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Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary

Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary


Dive into an amazing underwater world! Come face-to-face with incredible bonnethead and blacktip reef sharks at Shark Encounter, circling amongst the shipwrecks in the Ocean Tunnel.

Walk with penguins waddling by your feet in our walk through Penguin Island! Our colony consists of 20 adorable Humboldt Penguins, come and meet them all.

Get closer than ever before to over 1,000 creatures, including our rescued loggerhead turtle Antiopi, our pair of playful Asian short clawed otters and an incredible display of enchanting jellyfish.

Find out how it feels to touch a starfish or hold a crab and other living creatures in our Interactive Rockpool Experience.

Join us every day for fun talks, animal feeds and our Dive Adventure Quiz Trail. Check the website for special events and premium experiences.


Individual (on the door) - £18.00pp
Group 2+ more (on the door) - £15.00pp
Online prices - from £9.50pp
Online group prices - from £9.50pp



See location of Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TA 033907  Lat: 54.30167 Long: -0.41274

By road: Follow directional signage into Scarborough and follow signs for “North Bay Attractions” or SEA LIFE Centre.

By train: Leave the train at Scarborough Station. Bus and taxi ranks are available at the station.

By bus: Service 3A terminates at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary.

Parking: with charge


Duty Manager

01723 373414


Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary,
Scalby Mills,
YO12 6RP


  • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed


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