SEA LIFE London Aquarium

Big Ben and Buckingham Palace not tickling your fancy? Switch city spots for underwater sightings and tick all sorts of ocean-dwellers like sharks, penguins, and octopuses off your list. There’s over 5,000 creatures here, so it might take a while to get through them all.

Explore zones like Coral Kingdom, Ocean Invaders and Rainforest Adventure, as well as plenty more cool experiences that will definitely keep you entertained. And tire the kids out a bit


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Fun for all ages!

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With our insider info, tips and "must-do's"


Scott says...

Looots of tenticle friends to see

Great if your kids are octopus obsessed!

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Ben says...

Early tickets will avoid big crowds

Get early tickets to avoid the crowds, the earlier the better.

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Phil says...

Must-see the turtles

Don't miss the turtles they're breath-taking.

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SEA LIFE London Aquarium measure up?

  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Cold Drinks
  • Snacks Available
  • Family Friendly
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Off-site Parking
  • Toilets
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A coral reef and a rainforest - right in the capital

Stroll over a glass panel in the Shark Walk as Jaws swishes below your feet, count all eight legs of an octopus at Atlantic Coasts (they’re related to snails, apparently – who knew?), and watch rays glide through the water in the Lagoon.

Ever fancied trekking through the Amazon Rainforest? Well, now you can – then it’s straight onto a Polar Adventure (jeez, imagine packing for this trip) where you’ll journey across an icy landscape and find yourself face to face with polar bear (it’s AR, don’t worry).

The Ocean Tunnel is pretty darn cool too. Green sea turtles and shoals of colourful fish swimming right over your head. Keep an eye out for Betty the bowmouth guitarfish in the Shipwreck Zone, she’s 50% shark and 50% ray. Then, head to Ocean Invaders to make your own digital jellyfish, find out about their lifecycle and see them IRL, of course.

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Our handy guide to what's inside!

Experience child enjoying the shark walk at Sea Life London

Shark Walk

Get up close and personal with sharky goodness

Experience Child enjoying the rainforest adventure at Sea Life London

Rainforest Adventure

Your tropical adventure awaits

Experience Family enjoying coral kingdom at Sea Life London

Coral Kingdom

Home to the UK's largest living Coral Reef

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Located on the south bank of the Thames in the County Hall building, SEA LIFE London is right next to the London Eye – nice and easy to find. It's open Monday - Sunday but times vary so check the official website to make sure. You should pre-book your tickets and carry a contactless bank/credit card with you.

It’s recommended that you still wear a mask at this attraction (even after official restrictions ending) and please don’t being large cases with you (there’s no room to store them).

The centre is accessible to wheelchair users (including motorised wheelchairs), you can access all three floors via lifts and there are three accessible toilets. There are also two wheelchairs you can borrow on the day (there’s a £50 deposit). If you have mobility problems, bear in mind that it takes 90-120 minutes to get round, but there are a few rest/seating areas.

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How to get there...

Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, Greater London


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Please note - all opening times are subject to seasonal changes.

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