Aquarium:SEA LIFE Hunstanton

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Aquarium, £15.10-£18.95


Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary

Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary

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Southern Promenade,
PE36 5BH


SEA LIFE Hunstanton is one of Norfolk's leading seal sanctuaries, a state of the art marine aquarium taking visitors on a memorable undersea odyssey filled with amazing close encounters with sea creatures of astonishing variety.
Highlights include an incredible otter enclosure, penguins and a whole host of other incredible marine creatures. Don't miss our seal hospital where visitors can see our "new arrivals", juveniles in the nursery ward, and the animal care team at work.

SEA LIFE Hunstanton- Norfolk’s only seal sanctuary open to visitors- is home to over 2,000 creatures, from tiny shrimps to Amazonian Piranhas and jaw-some sharks! Boasting a state of the art marine aquarium taking visitors on a memorable undersea odyssey filled with amazing close encounters with sea creatures of astonishing variety in spectacular ‘high-tech’ displays.

Don't miss our dedicated seal rescue hospital where we rescue, rehabilitate and release to the wild more than 40 orphaned or sickly Grey & Common seal pups every year. Other highlights include our otterly adorable family of Asian Short Clawed Otters and a whole host of spectacular marine creatures. Get a fantastic and closer look of our sharks and Green Sea Turtle via our underwater walk through tunnel. Get up close to our charming colony of Humboldt Penguins and the Inca terns! Learn how to waddle with the colony and look up for the Inca terns – ‘the birds with magnificent moustaches’- as they fly and dive above your head.

All customers have to pre-book the tickets before arrival. This includes pre-paying and selecting the date and time slot of your visit. Our valued Annual Pass members must also pre-book their time slot.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Open all year (excluding Christmas day). Please check website for daily opening times


Prices from £15.10 per adult


See location of SEA LIFE Hunstanton on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 670403  Lat: 52.93491 Long: 0.48350

By Public Transport: From King's Lynn station it is 10 miles to Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary. Take 40 or 41 bus or Coasthopper from King's Lynn. 35-50 minute journey.

By Road:
Follow brown tourist signs to nearest car parking. The sanctuary is situated on the promenade.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • 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
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed