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The Shark Walk at SEA LIFE London

Shark Walk

Start your visit by walking over a glass window with incredible views into our magnificent Pacific display. Take a long look at some of the most majestic creatures in the ocean as they swim just inches beneath your feet!

A shark at SEA LIFE London

DID YOU KNOW?

Sand Tiger Sharks can use and lose up to 30,000 teeth in a lifetime!

A shark at SEA LIFE London

VIP Experiences

Want to snorkel with our sharks? We have just the right VIP Experiences for you! 

The Shark Walk at SEA LIFE London

Shark Walk

Start your visit by walking over a glass window with incredible views into our magnificent Pacific display. Take a long look at some of the most majestic creatures in the ocean as they swim just inches beneath your feet!

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The Shark Walk at SEA LIFE London

Shark Walk

Start your visit by walking over a glass window with incredible views into our magnificent Pacific display. Take a long look at some of the most majestic creatures in the ocean as they swim just inches beneath your feet!

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A shark at SEA LIFE London

DID YOU KNOW?

Sand Tiger Sharks can use and lose up to 30,000 teeth in a lifetime!

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A shark at SEA LIFE London

DID YOU KNOW?

Sand Tiger Sharks can use and lose up to 30,000 teeth in a lifetime!

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A shark at SEA LIFE London

VIP Experiences

Want to snorkel with our sharks? We have just the right VIP Experiences for you! 

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A shark at SEA LIFE London

VIP Experiences

Want to snorkel with our sharks? We have just the right VIP Experiences for you! 

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Atlantic Coasts

You’ll continue your journey of discovery
as you explore the mysterious creatures that inhabit the world's coastlines!
Be dazzled by a sparkling silver shoal of sand eels and meet our Common Octopus,
a very intelligent relative of the Snail!

Ray Lagoon

In the shallow Atlantic waters, beneath an old pier,
you'll arrive next at lagoon that is rippling with beautiful Rays!
These curious creatures are graceful to watch from above
but don't forget to take a look through the window below to see the mouth and
gills on the underside of their body as they pass on by.
Our eagle eyed guests may even spot a Ray's egg hidden in the sand.

Some Rays and Sharks lay eggs called Mermaid's Purses!

Behind the Scenes tour

Add on a behind the scenes tour from £8.00 per adult

...to your visit and have an expert from our team show you our behind the scenes areas!

Goggles used to see florescent colours on corals

Use the goggles

In our behind the scenes area, you can use special goggles to see the fluorescent colours on our corals! 

Our Newt

meet our newt!

In our behind the scenes tour, be sure to check out our Chinese Fire Bellied Newt! 

Behind the Scenes tour

Add on a behind the scenes tour from £8.00 per adult

...to your visit and have an expert from our team show you our behind the scenes areas!

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Behind the Scenes tour

Add on a behind the scenes tour from £8.00 per adult

...to your visit and have an expert from our team show you our behind the scenes areas!

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Goggles used to see florescent colours on corals

Use the goggles

In our behind the scenes area, you can use special goggles to see the fluorescent colours on our corals! 

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Goggles used to see florescent colours on corals

Use the goggles

In our behind the scenes area, you can use special goggles to see the fluorescent colours on our corals! 

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Our Newt

meet our newt!

In our behind the scenes tour, be sure to check out our Chinese Fire Bellied Newt! 

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Our Newt

meet our newt!

In our behind the scenes tour, be sure to check out our Chinese Fire Bellied Newt! 

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Rockpool

Have you ever wanted to stroke a Starfish,
or tickle a Sea Anemone?
Now’s your chance, because at our Rockpool you can do both!
Our experts will be on hand through this unique
opportunity to learn more about these fascinating micro-habitats
and the incredible creatures that thrive in them.

Sea Anemones have no brain, heart or blood!

Replica bones of a great Grey Whale

Open Oceans

 

A breathtaking scene awaits you in our Open Ocean! Flitting around the replica bones of a great Grey Whale are Purple Tangs, Triggerfish, Snappers and hundreds more gorgeous tropical fish. Imposing Southern Stingrays patrol the seabed whilst small Cownose Rays dance above their heads.

The Ocean Tunnel

Ocean Tunnel

Take a stroll under the sea as you pass through our amazing glass tunnel! 

A Bowmouth Shark at SEA LIFE London

SHIP WRECK

Fancy a journey through Shark infested waters? We thought so! Plunge deep into the Pacific Ocean and into our ancient Ship Wreck, where spectacular sharks cruise serenely past; weaving around the Easter Island Heads. Lookout for our Bowmouth Guitarfish called Betty. She's half shark, half ray!

Replica bones of a great Grey Whale

Open Oceans

 

A breathtaking scene awaits you in our Open Ocean! Flitting around the replica bones of a great Grey Whale are Purple Tangs, Triggerfish, Snappers and hundreds more gorgeous tropical fish. Imposing Southern Stingrays patrol the seabed whilst small Cownose Rays dance above their heads.

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Replica bones of a great Grey Whale

Open Oceans

 

A breathtaking scene awaits you in our Open Ocean! Flitting around the replica bones of a great Grey Whale are Purple Tangs, Triggerfish, Snappers and hundreds more gorgeous tropical fish. Imposing Southern Stingrays patrol the seabed whilst small Cownose Rays dance above their heads.

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The Ocean Tunnel

Ocean Tunnel

Take a stroll under the sea as you pass through our amazing glass tunnel! 

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The Ocean Tunnel

Ocean Tunnel

Take a stroll under the sea as you pass through our amazing glass tunnel! 

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A Bowmouth Shark at SEA LIFE London

SHIP WRECK

Fancy a journey through Shark infested waters? We thought so! Plunge deep into the Pacific Ocean and into our ancient Ship Wreck, where spectacular sharks cruise serenely past; weaving around the Easter Island Heads. Lookout for our Bowmouth Guitarfish called Betty. She's half shark, half ray!

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A Bowmouth Shark at SEA LIFE London

SHIP WRECK

Fancy a journey through Shark infested waters? We thought so! Plunge deep into the Pacific Ocean and into our ancient Ship Wreck, where spectacular sharks cruise serenely past; weaving around the Easter Island Heads. Lookout for our Bowmouth Guitarfish called Betty. She's half shark, half ray!

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Ocean Tunnel

Take a stroll under the sea as you pass through our amazing glass tunnel.
Shoals of glittering fish flutter along beside you whilst enormous
Green Sea turtles glide slowly over your head.

The NEMO'S CORAL REEF at SEA LIFE London

Coral Kingdom

Are you ready to see a rainbow? Dive into a dazzling underwater oasis and wave your fins at the UK’s largest living Coral reef at SEA LIFE London. Prepare to see hundreds of clownfish and many more through a spectacle of shimmering colour in our new, colossal 40ft tank. Discover the magic at Coral Kingdom this summer.

Coral Reefs

Did you know?

Coral reefs cover less than 1% of the ocean floor, yet over 25% of marine life rely on coral reefs for survival!

Clownfish

Did you know?

Clownfish are immune to the venom of an anemone because they have a thick layer of mucus on the surface of their bodies!

The NEMO'S CORAL REEF at SEA LIFE London

Coral Kingdom

Are you ready to see a rainbow? Dive into a dazzling underwater oasis and wave your fins at the UK’s largest living Coral reef at SEA LIFE London. Prepare to see hundreds of clownfish and many more through a spectacle of shimmering colour in our new, colossal 40ft tank. Discover the magic at Coral Kingdom this summer.

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The NEMO'S CORAL REEF at SEA LIFE London

Coral Kingdom

Are you ready to see a rainbow? Dive into a dazzling underwater oasis and wave your fins at the UK’s largest living Coral reef at SEA LIFE London. Prepare to see hundreds of clownfish and many more through a spectacle of shimmering colour in our new, colossal 40ft tank. Discover the magic at Coral Kingdom this summer.

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Coral Reefs

Did you know?

Coral reefs cover less than 1% of the ocean floor, yet over 25% of marine life rely on coral reefs for survival!

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Coral Reefs

Did you know?

Coral reefs cover less than 1% of the ocean floor, yet over 25% of marine life rely on coral reefs for survival!

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Clownfish

Did you know?

Clownfish are immune to the venom of an anemone because they have a thick layer of mucus on the surface of their bodies!

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Clownfish

Did you know?

Clownfish are immune to the venom of an anemone because they have a thick layer of mucus on the surface of their bodies!

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Seahorse
Kingdom

Seadragons and Seahorses may sound like mythical creatures
but here you can see just how real they are!
In this kingdom Seahorses grip at seagrass with their curly tails
and suck up tiny shrimp with their straw-like snouts.
Seadragons bob slowly past the window; with deep purple stripes, splatters of vibrant orange
and seaweed-like appendages... you've never seen anything like these before!

*Our Seadragons can currently only be viewed during our Behind the Scenes tour as it is now their breeding period.

Male seahorses, seadragons and pipefish are the only male animals to give birth!

Spectacular Fish in the Rainforest Adventure

Rainforest Adventure!

If you're feeling brave enough, step out of the ocean and into the hot and humid rainforest to experience what life is like beneath the tropical treetops. Winding through the roots and tree trunks, rainforest rivers are home to some spectacular fish. 

 

A crocodile in the Rainforest Adventure

Creatures of the Rainforest

Look for the Blind Cave Fish who have no eyes, Piranhas with ruby-red bellies and three West African Dwarf Crocodiles who will give you a menacing smile just snapping distance away. Poison Dart Frogs leap through the foliage and monster Red Tailed Catfish and Black Pacu lurk in the depths.

A Catfish

Did you know?

Around 58,0000 square miles of forest are lost each year to deforestation. That's equivalent to 36 football pitches each minute!

Spectacular Fish in the Rainforest Adventure

Rainforest Adventure!

If you're feeling brave enough, step out of the ocean and into the hot and humid rainforest to experience what life is like beneath the tropical treetops. Winding through the roots and tree trunks, rainforest rivers are home to some spectacular fish. 

 

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Spectacular Fish in the Rainforest Adventure

Rainforest Adventure!

If you're feeling brave enough, step out of the ocean and into the hot and humid rainforest to experience what life is like beneath the tropical treetops. Winding through the roots and tree trunks, rainforest rivers are home to some spectacular fish. 

 

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A crocodile in the Rainforest Adventure

Creatures of the Rainforest

Look for the Blind Cave Fish who have no eyes, Piranhas with ruby-red bellies and three West African Dwarf Crocodiles who will give you a menacing smile just snapping distance away. Poison Dart Frogs leap through the foliage and monster Red Tailed Catfish and Black Pacu lurk in the depths.

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A crocodile in the Rainforest Adventure

Creatures of the Rainforest

Look for the Blind Cave Fish who have no eyes, Piranhas with ruby-red bellies and three West African Dwarf Crocodiles who will give you a menacing smile just snapping distance away. Poison Dart Frogs leap through the foliage and monster Red Tailed Catfish and Black Pacu lurk in the depths.

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A Catfish

Did you know?

Around 58,0000 square miles of forest are lost each year to deforestation. That's equivalent to 36 football pitches each minute!

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A Catfish

Did you know?

Around 58,0000 square miles of forest are lost each year to deforestation. That's equivalent to 36 football pitches each minute!

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Thames Walk

Make the most of your trip to London by
learning about the iconic River Thames,
what is being done to keep it clean
and the surprising animals that live in it.

Find out how the river has come back from
the dead in recent years as you explore its history,
from the Thames Barrier to Westminster Bridge.

The River Thames is 236miles long!

Gentoo penguins

Penguin Point

Travel to the frozen extremities of the Antarctic and experience life with a colony of Gentoo Penguins. The more the temperature drops, the more amazing discoveries you’ll make in this icy landscape.

Diving Penguins

Did you know?

The Antarctica holds over 90% of our planet’s ice!

 

Gentoo Penguins swimming

Gentoo Penguins

The stars of Penguin Point are our Gentoo Penguin Colony. Through Penguin Point, SEA LIFE London is supporting the efforts of the charity Falklands Conservation. 

 

Gentoo penguins

Penguin Point

Travel to the frozen extremities of the Antarctic and experience life with a colony of Gentoo Penguins. The more the temperature drops, the more amazing discoveries you’ll make in this icy landscape.

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Gentoo penguins

Penguin Point

Travel to the frozen extremities of the Antarctic and experience life with a colony of Gentoo Penguins. The more the temperature drops, the more amazing discoveries you’ll make in this icy landscape.

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Diving Penguins

Did you know?

The Antarctica holds over 90% of our planet’s ice!

 

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Diving Penguins

Did you know?

The Antarctica holds over 90% of our planet’s ice!

 

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Gentoo Penguins swimming

Gentoo Penguins

The stars of Penguin Point are our Gentoo Penguin Colony. Through Penguin Point, SEA LIFE London is supporting the efforts of the charity Falklands Conservation. 

 

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Gentoo Penguins swimming

Gentoo Penguins

The stars of Penguin Point are our Gentoo Penguin Colony. Through Penguin Point, SEA LIFE London is supporting the efforts of the charity Falklands Conservation. 

 

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Conservation Cove

Conservation is at the heart of what we do at SEA LIFE London.
There are plenty of opportunities to learn about
the threats facing marine life and what you
can do to help as you explore with us.

In this area you find out more about what SEA LIFE
and the SEA LIFE Trust are doing to help threatened
marine life and perhaps help us out yourself by signing
one of our petitions or picking up a free sustainable
seafood guide.

Around 75% (that's three quarters) of the world’s coral reefs
are threatened by human activity.

Sharks at Shark Reef

Shark Reef Encounter

In Shark Reef Encounter the sharks are not as fearsome as they look; If you watch carefully you might see a cheeky little fish use a shark's rough skin to scratch an itch or rub off a parasite!

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Did you know?

Sharks can detect tiny electrical impulses in the water, like those that are generated by a heart beating!

Snorkel with the sharks

Want to jump in with the sharks?

We have a Snorkel With Sharks Experience!

Sharks at Shark Reef

Shark Reef Encounter

In Shark Reef Encounter the sharks are not as fearsome as they look; If you watch carefully you might see a cheeky little fish use a shark's rough skin to scratch an itch or rub off a parasite!

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Sharks at Shark Reef

Shark Reef Encounter

In Shark Reef Encounter the sharks are not as fearsome as they look; If you watch carefully you might see a cheeky little fish use a shark's rough skin to scratch an itch or rub off a parasite!

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a sha

Did you know?

Sharks can detect tiny electrical impulses in the water, like those that are generated by a heart beating!

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a sha

Did you know?

Sharks can detect tiny electrical impulses in the water, like those that are generated by a heart beating!

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Snorkel with the sharks

Want to jump in with the sharks?

We have a Snorkel With Sharks Experience!

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Snorkel with the sharks

Want to jump in with the sharks?

We have a Snorkel With Sharks Experience!

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OCEAN INVADERS

Enter the world of jellyfish