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Address: Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TB, England
Phone Number: +44 871 423 2110
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Two years running 2014 and 2015 winner of 'The Best Place to Visit in...

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.

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Large group with a wheelchair user

We visited this month with a large group of adults(19 people) which included a wheelchair user. From a disabled users point of view parking was adequate although the sign to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited this month with a large group of adults(19 people) which included a wheelchair user. From a disabled users point of view parking was adequate although the sign to the ramp access was a little small. Once we found the way in everything was very easily accessible for a wheelchair. We all enjoyed the wide variety of sea life... More 

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Thank louisanpaul
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

I am pleased your group had such a great time. unfortunately the access signs are authorised by the council, and they will not allow us to increase there profile or quantity but we will keep campaigning. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting the aquarium was an absolute waste of time and money. Very small and dark. Incredible smelly and dirty. The floor was wet in many parts. Light was so bad that it was difficult to not fall on the stairs. The place is very small compared to the other sealife centres in Britain. The selection of sealife is very small.... More 

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Thank MynameisAshely
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hello Ashley, I am sorry you felt this way. Being an underground Victorian attraction we try our best to compromise between delivering authenticity and originality. What you found to be dark, others find to be sympathetic and attractive. There is no excuse for us having wet floors as spilages should be cleared up immediately, but water is a natural hazard... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went as a couple to see the fishes and it was very nice I loved the Victorian look of the place. The centre is well set up for children with steps to see into the fish and games to keep them occupied. It was shorter than I thought it would be but I do not know what you would... More 

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Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hello Cat, I am pleased you were able to capture some of the magical experiences with some great photos. you don't need to be a fishy person to enjoy a great day out with the family. More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always a good place to take the children, lots to see and do, busier of course on rainy days, cafe a bit naff but sandwiches and coffee sold there. Overall a good place to see.

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Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hi Jay, thanks for your continued loyalty. We agree that the range in the coffee shop is limited and we will continue to try and improve the range were we can. More 

england
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice example of Georgian madness. Indian on the outside and distinctly Chinese on the inside this quirky building is worth a visit. Full of oriental arts and crafts each room is themed and fully furnished. Tickets are twelve quid a pop. Staff are helpful and informative. Well worth a visit.

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Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

I think this is meant to be for the Pavillion.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really well cared for & well presented. Very child friendly with lots of activities and exhibits at "child height" Plenty to see for adults too & we really enjoyed our visit as part of a Sunday date day. The ocean tunnel is spectacular & the turtles were my highlight of the visit, it was great to see such special creatures... More 

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Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hi Victoria, great advice about re entry. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought that Sea Life Brighton was fantastic. Loads of fishy things to see, really fascinating (the lion fish were my favourite, but the giant turtle and sharks and anaconda are hard to beat!). Much, much better than I remember sea life centres of a couple of decades ago at birthday parties! I would highly recommend and hope to return... More 

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Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Thanks for your great comments. Temperature is dependent on external air temperature, so in the winter we can be chilly but the summer very warm. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the nieces and nephews here last weekend, very enjoyable, the discount (40%) i got from my lifestyle card made it well worth the visit, will definitely be coming back next year

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Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Hi Nikki, we look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Adult group visit, great if you're a fish fan, which I'm not, but plenty to see, under water tunnel walk through best part for me, with sharks, rays and turtles swimming overhead. Great experience for children I should think.

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Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

maybe after a few more visits we can convince you to become a fish fan! More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Brighton seaworld today with grandsons. 3 years & 1year old both really enjoyed their time looking at the wonderfull sealife. Went on glass bottom boat which we payed extra for but had fun watching the sharks swim under our feet. Walking through glas tunnel was amazing. All a little pricey but would say to anyone its worth a visit.

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Thank Dee O
Max L, General Manager at Sea Life Brighton, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit Dee, and for taking the time to review. More 

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