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  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Aquarium, next open Mon 4 Mar - Tue 31 Dec 2019


Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre


Dive into the underwater world of SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to tropical sharks, all in displays which carefully recreate their natural habitats.

Become a rockpool explorer and touch a crab and a starfish as you discover the wildlife of the rocky coastline in our native and tropical rockpools. Watch our fun talks and feeding demonstrations throughout the day and test your creature knowledge by taking part in our free kids quiz trail. At every step there are amazing creatures to find, to watch and learn about.

Learn the truth about the much-misunderstood shark; the plight of the endangered sea turtle, the remarkable lives of seahorses, see our West African Dwarf Crocodile sisters, and our comical and endearing Humbolt penguins. The marine world is beautiful, find out what SEA LIFE is doing to protect it and how you can help.

At the end of your tour browse in our extensive gift shop and visit our restaurant with it's great 'Kids Eat Free' meal deal offer and then let the children play in the Pirate Ship soft play area.

Your ticket is valid for the whole of the opening period of the day of your visit, giving you the perfect opportunity to attend as many of the daily talks and feeds as you like.

Open everyday except Christmas Day and Boxing Day from 10am., closing times vary according to season, please call 01493 330631

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Discounted rates for groups and schools, Birthday Parties also available.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Mon 4 Mar - Tue 31 Dec 2019 Mon - Sun
Closing times vary according to season, please contact directly for exact times.
Open all year round (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).


For entry prices please call on 01493 330631

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Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre


Marine Parade,
Great Yarmouth,
NR30 3AH


See location of Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 531068  Lat: 52.60051 Long: 1.73665

Follow the A47 from Norwich or A12 from Lowestoft into Great Yarmouth and then follow brown tourist signs to seafront and Sea Life centre.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Discounted rates for groups and schools, Birthday Parties also available.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu