dive. Don't forget to keep an eye out on our website for events throughout the year. We are open daily from 10am, with last admission from 4pm depending on time of year.
Reviewed September 7, 2012

I still think this is the most unique of all sea life centres we've visited. Two quiz trails to keep kids occupied. However it is pricey for those with kids 4 and under as they would easily get bored.
4 stars instead of 5 because: dance machine en route to tank was annoying ; price on the door.

Thank mc2010uk
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

Great for adults and children alike, wonderful experience if you haven't seen it before. Everyone can have the chance to feed the many species of fish on show, especially the flat fish as soon as you walk in.

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Reviewed September 3, 2012

Definately worth a visit, expecially for kids, but dont expect to spend all day in there as we were there for less than an hour. However if you have kids they will love it and you will be there longer!

Thank Kerry H
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

The entry price is somewhat eye-watering, but I loved everything else.
It's a beautiful building and the moody lighting enhances the whole experience. I would have preferred fixed information boards by each of the tanks, rather than the scrolling screens as it was slightly annoying having to wait for the fish I was interested in to come back around.
Having the cafe right in the centre was nice, as we got a lovely view of the rays whilst drimnking our tea.
I don't see the point of the glass-bottomed boat ride. The tunnel under the ocean tank gives a wonderful view of the turtles, sharks and other fish without needing to pay any extra. I could happily have spent all day down there!

Thank Labtech666
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Decided to take the family here a few days ago. We went in and noticed they changed it inside to make it more pretty (don't think it helped) still looking dull and dark. We went around and saw very little fish, and was very hard to get decent picture due to lighting. At 11am we went up for the talk about turtles. Having to carry a push chair up 3 lots of stairs was a struggle. Later when the talk was finished we noticed that there was an easier way to travel to that room, and we felt very silly. Obviously not enough signs. But the worse of all was when we went to get our photo at the gift shop. The man that saw us gave us a photo, keyring and magnet of another person. IT ISNT TOO HARD TO GET THAT WRONG. Luckily we noticed on time. We gave the 3 items back and waiting ages for our items. This lady then hands us the items. Not a photo, keyring and magnet but 1 photo and 2 keyring. Obviously very irresponsible and honestly not good enough for their job. Overall our visit was a waste of time and money.

Thank Graphica_21
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