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National Sea Life Centre

#4 of 21 things to do in Bray Features Animals
Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 286 6939
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Don't waste your time

We drove quite a distance to get here and were in and out in 30mins. We had Tescos vouchers which... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
truereview x
Belfast, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great for Kids !

Sealife is great for a couple of hours. Plenty of fish and sealife to look at and touch when... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wicklow - Ireland
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The National SEA LIFE Centre on the Seafront in Bray is a perfect family fun day out. An aquatic Zoo with 30+ displays which are home to over 1,000 creatures including: Black Tip Reef Sharks, Octopus, Seahorses, Stingrays and Red-Bellied Piranha, we will take you on a journey of the deep...without getting wet! The Aquarium is completely indoors making it a perfect rainy day activity. Just a 2 minute walk from Bray DART Station and a relaxing and scenic 30 minute train ride from Dublin City Centre making us a perfect choice for tourists and residents alike. The National SEA LIFE Centre, Bray is one of the East Coasts top visitor attractions.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
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Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 286 6939
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We drove quite a distance to get here and were in and out in 30mins. We had Tescos vouchers which had been purchased from Tescos on the phone, and although we specifically asked if they were valid at this centre, we were told at the...More

Thank truereview x
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sealife is great for a couple of hours. Plenty of fish and sealife to look at and touch when allowed. Talk at the end at the shark tank is really good. It is a little pricey to get in but good value if you have...More

Thank IrishNicky
Reviewed 4 days ago

Run down, in need of repair, and overall very grotty inside. Signs up saying forgive our appearance - but no discount or reduced ticket prices offered because of supposed upgrading. Went with group of 2 adults 6 children and it cost almost 80 euro. We...More

Thank LSHT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit for a family outing bring a camera as you will get fantastic shots of all different types of fish they have huge sharks and huge spider crabs it kills about an hour or so it's a little bit expensive but it's...More

Thank CyberMagic91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very expensive I thought not very much a no the trip only takes 5 to 10 mins e40 two adults and 1 14 year old and 2 year old

Thank owennny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to find, and well sign-posted. Parking close by, and a nice ice-cream place across the road. Staff were friendly and helpful, and when they got questions they seemed to know their stuff. What is on display is displayed well. But the price ! It...More

Thank cathalr_99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent over 60 euros as a group and managed go to around in about 20 mins. No interaction from staff, poor displays, poor ventilation and felt very claustrophobic. Not worth the money. Felt like asking for a refund but didn't want to cause a...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly informative staff, lovely family attraction. Good value when you consider that your admission is for the day.

Thank Alison N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a fan of zoos or seeing captive animals but I liked this place It was very educational for the kids

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The place was small, dirty, messy, small selection, two small shark, a lot of tank were empty, boring area. No no recommend.

Thank Oisin M
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