Oceans comprise over 70% of the earth and are essential to its ecology. One way to build children's empathy towards the marine environment is by teaching them the importance of protecting sea animals, and what better way than at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium? SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium is an AZA-accredited aquarium located at the Grapevine Mills Mall in Grapevine.
Upon entry, you'll notice brightly painted murals leading you to a circuit with multiple exhibit rooms. Each exhibit holds sea life animals that would typically live in the same habitat, and you can read the list of inhabitants in each tank on our computer monitors.
Our attraction welcomes people of all ages; adults can enter without children. Children aged 16 and under must be in the company of an adult to enter. With over 5000 sea life animals, SEA LIFE Grapevine is a must-visit. Let's highlight some of the sea life animals you'll see once you and the family get hold of our attraction tickets.
Explore More Creatures
Explore More Creatures
Check out seahorses in the seahorse temple, a Mayan-themed exhibit with two wall tanks and a curved window tank. Our AZA-compliant attraction runs a seahorse breeding program that ensures we never house wildly caught seahorses. Learn fun facts about these sea life animals, such as that the male seahorses give birth and carry the young in their pouches. You'll notice that the young seahorses have a distinct pink color compared to the brownish seen in older seahorses.
See if you can find Nemo in the clownfish cave, a column tank with clownfish and other tropical fish. Look out for the anemones, sedentary sea creatures that look like flowers. Visit the dinosaur dive, a desert-like cave, to see a giant pacific octopus. You can also view these breathtaking creatures at the Shipwrecked Exhibit, where Carmen, the famous octopus, will say hi, and if you get lucky, you might see her folding her tentacles and camouflaging herself to search for food. Other sea life animals to explore are guitarfish, piranha, caiman, and a reticulated albino python.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our attraction is a 45,000-square-foot indoor Aquarium, offering a face-to-fin experience with over 5000 sea animals such as stingrays, sharks, sea turtles, flashlight fish, and seahorses.
Our opening hours vary, so we recommend booking online tickets to guarantee entry. Sunday-Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm*
Saturday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm*
*The last entry is 90 minutes before closing time
It takes about an hour to ninety minutes to immerse yourself in the SEA LIFE experience. You can, however, spend as much time as you wish. Moreover, general admission passes will grant you re-entry so you can return for a second visit later in the day.
There’s a lot to do at SEA LIFE! Watch sea animals glide above your head in the 360-degree tunnel, catch our talk and feeding presentations, go on a behind-the-scenes tour, and shop till you drop at our gift shop.
We do not allow large luggage because we have no storage area. We also don't permit weapons of any kind inside our attraction.
Our attraction is open to people of all ages. Adults can enjoy the SEA LIFE experience without the company of children. Those 16 years and younger must, however, be in the company of an adult.
Our attraction and restrooms are wheelchair and stroller accessible. We recommend online booking to avoid queues during peak seasons.
Plan Your Visit to SEA LIFE Grapevine Today
SEA LIFE Grapevine is an immersive underwater attraction that every child and parent should explore in their lifetime. From interactive rockpools to sea turtle feedings, our indoor aquarium has plenty to enjoy. Plan a visit this summer for your students or friends. Buy tickets now to unlock savings and guarantee entry.