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Aquarium Zones

Explore our aquarium zones!

Shark Walk

1. 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!

View sharks
Octopus Vulgaris

2. 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!

Undulate Ray

3. 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!

Meet the rays
Ocean Tunnel

4. 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.

Ocean Tank Small

5. 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.

6425 Bowmouth Shark

6. Shipwreck

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!

Clown Fish

7. 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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Sea Dragon

8. 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!

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

Learn more about seahorses
Rainforests Of The World

9. 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.

Go on an adventure

10. Rockpool Explorer

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!

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Penguin Point

11. Polar Adventure

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.

You will also get to meet the stars of Polar Adventure - our Gentoo Penguin Colony. Through Polar Adventure, SEA LIFE London is supporting the efforts of the charity Falklands Conservation.

Meet the penguins
Star Fish

12. 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.

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Sand Tiger Shark

13. 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!

Meet the sharks
Ocean invader

14. Ocean Invaders

Ocean Invaders welcomes you to enter the world of Jellyfish at SEA LIFE London. Stepping into the UK's largest jellyfish experience, Ocean Invaders will take you on a journey into the fascinating world of jellyfish through three unique interactive zones. 

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