Opening Times

Our Opening Times

SEA LIFE Manchester is open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day)

Monday - Sunday: 10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

Closures over the festive period

Please note the following days we will have last admission at 3pm and the centre will shut at 5pm.

  • Christmas Eve
  • New Years Eve

We apologize for any inconvenienced caused


  • Please be aware that due to our limited capacity, we strongly advise all guests to book online tickets in advance of their visit, particularly when planning to visit during weekends or school holidays.

  • Guests with tickets are guaranteed entry and will be given priority over guests who arrive with no tickets, who may have to wait to be admitted due to our limited capacity.

  • During weekends and holiday periods, please be aware that there may be a waiting time to enter the SEA LIFE centre. The attraction is busiest between 11am and 3pm.

  • To avoid the wait and to guarantee your entrance into the attraction, book your ticket either online or over the phone by calling 0871 221 2483*


*calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras.