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Tropical Reef
Jellyfish
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Ocean Cave
Turtle World
Ocean Tunnel
Clownfish Alley
Sub Aqua Play
Rockpools
Black Box
Stingray Bay
Rainforest

WOW FACT!

The longest shoal in the world is Barra del Indio (also known as Del IndioBarra Indiowith a length of 220 km in South America

About Shoals?

The term shoal can mean a few different things. It can be a large group of fish, a stretch of shallow water or a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide

Shoaling Fish

Any group of fish that stay together for social reasons are shoaling. About one quarter of fish species shoal all their lives, and about one half shoal for part of their lives

WOW FACT!

The longest shoal in the world is Barra del Indio (also known as Del IndioBarra Indiowith a length of 220 km in South America

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WOW FACT!

The longest shoal in the world is Barra del Indio (also known as Del IndioBarra Indiowith a length of 220 km in South America

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About Shoals?

The term shoal can mean a few different things. It can be a large group of fish, a stretch of shallow water or a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide

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About Shoals?

The term shoal can mean a few different things. It can be a large group of fish, a stretch of shallow water or a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide

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Shoaling Fish

Any group of fish that stay together for social reasons are shoaling. About one quarter of fish species shoal all their lives, and about one half shoal for part of their lives

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Shoaling Fish

Any group of fish that stay together for social reasons are shoaling. About one quarter of fish species shoal all their lives, and about one half shoal for part of their lives

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Tropical Reef

Next, prepare to be amazed as you come closer than ever before to amazing colourful assortment of creatures in our Trpical Reef exhibit.

Discover something amazing!

Jellies

These strangely beautiful stingers may not be everyone's favourite sea creature, but they are certainly one of the most interesting. In the water they look beautiful and bizarre.

Jelly fish tanks

Make sure to check out our jellyfish. Their tanks are cylindrical and the water is constantly moving inside because jellyfish don't like to come into contact with hard objects.

WOW FACT!

Jellies are more than 95% water and have no brain, no heart and no bones!

Jellies

These strangely beautiful stingers may not be everyone's favourite sea creature, but they are certainly one of the most interesting. In the water they look beautiful and bizarre.

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Jellies

These strangely beautiful stingers may not be everyone's favourite sea creature, but they are certainly one of the most interesting. In the water they look beautiful and bizarre.

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Jelly fish tanks

Make sure to check out our jellyfish. Their tanks are cylindrical and the water is constantly moving inside because jellyfish don't like to come into contact with hard objects.

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Jelly fish tanks

Make sure to check out our jellyfish. Their tanks are cylindrical and the water is constantly moving inside because jellyfish don't like to come into contact with hard objects.

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WOW FACT!

Jellies are more than 95% water and have no brain, no heart and no bones!

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WOW FACT!

Jellies are more than 95% water and have no brain, no heart and no bones!

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Shipwreck

Amazing Creations

Experience the magical play area for children where sea creatures they draw come to life

How does it work?

Marvel at exotic fish, draw your very own, scan it in our multimedia installation and watch it swim in the digital aquarium

Did you know?

The Amazing Creations Feature is the one and only in Europe. So don't miss out!

Amazing Creations

Experience the magical play area for children where sea creatures they draw come to life

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Amazing Creations

Experience the magical play area for children where sea creatures they draw come to life

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How does it work?

Marvel at exotic fish, draw your very own, scan it in our multimedia installation and watch it swim in the digital aquarium

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How does it work?

Marvel at exotic fish, draw your very own, scan it in our multimedia installation and watch it swim in the digital aquarium

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Did you know?

The Amazing Creations Feature is the one and only in Europe. So don't miss out!

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Did you know?

The Amazing Creations Feature is the one and only in Europe. So don't miss out!

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The Sea Bed

Experience one of the world's largest ocean displays

Ocean Cave

Experience one of the world's largest ocean display and take a fascinating journey

Did you know?

The Ocean Tank fills 5 million litres of water and you can soak up amazing views from the 270° Sea Bed

Sharks

Experience all our fascinating shark species

Ocean Cave

Experience one of the world's largest ocean display and take a fascinating journey

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Ocean Cave

Experience one of the world's largest ocean display and take a fascinating journey

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Did you know?

The Ocean Tank fills 5 million litres of water and you can soak up amazing views from the 270° Sea Bed

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Did you know?

The Ocean Tank fills 5 million litres of water and you can soak up amazing views from the 270° Sea Bed

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Sharks

Experience all our fascinating shark species

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Sharks

Experience all our fascinating shark species

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Touching

Enter the world of green sea turtles and discover the role they play in our oceans. Step beneath the waves at SEA LIFE Istanbul and get closer than ever before to creatures and features of the world's oceans.

Meet with World's one of the oldest and most beautiful creatures at the Turtle Hospital

Hammerheads

Hammerhead Sharks are found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters, where they are seen near shorelines and reefs as well as in open ocean far offshore. They have a lifespan in the wild of about 20-30 years and can grow up to 20 feet (6 meters) in length. That’s big! These monsters could weigh in at as much as 1,000 pounds (450 kg).

Sand Tigers

Mostly seen in shallow bays around the coral reefs and very rarly to depths of around 200m on Atlantic, Pasific and Indian Ocean, Sand Tiger's head is pointy, as opposed to round, while the snout is flattened with a conical shape. Its body is stout and bulky and its mouth extends beyond the eyes.

Ocean Tunnel

Take an underwater safari though 83m Ocean Tunnel, just like taking a walk along the ocean floor

Hammerheads

Hammerhead Sharks are found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters, where they are seen near shorelines and reefs as well as in open ocean far offshore. They have a lifespan in the wild of about 20-30 years and can grow up to 20 feet (6 meters) in length. That’s big! These monsters could weigh in at as much as 1,000 pounds (450 kg).

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Hammerheads

Hammerhead Sharks are found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters, where they are seen near shorelines and reefs as well as in open ocean far offshore. They have a lifespan in the wild of about 20-30 years and can grow up to 20 feet (6 meters) in length. That’s big! These monsters could weigh in at as much as 1,000 pounds (450 kg).

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Sand Tigers

Mostly seen in shallow bays around the coral reefs and very rarly to depths of around 200m on Atlantic, Pasific and Indian Ocean, Sand Tiger's head is pointy, as opposed to round, while the snout is flattened with a conical shape. Its body is stout and bulky and its mouth extends beyond the eyes.

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Sand Tigers

Mostly seen in shallow bays around the coral reefs and very rarly to depths of around 200m on Atlantic, Pasific and Indian Ocean, Sand Tiger's head is pointy, as opposed to round, while the snout is flattened with a conical shape. Its body is stout and bulky and its mouth extends beyond the eyes.

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Ocean Tunnel

Take an underwater safari though 83m Ocean Tunnel, just like taking a walk along the ocean floor

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Ocean Tunnel

Take an underwater safari though 83m Ocean Tunnel, just like taking a walk along the ocean floor

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Clownfish Alley

Prepare to be amazed!

Enjoy the children’s soft play area

Education and Awareness for our amazing creatures is a key focus for your children

WOW FACT!

We attract over 20 million visitors every year.

Enviromental groups

We are proud to work alongside lots of important environmental groups like Greenpeace, The Marine Conservation Society, The Shark Trust and many more

Enjoy the children’s soft play area

Education and Awareness for our amazing creatures is a key focus for your children

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Enjoy the children’s soft play area

Education and Awareness for our amazing creatures is a key focus for your children

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WOW FACT!

We attract over 20 million visitors every year.

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WOW FACT!

We attract over 20 million visitors every year.

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Enviromental groups

We are proud to work alongside lots of important environmental groups like Greenpeace, The Marine Conservation Society, The Shark Trust and many more

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Enviromental groups

We are proud to work alongside lots of important environmental groups like Greenpeace, The Marine Conservation Society, The Shark Trust and many more

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Rockpools

Are you ready to get a little wet? At our Rockpool you can examine and touch our beautiful and colourful starfish and Horseshoe crabs, which are among the world’s oldest and most fascinating creatures. They are estimated to be at least 300 million years old. The earliest Horseshoe Crab species were crawling around the Earth’s shallow coastal seas for about 100 million years before dinosaurs arrived.

WOW FACT!

Meet the armured division of the marine world

Campaigns

We are active campaigners and do all we can to raise awareness of the critical issues facing the creatures of the oceans. 

Interesting Fact

Here at SEA LIFE we care deeply about our oceans, the creatures that live above and beneath the surface and those we are lucky enough to have in our care.

WOW FACT!

Meet the armured division of the marine world

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WOW FACT!

Meet the armured division of the marine world

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Campaigns

We are active campaigners and do all we can to raise awareness of the critical issues facing the creatures of the oceans. 

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Campaigns

We are active campaigners and do all we can to raise awareness of the critical issues facing the creatures of the oceans. 

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Interesting Fact

Here at SEA LIFE we care deeply about our oceans, the creatures that live above and beneath the surface and those we are lucky enough to have in our care.

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Interesting Fact

Here at SEA LIFE we care deeply about our oceans, the creatures that live above and beneath the surface and those we are lucky enough to have in our care.

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Stingray Bay

Rays are one of the most graceful and beautiful creatures, though many people think rays look odd with their mouths on their underside and their eyes on top.

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