SEA LIFE Blackpool
Showcasing over 1,000 spectacular aquatic creatures across 50 dazzling displays, SEA LIFE Blackpool is sure to excite visitors of all ages. Experience the secrets of the deep sea and examine these spectacular species up close from just £14.50.
COVID-19 measures in place at SEA LIFE Blackpool
Calling all sea explorers, you can once again get closer to the underwater world at SEA LIFE Blackpool! Since they closed in March, they have been working tirelessly to make sure they welcome you back in the safest way possible. Here are a few of their measures:
- Significantly reduced the daily ticketed capacity to allow for effective social distancing. You must pre-book your tickets before visiting
- You could be required to participate in a non-invasive temperature check upon entry
- Hand sanitiser stations available
- One way route
- Staff members will wear face masks and PPE, where appropriate
- Enhanced cleaning measures throughout the day, concentrating on high-touch areas
Have a magical visit at SEA LIFE - the creatures can’t wait to welcome you back. Before you set off, don’t forget to read their full list of COVID-measures and book your tickets in advance here .
Four Corners of the World
Four Corners of the World will explore four different sets all created around man made wrecks that have been taken over by marine life. Asia, Africa, Europe and America have been represented with famous underwater landmarks such as the Terracotta Warriors being recreated.
Visitors will also find information on the many local wrecks off the Fylde Coast such as Nelson’s then flagship HMS Foudroyant famously ran aground and was wrecked in a hurricane-force storm in 1897.
Amazing creatures include: Leopard eels, Dwarf fuzzy lionfish, Brittle stars, Spider crabs, Flashlight fish and Mandarin fish who were voted the most beautiful fish in the world plus many more.
What can you see?
SEA LIFE Blackpool is packed with fascinating creatures. Be sure to visit the huge ocean tank, where a maze of tunnels allows you a unique view of a host of amazing aquatic animals, including tropical sharks.
Look out for Boris the Bowmouth Guitar Shark as he swims above you, as this is the best perspective you can get to see how his shape gave this species its name. You might also spot Nobby, the Giant Lobster who keepers believe is over 100 years old!
Elsewhere, highlights include Clownfish, Turtles, Rays, Seahorses, Jellyfish and Eels. You can also chart the movements of Flowrider, the Basking Shark fitted with a satellite tracker by SEA LIFE Blackpool. He’s already had quite a year, visiting oceans off the coast of France and Morocco. Where will he end up next?
For many visitors, the highlight of their visit is seeing these wonderful creatures at feeding time. Watching on as they interact with the keepers is an enthralling sight, so be sure to make a note of each animal’s feeding times in order not to miss out. The ocean tank tends to be visited around 2:30.
A Truely Unique Sleep Over
Experience a night of oceanic slumber with sharks and tropical fish at our sea bed sleep over. Get your friends and sleeping bags together and enjoy the most incredible night, here under the ocean!
£29 per person for a minimum of 35 people - 1 free adult for every 5 children, additional adults/children £25pp
Add food/other attractions to make your experience truly unique. Our dedicated events team can tailor the perfect trip for you, simply let them know your needs and they will create you a bespoke package.
Snorkelling with Sharks
How would you like to come face to fin with SEA LIFE Blackpool’s collection of tropical Sharks? Well, with their Snorkel with Sharks Experience, you can do just that!
The experience includes:
- Behind The Scenes Tour prior to your snorkel
- Priority admission to SEA LIFE Blackpool for the day
- 15-minute snorkel with a group of over 20 magnificent sharks – including our impressive Brown Shark, 5 sleek Black Tip Reef Sharks and two Guitar Shovelnose sharks in the Ocean display at 11am / 1pm / 3pm
- Full instructional briefing and orientation by trained Aquarists
- All equipment including snorkel gear and wetsuits
You don’t need to have any previous diving experience, as all instructions will be given by SEA LIFE Blackpool’s experienced divers on the day.
The Snorkelling with Sharks Experience is available every day (excluding Monday and Friday) at 11am / 1pm / 3pm. The maximum number of people per dive is 4.
The experience lasts a total of 90 minutes. Spectator tickets are available at £25.00 per person. Please note that guests are required to arrive one full hour before the allocated snorkel time 10am for the 11am dive/ 12pm for the 1pm dive and 2pm for the 3pm dive.
Plan your visit
SEA LIFE Blackpool is open 7 days a week, every day of the year (except Christmas Day). See below for further information on ticket prices and directions.
Open daily from 10am but closing times may vary. Please website for daily closing times. Last entry 1 hour prior to closing.
01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
Opening Times: 2021
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
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