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Discover our Creatures

Which sea creatures do you love the most?

Here at SEA LIFE Manchester, you can see thousands of spectacular creatures - from the curious and the rescued to the rare and the enigmatic. You're sure to be mesmerised by our underwater zones and you’ll be able to get closer to them than ever before.


Sharks have lived in our oceans for more than 420 million years! That makes them older than trees!

SEA LIFE, Ocean Tunnel


Meet one of the ocean's best known and loved fish - the clownfish and other amazing coral reef inhabitants.

SEA LIFE, Coral Reefs


Turtles are ancient reptiles that have been around for over 200 million years! They shared our planet with the earliest Dinosaurs.

SEA LIFE, Ocean Tunnel


There are over 500 different species of Rays and Skate in our oceans and rivers. Their closest relative is the Shark; Rays evolved from Sharks around 150 million years ago!

SEA LIFE, Stingray Bay


Seahorses, Seadragons and Pipefish are a curious group of creatures which all belong to the Syngnathidae family.

SEA LIFE, Coral Reefs


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

SEA LIFE, Jellyfish Seas

Rockpool Creatures

Step into the world of the rockpool and meet our sea-superstars.

SEA LIFE, Rockpool