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Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium

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Ben Lomond Way | Drumkinnon Tower, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QL, Scotland
+44 1389 721500
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Great way to spend a couple of hours

Great views from the top floor of the lock and this topped off a great visit to the sea life centre... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MPod18
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Went here for our granddaughters birthday, she loved the sharks as she is fascinated with them. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David M
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Lagos, Nigeria
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SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium is just 30 minutes from Glasgow, situated on the stunning Loch Lomond Shores. Explore an amazing underwater world and take a fascinating journey from the Loch Lomond shores to the ocean depths through 7 themed zones, including our Tropical Ocean Tunnel. Get up close to over 1500 creatures, including the largest collection of Sharks in Scotland, our playful family of Otters and super-friendly Cow Nose Rays. Find out how it feels to touch a starfish and other creatures living in our interactive rockpool then head to our Observation Deck for unrivalled views of Loch Lomond, or relax in our welcoming coffee shop. With fun talks, animal feeds, special events and our quiz trail, there's plenty for everyone to enjoy at SEA LIFE Loch Lomond. We are open 7 days a week 10am-5pm (last admission at 4pm).
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“feeding times” (24 reviews)
“rock pools” (25 reviews)
“top floor” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Ben Lomond Way | Drumkinnon Tower, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QL, Scotland
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+44 1389 721500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views from the top floor of the lock and this topped off a great visit to the sea life centre with the kids. We booked on line on the day and saved money on the entrance and kids under 3 went in free. Upon...More

Thank MPod18
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review of our aquarium. It's brilliant to read that you enjoyed your visit and were able to take advantage of our online discount and all day entry. Thank you also for your kind comments about our staff as customer...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for our granddaughters birthday, she loved the sharks as she is fascinated with them. The otters were also very enjoyable. We were expecting something larger / slightly better given the billing and were left disappointed with the experience and value for monies spent....More

Thank David M
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review our aquarium. On a positive note it's great that you enjoyed seeing our sharks and otters. Thank you for your feedback on our stairs, we are aware that there is loose tiling. This is something we will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small friendly attraction. 5 year old loved it. Sharks, rays and otters. But for £24 for adult and 5 year old is very top end on the value for money scale!More

Thank Mark B
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review our aquarium. It's great that your 5 year old enjoyed the visit and you found our staff to be friendly. I have noticed you appear to have paid the full on the door admission price for your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in with the kids and didn't know if it would be any good. However, we really felt it was great and lovely to wander round without any hurry and see all the fish etc. The sting rays were so graceful gliding round the...More

Thank moifel
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for your lovely review of our aquarium. We're glad you enjoyed meeting our stingrays and learning more about seahorses. We hope you'll visit us again soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I see people have said this is expensive but we have a Merlin pass for the year so decided to use it to go into the aquarium as we were in the area. My husband doesn't have a pass but we found a 40% off...More

Thank eph9
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review of our aquarium. It's great to read that you enjoyed your visit and were able to take advantage of one of our discount vouchers (and cake deals!). Thank you also for your kind comments about our staff as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have 2 boys aged 8&6 and have been to many Merlin owned attractions including SeaLife Centres around the UK. It cost is £65 to enter with a family of 4 and a concession and I struggle to say it was worth half that. There...More

1  Thank GwizzUK
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Apologies you were disappointed with your visit to our aquarium. The cost for a family of 5 on the door is £61.50, we do not offer concession tickets. Next time you visit please consider booking your tickets online as you would save 30% making...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sea life centres are always very informative places and Loch Lomond is no exception. We have been several times as we have family in the area. There many displays and some of them purely showcase the aquatic life found in the Loch. Unfortunately the turtle...More

Thank Pinch96
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review of our aquarium. It's great that you enjoyed your visit and really took advantage of everything we have to offer here. We hope you'll visit us again soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is old and run down, the emphasis is on taking money,selling "souvenirs" and one interactive attraction only. I made my way round this place in 30 minutes and paid over £36.00 and that included climbing up to the very shabby cafe. I am...More

1  Thank Christine C
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Apologies you were disappointed with your visit to our aquarium. Sorry that you felt we were too expensive. We have a wide range of discounts available through both our promotional partners and our own website, which offers 30% off tickets booked online. In addition...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to see the aquarium and as a rescue centre as the lady and her post as the entrance has explain . They told us about the Cinema show that are available and gave my kids little card that has 6 questions to...More

Thank Hind A
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review our aquarium. It's great that your children enjoyed taking part in our quiz trail and touching a starfish. Most of our customers spend around an hour and a half to two hours with us during a visit....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we have been to the sealife centre a few times over the years. we have three children so been at various stages in their childhood. The centre is rather small so can be gone through very quickly. the selection of fish and animals is very...More

Thank Lynne R
Kathryn A, General Manager at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review us, it's great to hear from a repeat visitor such as yourself. It's great to read that you and your children enjoy the activities we have available and the creatures we have on display. Apologies you have...More

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Vibz V
17 May 2017|
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Response from Kathryn A | Property representative |
Hi, Most of our customers stay with us for a couple of hours. However our tickets are valid for re-entry as many times as you like throughout the day so you can come and go right up until last entry at 4pm and enjoy the... More
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ian c
18 September 2016|
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Response from Kathryn A | Property representative |
Hi, If you speak to the staff at front of house and they will let you up to the coffee shop in the lift and will not charge you entry to the aquarium. Kind regards, SEA LIFE Loch Lomond
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Janet A
21 July 2016|
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Response from Kathryn A | Property representative |
Hi, There are various picnic areas outside and customers are also welcome to use the lookout area on the 4th floor of the aquarium to eat a packed lunch. We do also have a coffee shop, should you wish to purchase food... More
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