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Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary

#14 of 86 things to do in Scarborough Features Animals
Scalby Mills, Scarborough YO12 6RP, England
+44 1723 373414
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Good for the little one

Visited last year and enjoyed it so decided to come again this year. My three year old really... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Tim F
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Great place to visit.

Had a great trip around the centre and enjoyed all the exhibits. The staff were all helpful and had... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
James R
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Walk with Penguins on Penguin Island and visit this years seal pup patients in Yorkshire's only Seal Hospital! There are over 1,000 creatures in over 50 amazing displays!
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Scalby Mills, Scarborough YO12 6RP, England
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Visited last year and enjoyed it so decided to come again this year. My three year old really enjoyed seeing all the fish, penguins etc. However he was disappointed as he remembered there was a outdoor play area (this was closed this year due to...More

Thank Tim F
Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Dear Tim F Thanks for your review. Following your visit in 2015 it was decided to remove the old play area. This was replaced with a new outdoor play area-however annual maintenance and the need to fix a fractured salt water pipe to our seal...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016

Had a great trip around the centre and enjoyed all the exhibits. The staff were all helpful and had a great knowledge of the exhibits. The shop is full of everything you could theme on the centre, great to see but could be heavy on...More

Thank James R
Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Dear James R Thanks very much for your 5 star review on Trip Advisor. I am grateful that you have taken the time to share your thoughts following your visit. Thank you for the kind words surrounding the team-I shall make sure this is relayed...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Found it interesting to visit and enjoyable but found it pricy for how long you are there and you have to pay extra for parking aswell.best advice is to book tickets as it would have been a lot cheaper.worth a visit thoughMore

Thank Tracy a
Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Dear Tracy a Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with feedback following your recent visit to Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary. We are pleased to learn that you found your visit enjoyable. To confirm the car park outside our attraction is...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the sea life center in July and we had a good day. There perhaps was not as much stuff to look at as i thought but the penguins and seals were fun. The only down fall was it only took us about 1-2...More

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Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Dear FoodIsAtHome Thank you for your recent trip advisor review. I am pleased to read that you had a good day out here with us at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary. Whilst we note your comments surrounding the car park to confirm the ownership and management...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

although it was a bit pricey it is well worth every penny. we had a great couple of hours here and as it was out of season we had lots of time to look at everything and go to all of the talks. the staff...More

Thank Esther H
Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Dear Esther H Thanks so much for your 5 Star review. I am so pleased to learn that you visit to our sanctuary here in Scarborough was enjoyable. I thank you for the kind comments surrounding the team and the information they provided you with!...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

stayed at blue dolphin and got half price tickets, just as well as play area and to get something to eat were shut And you have to pay to park for the sealife center then when you go in you are asked if you want...More

Thank Michelle L
Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Dear MichelleelP2958DF Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. I am sorry to read your feedback. To confirm the parking charges and restrictions are managed and owned by Scarborough Council, these elements are beyond our control and whilst we apologise for your frustration...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great place kids enjoyed it and staff was very helpful definitely come again shows was great and ideal location

Thank ellamay85
Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Dear ellamay85 Thanks very much for your recent Trip Advisor review, I am so pleased to learn that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your kind words surrounding our staff its very welcome and we are grateful for your feedback. Best wishes Kevin

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If you want to visit book online prior to visit as drop in price seems excessive for the size of the place. Inside is good interactive, plenty to see and do. All exhibits look well cared for with knowledgeable friendly staff The mini golf is...More

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Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Julie W Thanks very much for your 5 star review-I am pleased to learn that not only were you able to benefit from our best price guarantee by booking on line, but you also found our staff and the service they provided to be...More

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Found the jelly fish section so interesting and beautiful to watch.The walk through area for the penguin enclosure was a brilliant idea and really enjoyable. Also enjoyed the tunnel walk aswell. Good value if tickets are booked online and very easy to use website.More

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Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear _vbelectrics Thanks for your 5 star review. I am so pleased to learn that you enjoyed your visit with us and that you found particular areas within our centre of interest. The team work hard to create exciting and memorable attractions so to have...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant, better than the deep!! Hands on for kids in one of the areas. Loads to see, all explained clearly, cheaper to book "on line" save a small fortune, if you travel to the North beach area you can catch a mini railway straight...More

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Scarborough S, General Manager at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Guest Thanks for your 5 star review of our sanctuary. We are so pleased to learn that you and your children enjoyed your visit. I am pleased that you were able to take advantage of our best price guarantee by booking on line. We...More

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Mary L
11 April 2017|
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Response from Scarborough S | Property representative |
Hi Mary We do not allow dogs in the centre unless they are guide dogs. Kind regards Scarborough Sea life
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ian h
26 March 2017|
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Response from Scarborough S | Property representative |
We are open daily from 10am all year round accept from Christmas day
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Leigh E
27 December 2016|
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Response from Scarborough S | Property representative |
Good Morning, All prices are available on our web site Here you will find a range of packages as well as prices including our best deal tickets. Thanks Scarborough SEA LIFE
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