SEA LIFE London Aquarium
Advanced booking only
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Dive in and explore an underwater world of glittering scales, waddling feet and razor-sharp teeth.
Can you brave the depths of the Pacific before trekking through the Amazon Rainforest? Or do you want to glide alongside our Sea Turtles before waddling with our Gentoo Penguins and discovering our Polar Adventure? Be stunned by the UK’s largest jellyfish exhibit in our Jellyfish Zone and don’t forget to check out our dazzling Coral Kingdom where you can dive into an underwater oasis and wave your fins at the UK’s largest living Coral reef!
All of this and more as you come face-to-fin with over 5,000 fin-tastic creatures at SEA LIFE London Aquarium.
We continue to have additional hygiene and safety measures in place and we also highly recommend you continue wearing a face covering while inside our attractions.
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Friday – Wednesday 10.00-16.00
Last admission 15.45 and we request that all guests leave by 17.00.
Exclusions apply: 25 December 2023.
Opening times may vary. Please check website for details.
Please check website for details.
2FOR1 SEA LIFE London Aquarium
For those fascinated by the ocean’s inhabitants, and those simply looking for a fun and interactive family day out, SEA LIFE London Aquarium is second to none. Take advantage of our 2FOR1 deal to get the best value entry. You can also get cheaper train travel by booking 3+ days in advance with our Online Advance fare, plus kids travel for £2 at the weekend and during school holidays. This all adds up to a cheaper day out with no compromises needed! Plus check out Smartcard and download our app for the easiest way to buy train tickets and beat the queues.
What to expect at SEA LIFE London Aquarium
Your 2FOR1 SEA LIFE London Aquarium entry will get you access to all the sea creatures you could wish for. From mysterious jellyfish to menacing sharks, to vibrant clownfish, there really is something for everyone. The Gentoo penguins at Polar Point are a popular attraction – stop by to watch them playing and get to know their individual personalities.
SEA LIFE London doesn’t have an onsite café, although there are vending machines available for snacks. There are plenty of food and drink options in the Southbank area where the aquarium is located.
This summer, SEA LIFE are running a special activity for endangered turtles where you can learn why and how turtles have to be protected. Upon buying your standard ticket, you will be given a turtle patrol booklet where you can pick a breed of turtle that you will be saving and keep a log of your turtle’s details as you help with all the different stages of rescue.
How long does SEA LIFE London Aquarium take to enjoy?
We recommend allowing up to 2 hours to enjoy SEA LIFE London, although you may want to spend longer if you’re a true ocean enthusiast!
How big is SEA LIFE London Aquarium?
The aquarium hosts around 500 species of all kinds, so it has plenty to see! However, it’s relatively compact so your little ones shouldn’t get too tired walking around.
How to get to SEA LIFE London Aquarium on the train
SEA LIFE London Aquarium is located close to Waterloo, just off Westminster Bridge. If you fancy a wander along the south bank of the Thames, it’s about 45 minutes’ walk from our London terminus, Fenchurch Street. Otherwise you can jump on the Tube at Tower Hill (a 3 minute walk from Fenchurch Street). Take the Circle or District line westbound and get off after 7 stops at Westminster. Then cross the bridge and head into SEA LIFE London on your left.
You can get to Fenchurch Street in under 1 hour from Southend – just hop on the train going towards London, sit back and relax.
How to get your 2FOR1 SEA LIFE London Aquarium voucher
It’s quick and easy to get your 2FOR1 SEA LIFE London Aquarium voucher. Just click the “Claim” button at the top of this page, follow the instructions and download your voucher. Then book your c2c train to London. When you arrive at the aquarium, show your voucher and train ticket to get discounted entry.
To see our other 2FOR1 London deals, head to our 2FOR1 attractions page.
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