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SEA LIFE Helsinki

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Address: Tivolitie 10, Helsinki 00510, Finland
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+358 9 5658200
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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SEA LIFE Helsinki is located in Alppila, Helsinki - only 10 minutes by tram...

SEA LIFE Helsinki is located in Alppila, Helsinki - only 10 minutes by tram from the City centre (trams 3B and 9, Bus 23).SEA LIFE Helsinki transports you into the amazing underwater world! Be wowed by beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep sea and prepare yourself for astonishingly close views. What is your favourite sea creature?Would you prefer the awesome Sharks, the scary Piranhas or perhaps it is the cute Seahorses that you love themost? Are you a Bonnethead Shark lover? Perhaps it’s the Clownfish or the clever Octopus thatyou like the best. Or maybe you simply can’t decide! Here at SEA LIFE you can make up your mind and see them all - from the curious and the rescued to the rare and the enigmatic. And you’ll be able to get closer to them than ever before.Many of our creatures are on the endangered list, have been rescued and cannot be released into the wild or have been born and bred as part of our conservation projects. All of them are beautiful.Groovy Jellyfish at SEA LIFE in 2012!In the new Jellyfish Discovery exhibition, visitors can find out more about the moon jellyfish found in Finnish waters, as well as more exotic compass jellyfish, lagoon jellyfish and mosaic jellyfish. The groovy beauties of the seas can be admired at Sea Life until the end of the year to the beat of disco music. SEA LIFE takes care of our seasAs well as helping millions of people to discover the marvels of the marine world the SEA LIFE network has an important role to play in helping safeguard our seas and their inhabitants for the future. At SEA LIFE, we have lots of local activities you can support or get involved with!As well as fostering conservation through enhanced awareness, SEA LIFE regularly makes a more direct contribution towards conservation and marine animal welfare. Come and meet them. Let’s explore our creatures!

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Nice place for children

A very popular place for families with children. From my point of view, the aquarium is too expensive: I expected more sea animals to be there. Outside the Sea Life there is an... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
Evgeniya K
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Красноярск
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London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice trip outside the centre on a train however be prepared to get a little pushed out by children and there parents. But it was nice to see the various fish and the guys doing the demonstrations with the stings rays were brilliant

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sealife2015, Sales & Marketing at SEA LIFE Helsinki, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! Nice to hear you enjoyed your stay! More 

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was ok, nothing special. A really small octopus, some small charks. Some rock fishes and some cool crabs. And a lot of different fishes. We took it slow and was done in 40 minutes. It is not worth the entrence!!

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sealife in Helsinki its a small one not as big as the one we have in London, where there are more varieties of fishes etc..

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Malmo, Sweden
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Helsinki sea life is a nice aquarium but a bit on the small side. The best features of this place is the staff - they are very attentive and is interacting a lot with the visitors.

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sealife2015, Marketing at SEA LIFE Helsinki, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! I will make sure to pass this on to our staff! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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153 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

A well set out and attractive exhibitions. Our 3 year old enjoyed it. A lot of the tanks required us to lift her up which is annoying. You can get a complimentary pushers for children to sit in, but I don't recommend it as you need to be lifting them in and out to see in the tanks frequently. Free... More 

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sealife2015, Marketing at SEA LIFE Helsinki, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! Nice to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! More 

Tallinn, Estonia
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Sea Life organizes various activities for children. The child is able to feed the fish a certain time of day when it is time to eat. There are a variety of fish can be seen. Compared to the Stockholm aquarium, the aquarium is bigger in Helsinki. In some places a magnifying glass and a tunnel in which a child can... More 

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Красноярск
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A very popular place for families with children. From my point of view, the aquarium is too expensive: I expected more sea animals to be there. Outside the Sea Life there is an amusement park with lots of various attractions there, both for children and adult audience. You can buy either Sea Life ticket or complex one for both the... More 

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Thank Evgeniya K
sealife2015, Markkinointi at SEA LIFE Helsinki, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your feedback! We are indeed located next to the biggest amusement parks in Helsinki area. Linnanmäki amusement park is open from April until October and SEA LIFE throughout year so you can visit our aquarium anytime you want! More 

Riga, Latvia
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54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Amazing place to visit with family, even our 11 month daughter was so impressed. Especially shark feeding at 15:00. This building also has a nice buffet and huge enough gift shop. Already thinking about coming back again in a few years.

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sealife2015, Sales and Marketing at SEA LIFE Helsinki, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your nice feedback! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

Tallinn, Estonia
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33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice place to see fishes. Lot of kids. Maybe it is better for adults to visit the place when the tivoli is closed. Then it must be fewer people also in the Sea Life building. Quite good photos I could take. Flash not allowed. At first I did not understand the system of different rooms and themes. But I did... More 

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Senglea, Malta
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Well it is a good attraction but I expected more . The leaflet sort of pointed out towards something bigger, but actually it is quite a small aquarium. Go, but keep your expectations firmly on the ground

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