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SEA LIFE Blackpool
Journey beneath the sea at SEA LIFE Blackpool. There are over 2000 Amazing Creatures at Blackpool SEA LIFE centre ranging from starfish to sharks and stingrays. You’ll be able to get closer to them than ever before.
Many of the creatures at SEA LIFE Blackpool are on the endangered list, have been rescued and cannot be released into the wild or have been born and bred as part of their conservation projects.
SEA LIFE Blackpool offers the following exhibits and attractions:
Start your visit at the Rockpools where you can see and touch both tropical and native creatures such as Starfish, Crabs, Anemones and Cleaner Shrimp.
Continue your journey of discovery as you explore the native shorelines of the North West. Take a look into what
inhabits our oceans waters. Get up close to creatures such as Anemones, Starfish, Crabs, Place, Lobster and Octopus.
The Quayside area displays some ocean giants such as Stingrays, Rays, Pollock, Brill and Dogfish.
Visit the mysterious and graceful world of the stingrays. Meet the beautiful Honeycomb Whiptail Rays, Cownose Rays, Blue Spotted Stingrays and Zebra Sharks as you explore the tropical reef through underwater tunnels. Be careful not to get wet as you venture through their underwater world. A close-up and memorable experience you will not want to miss.
Kingdom of the Seahorse
SEA LIFE Blackpool breeds many types of endangered Seahorses. You can see them all along with Lion Fish, Unicorn Fish, Clown Fish and Regal Tangs in the Kingdom of the Seahorse.
Sea Stars features an eye-catching array of starfish from across the world’s oceans. Guests can get up close and personal with a variety of species, including the Brittle Star, Chocolate Knobbed, Common Starfish, Spine Star, Goose Foot Star, Red Knobbed and Sun-Star, which can have up to twelve arms.
The starfish are housed in a range of impressive displays creating an ocean of dazzling stars. Giant windows ensure fantastic visibility, giving visitors a close-up view.
Visitors can also discover little-known facts about these underwater invertebrates which have been around for over 450 million years, such as their ability to regenerate lost limbs, project their stomachs to eat and the ability of some species to reproduce asexually.
Take a submarine ride to the depths of the ocean to see some of the deeps beautiful creatures. UFO-like Jellyfish, Puffa Fish, Eels and Tangs are just some of the amazing discoveries you will make in this area.
Rainforest Adventure is a jungle themed area filled with exciting walkthroughs, but beware, not all the creatures here are friendly. In the depths of the rainforest, you will meet, Turtles, Chameleons, Piranha, Poison Dart Frogs and Tomato Frogs.
Take a mission into the virtual world of sharks. The state-of-the-art technology brings to life the special abilities and fascinating behaviour of the ancient ocean creature. Challenge your fears and knowledge of the plight of the world’s most misunderstood ocean predators with Shark Mission at SEA LIFE Blackpool.
The walk-through Ocean Tunnel gives visitors the opportunity to experience life under the sea without getting wet. SEA LIFE Blackpool has a wide array of sharks, having bred and raised them for 25 years. In the ocean tank, you will see, Black Tip Sharks, White Tip Sharks, Stingrays, Bowmouth Guitar Sharks, Shovel Nose Sharks, Nurse Sharks, Grouper, Vampire Fish and lots more.
Enter the graveyard of the great Prehistoric Beasts of the Ocean. Walk through the skeletal remains of the creatures which were once Masters of the Seas. See how their ancestors are still alive today and learn how they evolved and adapted through time. Discover how we can help keep them to survive.
Prepare to be amazed as you come face-to-fin with the awe-inspiring Sharks. You can come close to some of the most amazing creatures of the deep as you snorkel among an array of sharks in SEA LIFE Blackpool’s dramatic Ocean display. Please note additional charges apply for this experience.
Admission Prices and Offers
SEA LIFE Blackpool is part of the Merlin Entertainments group of attractions, meaning that vouchers are regularly available offering 2 for 1 entry. You can also pre-purchase your entry tickets using Tesco Clubcard points. Merlin Annual pass holders get free entry to all the Sea Life centres across the UK in addition to a number of other Merlin attractions.
The attraction often has lots of awesome offers running with Virgin Trains.
Travelling to SEA LIFE Blackpool
SEA LIFE Blackpool is located on the main Promenade, a short walk from Madame Tussauds Blackpool near the Central Pier. There are a number of ways you can get to the attraction and there is also lots of accommodation available in Blackpool.
Travelling by Train
There are two railway stations in Blackpool. Blackpool North Station is closest, a 20 minute walk from SEA LIFE Blackpool. The attraction often has lots of awesome offers running with Virgin Trains. You can also Search for your train tickets using Train Genius.
Travelling by Coach
If you would like to travel by coach we recommend that you try National Holidays website.