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All You Need to Know to Plan Your Visit to SEA Life London Aquarium

SEA Life London Aquarium | Visitor Information At A Glance

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What are the SEA Life London Aquarium opening hours?

SEA Life London Aquarium opening hours vary, but it is generally open from 10 or 11 AM to 5 or 6 PM.

Where is the SEA Life London Aquarium located?

SEA Life London Aquarium is located at Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB, UK.

How many entrances does the SEA Life London Aquarium have?

SEA Life London Aquarium has two entrances.

How many visitors does the SEA Life London Aquarium see per year?

SEA Life London Aquarium sees over 1 million visitors annually.

What are the SEA Life London Aquarium Opening Hours?

SEA Life London Aquarium opening hours vary basis the day and month. However, it generally varies from 9:30-11 AM to 5-7 PM.

Last Entry: One hour before closing.

Closure: SEA Life London Aquarium is open daily.

NOTE: Check with the SEA Life London Aquarium about timings and closure. The aquarium may be closed on certain days for maintenance.

What's The Best Time to Visit SEA Life London Aquarium?

The SEA Life London Aquarium is a captivating attraction throughout the year. You can visit it whenever you want to and explore the wonders of the underwater world. The aquarium is open year-round, but certain months and days are preferable for a peaceful and convenient experience.

Weekends should be avoided as the attraction's popularity attracts many tourists and locals. Avoid public holidays and school vacations as well because the SEA Life London Aquarium is a family destination, attracting countless families on holidays. Weekdays are better for a peaceful and relaxed visit.

If you still plan on visiting at the weekend, go early in the morning. Fewer visitors and locals are around before noon on Saturday and Sunday, allowing you to explore the various exhibits in the aquarium.

Also, spring and autumn are perfect from a weather standpoint to visit SEA Life London Aquarium. The pleasant weather will allow you to explore various other attractions close to the SEA Life London Aquarium in London.

Where is SEA Life London Aquarium Located?

SEA Life London Location

Address: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom

Find On Map

SEA LIFE London Aquarium lies on the South bank of the River Thames. Located within the County Hall building, SEA Life London Aquarium is next to the London Eye.

Closest Landmark: Buckingham Palace (1.1 miles)

Getting to the SEA Life London Aquarium in London

Getting to SEA Life London

By Public Transportation

By Train: Waterloo Station is closest to SEA Life London Aquarium. You can alternatively take a train to Charing Cross Station and follow the signs for Jubilee Gardens.

By Tube: Westminster tube, on the Circle, Jubilee and District lines, is the closest underground station to SEA Life London Aquarium. You can take the exit onto Westminster Bridge (Exit 1) and cross over the Bridge.

By Bus: Buses 12, 53, 59, 76, 148, 159, 211 or 341 stop at Westminster Bridge Road, the closest bus stop to SEA Life London Aquarium.

Getting to SEA Life London by car

By Car

Driving to the SEA Life London Aquarium is an option, albeit not ideal, due to the London traffic. You can park at the Q-Park Westminster car park, located a short distance from SEA LIFE London Aquarium.

You can get discounts of 15% on pre-booking. Visit Q Park Westminster and enter the promotional code SEALIFE to make your booking. Note: Central London Congestion Charge, which typically runs from Monday-Friday, applies.

Parking Facilities Near SEA Life London Aquarium

A few other nearby parking lots include:

  • London Waterloo Station Car Park - London | APCOA - 12 minutes walk from SEA Life London Aquarium
  • JustPark - 10 minutes walk from the attraction
  • ParkBee APCOA - Cornwall Road underground parking lot - 12 minutes walk



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  • Go early: It is best to visit SEA Life London Aquarium before noon to avoid the rush. The crowd starts to pick up post-noon, potentially hampering your experience.
  • Book tickets online: Buy online tickets to SEA Life London Aquarium. You can buy skip-the-line tickets and choose the time of your visit.
  • Take a guided tour: Guided tours to the SEA Life London Aquarium are an excellent choice because you can learn fascinating things about the attraction. Guided tours provide express entry to the attraction.
Entrance to SEA Life London

SEA Life London Aquarium has two entrances: the entrance to purchase tickets and the ticket holders' entrance.

Facilities at SEA Life London
  • Air Conditioning: SEA LIFE London Aquarium has central air conditioning.
  • Vending Machine: SEA Life London Aquarium has vending machines and Polar Point Refreshments where you can buy snacks and drinks.
  • Toilets: Toilets are available on every floor within SEA Life London Aquarium. Baby-changing facilities are also available.
  • Security: Security checks are carried out before entering SEA LIFE London Aquarium.
  • Wi-Fi: O2 Wi-Fi facility is available for free for visitors.
  • Gift Shop: SEA Life London Aquarium has a gift shop where you can buy various gifts.
Accessibility at SEA Life London

SEA Life London Aquarium is wheelchair accessible throughout the attraction.

  • The attraction offers free entry to essential companions of those with disabilities.
  • Assistance animals are welcomed at SEA LIFE London Aquarium.
  • SEA Life London Aquarium provides disabled access and has several disabled toilets. Note: Only 10 wheelchairs can be accommodated within the attraction at one time.
SEA Life London rules
  • There's no dress code you need to follow while visiting SEA Life London Aquarium.
  • Drinking or eating at the SEA Life London Aquarium is prohibited.
  • Avoid using flash inside the attraction.
Tip for SEA Life London
  • Book tickets online: Book your SEA Life London Aquarium tickets online, as you can get deals and discounts.
  • Visit early: Visit SEA Life London Aquarium early in the morning to avoid long queues.
  • Choose public transport: Public transport is the best choice for visiting SEA Life London Aquarium. You can take the tube, train, or bus to reach the attraction.
  • Travel light: SEA Life London Aquarium does not have a cloakroom. It is best to avoid carrying big bags.

Dining near SEA Life London
  • Honest Burgers South Bank - Eat delicious burgers with chicken and beef. Vegetarian options are also available.
  • La Cucina Di Mamma - This Italian restaurant serves delish pizza and pasta alongside bangers and mash. Open daily from 12 to 10:30 PM.
  • Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar - Open daily from 7 AM to 10 PM, Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar has beautiful interiors and serves cocktails in the library lounge.
  • Aji restaurants - Enjoy Sushi, fried chicken and rice at this Japanese restaurant located close to SEA Life London Aquarium.
Stay near SEA Life London

Budget - The Steam Engine (0.9 miles), London Waterloo Hostel (0.8 miles), Astor Victoria Hostel (1.4 miles)

Mid-range - Premier Inn London Southwark (Southwark Station) hotel (0.8 miles), LSE Bankside House (1.2 miles), The Bridge Hotel (0.9 miles)

Luxury - London Marriott Hotel County Hall (300 feet), Park Plaza County Hall London (0.3 miles), Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London (0.2 miles)

SEA Life London Nearby attractions

Big Ben - An iconic symbol of London located at the Palace of Westminster, Big Ben is known for its distinctive clock tower. The attraction is a reminder of London's history and attracts millions of tourists yearly.

Westminster Abbey - Westminster Abbey is a historic Gothic church located in the heart of London. It has been the site of coronations, royal weddings, and burials of notable figures for centuries.

Churchill War Rooms - The Churchill War Rooms is an underground museum offering a glimpse into the secret world of Winston Churchill and his wartime operations. The rooms provide a fascinating insight into this pivotal period of history.

Trafalgar Square - Trafalgar Square is a bustling public square known for its iconic Nelson's Column and lion statues. It is a hub for cultural events, protests, and gatherings.

Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting SEA Life London Aquarium in London

What are the SEA London Aquarium opening hours?

SEA Life London Aquarium opening hours vary, but it is generally open from 10 or 11 AM to 5 or 6 PM.

What is the best time to visit SEA Life London Aquarium?

Weekdays are the best to visit SEA Life London Aquarium.

How much time does it take to visit the SEA Life London Aquarium?

A couple of hours are enough to visit the SEA Life London Aquarium.

Can I enter the SEA Life London Aquarium once I exit?

Check with the SEA Life London Aquarium staff to know if you can enter the attraction after exiting.

Where is the SEA Life London Aquarium located?

SEA Life London Aquarium is located at Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB, UK.

What is the best way to get to the SEA Life London Aquarium?

Public transport is the best way to get to the SEA Life London Aquarium.

How many entrances are there at the SEA Life London Aquarium?

There are two entrances at the SEA Life London Aquarium.

Is the SEA Life London Aquarium wheelchair accessible?

Yes. SEA Life London Aquarium is wheelchair accessible.

What are some of the accessibility features in place at the SEA Life London Aquarium?

Disabled toilets and assistance animals are among the accessibility features in place at the SEA Life London Aquarium.

Are prams allowed in the SEA Life London Aquarium?

No. Prams are not allowed in the SEA Life London Aquarium.

Is photography permitted inside the SEA Life London Aquarium?

Yes. Photography is permitted inside the SEA Life London Aquarium.

Can I bring food and drinks to the SEA Life London Aquarium?

No. Food and drinks are not allowed at the SEA Life London Aquarium.