Opening Times at SEA LIFE Brighton
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Opening Times


We have now had to temporarily close SEA LIFE Brighton in line with Government announcements made 20th March 2020 concerning the CV-19 outbreak. This will take immediate effect tomorrow 21st March 2020.

The attraction will remain closed until further notice. Please refer to our website and social media channels for further updates on re-opening.

If you have booked a visit to the SEA LIFE Brighton in the coming weeks please email us at

Merlin Annual Pass Holder Information

We want to reassure all Merlin Annual Passholders that we will be extending Passes and for our Passholders on our Merlin Membership, we will be suspending monthly payments, to account for the closures. We will be announcing more details on this via email, our social media channels and our website over the coming days please visit

We are currently reviewing the terms and conditions of our 2020 Season Passes as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.  Please bear with us whilst we work through all the details.  Updates will be posted on our website soon.


The below is our normal opening and closing guidelines throughout the year for reference.

SEA LIFE Brighton is open 7 days a week, Monday – Sunday: Open daily from 10am every except Christmas Day with varying closing times throughout the year.

Please note that last admissions will be 1 hour before the centre closing time.

Don’t forget that entry is valid for the whole day – feel free to come and go until the last admission!

  • 24th February 2020 - 31st March 2020: 10am - 4pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 3PM)
  • 1st April 2020 - 22nd May 2020: 10am  - 5pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 4PM)
  • 23rd May 2020 - 31st May 2020: 10am - 6pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 5PM)
  • 1st June 2020 - 3rd July 2020: 10am - 5pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 4PM)
  • July weekdays (Mon - Fri): 10am - 5pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 4PM)
  • July weekends (Sat - Sun): 10am - 6pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 5PM)
  • School Summer Holidays 22nd July 2020 - 6th September 2020: 10am  - 6pm (LAST ADMISSIONS 5PM)
  • September weekdays (Mon - Fri):  10am -  4pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 3PM)
  • September weekends (Sat - Sun):  10am - 5pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 4PM)
  • 1st October 2020 - 23rd October 2020: 10am - 4pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 3PM)
  • 24th October 2020 - 1st November 2020: 10am  - 5pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 4PM)
  • 2nd November 2020 - 31st December 2020: 10am - 4pm(LAST ADMISSIONS 3PM)
    • Please be aware that due to our limited capacity, we strongly advise all guests to book online tickets in advance of their visit.

Covid-19 Update

As part of the Government’s containment plan for the COVID-19 coronavirus, we have been advised to temporarily close SEA LIFE Brighton - effective 20th March. The move is consistent with the closure of other leisure venues to prevent further outbreak. Please follow the link for further information and booking enquiries.