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Living Coasts

#9 of 63 things to do in Torquay Features Animals
Beacon Quay | Torquay Harbourside, Torquay TQ1 2BG, England
+44 1803 202470
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Living coasts

This place is brilliant, recommend this place to everyone. It's for all ages and it's quite a big... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Craig M
via mobile
A bit expensive but enjoyable

A nicely planned walk amongst the Birds and other creatures. Quite clean and tidy but be ready for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BrockhallBob
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Whalley, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average15%
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“paignton zoo” (222 reviews)
“feeding times” (88 reviews)
“octopus” (77 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Beacon Quay | Torquay Harbourside, Torquay TQ1 2BG, England
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+44 1803 202470
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is brilliant, recommend this place to everyone. It's for all ages and it's quite a big place to walk around and underground where there are viewing windows for the penguins and sea lions.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 2 days ago

A nicely planned walk amongst the Birds and other creatures. Quite clean and tidy but be ready for birds flying within inches of your head! Good to come at feeding time if you can.

Thank BrockhallBob
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is part of Paignton Zoo so we purchased the discount twin tickets at the zoo and it was well worth it. Having the sea creatures in a separate location works well as you get to see more of them. It's situated on the coast...More

Thank Bornblonde1
Reviewed 6 days ago

For a family of 5 this was a very expensive hour and a half wander around. Very few activities for an active child and very dependant on the animals being on view in certain areas. Nice for a brief visit but very expensive just to...More

Thank CardiffMU
Reviewed 6 days ago

quite a group of us went, which were mainly adults + my 18 month old son. All had a great time, its nice that its a mixture of indoor & outdoor activities/ attractions in my opinion. we probably spent 2-3 hours there which is probably...More

Thank Danner_2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly enjoyed our day here. It works on a route so you follow it round which makes it easy to manage. You have to walk up a slope to get to the first bit which is a dodgy section with a film with VoiceOver...More

Thank guagliona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really not a big deal. Penguins sealions and a few birds... overpriced for what it has to offer. Small overcrowded place. Finished in half an hour and that was including watching the penguins beeing fed. Staff friendly

Thank Laszlo M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner visited this weekend. Its great to see the birds flying around in a natural habitat. All the animals looked well looked after.

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out lots to do and see depending on age of children. The children love it. Close the the harbour.

Thank sadie43farrell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for about 8 or 9 years and it is still brilliant. Love getting up and close with the penguins one of my favourite Sea bird. Lovely informative and friendly staff. We will see you again next year

Thank Andy M
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Louise S
Is there a fair amount of under cover areas to view if we visit on a rainy day?
16 May 2017|
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Response from George B | Property representative |
Hi Louise, We are an all weather attraction, with half outside (e.g. penguins, seals, otters, estuary birds, etc...) and half inside (underwater viewing areas, aquarium, etc..). All our keeper talks/presentations happen... More
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RichardBarkwaySmith
Where can i find a discount code for entry to Living Coast?
12 July 2016|
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Response from George B | Property representative |
Hi Richard, Living Coasts is an education and conservation charity, so discounts are few and far between. There are currently only two discounts available. One is the Zooper ticket which is discounted entry to both Paignton... More
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karenlf66
Hi, was thinking of visiting with my family soon but just wondered if its an all day activity or just a couple hours? Thank you
18 August 2015|
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Response from George B | Property representative |
Hi Karen, We usually recommend two to three hours. It is worth highlighting the talks and feeds we hold throughout the day, so you might want to coincide your visit with some of these. The penguin feed and talk is very... More
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