SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth

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Step beneath the waves at SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth and get closer than ever before to the creatures and features of the world’s oceans. From the colourful to the curious, the majestic to the mystical, get ready to be amazed as you discover the stories of the oceans’ most fascinating inhabitants.

New for 2017 UNDER THE RAY-DAR!  Step into a research submarine and come face to face with native RAYS!  Interact with the multi-sensory touchpoints to learn more about other sea creatures from the UK coast line and find out how to get involved in the amazing conservation projects SEA LIFE supports!  The new area also enlightens the positive effect from windfarms and their surprising new marine protection zones.  We encourage our guests to get involved in the great egg case hunt and the importance of conservation for the native creatures we have living on our doorstep and around the UK coast line!

The 250,000 litre Tropical Ocean Display/tunnel is where you can see an awesome array of creatures and our largest inhabitants as they roam around the Lost City of Atlantis!  Interact with our playful Humboldt penguins as they swim and socialise together!  Come face to fin with our rapidly growing juvenile blacktip reef sharks, they are part of our ongoing breeding program with future plans to achieve SEA LIFE‘s first ‘second generation’ captive blacktip reef shark births.  Find out how it feels to touch a starfish or hold a crab at the Interactive Rockpool Experience.  Make the most of your visit and enjoy the daily fun talks, animal feeds, special events and the Dive Adventure Quiz Trail - there’s plenty for everyone to enjoy at SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth.

You get the most out of a visit to SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth by attending our talks and feeding demonstrations which are held throughout the day!

Get closer than ever before to our over 1,500 of our amazing creatures and discover something amazing!

Please note - talk times are subject to change, upon arrival guests will receive a talk time guide

  • 11:00 Penguin Playtime: Have you ever heard the noise a Humboldt Penguin makes? You will! You’ll also learn an awful lot more about these lovely, but endangered, penguins.
  • 12:00 Turtle and Ocean Discovery: Learn all about Noah our resident giant Green Sea Turtle and the many other wow facts about our tropical ocean display
  • 12:30 Ray Talk: Find out about Native Rays, there are over 500 different species in our oceans and rivers. Their closest relative is the Shark; Rays evolved from Sharks around 150 million years ago!
  • 13:00 Ocean and Shark Talk: Discover all about our Sharks, Rays and all of our tropical fish in our 250,000 litre ocean tank.
  • 14:00 Wreck Talk: Find out about the different species of native sea creatures that live on our coast.
  • 15:00 Penguin Tea Time: Join our colony of 15 adorable Humboldt Penguins as they tuck into their tea.
  • 16:00 Ocean and Shark Talk: Discover all about our Sharks, Rays and all of our tropical fish in our 250,000 litre ocean tank.

Come face to face with African dwarf crocodiles in a secret ancient temple. These sleek and sinister reptiles named Anyang (crocodile) and Ntombi (girl) grow up to 5 feet long and hail from West Africa.

And there's more to explore at the SEA LIFE Centre in Great Yarmouth...

......with dozens of fascinating, colourful and exotic attractions including; an exotic Tropical Ocean display, the must-see walk-through aquarium tunnel, venomous lionfish and moray eels in Pirate Cove, you'll be seriously spoilt for choice!

Ticket Information

Opening Dates: Daily year round except Christmas Day & Boxing Day.

Opening Times: Monday-Friday from 11am and Saturday/Sunday from 10am. Please check the attraction’s Facebook page for up to date closing times. During weekends and holiday periods, please be aware that there may be a waiting time to enter the SEA LIFE centre. The attraction is busiest between 11am and 3pm.

Duration: Valid for 1 day approx.

Address: SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3AH. Telephone: 01493 330 631.

Directions: By Car: Follow the A47 from Norwich into Great Yarmouth then follow the brown tourist signs to SEA LIFE or follow A12 from Lowestoft into Great Yarmouth and then follow brown tourist signs to SEA LIFE. Pay & display parking is available on Marine Parade & seafront car parks.

Additional Information: Guests with pre-booked tickets are guaranteed entry, however may have to wait to be admitted due to the limited capacity. This voucher is not for re-sale. You may be requested to show the credit card that you used to make the purchase when collecting your tickets at the attraction. This ticket is NOT to be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion, voucher or exchanged for cash. Refunds can only be made by the appointed agent who supplied this ticket. Photocopies are NOT accepted. SEA LIFE and the Sanctuaries, reserve the right to alter, close or remove details/exhibits without prior notice for technical, operational or other reasons, and that no refunds can be given in these circumstances. Children must be accompanied by an adult.