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Jellyfish are older than all of our ancient reptiles. Scientists believe they first swam in our oceans around 500 million years ago!

  • SEA LIFE, Ocean Invaders

Get closer to our range of jellies!

Dive in to the wonderful world of jellies and discover some of the species you will meet at SEA LIFE London Aquarium! Here you’ll be able to see jellyfish in a whole new light!

Sealife Moon Jellyfish Aurelia Aurita4

Moon Jellyfish

Aurelia Aurita

  • Moon Jellyfish are a common species of found all around the UK
  • They can withstand temperatures as low as 6 and as high as 31 degrees Celsius
  • Their sting is fairly mild
  • Turtles feed on Moon Jellyfish!

Upside Down Jellyfish

Upside-down Jellyfish


  • Upside Down Jellyfish live in shallow waters, lagoons and around mangroves
  • They grow algae in their tentacles to provide extra food
  • They are more vulnerable than species that live in the open ocean or deeper waters due to their proximity to coastal development and pollution
  • They can grow to up 30cm in diameter!


Japanese Sea Nettle

Chrysaora Melanaster

  • Japanese Sea Nettle Jellyfish have sting that can cause skin irritation and a burning sensation.
  • They are voracious carnivores, eating other jellyfish, copepods, anchovy eggs, larvae and zooplankton
  • Their tentacles can get up to 3 metres long!

800Px Jellyfish Aqurium

What do jellyfish eat?

Ever wondered what we feed our jellyfish? Or even how we feed them? 

Our jellyfish are fed artemia or brine shrimp multiple times a day. Check out our jelly keeper Luke, daily jellyfish feeding routine. 

Ticket information

  • Entry at your chosen 15-minute time slot
  • Discover species from around the world in 14 themed zones and interact with them at our public feeding, diving displays and touch pools

Ticket information

  • Arrive at any time on the day of your choice

Ticket information

  • Entry to SEA LIFE London Aquarium and the London Eye
  • Visit the London Eye within 90 days of visiting SEA LIFE
  • Reschedule for free if your plans change