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Visitor Information Coronavirus

Dear visitors, we are open. 

The well-being and health of our visitors are our highest priorities. Therefore, we ask you to follow the following guidelines to help contain the virus and to secure everyone's health.

Please inform yourself before your visit about the current local regulations that apply to you and your place of residence.

COVID Test

  • from the 20.08.2021 access to SEA LIFE Oberhausen is only possible if your vaccinated, recovered from COVID or negative tested
  • Evidence is required for all guests aged 6 and over.
  • Only professionally performed and certified tests are recognized.
  • The test must not be older than 48 hours at the time of entry into the attraction (the test time is decisive for this).
  • A quick test / self-test without an officially issued result is NOT permitted.

The obligation to submit a valid, negative COVID test does not apply if corresponding vaccination documentation can be submitted for a vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 corona virus that has been fully completed for at least 15 days.Those who have recovered are now treated like those who have been tested and fully vaccinated and do NOT need a negative test. Those who have recovered must present an officially issued, positive PCR test result (PCR test that is at least 28 days and a maximum of 6 months old).

The negative test must not be older than 48 hours at the time of the visit. Children up to the age of school entry do not need a test. Students under 15 years of age are considered tested based on their participation in mandatory school testing. For students 15 years of age and older, the student ID card is considered proof of testing. Testing for students is nessecary in public holidays. 

To be able to control our capacities inside our attraction we offer online tickets with an allocated time slot for your visit.

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Safety and hygiene at site

If you have any symptoms that may be part of an infection with the virus COVID-19 or if you have been in contact with a person who got diagnosed positive for the virus, we kindly ask you to postpone your visit at one of our aquariums.

If you have already purchased tickets, please contact our callcenter via +49 (0)180 666 690 101 (0,20 €/call from a German fixed network, mobile network max. 0,60€/call)

 

If you have already booked tickets for this period, you can now change the date of your visit in our booking portal. This service is free of charge. You can amend your booking up to 5 times.

1 Abstand Min

Keep your distance

Please keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres to everyone that is not part of your household.

2 Maske Min

Wear a mask

Please be aware that it is mandatory to keep your mask on at all times during your visit.

Please note: For the protection of our guests and staff, we cannot make any exceptions - if you are unable to wear a mouth and nose protector for health reasons, please postpone your visit to us!

3 Händewaschen Min

Wash your hands

Frequently wash your hands with soap (min. 20 seconds)

5 Desinfektion Min

Disinfection

Please use our disinfectant dispensers at the entrance and inside.

4 Niesen Min

Sneezing and Coughing

Please sneeze and cough into your armpit.

6 Bargeldlos Min

Paying contactless

We kindly ask you to refrain from paying with cash and use contactless paying methods like purchasing online tickets or payment by credit/debit card.

FAQ: Purchasing a ticket

To be able to control our capacities inside our attraction we offer online tickets with an allocated time slot for your visit. Every time slot only allows a certain number of visitors to enter our attraction to secure the minimum distance between people at all times. Our employees will scan your online ticket contactless from your mobile phone or from a printed sheet.

Yes, from now on it is possible to amend your visit date up to 5 times via our booking portal. To register, you need the confirmation number of your booking and the e-mail address you used for the booking.

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If your desired day or time slot is not available, the time slot has reached its maximum capacity. Please choose another time slot for your own safety. 

You still have the opportunity to purchase tickets at site. However, we kindly ask you not to pay with cash to minimize the contact between people. 

We included capacities for people who already have tickets and didn't select a time slot beforehand. Just come and talk to one of our employees and they will add you to the next possible time slot.

We included capacities for our annual pass holders who didn't select a time slot beforehand. Just come and talk to one of our employees and they will add you to the next possible time slot.

FAQ: Your visit

Yes, the time of your visit is limited to 90 minutes.

Children under the age of three do not have to wear a mask.

The well-being and health of our visitors and employees are our highest priorities, that's why we cannot provide the following experiences at the moment: Show feedings and touch pools.

FAQ: SEA LIFE Annual Pass

Every SEA LIFE annual pass that has been already purchased will keep its validity. The period of validity will start on the first day of activation in one of our attractions.

After the reopening of our attractions you have six weeks to activate your annual pass. 

Please keep in mind that the SEA LIFE annual pass can only be activated in the SEA LIFE location over which you purchased the pass online. 

You can activate and collect your new SEA LIFE annual pass within a month after the attraction reopened. You will receive a new annual pass. The new expiration date depends on the day on which you activated your extension at site. Please keep in mind that you can only activate and collect your annual pass at the SEA LIFE location where you purchased it online.