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Address: Rua Particular N0 1 Castelo do Queijo a 1, Porto 4100-379, Portugal
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+351 22 619 0400
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10:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Hold your breath and dive into the fantastic underworld of the sea to...

Hold your breath and dive into the fantastic underworld of the sea to discover the most incredible and curious animals. There is so much to see! From the amazing vantage of a walkthrough underwater tunnel it is easy to imagine it is you, rather then the fish, that are on display. Housing more than 30 spectacular displays and over 5,600 creatures it takes visitors on a journey from river and coastline to the ocean depth.Our amazing creatures are waiting to welcome you at Sea Life Porto.

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Great visit, but a bit pricey

Good aquarium, nice display, friendly staff... But the whole thing is quite limited... The visit can be done under 30 minutes (If you take your time), so 13€ for that is a bit too... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2017
Sonia G
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a 3 year old and we enjoyed our visit to Sea Life. We went in the morning on a workday and we were almost only visitors which was really good - we could spend as much time as wanted at the aquariums with no rush or pressure. All descriptions are available in English.

Helpful?
Thank Lena v
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Executive at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Dear Lena v, We would like to express our appreciations for the comments from your visit in March 2017. Your comments will be shared among staff and it will be an encouraging motivation for us to keep improving and maintaining the high standard of our services and products. Thank you very much for your review. We will be most delighted... More 

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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Good aquarium, nice display, friendly staff... But the whole thing is quite limited... The visit can be done under 30 minutes (If you take your time), so 13€ for that is a bit too much, even though my kids loved the whole thing. They even tried the hurricane machine at the end! The gift shop and cafeteria are quite expensive... More 

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1 Thank Sonia G
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Assistant at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Dear Sonia G, We would like to express our appreciations for the comments from your visit in February 2017. Your comments will be shared among staff and it will be an encouraging motivation for us to keep improving and maintaining the high standard of our services and products. We take the opportunity to let you know you can buy your... More 

Ludlow, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

If you are tired of the usual "touristy" sights in Porto or faced with bad weather you should give this place a try - we did and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Loads of fascinating fish and crustaceans to see - photographing them is not so easy. We really liked the ray feeding session despite being many decades older than our fellow... More 

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1 Thank greenfingersfishes8
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Assistant at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Dear greenfingersfishes8, We would like to express our appreciations for the comments from your visit in November 2016. It's a true please when we realized a guest had such an amazing time with us! Your comments will be shared among staff and it will be an encouraging motivation for us to keep improving and maintaining the high standard of our... More 

Warsaw, Poland
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161 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This aquarium is very popular place to visit in Porto mainly for school students and Parents with children. The entrance is not so cheap but worth to see the species from the distant seas and oceans in the World.

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Thank LechBK
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Assistant at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Dear LechBK, We would like to express our appreciations for the comments from your visit in November 2016. Your comments will be shared among staff and it will be an encouraging motivation for us to keep improving and maintaining the high standard of our services and products. We will be delighted to have a chance to welcome you again in... More 

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121 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I have gone to many Oceanarium. This attraction is a sample of Oceanarium and expensive – don’t lose your time there.

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Thank ArturVictoria
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Assistant at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Dear ArturVictoria, We would like to express our appreciations for the comments from your visit in October 2016. We don't compare ourselfs to the biggest aquariums in the world but we do crave to offer an amazing experience to our guests. We hope you had the opportunity to feed our rays or see the feeding of our sharks. We hope... More 

Linda-a-Velha, Lisboa, Portugal
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The aquarium is very friendly for children and the indoor environment is nice but the visit is too short for the price payed. The maintnance should be expensive but they could have some more fish, even if there was small aquariums because in 1 hour and something you can see the hole atraction. But it was a good time, the... More 

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Thank Ana M
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Assistant at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Dear Ana M, We would like to express our appreciations for the comments from your visit in September 2016. Your comments will be shared among staff and it will be an encouraging motivation for us to keep improving and maintaining the high standard of our services and products. Thank you very much for your reviw. We will be most delighted... More 

Wageningen, The Netherlands
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

It was years that I did not been to an aquarium, that't why I wanted to visit it even though I had already read in the review that it is really small. Have to say that the reviews were very accurate-- really really small. They put the grey little fish at the beginning expecting the colorful fish latter could become... More 

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Thank blingblink
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Assistant at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Dear blingblink, We would like to express our appreciations for the comments from your visit in September 2016. Your comments will be shared among staff and it will be an encouraging motivation for us to keep improving the high standard of our services and products. We don't compare ourselfs to the biggest aquariums in the world but we do crave... More 

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33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Our visit was lovely, we really liked the display of different fish. The price for what you get was a bit too much though.

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Thank Vaiko V
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Assistant at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Hi Vaiko V, We appreciate your comment and we'll use it to improve the experience guests have on our attraction. Hope to see you again soon! Best regards, SEA LIFE Porto More 

New York
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42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

After having visited the sea aquarium in Lisbon, this is the VERY POOR relation. The number of species is very small, as is the number of observation tanks. The best part of the visit was the walk through tunnel. Even then it lasts all of 30 seconds to walk fro one end to the other. It is good for very... More 

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Thank FairReviever
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Assistant at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Hi FairReviever, We appreciate your comment and we'll use it to improve the experience guests have on our attraction. We don't compare ourselfs to the biggest aquariums in the world but we do have some activities in order to provide our guests with amazing discoveries. We hope you had the opportunity to watch the feeeding of the sharks or to... More 

Bucharest
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great for kids and for adults passionate about marine life. Very nice location, near the beach. Come early to avoid lots of screaming children. The ticket is available all day: visit, exit to the beach, come back to revisit on the same ticket.

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Thank laurentiupopa79
SeaLifePorto, Marketing Assistant at SEA LIFE Porto, responded to this review

Hi laurentiupopa79, Thank you for your review, we really enjoy when our guests have a great time! You're more than welcome to visit us again in the future! Best regards, SEA LIFE Porto More 

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