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Sea Life Aquarium

#7 of 63 things to do in Carlsbad Features Animals
1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4610
(760) 918-5346
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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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1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4610
(760) 918-5346
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Sea Life Aquarium in Carlsbad, California is located in the LEGOLAND Resort, just adjacent to the park's main gates. It is an interactive aquarium that is enjoyable for families with young children, as they get to touch living creatures where doing so is allowed. Plus,...More

Thank Akisato S
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

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. Thank you for sharing your feedback.

Reviewed 12 May 2017

Was included in our Legland pass. Similar to other Sea Life Aquariums we have visited in Australia. We thought we might see something new and different since we had travelled half way around the world, but no.More

Thank 77Natasha77
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at SEA LIFE® Aquarium. We hope you had a chance to view the Dive Show and the different LEGO Models displayed throughout the Aquarium with the sea life exhibits. We thank you for visiting and we hope the...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We had a park hopper pass to Legoland, that included the aquarium. The shark tank was very cool and we watched the sharks swim around for awhile. But the rest of it was just average and we walked through it in under an hour.

Thank travelmarian
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

The shark tank is really cool to view. We hope that you found the Aquarium to be educational and interactive. Thank you for sharing your feedback.

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Everyone was in aw looking at all the neat fish, sharks, jellyfish, and more. It was great that they also were teaching about ocean polution and how is affects the animals. We learned a lot and had fun.More

Thank travelingduo898
Management response:Responded 5 May 2017

Hello travelingduo898, We are so pleased to know that you found the aquarium both enjoyable and educational. SEA LIFE is big on conservation and we will continue to work on making our planet a safe place for future generation. Thank you for your positive review...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Can be viewed as a stand alone attraction. But the value is when combined with legoland. Parking for just this is a long walk. Good for about An hour of fun. Still lots of info about current goings on around the world regarding oceans.More

Thank cdjones4761
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for sharing your recent experience. Our Aquarium is designed with our youngest Guests in mind for an educational experience the whole family will love. Our Aquarium is an interactive guide to the life of the sea, combining active hands-on learning with fascinating educational...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

The aquarium was okay considering its size. With the cost of tickets bigger would be better. However, it is a good place to go when it gets really hot outside and you need a break from the heat and the crowds.

Thank Ashley C
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for sharing your advice. The Aquarium is a perfect source to cool off from a warm day in Southern California while enjoying the variety of exhibits and LEGO Models.

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Visiting the Sea Life Aquarium is worth it if you get in using a package deal, but not paying extra. The exhibits are nice, definitely geared toward younger children and Lego fans. Walking through the Shark Tank and going inside the "bubbles" in some of...More

Thank DeeAnn M
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for sharing the pros and cons of your visit to the SEA LIFE™ Aquarium. We are delighted to learn that overall you and your family enjoyed your visit to the Aquarium. We thank you for visiting and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 30 April 2017

This place is wonderful for families! Seeing all the Sealife and having the opportunity to even touch some of them was a wonderful experience. There were a few areas that kids could slide and crawl through. My son found them right away and had a...More

Thank Jacqueline J
Management response:Responded 30 April 2017

Thank you for this wonderful review. I am very pleased to know that you and your family enjoyed the Aquarium so much. I hope that you will visit with us again very soon.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

located right inside LEGOLAND, great for kids and a nice size. has a part where you can pet starfish and stuff. has a tunnel where the fish and sharks swim over you, this aquarium isn't big but it does the job.

Thank Corey From T
Management response:Responded 26 April 2017

The Aquarium is educational and interactive with activities for the whole family to enjoy. There are many areas and angles to view fish and sharks from which makes the experience mesmerizing. Thank you for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We spent about an hour in Sea Life Aquarium after a long day in Legoland. Not bad for an hour, but not an attraction by itself. Still the kids liked the sharks and "Nemo" fish, so they enjoyed it. Our entry to Legoland included the...More

Thank Brendan Q
Management response:Responded 23 April 2017

So awesome that the kiddos had fun. It is a great little adventure to learn about our Pacific Coast Friends. Thank you for sharing.

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Is this separate from Legoland- in other words can you pay to visit "just" the Sea Life Aquarium without buying tickets to Legoland?
2 March 2016|
Response from Bryan P | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, you can buy SEA LIFE aquarium tickets separate from LEGOLAND. The walk-up price for an aquarium-only ticket is $22. Thank you, Bryan