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National Sea Life Centre

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Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 286 6939
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible6%
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“octopus”(18 reviews)
“star fish”(14 reviews)
“shark tank”(8 reviews)
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The National SEA LIFE Centre on the Seafront in Bray is a perfect family fun day out. An aquatic Zoo with 30+ displays which are home to over 1,000 creatures including: Black Tip Reef Sharks, Octopus, Seahorses, Stingrays and Red-Bellied Piranha, we...more
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Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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+353 1 286 6939
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"octopus"
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"star fish"
in 14 reviews
"shark tank"
in 8 reviews
"rainy day"
in 12 reviews
"great for kids"
in 8 reviews
"staff member"
in 5 reviews
"booked online"
in 4 reviews
"lovely staff"
in 4 reviews
"feeding"
in 45 reviews
"fed"
in 22 reviews
"quiz"
in 12 reviews
"species"
in 15 reviews
"medal"
in 11 reviews
"jellyfish"
in 7 reviews
"nemo"
in 7 reviews
"stamp"
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"conservation"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When here in May the reason giving 4 stars is because have been to Galway and dingle aquariums and this one was a bit of a let down compared but if it's your first time or in the area it's deff worst the visit

Thank Stephen F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here while in Bray.. thought it was a little expensive as it's quite small but I guess it goes towards upkeep of fish and tanks. I did however like the fun facts around the place about different fishes.More

Thank Tracey A
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Pat O, Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review of SEA LIFE Bray and the lovely photos. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit here and found it educational. Indeed our team here is dedicated to the care of our marine species. Please do come visit again as we run special...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I live in Bray so when we have our nephews over this is always a great place to visit. As soon as you're in the door the fun starts. The kids are given sheets with questions that they can answer as they...More

Thank Mick3706
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Pat O, Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks MickHanney7373 for taking the time to post a review. delighted you all had a great time and we agree it's fun for all ages!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We paid an unplanned visit Bray Sea Life as part of our day out. I have limited mobility and I use a Rollator. We thoroughly enjoyed our slow meandering walk around all there was to see. We were approached by a staff member who invited...More

Thank EstherHoad
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Pat O, Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi EsterHoad, many apologies that you were not told about the disabled access as it is our policy to inform wheelchair users of this at admissions. I will ensure that the staff are aware of this again. Otherwise thank you for the lovely review, I...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Bray Aquarium on the beachfront is a fun outing! Relaxing with beautiful informative displays. Takes about 45 minutes to walk through at a leisurely pace with teenagers. Entrance fee a bit over priced but if majority of the funds go towards conservation then all good.

Thank StressFree1234
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Pat O, Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review StressFree1234, glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

At first i thought we would spend an hour - we spent 5 hours. This was also my 3rd visit in 6 years with my young son. He was captivated again and again. The staff are brilliant and make it interesting on many levels. The...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We have visited this attraction several times, its small but it doesn't let down in quality. The staff are ever so helpful and nice and our kids love visiting here!

Thank CinnamonGum
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I do not know why but I really enjoy every visit in this place. The biggest mistake visitors do is running from tank to tank and then after 20 minutes it is over and people are disappointment. Stay there, give yourself some time, if you...More

Thank Irek S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I went with a friend and our two 1 and half year olds. It was a perfect way to spend a few hours and there is a little play area at the end when you finish the tour. I would imagine small kids would enjoy...More

1  Thank CaraMcD M
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The kids loved it in sea life, the staff were fun and friendly. The tour is the exact time needed to keep the kids interested. Would recommend for a kids bday party 😀

Thank Ruthiedondons
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