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Sea Life London Aquarium

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Address: County Hall Westminster Bridge Road | County Hall, London SE1 7PB, England
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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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Fab hour and a half with Merlin premium pass

We had a great time at the London aquarium, didn't queue to get in because we had the Merlin premium pass. Great way to spend a couple of hours, kids loved it!

Reviewed 20 August 2015
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Hampshire
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Hampshire
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

We had a great time at the London aquarium, didn't queue to get in because we had the Merlin premium pass. Great way to spend a couple of hours, kids loved it!

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MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear plotrin, 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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91 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

I went with my boyfriend sister and friend although we had to Que I get in for an hour, when we did it was amazing lots to do and loads to see we all really enjoyed it

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MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear Carlyspurs89, 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 

Somerset
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

This could have been a brilliant and educational day out if it wasn't for other people!!! Never have I been surrounded by so many ignorant, rude and down right arrogant humans! The kids could hardly see the tanks due to the obnoxious fools that feel they need to film or photograph every single thing, including themselves!! Even families of foreigners... More 

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Thank TeamLopen
MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear TeamLopen, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. I would like to reassure you that we take all of our guest’s comments very seriously and that your comments are very important to us. Firstly, please allow us to apologise that your day with us did not live up to your... More 

Bengaluru, India
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Brilliant place to visit with Kids. Has very large collection of different fishes. Also has got a shark. Definitely kids will enjoy for sure.

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Thank Narayanan237
MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear Narayanan237, 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 

Island of Malta, Malta
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

A good visit and must see if in the London eye area. Also a good watch is the 5d video of the London eye. I recommend it to people that never visited an aquarium before or with kids.

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MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear RichardAgius, 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 

Essex, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I hadn't been here for a number of years but it's had a make over and what a fantastic place! Be warned that you'll queue for a long time during school holidays but it didn't feel over crowded inside and it's a great attraction. We took our 3 year old and he LOVED it - still talks about it months... More 

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MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear Tillyjb, 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 

Buckingham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We visited yesterday and expected the queues and noise - it is the school holidays! But what we did not expect was the very poor quality of the interior. As soon as you enter, there is a dirty looking glass floor to walk over which is meant to excite but instead makes you think that it needs a good scrub!... More 

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MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear Henry408, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. I would like to reassure you that we take all of our guest’s comments very seriously and that your concerns are very important to us. I was very sorry to read that you did not enjoy the opportunities that we offer to... More 

London
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

The last time I came to the London Sea Life Aquarium was 4-5 years ago and I didn't think much of it then! I can't believe what a tourist attraction it is in terms of location and yet how dated this place is. Nothing has changed over the years and the tanks just look plain uninteresting. The best part is... More 

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MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear madmv, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. I would like to reassure you that we take all of our guest’s comments very seriously and that your concerns are very important to us. I do apologise if you feel that the admission pricing was not representative of the experience inside... More 

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

we took our three granddaughters to the aquarium and really wished we hadn't. It's ridiculously expensive for what it is, many of the exhibits are too high for children to see and there is no attempt to educate by giving names of the exhibits, where the come from or any information what so ever. Having been to aquariums in Palma... More 

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MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear Sue S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. I would like to reassure you that we take all of our guest’s comments very seriously and that your comments are very important to us. Firstly, please allow us to apologise that your day with us did not live up to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

It is a good place for seeing animals that you cannot see in any other place in London. It's funny especially for children but the true it's that it is not one of the greatest attractions, even more given its price.

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MSLLA, customer service supervisor at Sea Life London Aquarium, responded to this review

Dear jrctourism, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. I would like to reassure you that we take all of our guest’s comments very seriously and that your concerns are very important to us. I do apologise if you feel that the admission pricing was not representative of the experience inside... More 

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