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“Penguins, seals, waders, puffins, aquarium and an animated shark!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Living Coasts

Living Coasts
Ranked #9 of 63 things to do in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Penguins, seals, waders, puffins, aquarium and an animated shark!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

Just visited for a second time and bought a family ticket for £140 as sure we'll go back again over the summer and ticket works for paignton and newquay zoo too, I(otherwise around £35-£45 per site and zoos worth several trips too). Friendly staff, more to do than you'd expect, amazing views when sitting outside of cafe. Easy to get young kids moving and plenty of places to sit. Parking in area is £2 all day at moment. Food good but not cheap, but can eat picnics on any of the benches. Icecream area part way around walk.

Visited March 2014
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Truro, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
“Not as good as expected”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014

I am not going to slate this place but felt it was very very overpriced for what was on show ,but I respect the fact they need to fund the feeding of the exhibits

Visited February 2014
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Southam, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Really lovely day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

The perfect day whether it's raining or sunny. Lovely healthy animals with easy viewing. Clear feeding times and the staff tell you all about the animals while you watch them being fed.

The penguins are stunning with lots of different types in the same area then you go underground where you can watch them swimming in the viewing areas. Staff are friendly, smiley and genuinely happy to see you which makes it somewhere you want to return to again.

Well worth the money, we thoroughly enjoyed our day.

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Dorset
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014

A good selection of wildlife, and a thoroughly enjoyable experience especially the penguins. They do good conservation work here and seem to know a lot about the animals and birds in their charge, all in all a good day out

Visited August 2013
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Really enjoyable even for adults”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

We spent over 3 hours there,the Penguins so cute, didn't realise how many different one's there are.Watched the Seals being fed,so funny if they didn't like the fish that was fed to them they spit it out.

Visited January 2014
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