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Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth

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Address: Great Yarmouth Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 3AH, England
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+44 1493 330631
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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The magical marine world of Great Yarmouth SEA LIFE Centre will introduce...

The magical marine world of Great Yarmouth SEA LIFE Centre will introduce you to many beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to mighty sharks and giant sea turtles, all in displays which carefully recreate their natural habitats.

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Very friendly staff

The staff were lovely and knowledgeable. We did ask a few awkward questions about the giant turtle which the guy didn't know the answer to, but it's his first week so I'll totally... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff were lovely and knowledgeable. We did ask a few awkward questions about the giant turtle which the guy didn't know the answer to, but it's his first week so I'll totally forgive him. What he lacked in knowledge he totally made up for with enthusiasm.

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Thank WannabeTraveller365
Paul R, Manager at Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth, responded to this review

Hi WannabeTraveller365 Thank you for your review. It is really pleasing to read our team members passion for the creatures were evident from your interaction. I do hope the team member found someone to answer your questions, as this is the ideal way for our new team members to learn themselves. Your kind words will be passed on to the... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i couldn't believe they charge the same for an adult that they would a 3 year old, i was planning on taking my daughter until i found out they would charge £10+ for her as well as myself. maybe if they were to cater for younger children and adjust their prices, more people would be able to enjoy the views... More 

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Glossop, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the place was very clean and well looked after ,,all the exhibits were good ,the shark tunnel was excellent ,,,the only down side was the MISERABLE waitress/ server in the cafe !!

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Thank Anthony H
Paul R, Manager at Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth, responded to this review

Hello Anthony H Thank you for your review. I'm very pleased to read you found the centre clean, well maintained & full of excellently kept creatures. The shark tunnel often garners lots of attention, but hopefully you found our penguins, crocodiles & rays as interesting too. I do hope you used your all day ticket to revisit and attend our... More 

Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

.... though the animals were not lovely to see, some of the tanks were dirty & was shuffled along like cattle at the beginning as the corridor is narrow; with things to see but on a busy day you miss the first few bits. The price is OK, but only if you book online!! .....

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did enjoy the visit as the first chance to see some of these species so close up. As my daughter keeps tropical fish we also learned a good lesson in doing your research before buying to find out how big some of them can grow! I did have a problem with the talk we got while watching the turtle... More 

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Thank Gloria O
Paul R, Manager at Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth, responded to this review

Hello Gloria O Thank you for your review of your visit. I am so pleased to read your visit was both educational as well as entertaining. I am sorry you felt there was a problem with our Turtle feed talk, as you may know the Green Sea Turtle is typically found in the Indo-Pacific oceans however they can travel, &... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic time loved seeing so many different animals plus the turtle talk my kids go to touch a crab lovely place

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Thank Leigh B
Paul R, Manager at Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth, responded to this review

Hi Leigh B Thank you so much for your kind words, I am thrilled to read you and your children enjoyed your visit! We always try to improve and change to stay at the forefront of attractions, and we do hope by doing so that you will visit us again, & soon. Thanks again Paul R More 

Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Value for money not to big but big enough good fun iff you close by stop in. Parking on sea front and lots to do it located perfectly

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Thank JoshLusher90
Paul R, Manager at Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth, responded to this review

Hello JoshLusher90 Firstly thank you very much for your kind words. We are not huge but we are proud of our innovative layout that crams around 50 displays in with lots of room for our 1500+ wet residents! We do hope you return & soon to experience the fun and perhaps take full advantage of our extra special, pre booked... More 

Reepham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my hubby a few weeks ago, was great there was a lovely man who gave a talk about the sharks and the sea turtle and was very interactive with the children! The penguins looked sad tho

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Thank sallieFelt99
Paul R, Manager at Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth, responded to this review

Hello sallieFelt99 Thank you so much for your words on a recent visit. I am very pleased to read about how impressed you were with our team members. We are all passionate about the creatures and also the Conservation issues facing them as well as the solutions we are promoting to protect them. Knowing this has been extremely apparent during... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice attraction to visit on your trips to the seaside, my young lad loved it. The jelly fish really standout and the cafe and play area finished the visit off, thank you

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Thank Daniel H
Paul R, Manager at Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth, responded to this review

Hello hopleyd17 Thank you so much for your lovely words, always pleasing to know our visitors are as impressed as we are about the creatures and indeed the facilities. Also it's great to read the cafe (Urchins) topped off your day too. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, in the meantime Kind regards Paul More 

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89 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks a little run down from outside But provides a good range inside It's enjoyable for children although I think extra children's activities should be provided out side school holidays as well

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Thank srar13
Paul R, Manager at Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth, responded to this review

Hi srar13 Thank you for taking time to leave us your review. We do try hard to present the building outside to a high standard, but as you may appreciate at this time of year with poor weather conditions it can look a little 'tired'. I am so pleased to read you found our extensive range of creatures was enjoyable... More 

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