Sea Life Manchester

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Barton Square
The Trafford Centre
Greater Manchester
M17 8AS

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From £15.50
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Ticket Prices

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult prices£18.50 per ticket
Child prices (3-17)£15.50 per ticket
Child prices (Under 3)Free

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Virtual Tour

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

You can access SEA LIFE Manchester easily via a bus connection from Manchester Piccadilly. Then catch the express X50 or 250 bus from Piccadilly Gardens, a few minutes’ walk away. There is a bus stop right outside Barton Square which you can walk easily to the Centre. 

Road Directions

SEA LIFE Manchester is located in Barton Square, within intu Trafford Centre. We are situated right next to the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and Homesense, just next to the Barton Square Car Park.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Paige M
      Trip Type:
      Worth a trip!
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 11th September 2023
      A great afternoon with our 1 year old! Lots of different fish to see and plenty of photo opportunities to keep as memories. Loved that there is toilets and a play area half way round too! Will... Read full review
    • Z2996DFmattl
      Eccles, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great visit but VR overpriced
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th September 2023
      Very nice visit, definitely not peaceful if you are looking for that type of thing as loads of kids.. but most people expect that! The VR experience is overpriced, the member of staff who assisted me... Read full review
    • bpowell034
      Doncaster, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Will definitely come again! Sea Turtles where beautiful!
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 15th September 2023
      Went with friends and had a amazing experience! All of the attraction was clean and tidy making it pleasurable to walk around! The sea turtles were beautiful! Will definitely come again! Read full review


    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (free)

    Provider Features

    • Indoor Attraction

    Dates and Opening Times

    Peak Days (Last entry 6pm) (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 19:00
    Off Peak Days (Last entry 4pm) (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00
    Weekends (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Saturday10:00 - 19:00
    Sunday10:00 - 18:00

    * Saturdays – 10am – 7pm (last entry 6pm)
    Sundays – 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

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