Birmingham Sea Life Centre
The Waters Edge, Brindley Place,
Birmingham B1 2HL
Tel: 0121 643 6777
About Birmingham Sea Life Centre
Sealife Birmingham is based at the appropriately named Waters Edge, not far from the canalside by the National Indoor Arena in Brindley Place. A mesmerising family attraction that the weather can’t wash out, a ticket to Sealife Birmingham takes in no fewer than 60 displays of oceanic and freshwater life, allowing those on a family day out to come into close personal contact with a raft of spellbinding animals, from sea horses and shrimps and to rays and sharks. Boasting over 4500 sea and freshwater specimens on view to visitors, including thousands of fish, Sealife Birmingham has a welter of things to see and do, not least the recently installed The Lost City Of Atlantis. Taking in mock ancient ruins and a maze of passageways, it contains all sorts of mysterious maritime creatures that guard sunken treasure, coral reefs and submerged temples, first and foremost being the tentacled spectacle of the Giant Pacific Octopus. It is accompanied by fleets of fish, while the family attraction’s magic mirror maze and the world’s first all-round acrylic tunnel ensures that the inhabitants of Sealife Birmingham are in full view of everyone, from sharks and turtles to tropical fishes. Just the ticket!
Furthermore, Sealife Birmingham boasts a one million litre tank that holds giant green turtles and black tip reef sharks, while all manner of additional displays house short-clawed otters, seahorses, crabs, lobsters and rays, making for an amazing family day out. In addition, the family attraction hosts educational lectures and feeding sessions every day, combining an informative family day out with plenty of fun. Indeed, a ticket to Sealife Birmingham means you’ll have a whale of a time, with Explore AmaZonia additionally showcasing many residents of South America’s rainforests, notably razor-toothed piranhas, electric eels, poison dart frogs, freshwater rays and tropical catfish.
Those with a ticket to Sealife Birmingham additionally have the run of a café, Gift Shop, feeding and touch pools, an Education centre, and plenty of pay and display parking. Open throughout the year, other than Christmas Day, the family attraction has birthday packages that included a guided tour of the facility, goodie bags, a meal and a birthday cake. Hence, a family day out can be even more wonderful, as is elaborated at the Sealife Birmingham website – a family attraction for everyone.