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Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, Scarborough
(2.7/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web)
Explore oceans from coastal areas to great depths at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary. In more than 50 indoor and outdoor displays, see creatures such as seals, otters, penguins, turtles, and tropical fish. Hold crabs and starfish in the interactive rockpool and walk through the underwater tunnel as sharks swim all around you. Check the schedule to see when keepers feed and train different animals, and learn more about the center's efforts to conserve marine life through its breeding, rescue, and protection programs. Book your tickets online to save on the price of admission at the entrance. To visit Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary on your trip to Scarborough, use our Scarborough vacation builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • Enjoyed by the whole family, would recommend. Good value with half price ticket offers available from different locations. 
  • Very interesting place, when we visited the only thing that let it down was they were changing the penguin area so couldn't see any penguins, would visit again. 
  • i visited a couple of days ago with my partner and child on the website it states carers are allowed free entry with a valid blue badge we showed our blue disability badge but were still refused the f...  more »
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  • Spent a good couple of hours in here with two kids age 4 and 7. All staff friendly and helpful. Tip book and pay online before you go (can be done same day) as the entrance can be as low as half the price of that you would pay on the door. Do the children's trail and the kids get a small prize at the end. Enjoyable time throughout.
  • This was very enjoyable although could not enjoy the outside bits as it was pouring with rain. Rather expensive but we appreciate it's for a good cause and good work is done. Don't normally see a seal hospital. Well done
  • A really nice place to visit on a rainy day (or a nice one). There're plenty of things to look at and trails for children to follow. Look out for discount vouchers on leaflets or some campsites etc sell reduced price tickets which can save a fortune on entry. The cafĂ© gets very busy but you can go out and come back in so try the pub just across the car park from SeaLife which is really nice.
  • Really good day out for all the family. Best thing to do is to book tickets online as it's nearly half price doing it that way
  • I was very skeptical of visiting with my little boy after seeing all the bad reviews, and comments on how short a time people where there! So I was totally shocked when we went, we has a fantastic time my (almost 2 year old) loved it, we were there a good time taking everything in and learning new things! The staff were great and very patient and warming to us both, loved the interactive rock pool and penguins! Plenty to do of u make use of what's on offer! Food was lovely, not sure about overpriced I think it was priced about right for these types of places! Definitely worth booking in advance online and definitely worth a visit! Great start to our little holiday! Thank you!