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Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary

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Address: Seagate Road, Hunstanton PE36 5BH, England
Phone Number: +44 1485 533576
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary is a state-of-the-art marine aquarium taking...

Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary is a state-of-the-art marine aquarium taking visitors on a memorable undersea odyssey filled with amazing close encounters with sea creatures of astonishing variety. NEW for 2016 - RainForest Ranger Something exciting has arrived at Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary - all the way from the world's Tropical Rainforests. Our team of friendly Rainforest Rangers are ready to show you some of their jungle beasties. If you've ever wanted to hold a snake, lizard or a giant creepy crawly from the deepest depths of the jungle visit Hunstanton SEA LIFE to meet our new Rainforest Rangers and all of their friends.

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See the seals

We took our grandson who is 2.5 years and we all had a wonderful time. All the staff were very friendly and informative.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
tonyjones33
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Kings Lynn
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter here for the day. We were not sure what her reaction would be at seeing fish, sharks and penguins up close. We need not have worried, she was totally mesmerised with the superb displays and wanted to keep going round again and again. She especially liked seeing the penguins being fed and... More 

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Thank keithd51
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went on a very quiet day, I think at the end we were the only family there. However it did not stop the staff giving top service including coming and finding us to say the rainforest talk was on, do we didn't miss out. It was spotless and mega clean, no finger marks on glass etc great changing facilities... More 

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Thank Jen_zebra
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our grandson who is 2.5 years and we all had a wonderful time. All the staff were very friendly and informative.

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Thank tonyjones33
Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Informative and very interesting especialliy to see what is under the sea just a stones throw away. Very helpful staff.

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Thank lindylooWestMidlands
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff very knowledgeable about conservation and management of all of the many animals under their care . wonderful place to visit.

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Thank Heather M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable few hours at the sealife sanctuary. Because it was term time there were few people there. We visited with our daughter and her two under 5s. The children thoroughly enjoyed their visit, getting very excited seeing Nemo and Dory! They loved the fact that they could crawl into the tunnels and pop their heads up... More 

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Thank lemob2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely time spent at the sealife centre, you can feed the pacu fish. Watch the penguins being fed and learn a little about them from their very informative staff, overall a very nice visit, the staff are super friendly, the work they do in the seal sanctuary is second to none.

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Thank tessa2m
adammakinson, Guest Relations Manager at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary, responded to this review

Hi Tessa, Thank you for such a lovely review! Guest feedback is always well received and I will let the team know they have made such a positive impression on you during your visit. We hope you follow us on Facebook & Twitter to keep up-to-date with all the new pups and information about upcoming events. We hope you visit... More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fantastic time! My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed it and it was a cute day out for a few hours. Easy to get to. Definitely recommend to go with family or just a lovely few hours with friends or partner.

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Thank taniabonello26
adammakinson, Guest Relations Manager at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Hunstanton! We are delighted to see you had a fantastic time and found it a cute day out, I imagine you must have loved the seal enclosure and looking at the rescues pups. We hope you visit us again soon. Kind regards. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter loves it here, however, I find it extremely expensive as it's hard to make a day of it. Make sure you get vouchers or book online where you can save £5 a ticket. If you can plan to do other things in the day, I would suggest it, luckily it is on the beach so a nice walk... More 

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Thank josalyn1987
adammakinson, Guest Relations Manager at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary, responded to this review

Hi Josalyn, Thank you for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Hunstanton, it is always great to see a member of the team has made such a positive impact on you and your daughter. I will pass your comments along to Ali who I am sure will be delighted to hear of the impact he has made with his... More 

Potton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I took my grandaughter as a final morning treat. We got a 35% off voucher from our b&b which made a lot of difference to the cost. It was a special spooky seas visit as it was half term & Halloween. We were given a card & we had to find letters in all the tanks which then spelt out... More 

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Thank Lynn S
adammakinson, Guest Relations Manager at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary, responded to this review

Hi Lynn, Thank you for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Hunstanton! Very happy to see you had a fantastic visit and a member of the team made such a positive impression during your visit. We hope to welcome you back some time soon! Kindest regards. More 

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