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The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary

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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary General Admission
from USD 12.49*
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  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent a full day here just yesterday with our daughters who are 8 and 5. They had a wonderful time. They went to every talk, which were delivered at just the right level for the children. The staff are knowledgeable, friendly, patient and helpful....More

Thank harasseddad2018
Reviewed 2 days ago

Its a real shame this place is closing, they do so much good work. I hope someone comes along to throw some money at it before that happens. It did appear to be bit run down and not a lot there but if its closing...More

Thank SheffieldFluffycat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so sad to hear that the Sealife Centre is closing. We had planned our visit a couple of months ago as we were coming to Oban and wanted something for our 1 year old to enjoy. We thought we would have a nice...More

Thank HSGN
Reviewed 1 week ago

So sad to hear it's closing, let's hope for an 11th hour rescue. We travelled from Glasgow after getting tickets as a gift - we had a magical day out. Yes it's a small facility and doesn't take too long to walk around the attractions,...More

Thank clippermuso
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Sea life sanctuary while on holiday in the area recently. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and found the seals feeding time both entertaining and informative. The outdoor areas are relatively small but the aquarium area is large , diverse and interesting. There...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best sea life centre we have been to. So sad to hear it is closing down. All the best to the staff and thank you for a great day out

Thank NorthStar705093
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on 2 Sept 2018 - we got tickets online in advance for about £9 each which we thought was reasonable for an adult ticket. It is in a beautiful location and has lots of lovely walks around the centre. Yes it is...More

Thank EJB22
Kathryn A, General Manager at The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review following your recent visit to our Sanctuary. We really appreciate all of your comments and I will be sure to pass them on to the team. The closure of the Sanctuary was an enormously tough decision and it goes without saying...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for a visit, go every year and like to support this great centre that cares for sick and in danger seals and has many beautiful fish and sealife. The latest seal in the hospital is called Jeff Goldblum, a 2 week old seal found...More

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Kathryn A, General Manager at The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review of our Sanctuary and your support over the years. The closure of the Sanctuary was an enormously tough decision and it goes without saying that this conclusion has been reached with a heavy heart and with the utmost consideration. After comprehensively...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sea Life sanctuary is closing down at the end of October. There are no longer otters. What you have is a small pool with four common seals and several tanks of fish in the aquarium. It’s despicable to charge full price (£24) when they...More

Thank tinaandjoe
Kathryn A, General Manager at The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are extremely disappointed to read your review of our Sanctuary. We unfortunately lost our otter Lewis in July - he was 13 years old and had lived at our Sanctuary for 7 years. His passing was a great loss for our team and he...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly I would like to say that this is a very long review so if you just want the main point then it is fantastic and I could not rate this place highly enough. You should visit! Visited Here as a family of four on...More

1  Thank Mugman85
Kathryn A, General Manager at The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review I really enjoyed reading about your visit and we really appreciate you taking the time to write and highlight your fin-tastic visit to our Sanctuary. We are absolutely delighted that your daughter had such a special birthday celebration...More

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