SEA LIFE Scarborough | Day Out With The Kids

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Attraction Currently Closed

SEA LIFE Scarborough

  • Scarborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Aquariums

Attraction Currently Closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, SEA LIFE Scarborough is currently closed to the public. We'll keep this updated with news of when it might be open again, but always recommend to check before you travel.

Don't worry - you can find lots more great days out in Scarborough, or you can browse days out all over the UK here.

Attraction Information

Whether you’re fascinated by sharks or love with penguins, SEA LIFE Scarborough has a special underwater treat for all the family!
There are all sorts of exciting animals to see here, you’ll get to walk through the Ocean Tunnel and see the rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle swimming around you, keep your eyes out for Black Tip Reef Sharks too. Take a trip to the unique walk through Penguin Island, where you can learn to waddle with over 20 Humboldt Penguins, they love coming over and saying hello!

Open from February half term, step into the Rainforest Adventure and come up close to all sorts of creatures, including lizards, poisonous frogs and all sorts of creepy crawlies. Love helping animals? Head to the Turtle Rescue Centre, where you can help rescue an interactive turtle before releasing him back to the sea.
  • Yorkshire’s only seal hospital 
  • Home to a rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Outdoor Play Area & Mini Golf
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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
School Holidays 10:00 - 17:00

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults (16+) : £19.00
Kids (3-15): £16.50
Under 3s: Free
The above tickets include free return entries throughout 2020

Travel & Contact Information


Scalby Mills, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6RP, England

Phone number

01723 373414



Click here to visit SEA LIFE Scarborough's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

There are baby food facilities available. 

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, SEA LIFE Scarborough is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

SEA LIFE Scarborough has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only

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