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Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary

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Seagate Road, Hunstanton PE36 5BH, England
+44 1485 533576
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Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary General Admission
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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary General Admission
from US$15.18*
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Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary is a state-of-the-art marine aquarium taking visitors on a memorable undersea odyssey filled with amazing close encounters with sea creatures of astonishing variety and meet our friendly team of Rainforest Rangers who are ready to show you some of their jungle beasties and creepy crawlies. NEW FOR 2018: Penguin Beach! - Learn how to waddle with our charming colony of Humboldt Penguins, walk along the penguin trail and watch them glide underwater as you get really close to these amazing birds.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seal hospital” (69 reviews)
“sealife centre” (41 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Seagate Road, Hunstanton PE36 5BH, England
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+44 1485 533576
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"seal hospital"
in 69 reviews
"sealife centre"
in 41 reviews
"seals and otters"
in 17 reviews
"feeding sessions"
in 10 reviews
"pirate ship"
in 15 reviews
"star fish"
in 27 reviews
"rainy day"
in 25 reviews
"discount voucher"
in 8 reviews
"gift shop"
in 30 reviews
"feeding times"
in 11 reviews
"value for money"
in 29 reviews
"crab"
in 14 reviews
"little boy"
in 12 reviews
"staff were very friendly"
in 14 reviews
"few hours"
in 22 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 35 reviews
"great visit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here last week whilst on holiday. With hindsight we should have pre booked as it cost £80 to get in. We had a good time, excellent man working with the starfish and insects/ reptiles. He was easy to talk to and very informative....More

Thank Holly M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon at Hunstanton Sea Life..... but book online to receive discount as not sure I'd pay walk up price (nearly £20 saving by pre-booking). Plenty of animals to see, the turtle, penguin beach and seals (including hospital) the highlights. The staff were...More

Thank Phil S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An interesting place, with lots of information on the fish and animals. Not much more than an hour and a half to do the lot so not worth a special trip. Expensive for what it is so pre-book to take the sting out of it.

Thank FloJo5
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hunstanton sea life centre is relatively small compared to other sea life centres I’ve been to but very well laid out. The talks were especially good and the staff were friendly and knowledgable. You get your hand stamped so you can go in and out...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As long as you have a money off voucher then it’s well worth a trip. It is small but then you can go round as many times as you like. The penguins, seals and turtle were highlights for my three children. It was a good...More

Thank Emmav100
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A last minute decision with my family to attend Hunstanton Sealife Centre. Bought tickets cheaper via online. Excellent service from the staff. One family member handed a starfish as first hand experience. Thanks for allowing us to watch these animals (seals, otters and penguins) to...More

Thank Malcolm S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place; it was so interesting and there was lots to see for the adults and a 6 year old. The highlight was the aquarium with the sharks and the giant turtle, wow! I was impressed. The poor penguins were a bit smelly,...More

Thank Ruth J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a lovely day out loads to see and for warmer weather a play area for children. Once enrty is paid you are free to return back all day long which we did a couple of times through out our cost, cafe was a little...More

Thank jofoxglove
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good day out with young children we visited here then spent the rest of the day on the beach. The staff were all polite bar a lady at the photos when our child said he didn't want a photo and we didn't want to...More

Thank Toddler_fun123
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent hands on experience to get up close and personal with UK sea life. It is a wonderful experience to observe the everyday work at the sanctuary where knowledgeable staff are on hand to answer your questions. You can spend the whole day here......More

Thank nzcopplestone
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MrsCoote33
16 August 2017|
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Response from Charbala | Reviewed this property |
Hunstanton is an amazing place. The seal hospital is sadly needed because of all the rescued seals coming off north Norfolk beaches. I know. I carried a very sick one. The centre does an amazing job. When I was there in... More
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G T
20 May 2017|
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Response from M0nk3y47 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know.
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paddsey
19 May 2017|
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Response from JEAN N | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are a partner Charity with The Sea Life Trust, that develop and support projects that protect marine wildlife and habitats across the World.
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