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Address: 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4610
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(760) 918-5346
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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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visited while at legoland

located right inside LEGOLAND, great for kids and a nice size. has a part where you can pet starfish and stuff. has a tunnel where the fish and sharks swim over you, this aquarium... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Corey From T
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

located right inside LEGOLAND, great for kids and a nice size. has a part where you can pet starfish and stuff. has a tunnel where the fish and sharks swim over you, this aquarium isn't big but it does the job.

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Thank Corey From T
Management response:

The Aquarium is educational and interactive with activities for the whole family to enjoy. There are many areas and angles to view fish and sharks from which makes the experience mesmerizing. Thank you for sharing your experience. More 

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32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent about an hour in Sea Life Aquarium after a long day in Legoland. Not bad for an hour, but not an attraction by itself. Still the kids liked the sharks and "Nemo" fish, so they enjoyed it. Our entry to Legoland included the entry to the Aquarium, so I am not sure how much extra the entry cost.... More 

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Thank Brendan Q
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So awesome that the kiddos had fun. It is a great little adventure to learn about our Pacific Coast Friends. Thank you for sharing. More 

Santaquin, Utah
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's definitely not Sea World, or even the best aquarium I've been to. They did give the kids "punch" cards that they stamped themselves at each station throughout the tour and they thought that was cool. That was more entertaining than what was in the tanks.

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Thank 547beccih
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We appreciate you sharing your experience. We do hope your family had the opportunity to enjoy the dive show, animal feedings and have the chance to interact with our awesome and knowledgeable animal staff. More 

Carlsbad, California
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You pay to get into Legoland and get into the Sea Life Aquarium for free. Must see, great exhibits- you feel like you are right inside swimming with the sea animals. Jelly fish exhibit is awesome as is the tank with the sharks, rays and other wonderful species. Lots to learn too!

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Thank gloriaas19492468
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Thank you for sharing your educational and family fun experience with our TripAdvisor Friends. More 

Englewood, Colorado, United States
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58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only thing my son loves more than legos is sea creatures, so adding this to our day was a no brainer. We really enjoyed our time in the aquarium. It was well done with engaging signs and information. The addition of lego to the displays was of course very cool! I was surprised by the variety of creatures to... More 

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

Thank you for your review of our Aquarium. Our Aquarium is designed with our youngest Guests in mind for an educational experience the whole family will love. Our Aquarium is an interactive guide to the life of the sea, combining active hands-on learning with fascinating educational talks and up close encounters with sea creatures including sharks, octopi and rays! We... More 

Carlsbad, California
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have to pay extra for this exhibit you might want to take a second though. It is not great for kids and the exhibit is very small. Not worth the money.

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Thank 19037Travel
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

We are saddened to learn that you experienced some disappointment during your recent visit to SEA LIFE™ Aquarium. Our Aquarium is intended to be an interactive guide to the life of the sea, combining hands-on activities with educational talks and up close encounters with sea creatures. We hope that your children were able to enjoy the displays and activities. More 

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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coupling this with Legoland is fantastic!! It's an inside chance to learn and cool off for a bit, then go back to play at Legoland. My sweet daughter loved it so much she wanted to bring me on a "guided tour" (guided by her) the next day, which we did. Love how they use a small space to the max... More 

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Thank Mary Kate R
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What a fantastic experience! Thank your daughter for being such an amazing guide. Thank you for sharing your fun time with the resort. More 

Rockton, Illinois
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88 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of parents, 15, 13, 11 and 5 years old. We had a package deal for the Aquarium and Legoland together. In all, it took us about 2 hours to walk through. Typical aquarium with the typical species involved. It was a nice add on to the vacation, but I would probably not buy single tickets and consider this my... More 

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Thank 6-of-us-were-there
Cheryl L, Guest Relations Manager at Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience and suggestion with our TripAdvisor Guests as it is very helpful during the planning stages. SEA LIFE Aquarium is a nice walk through with hands on activities along the way that are meant to be educational and interactive. We thank you for visiting and we hope to see you soon. More 

Independence, Missouri
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was really impressed with the size and variety of fishes at this aquarium. Daughter enjoyed this aquarium better than San Diego's Seaworld and Zoo

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Thank Marv W
Management response:

What a wonderful review. Thank you for sharing this with our future guest. I will share your review with our SEA LIFE management team I know they will all be very pleased to know you enjoyed your visit. I do hope that you and your daughter will visit with us again very soon. More 

Victoria, BC
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being from the Pacific Northwest, I've been to some extraordinary aquariums. Sea Life Aquarium at Legoland is good but very small. There is one impressive section where visitors walk through a glass tunnel surrounded by stingrays and sharks. Otherwise, the rest is standard for an aquarium. I wouldn't make a special trip to visit the aquarium, but if the admission... More 

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Thank apollinax
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We thank you for visiting the Aquarium. We hope that you found your visit to be interactive and educational. HAve a great day. More 

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