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Sea Life London Aquarium

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Address: Westminster Bridge Road | County Hall, London SE1 7PB, England
Phone Number: +44 871 663 1678
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Let your imagination soar as you explore the wonderful riches of underwater...

Let your imagination soar as you explore the wonderful riches of underwater life, from the beautiful coral reefs of the Indian Ocean to the dark, mysterious depths of the Atlantic and Pacific.

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SeaLife London Aquarium with Thames River Sightseeing Cruise

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It's big and it's got lots of fishes

We did not have to pay as we got free tickets from a newspaper, for which I am pleased as at nearly £25 for an adult I think I would of been disappointed, lots of fish in... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cambridge
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Southampton
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did this as an extra attraction and enjoyed it there was loads for kids to do and it is probably the best one I've been to so far. Definitely recommend this one for the kids!

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Cambridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did not have to pay as we got free tickets from a newspaper, for which I am pleased as at nearly £25 for an adult I think I would of been disappointed, lots of fish in different zones, sharks and penguins. It is quite big, and although it said no flash photography many people were, didn't see many staff... More 

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Thank youknowthescore
SLLAquarium, Customer Service Assistant at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear youknowthescore, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. Thank you for your comments; it was a pleasure to read. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. It takes time and trouble to write feedback, and it is very important to us to hear what our guests think.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not very impressed with how old fashioned and dated it is. I brought my ticket online (it was cheaper) when I got there I showed my ticket on my phone and was told I needed to print it.... they let me send it to someone that worked there so they could print it, this took nearly an hour.... what's wrong... More 

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Thank Leanne C
Hyderabad, India
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49 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing creates of the world, so much to learn about sea life. Penguins are the best to watch. Am in love with these adorable living beings on earth. So much knowledge to acquire.

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Thank NeelimaBushpala
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was a nice aquarium and we enjoyed looking around. There were lots of sharks and my son loved all the memos. But it was just the same as every other sea life centre so if you are on limited time in London there are other things I would recommended first.

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Thank Victoria P
North Petherton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely time at the aquarium, lots of things to see and loads of staff around to ask questions about the animals and exhibits! Some work being done so looking forward to another visit to see what's been refurbished! Would have liked the penguin exhibit to be more enriching for the penguins it felt a bit dated.

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Thank ChanaShaw
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got some free tickets for this attraction so went along to check it out. When we arrived staff were on hand to direct us to the right queuing area. Online it said queues could be bad at peak times so we were expecting the worst being midday on a Saturday. We was pleasantly surprised and waited no more than... More 

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Thank Tracey S
SLLAquarium, Guest Services Coordinator at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear Tracey S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. Thank you for your comments; it was a pleasure to read. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. It takes time and trouble to write feedback, and it is very important to us to hear what our guests... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to the Aquarium with two small children, one a baby and one a toddler. Arrived late afternoon and the place was almost empty. Great for being able to get up to the tanks and not be rushed looking at the fish. Whale tank was spectacular. Look out on the web for special offers, we ended up paying just £50... More 

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SLLAquarium, Guest Services Coordinator at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear JuneLes, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. Thank you for your comments; it was a pleasure to read. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. It takes time and trouble to write feedback, and it is very important to us to hear what our guests think.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to the London Aquarium five times in the last twenty years and I've never had a bad day. It's excellent for all ages and fascinating to watch all the fish. This time however I booked a package that included a backstage tour and swimming with sharks. Only four people per session can take part in the swim, whilst... More 

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SLLAquarium, Guest Services Coordinator at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear John M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. Thank you for your comments; it was a pleasure to read. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. It takes time and trouble to write feedback, and it is very important to us to hear what our guests... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was bought as part of the combination of attractions deal with Madame Tussauds, London Dungeon, London Eye and Shreks Adventure. It is a very good attraction. The sea life is amazing. They have beautiful penguins which although you have to queue to get into is well worth it, however they turn the lights off at 4pm to simulate Antarctic... More 

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SLLAquarium, Customer Service Assistant at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear Maureen D, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. Thank you for your comments; it was a pleasure to read. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. It takes time and trouble to write feedback, and it is very important to us to hear what our guests... More 

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