Sealife Adventure aquarium
  • Sealife Adventure aquarium
  • Sealife Adventure
  • Sealife Adventure
  • Sealife Adventure

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Come and join the fun at Sealife Adventure. The UK’s first Zooquarium, home to over 40 species of animals from the deep depths of the ocean to the hottest of Savannas and jungles, there’s something for all the family. 


Come and see the beautiful tropical fish and sharks in the Deepwater world tank, where you can get up close to these beautiful creatures swimming overhead. 


Sealife Adventure is not only home to aquatic animals, it is also home to land animals like monkeys, meerkats, tropical butterflies and many more!
Grab some classic fish ‘n’ chips or snacks at the Three Shells café within the aquarium. 
 

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Guide Prices

Day ticket = £11 - £12.50
Annual Ticket (12months) = £15.00
Children under 90cm = FREE

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      Access by car From the M25 you can take either Junction 29 (A127) or Junction 30 (A13) and just follow the signs until you get to the beach! Southend has plenty of car parking facilities, the nearest car park is Justpark which is a 3 minute walk.

       

      Public Transport Directions

      Access by Train: Both Southend Central (C2C) and Southend Victoria are within easy walking distance from Sealife Adventure. Southend Central is operated by the C2C line and is a 15 minute walk from the station through the high street. If you’re travelling with Abellio Greater Anglia then you will arrive at Southend Victoria, a 20-25 minute walk via the high street.

      Access by Bus: First Essex operate numerous bus services to and from Southend from in and around Essex. Bus services operating are 20, 21, 21A, 21B, 23 ,24 ,25, 25A, 26, 27A, 28. Please check the First Essex website to see how to get there from your location. https://www.firstbus.co.uk/essex  

      Sealife Adventure

      Type:Aquarium

      Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2ER

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      Awards

      • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018
      • Other AwardsThe Queen’s Award for Enterprise for our Promoting Opportunities through Social Mobility The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for our Promoting Opportunities through Social Mobility 2021

      Opening Times

      * Open daily from 10am – 5/8pm
      *Please check website for up to date opening times as they may vary throughout the year



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