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Address: One LEGOLAND Drive, 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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Good spot for a short visit on a cool day

We visited with our young grqandchildren. the Acquarium is well done with very good exhibits and science information...a good learning epxerince but more for older children (ours... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
boblinner
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Regina, Canada

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice staff but not very big or exciting. It is a nice break if you are hot or cold. The kids enjoyed it.

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Thank Trishsy
Management response:

The Aquarium is committed to Conservation and Wildlife preservation; making this experience educational and interactive for children of all ages to enjoy. Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback. More 

Regina, Canada
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with our young grqandchildren. the Acquarium is well done with very good exhibits and science information...a good learning epxerince but more for older children (ours were all under 5)...but we all enjoyed it and the boys were interested.

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

Thank you for sharing your adventure. The Aquarium is a nice walk through with hands on activities along the way which is very educational and interactive. We are happy to hear your son enjoyed the experience. More 

Brea, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with the family as the last stop of our LEGOLAND trip as our ticket had this attraction included. I didn't expect much as it seemed like a side-attraction to LEGOLAND but we were all pleasantly surprised. The attraction is pretty expansive, and had enough fish, jellyfish, sharks, etc to keep the kids entertained for about an hour -... More 

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1 Thank kevinhanjunk
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Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience. We are delighted to hear that your expectations were exceeded. The indoor Aquarium is educational with hands-on activities. We look forward to you visiting with us again. More 

Fallbrook, California
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125 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SeaLife Aquarium is very small, but they make a lot out of the space they have. Adjacent to (and related to) LEGOLAND California, it's not very busy. The tanks are small, but have Lego creations floating/mounted in them (like a submarine, scuba divers, etc). Unfortunately, a LEGOLAND ticket will not get you in--you need to buy a separate one at... More 

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Thank Frank O
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I would like to thank you for this nice review. I do hope that you enjoyed your visit. For future reference we do offer a SEA LIFE hopper ticket that would give you access to LEGOLAND and SEA LIFE Aquarium. More 

Gilbert, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved collecting the log book amd touching the star fish. I loved learning about the sharks. Its a very educational experience for all ages.

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Thank nicholefrost15
Management response:

All of us here in the SEA LIFE management team are thrilled to know that you found the Aquarium to be very educational as this was our goal, to provide our Gusts with a fun learning experience. Thank you for this great review. We hope that you will visit with us again very soon. More 

Bangor, Maine
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 2 & 5 yr olds really enjoyed the aquarium & so did all of the adults in the group! The divers that were cleaning the legos in the tanks went out of their way to wave to the kids, which was a highlight for them! The displays were all clean & beautiful. We really enjoyed our time there. Legos... More 

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Thank kristenjandreau
Management response:

We are delighted to hear that your 2 and 5 year old children enjoyed their visit at the Aquarium. Thank you for sharing your memorable experience. We hope to see you soon. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here when Legoland closed 1 hour before Sea Life Aquarium. It was nice and interesting for what we used it for. We used it to extend our trip a little while the traffic was clearing out. It did have some educational things for the kids, which was nice. Maybe it would have been better if we would have... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are happy to hear that you found SEA LIFE Aquarium to be educational for the kids and that it provided some entertainment while the traffic cleared out. More 

Sydney
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99 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great size aquarium if you are taking young children! Only takes an hour and a half to walk through, but lots of interactive displays to get the kids involved. Very happy to have this included with our LEGOLAND ticket!

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Thank CrazyShopper23
Management response:

Thank you for this wonderful review. I am happy that you enjoyed your time at our aquarium. I do hope that you will visit with us again very soon. More 

Palm Bay, Florida
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I was so surprised at what a wonderful little aquarium this is. Very compact, but with all sorts of wonderful species of fish. My granddaughter loved every second of it making sweet noises and pointing at the fish. She even got to touch a star fish in the tide pool area. We did the scavenger hunt with I think was... More 

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Thank Genie M
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Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience at the Aquarium. The Aquarium is very informative and educational including the scavenger hunt. What a memorable first birthday experience for your family to cherish. More 

Fort Worth, TX
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118 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

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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Thank mdr9
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Thank you for sharing your adventure and suggestions with our TripAdvisor Guests. It is a fun and educational place to create new family memories. More 

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