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Natureland Seal Sanctuary

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Address: North Parade, Skegness PE25 1DB, England
Phone Number: +44 1754 764345
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Awarded "Best Skegness Attraction in 2015" and "Best...

Awarded "Best Skegness Attraction in 2015" and "Best Business 2015" by the Skegness Partnership in November 2015, Natureland is well known for rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned and injured seal pups that are stranded on Lincolnshire beaches. Our visitors can see the seals and lots of other wonderful animals including penguins, meerkats, alpacas, tropical birds/butterflies, pets corner, aquarium, tropical house, koi carp pool, animal brass rubbing, gift shop and refreshments available.

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Kids enjoy it

The kids really enjoyed looking at all the different animals. Doesn't take long to get round it all so take your time walking round. Value for money would recommend to others as a... read more

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

The kids really enjoyed looking at all the different animals. Doesn't take long to get round it all so take your time walking round. Value for money would recommend to others as a must visit in skegness

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you very much, glad you enjoyed your visit. Good tip about taking your time - the longer you take the more you see, particularly in the aquarium and the tropical butterflies in the summer. Hope to see you again soon, best wishes. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been quite a few times, in fact most times we visit Skegness ! A vey clean & well laid out attraction for all the family to enjoy. There must be something for everyone from reptiles to seals.

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting again, you obviously really enjoy your trips to Natureland. Yes, we have plenty to see here - check out our website for full details, prices, feeding times etc. Best wishes, see you again soon. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't really planned to visit before arriving in Skegness, but so glad we did. What a great place, we were so lucky and arrived just as the adult seals, penguins and baby seals were about to be fed! Extremely good talk by Laura while she fed the animals at each pool, 10/10 as it was very chilly and she had... More 

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you so much for that lovely review. Feeding times are always popular and a great time to ask any questions you may have. We rescued another pup two days ago and released another this morning, more to follow soon. Thanks again, best wishes, see you again sometime soon. More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoyable couple of hours. Price compares well. Very friendly and helpful receptionist. The grandchildren loved it.

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a lovely time, do come again soon. More 

Avoch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time we have visited now and are always impressed by the care of the animals and commitment of staff.

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming to see us again, your support and kind comments are very much appreciated. Best wishes, see you again soon. More 

Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a disabled wheelchair user. Asked if there were any reductions for registered disabled or registered carers and told No not at this time of year (Nov) by a not very friendly middle aged woman behind the desk. Went in the seals had no water in the main enclosure and looked very sad. Saw 3 meerkats, goats, 2 turkeys,... More 

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Sorry you were disappointed with your visit. Our winter entry prices are much reduced from our summer prices: Adults are £5.50 instead of £8.50, Children £3 instead of £6. This is to reflect that the tropical butterflies and alpacas are not here in the winter and the main restaurant and main gift shop are closed as it is just not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seal sanctuary isn't the biggest of places, but it's well worth the visit. We decided to take our 21 month old daughter and she loved it so much, from watching the seals to seeing the goats and alpacas. Worth the money, especially since it goes back into the sanctuary.

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Natureland, I'm so pleased that you all enjoyed your time here. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the small park size there is a great deal to see making the entry fee well worthwhile, plus a lot of the money they gain is used on the seal rescue and sanctuary side of things which they have great success with. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, particularly with disabled customers. The animals are well looked after... More 

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, sounds like you had a great time here. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I won tickets and must say a very good afternoon enjoyed watching the animals feeding time. Cafe was good. Its not a full day out just a few hours but definitely going back

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your prize! Average visit time is around two hours - try to catch a feeding time, check out our website for timings. See you again soon. More 

Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First impressions are that it isn't a massive place but walking around it soon becomes obvious that there's a lot going on. Not just seals but penguins, koi carp, an aquarium, a reptile house, meerkats and lots of farm animals; goats, hens etc. There are also some alpacas. The tropical garden was fascinating - in between giving way to a... More 

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saveourseals, Owner at Natureland Seal Sanctuary, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit and found out that we have lots more than seals here at Natureland! The alpacas will soon be heading off site to their winter quarters to allow the paddock here to recover over winter. The tropical butterflies will also be finishing for the year as they need plenty of bright, warm sunshine to thrive. This... More 

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