A fascinating adventure through open oceans and rainforest rivers
SEA LIFE London Aquarium is London’s largest aquarium. It is home to 500 species of aquatic life and over 2 million litres of water across three floors. One of 28 SEA LIFE centres in the UK, SEA LIFE London Aquarium launched in March 1997 at County Hall on the South Bank of the River Thames. Purchase London Aquarium tickets to experience the lure of this majestic water kingdom.
SEA LIFE London hosts approximately one million visitors every year. Resident marine life includes green sea turtles, gentoo penguins, clownfishes, Cuban crocodiles, sand tiger sharks, southern stingrays, moon jellyfish, black tip reed sharks and much more.
What exhibits can you see at SEA LIFE London Aquarium?
See various marine creatures in their natural habitat through 14 themed zones with London Aquarium tickets. Habitats include Rivers and Ponds, World Oceans, Tropical Freshwater, Rainforest, and Coral Reef.
Start your journey with a submarine-style lift. Upon reaching the ocean’s depths, walk through an incredible glass tunnel that offers a memorable experience. With the guidance of expert supervisors, touch aquatic animals and immerse yourself in an entertaining, educational program to learn more about the aquarium’s exotic inhabitants.
Take the opportunity to witness the Rainforests of the World. It houses over 3,000 of the most feared and exciting rainforest residents, like the extremely poisonous arrow frogs and an African dwarf crocodile. Or take a trip to colder climes to see the gentoo penguin colony at Penguin Point. Their habitat replicates the Antarctic landscape and features two pools, a waterfall and underwater jets.
There is so much to see at SEA LIFE London. The Shark Reef Encounter, Kingdom of the Seahorse exhibit, and Shipwreck exhibit are among many sights to experience and enjoy.
Coral Kingdom: The UK’s largest living coral reef
The colourful Coral Kingdom at SEA LIFE London houses over 1,000 clownfish, hermit crabs, archerfish, cardinal fish and regal tangs. The 40-foot long specially designed tank allows visitors to take a close look at a reef habitat in action. Where else can you see the day and night transitions of the underwater kingdom without a snorkel?
SEA LIFE London priority tickets: Your fast-track experience
Do you hate waiting in long queues? You can easily zoom past the lines with fast-track London aquarium tickets. SEA LIFE London is a wonderful place for both adults and children. From massive sharks to tiny little fishes, there are many amazing underwater creatures to meet and habitats to explore in this fantastic aquarium.
- 500 species of aquatic life
- Visit a gentoo penguin colony!
- Stroll through glass tunnelways housing a variety of marine life
- Beat the queues with priority access fast-track entry
- Admission tickets
- Local taxes
- Food and Beverages
Weekdays: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (last admission 5:00 PM)
Saturday: 09:30 AM to 7:00 PM (last admission 6:00 PM)
Sunday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (last admission 5:00 PM)
Timings are subject to change.
How to get to SEA LIFE London Aquarium
The nearest underground tube stations to SEA LIFE London are Westminster and Waterloo.
Westminster tube station is on the Circle, Jubilee and District lines. From Westminster, exit onto Westminster Bridge (Exit 1) then cross the Bridge.
Waterloo tube station is on the Northern, Bakerloo, Waterloo & City lines. From Waterloo follow the exit signs for the South Bank (Exit 6) and walk towards the London Eye.
How long does it take to explore SEA LIFE London Aquarium?
Allow two hours to explore SEA LIFE London.
Getting your tickets
Your SEA LIFE London Aquarium tickets voucher will be emailed to you within 20 minutes of purchase. You must carry a printed copy to the venue.
This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.
Children under 3
Children under the age of 3 years are entitled to free entry to SEA LIFE London Aquarium.