SEA LIFE Hunstanton

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SEA LIFE Hunstanton offers a real underwater adventure with a state of the art marine aquarium taking visitors on a memorable undersea odyssey filled with amazing close encounters with sea creatures of astonishing variety. Home to over 2,000 creatures, from tiny shrimps to Amazonian Piranhas and jaw-some sharks! Highlights include an incredible otter enclosure, penguins and a whole host of other incredible marine creatures. 

Don't miss the dedicated seal rescue hospital where the centre rescues, rehabilitates and releases seals to the wild - more than 40 orphaned or sickly Grey & Common seal pups are helped every year. Other highlights include the otterly adorable family of Asian Short Clawed Otters and a whole host of spectacular marine creatures. Get a fantastic and closer look of the sharks and Green Sea Turtle via the underwater walk through tunnel. Get up close to the charming colony of Humboldt Penguins. Learn how to waddle with the colony and look up for the Inca terns – ‘the birds with magnificent moustaches’- as they fly and dive above your head.

Guide Prices

Prices from £16 per adult. Book in advance for best prices.



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Public Transport: From King's Lynn station it is 10 miles to Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary. Take 40 or 41 bus or Coasthopper from King's Lynn. 35-50 minute journey.

By Road:
Follow brown tourist signs to nearest car parking. The sanctuary is situated on the promenade.

SEA LIFE Hunstanton


Southern Promenade, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BH

Tel: 01485 533576


  • East of England Awards Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
  • East of England AwardsNorth Norfolk Attractions North Norfolk Attractions 2021

Opening Times

* Open all year (excluding Christmas day). Please check website for daily opening times

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