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Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary

#14 of 86 things to do in Scarborough Features Animals
Scalby Mills, Scarborough, England
+44 1723 373414
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Very enjoyable day out

Went to the sanctuary with my son. We had a really enjoyable day with the highlights definitely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ene G
lovely visit to sealife

Had a lovely couple of hours visiting the center, friendly staff and very informative lady who done... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kim W
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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New 2017: Octopus Hideout! Meet Babs, our Giant Pacific Octopus and her 8 armed friends in our incredible new feature opening this February Half Term. Now Open: Penguin Island Get closer than ever before to our colony of Humboldt Penguins in their brand new walkthrough home. Waddle side by side with our adorable penguins and watch them make a splash as they play in their babbling waterfall! Let us take you on a fascinating journey from the coastline to the depths of the ocean. Discover a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing creatures. Every step will reveal something new, from a face to face encounter with sharks to a hands-on rockpool experience. Discover the truth about the much-misunderstood shark, the plight on the endangered sea turtle, the remarkable life of the seahorse plus countless surprising facts about these and hundreds of other incredible creatures. Meet Ed our playful seal and watch out for him splashing around. Watch our otters Eric and Pumpkin as they learn new skills through a special training programme. Visit our Turtle Sanctuary and help feed our native sharks and rays! Pirate Adventure Mini Golf at SEA LIFE Scarborough Now you can combine your SEA LIFE voyage with a round of Pirate Adventure Mini Golf*! It's a swashbuckling game for the whole family offering a new challenge at every hole.In true pirate style, your navigation skills will be tested as you make your way around cannons, treasure chests and gunpowder barrels. Will you hold your nerve as you jump aboard a pirate raft and make your way over water to the half way point? Can you conquer all 12 holes? Do you have enough skill to beat your friends and family? There's only one way to find out!*Separate charge applies
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Scalby Mills, Scarborough, England
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+44 1723 373414
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to the sanctuary with my son. We had a really enjoyable day with the highlights definitely being the Penguins. Octopus and jellyfish. It's quite an interactive place with lots for younger children to do. The only thing we didn't rate was the so called...More

Thank Ene G
Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review Glad to hear you had a great day out with us and enjoyed seeing various animals. Thank you for your feedback I will ensure this is noted and taken on board. Kind regards Scarborough SEA LIFE

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a lovely couple of hours visiting the center, friendly staff and very informative lady who done the talks on the various animals there. The only gripe being the usual that to get anything to eat or drink is so expensive, but on the whole...More

Thank Kim W
Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review We are glad to hear you enjoyed spending a few hours here at the centre and found the educational talks informative. We will pass on your kind feedback to the staff. We hope to welcome you again soon Scarborough SEA...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited with my young grandchildren who live in Scarborough and they go quite regular. They told me that I would enjoy the visit and they were right. Managed to watch the seals being fed and listen to the talk. The person was very knowledgeable...More

Thank Mrs G S
Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, especially since your grandchildren said you would. Its nice to hear that all ages find our centre to be fun and educational. We hope to welcome you back again soon Scarborough...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have visited in past when kids were small and we decided to pay wee little visit again after several years. Sealife is along coastal path near to lovely little pub diner. There are seals penguins fish otters and lots of nicely cared for creatures...More

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Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review Its really great to hear you have had a nice time with us and returned to visit after many years. I hope you had a lovely day and spotted the changes and improvements that have been made over the years....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was privileged to join the animal care team from Scarborough sealfe center over the weekend as they took on the mammoth task of clearing rubbish from the nearby beaches. Along with the RSPCA they worked tirelessly to clear a massive amount of debris that...More

Thank 50skippy50
Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review It was lovely to see so many people pulling together on the big summer beach clean, thank you for giving up your time to help. We are glad you found it fun as we are aware how hard everyone works...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great time at the sea life centre - we booked tickets online while in the car en route and managed to get a discount. Quick and easy to collect our tickets. The kids had an activity book to complete which was good. Our...More

Thank GGRC1987
Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review Glad to hear you booked online and took advantage of the savings. Antiopi the logger head sea turtle is a favourite of many its nice to hear so many people love her as much as we do. We will take...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have visited before but still worth a visit, plenty of marine life to look at, handling station very popular, finished off with a game of crazy golf, only downside you have to pay for parkingMore

Thank Joanne306
Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review Glad to hear you had a nice time with us and have visited before. The car park is counsil owned but there is free parking at the top of scalby mills road just a short walk down to the centre....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited with our two year old grandson and his parents and we all had a wonderful time. The centre is big enough to provide a variety of interesting sea life to look at without being too big for a child. Our grandson's interest was...More

Thank Bruce C
Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review So glad to hear you had such a lovely time, we will ensure your feedback is given to the staff and we hope to welcome you again soon Kind regards Scarborough SEA LIFE

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took our 2yr old (nearly 3yr old) when we visited Scarborough. We booked tickets on the day online to save some money, we just took the confirmation number on our phone to the desk. We parked on Scalby Mills Road which...More

Thank Bott2012
Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review Glad to hear you took advantage of the online booking and also the free parking located a few minutes walk away. Glad your family enjoyed our many different animals and you found our staff to be friendly and knowledgeable, I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have been to other sealife centres don't bother as it's just the same. Signage is poor. Having never been to Scarborough before we went on the park and ride and got off the bus at the south bay. It was only because of...More

Thank Charlotte B
Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good evening thank you for your review We are located on north bay which is advertised on our website, you can catch the small train from peasholm park which brings you directly to the centre and there is also a bus from Scarborough centre which...More

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Mary L
11 April 2017|
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Response from Scarborough S | Property representative |
Hi Mary We do not allow dogs in the centre unless they are guide dogs. Kind regards Scarborough Sea life
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ian h
27 March 2017|
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We are open daily from 10am all year round accept from Christmas day
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Leigh E
28 December 2016|
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Response from Scarborough S | Property representative |
Good Morning, All prices are available on our web site Here you will find a range of packages as well as prices including our best deal tickets. Thanks Scarborough SEA LIFE
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