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Address: 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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+1 760-915-5346
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SEA LIFE is designed to be a child’s interactive guide to the life of the...

SEA LIFE is designed to be a child’s interactive guide to the life of the sea. Get ready to embark on a journey through fantastic ocean habitats. Shake hands with sea stars at the touch pools and discover the sharks, stingrays and tropical fish of the mysterious Lost City of Atlantis. SEA LIFE Aquarium is packed with interactive play zones, fun activities and unforgettable sights creating an experience like no other.

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Nice Aquarium

This was a nice change of pace from Legoland. The kids enjoyed it and it had a lot of different fish etc. We bought the pass included with Legoland and I would suggest this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Fort Worth, TX
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Fort Worth, TX
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114 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a nice change of pace from Legoland. The kids enjoyed it and it had a lot of different fish etc. We bought the pass included with Legoland and I would suggest this ticket. It was a nice break for the kids from Legoland. I would highly suggest if in the area

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Washington
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58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a fun, hands on aquarium. Not very large but it was just right to visit before Legoland opened and it was a great deal.

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Thank RrosesWA
Management response:

Thank you for sharing your review. I am happy that you feel we have a fun hands on aquarium. I do hope that you enjoyed your time here with us and that you will visit with us again. More 

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49 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The aquarium is excellent with some awesome sea creatures. There is ample of Lego around for the kids to enjoy. Once can easily go through the entire aquarium in 2 hours.

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Thank Hetsnz
Management response:

The Aquarium is committed to Conservation and Wildlife preservation; making this experience educational and interactive. The new stamping areas through the Aquarium are fun for children of all ages to enjoy, including the slide. Thank you for sharing your feedback. More 

San Diego, California
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65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been visiting Sea Life Aquarium since they opened years ago and each and every visit offers something new and fun. The tanks are always full of fascinating critters and kid sized viewing areas. Highly recommend!

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Thank AtDogBeach
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Thank you for returning to visit. We appreciate you taking the time to share your visit and recommendation for our TripAdvisor Guests. Thank you and Happy New Year! More 

Enumclaw, Washington
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99 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This aquarium was of the smaller size but it was still really nice. Lots to see - enough for about half a day. Even had a great sandwich lunch in their deli. Very glad we decided to visit.

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Thank EdPlateau
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So pleased you had a nice time at the aquarium and sharing your experience with our TripAdvisor Guests. It is a great place to enjoy learining about our Pacific Water Friends. More 

Canada
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably *my* favourite part about our Legoland trip was the Sea Life aquarium. I loved the tunnel, having sharks, sting rays, and all manner of fish swimming above and next to you. We all had a great time. Get a book at the beginning and collect stamps at every station to get a little prize at the end :)

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Thank TartanBlossom
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the SEA LIFE Aquarium. We hope everyone was able to collect their special prize at the end. More 

Elk Grove, California
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk ways were very small. This should be just part of Lego Land and not an additional fee. We won't be returning.

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Thank Brandy C
Management response:

The Aquarium is committed to Conservation and Wildlife preservation; making this experience educational and interactive. We are sorry to hear about the difficulty you experienced navigating through the Aquarium. Thank you for your valued feedback. More 

Santa Cruz, California
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The key to enjoying the Sea Life Aquarium is to understand what it is and what it isn't. I live between Santa Cruz and Monterey and have visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium many times. Sea Life is not the Monterey Bay Aquarium - it is quite a bit smaller in scope (note that several exhibits and activities are undertaken in... More 

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Thank Edward L
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with us, we are glad to hear that you found our SEA LIFE Aquarium to be educational. We want to inspire you, by your visit, to join us in working to preserve the oceans for future generations. More 

San Diego, California
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Took my just turned 3 year year old there for first time. He loved the slide at the beginning the most. The positives were everything is at child eye level, and very kid friendly. He was disappointed there were no octopus or sea turtles. I was disappointed there was only one bathroom at the very end of it, upstairs. There... More 

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Thank Stephanie C
Management response:

The Aquarium is committed to Conservation and Wildlife preservation; making this experience educational and interactive. The new stamping areas through the Aquarium are fun for children of all ages to enjoy including the slide. Thank you for sharing your feedback. More 

Vernon, Michigan
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Overall the way things were laid out was good. But this place is very small and I don't think it should be on a separate hopper. Because you could definitely do both in one day. When you look on the website there is not much information telling you that.

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Thank U4729YRbrianf
Management response:

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent experience at the Aquarium, we hope that you found it to be educational and interactive. Please allow me to explain that Guest' may purchase a Hopper admission and enter both Parks on the same day or use the Aquarium portion within 9 days from your first visit. The other option... More 

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