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Sea Life Manchester

#8 of 15 things to do in Stretford Features Animals
Barton Square | The Trafford Centre, Stretford, Trafford M17 8AS, England
+44 871 221 2483
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Great family day

Really informative colourful and fun day out, we have been to sea life for quite a few years and my... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
lizgaffney1973
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good fishy fun!!

Nice few hours looking at all the different animals and listening to the talks! All members of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Emily G
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Barton Square | The Trafford Centre, Stretford, Trafford M17 8AS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really informative colourful and fun day out, we have been to sea life for quite a few years and my kids whatever age have always enjoyed their visit, there is something for everyone and it is really accessible for allMore

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ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave feedback about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. I am thrilled to see that you and your family enjoyed your visit with us and that you had such a fun day out. Its great to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice few hours looking at all the different animals and listening to the talks! All members of staff were lovely and polite the whole way through the centre! Would like A few more hands on stations or talks, but did like the fact you could...More

Thank Emily G
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. We are thrilled to see you had a great time with us and that you thought all the staff were friendly and helpful. Its great to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over in half an hour very small tanks it was very quiet but if busy you would get near the tanks Not worth the price at all we had free tickets so didn't complain would never ever pay to go....More

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ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. I am sorry to see you wasn't completely satisfied with your visit and that you thought the centre was too small. We are smaller than some...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots for the kids to see and lots to learn. Not sure we could afford to go again as it's extremely expensive for a family of 4 ( there are offers you can get so I would recommend that) the boys were also disappointed that...More

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ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. Sorry to hear you thought the admission price was expensive. You are correct in that there are offers and discounts to make your visit cheaper. You...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have done this before which is fine with adults but this time 2 x kids with no parents which is fine but the kids dont want to get in; standing in the tank for 20 plus minutes aint great when you are standing in...More

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ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave feedback about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. We are glad to see you took part in our Sea Trek experience. We are sorry to see that you thought it was too long in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for the sea trek experience booked through virgin experience. Booking it was expensive 0871 number having said that it was the only problem. We got there and were met by one of the girls.I must say all the staff working there were...More

Thank Jon C
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. I am sorry about the prices to call our contact centre to book the experience. We are working to try and lower these costs so I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travelled 5hrs to Manchester for the bank holiday weekend to celebrate the 9th birthday of my twin boys. Unfortunately they went from exceptionally excited, to a full blown panic attack at the top of the tank. The 3 girls, Stef, Charlie & Amiee were...More

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ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. I am thrilled to see that your boys enjoyed their Sea Trek experience with us and that they managed to get into the tank on their...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well done little sealife. Lots of information on all fishes, very interesting for kids. Hands on rock pool, indoor play area. Nice visit. Would do it again if visiting Manchester.More

Thank Andre B
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. We are thrilled to see you had a great visit with us and that you thought the centre was very interesting for children. We are glad...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good but we had vouchers so only paid £30 for our two kids so it wasn't bad would of been very disappointed if I would of paid over £70 for the 4 of us as you are in and out in an hour. But...More

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ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. I'm happy to see you and your family had a great time with us and that you thought our staff were friendly and helpful. We are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Combined visit with one to Legoland. Appeals to a more varied age group and informative even for adultsMore

Thank Ian M
ManchesterCluster, Manager at Sea Life Manchester, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your recent visit to Sea Life Manchester. I am happy to see you made the most of your visit with our combination ticket which includes a trip to Legoland. The combination ticket allows...More

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terriebari
Hi Mand1331! Thank you for your review of Sea TREK. We are so glad you had a good time TREKking! If you happened to take any pics- we are having an Instagram contest. Follow SeaTREK on Instagram then tag your photo #SeaTREKSelfie, and you could win a TREK t-shirt! Thanks again for your awesome comments. We truly appreciate it! Terrie@SeaTREK
16 May 2017|
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jhallas8391
How long do you need to allow to look round.
21 March 2017|
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Response from ManchesterCluster | Property representative |
Hello, We normally advise guests that they will spend around 1-2 hours in the centre. Your tickets are valid for the whole day so you are able to leave the centre and return as much as you want. Kind regards Chloe Duty... More
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Danielle P
If I buy a combo ticket for sealife and Legoland discovery..... Do I need to use them both in the same day? Was hoping to do sealife and then Legoland the next day. Thanks
2 January 2017|
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Response from ManchesterCluster | Property representative |
Hello, If you buy the combination ticket to both Sea Life and Legoland you get 90 days to visit second attraction depending on which centre you bought your tickets. So if you buy your combination ticket from Sealife you get... More
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