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Quingo Scooters Accessible Attractions: SEA LIFE Brighton

Discover the fascinating underwater world and its amazing creatures at SEA LIFE Brighton. With marine animals from all over the world, the world’s oldest aquarium continues to delight long after its 1872 opening. Featuring over 3,500 remarkable creatures and 6 Aquarium Zones, there’s a lot to see. This week, Quingo Scooters is heading to the seaside city of Brighton to delve into everything marine life.

From Arctic to tropical climates and fresh to salt water, this attraction covers all bases to bring you a dazzling variety of creatures. One minute you’ll find yourself face to face with a shark, and the next you’ll be surrounded by a shoal of fish in their ocean tunnel.

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What’s on

At SEA LIFE Brighton, there’s a lot to see and plenty of activities and events. Here is Quingo Scooters’ pick of the best:

  • Claws: Did you know that crabs are among the sea’s most feared predators? Neither did we! You can learn more about why and all about crabs from around the world at this exhibit.
  • Feeding times: While at SEA LIFE, make sure to catch a feed. Throughout the day, there are several marine life feeds, accompanied by a fact-filled talk by a member of staff. From a turtle’s morning snack to being able to see a shark’s daily meal, these family-friendly shows are informative and interesting. With marine life facts and close encounters, it’s a must for any visit!
  • Victorian Arcade: With a variety of fresh and salt water creatures, this arcade forms the perfect start to your visit. Housed in the original Victorian architecture of the aquarium, this section has been home to marine life since 1872. With big fish displays and interactive rock pools, you’ll get an up-close view of sea life, from star fish to stingrays.
  • Rainforest adventure: This hot and humid section will transport you to a tropical climate. Here you’ll find water dragons, piranhas, terrapins and even an anaconda. Home to fish, reptiles and amphibians, this captivating experience gives a glimpse into life in the rainforest!
  • Auditorium and Ocean Tunnel: Surrounded by a 750,000 litre ocean display, this immersive experience gets you closer to the amazing creatures. As the world’s largest under-sea glass tunnel, you’ll be surrounded by shoals of wondrous animals. Showcasing 3 species of sharks, tropical fish, rays and rescued sea turtles, you’ll experience the ocean through the glass tunnels as sea life swims above your head.
  • Secrets of the reef: Sea life from the Maldives reefs are on display in this attraction, where you’ll be able to meet the regal tang and clownfish. With talks from experts, you’ll learn the threats to coral reefs and see how SEA LIFE is working to rebuild the Maldives’ coral reefs.
  • Café: Should you need a break from all the excitement, there is a coffee shop located in the Victorian Arcade. With snacks and drinks available here, it’s the perfect place to rest in-between exciting exhibitions.

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Opening times and prices

SEA LIFE Brighton is open 7 days a week, excluding 24 and 25 December. Opening at 10am each day, the closing time changes seasonally, with full details available here. Entry prices start at £10.50 for a one day visit, with carers and under 3s entering for free. Full price lists and ticket types are available here.

Getting there

Situated in the heart of the city, SEA LIFE Brighton is connected to all major transport links. All main routes into Brighton will take you to the seafront, where the attraction is clearly visible. If you are travelling by car, the attraction is approximately 1.3 miles away from the city centre. You can find it by following the fish symbol on the brown tourist signs. Alternatively, you can follow signs for Brighton Pier. Blue Badge parking is in the parking bay located on Madeira Drive, approximately 100m from the entrance. By train, the nearest station is Brighton Train Station, 20 minutes away from the attraction. Local buses also service the area. More information on getting to the attraction can be found here.


Located by Brighton Pier, the SEA LIFE centre has plenty of Blue Badge spaces around the attraction, including on-street parking. You can access the attraction itself via ramps. There is an access ramp from the beach which takes you to an access tunnel leading to the attraction. This route is clearly signposted. Once in the courtyard, you’ll find double width doors at the entrance and lowered counters. Inside the attraction, there are level surfaces and accessible toilets throughout. Carers are given free entry. Further information on the SEA LIFE centre’s accessibility is available here.

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