Sea life aquarium, London is one of the largest Sea life Aquarium in Europe, with gigantic collections of global sea creatures in 2 million litres of water. The aquarium has over 65 display in 17 themed zones over three floors of the building.
Location: County Hall, Riverside Building Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB
London aquarium is a modern looking aquarium with new species and new surroundings with extensive collection of Marine creatures in themed Zones. Turtles, Sharks, Octopus, Stingrays, Jellyfish, Penguins and numerous multi- colored fishes can be seen here. Remarkable beds of colorful corals and sea anemones are placed naturally for diverse marine creatures.
Start your visit of Sea life aquarium by Shark Walk, by walking over a glass window and viewing the magnificent Pacific display and watch seven different species of stunning Sharks swimming beneath your feet and experience the real effect of the majestic creatures in the ocean swim under your feet. Discover and explore the mysterious depths full of creatures and sparkling Silver shoal of sand eels, octopus and other amazing creatures.
Ray Lagoon – flowing with beautiful rays! Enjoy watching the Californian Cownose rays as they swim around in synchronized formation which is pretty impressive to see but be aware not to touch it as we could damage their skin. There are many curious creatures to watch below and also you can spot a Ray’s egg hidden in the sand.
In Rock Pool you will get chance to rap a starfish, tickle a Sea Anemone and feel the shell of a crab. Here you can also get a unique opportunity to know the hypnotic things about micro- habitats and other creatures that boom in them.
Glass Tunnel Walkway
It is an exciting pathway through an amazing glass tunnel to see tropical fish fluttering along and green sea turtles slowly swimming overhead. A gigantic tunnel constructed from hand crafted 25 metres long Blue whale Skeleton.
Sea Dragon Kingdom
In Sea Dragon Kingdom you can see the things which you have never seen before. Seahorses grip at the sea grass with their curly tails and suck up tiny shrimp with their straw-like knouts. Deep purple stripes, Splatters of Vibrant oranges and seaweed.
The Rainforests of the World
Look out dwarf crocodiles, piranhas with ruby-red bellies and blind cave fish who have no eyes and Dart Frogs’ leap, through the foliage and monster Red Tailed Catfish and Black Pacu lurk in the depths. It feels like you step out from Ocean and entered into humid rainforest and experience tropical treetops and flooring feels like soft leaves and twigs.
When you finish, at the lowest floor there is an elevator to take you up one level for the Thames walk showing the river life and the local area and learn more about iconic River Thames.
Penguin Point is a complete colony of Penguins with frozen extremities of Antarctic experience of life. It provides an opportunity of viewing the delightful colony of Penguins from a close range. Insight splash, goof and dive of Gentoo penguins and these lovable birds spend much of their time playing. You’ll find more amazing discoveries in this icy landscape.
Shark Reef Encounter
In shark reef encounter, toothy creatures ranging from Bowmouth Guitar Shark to Blacktip Reef Shark glides slowly through the water. If you watch carefully you might see a cheeky little fish use a Shark’s rough skin to scratch an itch or rub off a parasite and you can know many interesting facts about sharks.
Ticket prices varies according to the theme you choose. Online prices starts from £19.50. For more information about prices or to book tickets online visit
During the school holidays SEA LIFE London Aquarium is very busy and queues may be longer than normal so we advise to prebook your entry tickets online.
Monday – Friday (10.00 – 19.00 (last entry 18.00))
Saturday – Sunday (09.00 – 19.00 (last entry 18.00))
Open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day)
Nearest airports to Sea life Aquarium London
London City airport is the nearest airport to London Aquarium. London Airport Transfers provides its executive car services to Sea Life Aquarium. Our airport transfer services are available 24*7 at affordable prices. We provide our services to London Aquarium from all major airport terminals.
London City airport
It is the nearest airport to Sea life aquarium it takes approx. 52mins to reach. It is 9.1 miles away via A1203.
From Sea life aquarium to Heathrow airport, the distance is 20.2 miles via M4 and approx. it takes 1hour 3mins to reach.
It takes approx. 1hour 44mins to reach Sea life Aquarium as it is 41.9 miles via A13 away from Southend airport.
The distance from Stansted airport to Sea life aquarium is 39.3 miles via M11 and approx it takes 1hour 26 mins to reach.
Gatwick airport is 27.6 miles away via M23 and A23 from Sea life aquarium and approx. it takes 1hour 36 mins to reach.
From Luton airport approx. it takes 1hour 17mins to reach Sea life aquarium as it is 34.7 miles away via M1