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SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium

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8111 Concord Mills Blvd, Entrance 7, Concord, NC 28027-6462
+1 855-450-0512
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SEA LIFE Charlotte Concord Aquarium Admission
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SEA LIFE Charlotte Concord Aquarium Admission
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SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord is specially built to cater to kids ages 3-12. Our unique construction is specifically designed so that your kids can have the same viewing experience as adults, and in some cases even better! We even have a soft play area for your kids to blow off some steam before you head home. Your family will travel from the fresh waters of the Catawba River in the Blue Ridge Mountains to the salt waters of the Atlantic Ocean and beyond in about an hour, in an intimate environment. We are the Charlotte area's only full-time aquarium and are accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. We're open every day and you can save time and money by booking online.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“octopus” (29 reviews)
“annual pass” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
8111 Concord Mills Blvd, Entrance 7, Concord, NC 28027-6462
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+1 855-450-0512
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"behind the scenes"
in 64 reviews
"octopus"
in 29 reviews
"annual pass"
in 11 reviews
"star fish"
in 6 reviews
"small space"
in 6 reviews
"take your time"
in 12 reviews
"nice exhibits"
in 5 reviews
"touch pool"
in 5 reviews
"gift shop"
in 22 reviews
"perfect size"
in 4 reviews
"nice attraction"
in 4 reviews
"buy your tickets"
in 6 reviews
"per ticket"
in 5 reviews
"nice surprise"
in 5 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"shopping mall"
in 7 reviews
"rainy day"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family went for our first visit today, 1 senior, 2 children, 3 adults, I bought tickets on line to save $4.00 on each ticket for a total of 86.00 and that was still too expensive to pay for what turned out to be a...More

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Brianna N, Manager at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting us at SEA LIFE Charlotte- Concord. I am certainly sorry to hear you didn't thoroughly enjoy your visit and I hope you will return to enjoy more of our interactive exhibits. We offer educational talks hourly to give guests...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

SeaLife is a mid-sized aquarium conveniently located off of I-85 in Concord Mills mall. Watch employees feed the sharks and octopus if you arrive around noon. You can touch the starfish and urchins in the child-friendly touch pool. Float staff are available as you navigate...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sea Life was very good and educating Neal for our grandkids. We wish there were move exhibits. We went thru the aquarium in 1 hour. Need more exhibitsMore

1  Thank kingbobbiejo
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Brianna N, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi kingbobbiejo, thank you so much for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium. We are glad you and your family had a FINtastic time! We are a 26,000 square foot aquarium with over 16 different exhibits, daily talks, creature feeding shows, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was probably our 10th visit to the aquarium since it has opened. I am sad to say I see it going down in quality. The screens by the tanks were now being replaced by papers instead of being repaired. This just wasn't happening in...More

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Brianna N, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Amanda A, thank you so much for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium. We apologize about the tablets by the tanks. We are in the process of upgrading them to be launched in the new couple of months. July is our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small aquarium is situated in Concord Mills. I have visited this place yesterday with my family including kids and parents. I purchased ticket online and they have a separate queue for families who purchased tickets online however I was standing there for 15-20 minutes(I...More

Thank Mohit G
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Brianna N, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mohit G, thank you so much for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium. We apologize you waited longer in line than expected. July is our busiest month of the year, so we are fully staffed at all times. We are a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small aquarium but the staff are wonderful, we went behind the scenes and got to go above and look down into the big tank. There is a small shark tunnel you go through and a play area at the end right before...More

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Brianna N, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi skystar99, thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are glad you had a FINtastic time in our aquarium and enjoyed the Behind-the-Scenes tour! We love our 117,000 gallon ocean tank- it is awesome! Be sure to come back and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the aquarium is rather small it is good for younger children. It is a nice indoor activity in the area. There is a play area for young kids at the end of the tour. You will also find a decent gift shop to buy...More

Thank Naomi T
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Brianna N, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Naomi T, thank you so much for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium. We are glad you had a FINtastic time! Be sure to come back and SEA us again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our special needs daughter here in May. We needed something to kill some time in the afternoon and I'm so glad we found this place!! We loved it!! So much for kids and adults to do. Nice and cool inside for those hot...More

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Brianna N, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi VickiTyree, thank you so much for your FINtastic review! We love that you had an amazing time with your family. Be sure to come back and SEA us again soon!

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Our son enjoyed his visit to the aquarium. He loves going to aquariums at every place we travel to. It’s become a thing with us. They had some unique fish but the turtles are what he loved the best.More

Thank Lisa N
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Brianna N, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Lisa N, Thank you so much for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium! We are so glad you and your son had a FINtastic time! We love all of our turtles too- they are totally awesome! Be sure to come back...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

The Aquarium was great . Staff was friendly and engaging. The animals are beautiful and appear to be well kept.

Thank Laura T
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Brianna N, Marketing at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Laura T, thank you so much for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium. We are so glad you enjoyed all of your FINtastic friends and we hope you will come back and SEA us again soon!

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yaqot
5 August 2016|
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Response from Deborah B | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the ages of the children. Online prices are $14.95 for 13+, $9.95 for 3-12, 2 and under free.
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Heather M
1 July 2016|
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Response from Sandra K | Reviewed this property |
It is a small center, so it depends on how long you view the attractions. I would say no more than 40 minutes.
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