SEA LIFE Blackpool – What You Need To Know BEFORE You Visit

(Last Updated On: January 19, 2023)


There are over 2,000 sea creatures at SEA LIFE Blackpool that you can watch swim, scurry and glide around.

The delights of this watery attraction are not just for children–adults will find themselves fully engrossed in this half aquarium, half rescue and conservation project.

You’ll get the chance to appreciate your favorite sea creatures up close, whether you want to see the sharks, jellyfish or turtles, the aquarium has lots to see!

Roam various areas or attend a talk led by one of the animal keepers to learn more.

SEA LIFE Blackpool is the perfect place for a fun and educational day out with the kids.

They’ll love exploring the LEGO section and hands-on displays, and you can all learn about sea life together.

Don’t forget to check out the amazing underwater tunnel on your visit to this iconic Blackpool attraction!

How to get to SEA Life Blackpool

To get to SEA LIFE by train, go to Blackpool North station.

It is then a 15 minute walk to the giant aquarium.

For those that are taking the Blackpool Tram, get off at the Central Pier stop, where you’ll find SEA LIFE Blackpool.


SEA LIFE Blackpool,
Promenade, Blackpool,

SEA LIFE Blackpool Photos

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How long does it take to go around SEA LIFE Blackpool?

On average it takes around 2 hours to walk around all of SEA LIFE Blackpool.

Is there sharks at Sea Life Blackpool?

Yes there are sharks to see at SEA LIFE Blackpool.

There are several different species of sharks such as:

  • White tips
  • Zebra sharks
  • Nurse sharks
  • Black tips

Does Blackpool Sea Life have penguins?

Yes they have Magellanic penguins for visitors to see.


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