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Guarantee entry by booking your SEA LIFE Brighton Aquarium tickets online. Booking online in advance ensures you get the best price for your tickets.
Guarantee entry by booking your SEA LIFE Brighton Aquarium tickets online. Booking online in advance ensures you get the best price for your tickets.
General Admission
What to do in Bray - The official page to buy SEA LIFE Bray Aquarium tickets.
What to do in Bray - The official page to buy SEA LIFE Bray Aquarium tickets.
Book Time Slot
Already have a ticket or an existing booking? Book your place into the aquarium.
Already have a ticket or an existing booking? Book your place into the aquarium.
Adult and Child Tickets
SEA LIFE tickets, SEA LIFE Brighton, SEA LIFE Adult and Toddler Ticket, Toddler time, day out with the toddler, toddler online ticket, parent and toddler ticket
SEA LIFE tickets, SEA LIFE Brighton, SEA LIFE Adult and Toddler Ticket, Toddler time, day out with the toddler, toddler online ticket, parent and toddler ticket
Domestic School
Experience over 3,500 amazing creatures at SEA LIFE Brighton.
Experience over 3,500 amazing creatures at SEA LIFE Brighton.
Redeem a Season Pass
If you have already purchased a Season Pass at SEA LIFE Scarborough you can redeem it online here.
If you have already purchased a Season Pass at SEA LIFE Scarborough you can redeem it online here.
Promotions
Discover
Find out all about SEA LIFE Brighton; discover our creatures, habitat zones, feeding times and talks.
Find out all about SEA LIFE Brighton; discover our creatures, habitat zones, feeding times and talks.
Day and Night
Day & Night offers guests the chance to experience the 24-hour wonder of a coral reef as it moves through the day in 750,000 litre display.
Day & Night offers guests the chance to experience the 24-hour wonder of a coral reef as it moves through the day in 750,000 litre display.
Events
Check out what cool events we've got coming up at SEA LIFE Brighton.
Check out what cool events we've got coming up at SEA LIFE Brighton.
Beach Cleans
We've designed a programme of beach cleans across the year to help keep Brighton beach clean and safe for all!
We've designed a programme of beach cleans across the year to help keep Brighton beach clean and safe for all!
Jawsome Sharks and Friends
Help Professor Finn find the missing Top Trumps cards, so he can teach everybody about the incredible sharks and sea creatures that live at the aquarium.
Help Professor Finn find the missing Top Trumps cards, so he can teach everybody about the incredible sharks and sea creatures that live at the aquarium.
News
SEA LIFE BRIGHTON SUCCESSFULLY BREEDS ENDANGERED SPECIES
Baby Banggai cardinalfish have been born after parents were rescued from Heathrow Airport
Baby Banggai cardinalfish have been born after parents were rescued from Heathrow Airport
SEA LIFE BRIGHTON RESPONDS TO ‘DEADLY’ GREAT WHITE SHARKS
Learn how we are educating the public on the conservational challenges and opportunities associated with playing to host sharks.
Learn how we are educating the public on the conservational challenges and opportunities associated with playing to host sharks.
Ray Hatching
Watch an endangered baby ray hatching!
Watch an endangered baby ray hatching!
Beach Clean
Learn how we've issued an urgent appeal for the public to become more responsible with their waste after collecting rubbish on Brighton beach.
Learn how we've issued an urgent appeal for the public to become more responsible with their waste after collecting rubbish on Brighton beach.
Max and Pumpkin
When local aquarium SEA LIFE Brighton were contacted to help a young boy with very specific career aspirations, they were more than happy to help.
When local aquarium SEA LIFE Brighton were contacted to help a young boy with very specific career aspirations, they were more than happy to help.
Day & Night
SEA LIFE Brighton has launched their new ocean exhibit Day & Night where guests can experience 24 hours on a coral reef.
SEA LIFE Brighton has launched their new ocean exhibit Day & Night where guests can experience 24 hours on a coral reef.
Talk & Feeding Times (unavailable)
Watch your faves CHOMP, MUNCH and SLURP their favourite foods.
Watch your faves CHOMP, MUNCH and SLURP their favourite foods.
Glass Bottom Boat
Get closer than ever before to some of our most incredible creatures! Admire our sharks, turtles are rays as you take a ride on the UK's first indoor Glass Bottom Boat across our 750,000 litre ocean display.
Get closer than ever before to some of our most incredible creatures! Admire our sharks, turtles are rays as you take a ride on the UK's first indoor Glass Bottom Boat across our 750,000 litre ocean display.
Aquarium Zones
Get up close to over 3,500 creatures and 60 displays in 7 different zones
Get up close to over 3,500 creatures and 60 displays in 7 different zones
SEA LIFE Creatures
Many of our creatures are on the endangered list, have been rescued and cannot be released into the wild or have been born and bred as part of our conservation projects.
Many of our creatures are on the endangered list, have been rescued and cannot be released into the wild or have been born and bred as part of our conservation projects.
Sharks
SEA LIFE Trust is actively working with the Shark Trust to campaign against unsustainable shark fishing in EU waters
SEA LIFE Trust is actively working with the Shark Trust to campaign against unsustainable shark fishing in EU waters
Seahorse & Pipefish
Seahorses, Seadragons and Pipefish are a curious group of creatures which all belong to the Syngnathidae family. Perhaps the coolest thing about this group is that the males brood their babies!
Seahorses, Seadragons and Pipefish are a curious group of creatures which all belong to the Syngnathidae family. Perhaps the coolest thing about this group is that the males brood their babies!
Turtles
Turtles are ancient reptiles that have been around for over 200 million years! They shared our planet with the earliest Dinosaurs. There are over 300 species of Turtle in our oceans and rivers today.
Turtles are ancient reptiles that have been around for over 200 million years! They shared our planet with the earliest Dinosaurs. There are over 300 species of Turtle in our oceans and rivers today.
Rainforest Adventure
Are you and adventurer? Come and explore our Rainforest and discover the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes dangerous animals that live there.
Are you and adventurer? Come and explore our Rainforest and discover the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes dangerous animals that live there.
Rays
There are over 500 different species of Rays and Skate in our oceans and rivers. Their closest relative is the Shark; Rays evolved from Sharks around 150 million years ago.
There are over 500 different species of Rays and Skate in our oceans and rivers. Their closest relative is the Shark; Rays evolved from Sharks around 150 million years ago.
Rockpools
Rockpools are made from water left behind when the tide goes out. Lots of different creatures live in these shallow pools – they all need to be tough to adapt to different temperatures and waves crashing overhead.
Rockpools are made from water left behind when the tide goes out. Lots of different creatures live in these shallow pools – they all need to be tough to adapt to different temperatures and waves crashing overhead.
Big Fish
Almost all of the fish in our Big Fish display were donated by people who could no longer look after their giant fish.
Almost all of the fish in our Big Fish display were donated by people who could no longer look after their giant fish.
British Waters
Throughout your journey through SEA LIFE Brighton you'll encounter all manner of fascinating creatures that make their home in our chilly, British waters.
Throughout your journey through SEA LIFE Brighton you'll encounter all manner of fascinating creatures that make their home in our chilly, British waters.
Jelly Invaders
Be captivated by our wondrous variety of these other-worldly creatures at SEA LIFE Brighton. Watch them float around their tanks
Be captivated by our wondrous variety of these other-worldly creatures at SEA LIFE Brighton. Watch them float around their tanks
Starfish
See the eye-catching array of starfish from across the world’s oceans in one of our newest features, Sea Stars.
See the eye-catching array of starfish from across the world’s oceans in one of our newest features, Sea Stars.
Common Octopus
Come and visit our resident common octopus, one of our most curious and incredibly intelligent creatures.
Come and visit our resident common octopus, one of our most curious and incredibly intelligent creatures.
Coral Reef
Discover the colourful jelly fish you can spot in our coral filled tanks.
Discover the colourful jelly fish you can spot in our coral filled tanks.
The Loop
SEA LIFE Brighton invites you to close the recycling Loop as part of a new initiative to teach children and adults all about the importance of recycling! Recycle your plastic bottle with The Loop and be rewarded with your very own The Loop Pop Badge!
SEA LIFE Brighton invites you to close the recycling Loop as part of a new initiative to teach children and adults all about the importance of recycling! Recycle your plastic bottle with The Loop and be rewarded with your very own The Loop Pop Badge!
History
SEA LIFE Brighton is the oldest operating aquarium in the world. Learn all about the many faces that the aquarium has had since opening in 1927.
SEA LIFE Brighton is the oldest operating aquarium in the world. Learn all about the many faces that the aquarium has had since opening in 1927.
Plan
Opening times, directions, facilities and FAQ's. Find out everything you need to know to make your visit to SEA LIFE Brighton as perfect as possible.
Opening times, directions, facilities and FAQ's. Find out everything you need to know to make your visit to SEA LIFE Brighton as perfect as possible.
Get in Touch
If you would like to write to us, our address is:SEA LIFE Brighton, Marine Parade, Brighton, Sussex, BN2 1TB
If you would like to write to us, our address is:SEA LIFE Brighton, Marine Parade, Brighton, Sussex, BN2 1TB
Opening Times
SEA LIFE Brighton is open 7 days a week, Monday – Sunday: Open daily with varying closing times throughout the year. please note that last admissions will be an hour before the centre closing time.
SEA LIFE Brighton is open 7 days a week, Monday – Sunday: Open daily with varying closing times throughout the year. please note that last admissions will be an hour before the centre closing time.
How To Get Here
SEA LIFE Brighton is situated next to Brighton Pier near the seafront. There are a variety of ways to get to SEA LIFE Brighton, however we recommend travelling by train and walking from Brighton train station to the Centre.
SEA LIFE Brighton is situated next to Brighton Pier near the seafront. There are a variety of ways to get to SEA LIFE Brighton, however we recommend travelling by train and walking from Brighton train station to the Centre.
Accessibility
Disabled access is available at SEA LIFE Brighton. Find out about disabled access with our access guide.
Disabled access is available at SEA LIFE Brighton. Find out about disabled access with our access guide.
Help Centre
Find information and answers to frequently asked questions, including how to use promotions and vouchers for Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park and general questions about the attraction.
Find information and answers to frequently asked questions, including how to use promotions and vouchers for Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park and general questions about the attraction.
Facilities
Find out about what we have at SEA LIFE Brighton including baby changing, buggies, eating and drinking at the aquarium.
Find out about what we have at SEA LIFE Brighton including baby changing, buggies, eating and drinking at the aquarium.
Work for Us
There’s an ocean of opportunity at SEA LIFE, and there's every chance we'll have something that’s perfect for you.
There’s an ocean of opportunity at SEA LIFE, and there's every chance we'll have something that’s perfect for you.
Photos
Download your souvenir photos from your trip to the National SEA LIFE Centre Brighton. Pre-book your photos and save 25% online! - The oldest operating aquarium in the world!
Download your souvenir photos from your trip to the National SEA LIFE Centre Brighton. Pre-book your photos and save 25% online! - The oldest operating aquarium in the world!
Contact Us
COVID 19
On 20th March, we announced that SEA LIFE would be closed to guests until further notice.
On 20th March, we announced that SEA LIFE would be closed to guests until further notice.
Conservation
Our Aquariums and Sanctuaries allow visitors to experience the ocean’s hidden marvels, and our expert staff are dedicated to and passionate about conservation.
Our Aquariums and Sanctuaries allow visitors to experience the ocean’s hidden marvels, and our expert staff are dedicated to and passionate about conservation.
Mission Statement - Breed Rescue Protect
We’ve developed a system of care and best-practice animal husbandry that draws on decades of collective experience from our marine biologists.
We’ve developed a system of care and best-practice animal husbandry that draws on decades of collective experience from our marine biologists.
The Big Fish Campaign
The Big Fish Campaign helps to promote responsible buying and selling of these larger species of fish, including Pacus – these relatives of piranha fish can grow almost a metre long.
The Big Fish Campaign helps to promote responsible buying and selling of these larger species of fish, including Pacus – these relatives of piranha fish can grow almost a metre long.
Good Fish Guides
The Marine Conservation Society’s Good Fish Guide can help you to ensure your next fish dish is a sustainable one.
The Marine Conservation Society’s Good Fish Guide can help you to ensure your next fish dish is a sustainable one.
Beach Cleans
At SEA LIFE Manchester we want to clear out the litter pollution from our local beaches.
At SEA LIFE Manchester we want to clear out the litter pollution from our local beaches.
Sea Life Trust
With our partner charity, The SEA LIFE Trust, we are proud to develop and support projects that protect marine wildlife and habitats across the world including the world's first Beluga sanctuary.
With our partner charity, The SEA LIFE Trust, we are proud to develop and support projects that protect marine wildlife and habitats across the world including the world's first Beluga sanctuary.
Protecting Habitats
Around the world, marine habitats are under threat, and not nearly enough is being done to protect them.
Around the world, marine habitats are under threat, and not nearly enough is being done to protect them.
Wipe Out Whaling
The SEA LIFE Trust is working with Whale & Dolphin Conservation (WDC) to wipe out commercial whaling.
The SEA LIFE Trust is working with Whale & Dolphin Conservation (WDC) to wipe out commercial whaling.
Sharks
The SEA LIFE Trust is a registered marine conservation charity campaigning globally to protect sharks from the threat of finning and unsustainable fishing.
The SEA LIFE Trust is a registered marine conservation charity campaigning globally to protect sharks from the threat of finning and unsustainable fishing.
Turtles
Sea turtles are one of the very few animals that eat sea grass which must be constantly cut short to help it grow across the sea floor.
Sea turtles are one of the very few animals that eat sea grass which must be constantly cut short to help it grow across the sea floor.
Plastic Pollution
We want to eliminate plastic pollution and find a way to clear our oceans of microplastics and dangerous plastic debris.
We want to eliminate plastic pollution and find a way to clear our oceans of microplastics and dangerous plastic debris.
Beluga Whale Project
The oceans offer us a renewable and irreplaceable source of food and nutrition on which some communities rely for survival.
The oceans offer us a renewable and irreplaceable source of food and nutrition on which some communities rely for survival.
Seahorses
Learn more how we want to put an end to the cruel and unsustainable collection of seahorses for the Traditional Medicine and curio trades
Learn more how we want to put an end to the cruel and unsustainable collection of seahorses for the Traditional Medicine and curio trades
Beach Cleans
Find information and answers to frequently asked questions, for our conservation dates and beach cleans.
Find information and answers to frequently asked questions, for our conservation dates and beach cleans.
Newsletter
When you sign up, we'll keep you up to date with offers and information from SEA LIFE and the Merlin Entertainments Group.
When you sign up, we'll keep you up to date with offers and information from SEA LIFE and the Merlin Entertainments Group.
Accessibility
Cookies
Privacy Policy
Terms and Conditions
Sitemap
View the SEA LIFE Brighton sitemap.
View the SEA LIFE Brighton sitemap.
Trip Advisor Form
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Workshops
Voucher
Find out how to use your promotional voucher online for tickets to the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham.
Find out how to use your promotional voucher online for tickets to the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham.
Promotions
Promotions for SEA LIFE Brighton
Promotions for SEA LIFE Brighton
Coronavirus Health and Safety

WE ARE NOW OPEN!

Covid-19 Update:

In line with updated advice from the UK Government, from the 14th September we encourage all guests to adhere to the latest guidance and not meet in groups of more than six people* to help protect themselves and each other when visiting our attraction.
As a COVID-19 Secure venue we can still host larger numbers in total but groups of up to 6 must not mix or form larger groups. We will continue to monitor Government guidance closely.
*Government exemptions are outlined here