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“Brill day out ”

Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary
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USD 20.22*
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Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary Entrance Ticket
Ranked #28 of 91 things to do in Scarborough
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Walk with Penguins on Penguin Island and visit this years seal pup patients in Yorkshire's only Seal Hospital! There are over 1,000 creatures in over 50 amazing displays!
Useful Information: Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant time with my 9 year old niece today. She absolutely loved it. Highlights were definitely the seeing the seals bobbing around, watching the young seals in the hospital and watching the penguins dart around in the water. Good value for money as booked gold package on-line. Enjoyed the pirate mini-gold that was included in the price too! Definitely recommend.

Thank Charlotte E
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Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Dear Charlotte,

Many thanks for your 5 * review of Scarborough SEA Life, we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Best Fishes

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner went for the first time and was told octopus area was closed due to work been done. However due to this we were both given free tickets to return in the next couple of months to see the work completed. A wide variety of sea life and very educational for all. Hands on tank was very informative and absolutely brilliant for all!

Thank terrimalone
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Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank-you for taking the time to review Scarborough SEA Life, I am pleased to read you rated us 5* and really enjoyed your visit!

Best fishes
Scarborough SEA Life

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Disappointing visit - outside now looks dated. Despite pre booking on line, there were far to many people in the place at any one time making it very loud and problematic for my wife who was on crutches. Children struggled to see the fish as so many people. Didn’t justify the cost even with on line discount !!

Thank ograhamemm4
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Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Dear Guest,

I am sorry to read you were disappointed at your visit with us.

I can confirm that at no time have we exceeded our maximum capacity for guests in the centre at one time.

When booking online you save around 50% off the total cost of admission, which we believe is excellent value for money!

Best Fishes
Scarborough SEA LIFE

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Paid for platinum ticket on line for quick entry what a waste of money still queued to get in and when we got in people was pushing and shoving you. Really bad set up.

Thank Debra J
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Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Dear Debra

Thank you for taking the time to review Scarborough SEA LIFE.

On arrival to the centre there is a sign and lane for fast track queue, this lane is for platinum ticket holders only. I am sorry if you missed this sign and lane and will pass your feedback onto the relevant departments with the intention to update the signage and queuing system to make it easier for our guests.

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The Scarborough Team

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

If your under 10 then you will enjoy this place. Not really for teenagers. Looking dated and a bit grubby. Very noisy particularly the unnecessary back ground music. Staff are helpful and friendly. Walk slowly or you’ll end up doing the whole place in less than 30 minutes. Parking outside but pay and display and expensive (not sea life’s but Scarborough councils car park). Ok place to kill an hour.

Thank Peter A
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Scarborough S, Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Dear Peter

Thank-you for your review.

With over 1000 animals and over 40 displays to admire and several talk and feeding demonstrations running throughout the day we recommend spending 2-3 hours in order to make the most of what we have to offer. Maybe more should you wish to take advantage of the free mini golf available to guests at the end of their visit.

For future reference there is free parking available at the top of the hill just a short walking distance from the centre.

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