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Educational Visits


Sea Life Adventure

Sea Life Adventure


Eastern Esplanade,


Not only can your students learn about the fascinating world that lies in our planet's oceans, but you can use our curriculum based school packs to help make learning maths, science and other subjects much more fun.

Booking an educational visit to Sea Life Adventure is simple!
Call the customer services team on 01702 442211 to check availability and book your visit. You will need to have the following details to hand: Date(s) of visit, name of school and contact info inc. phone and email, contact name (head teacher), number of children and adults, lunch times (subject to availability).

Teacher Preview Visits
In order to make the most of your visit we recommend you take advantage of our free teacher preview visits to familiarise yourself with the exhibits and our facilities. Bring the slip from your confirmation letter and present it at admissions to gain access to the aquarium.

Bags and belongings can be stored, but this is subject to availability.

For schools wishing to bypass the gift shop, we can arrange goodie bags - please order before your visit.

Ice Cream and Rock Offer
You can now buy vouchers for a stick of rock and an ice cream when you book. It's a great way for your children to have these without having to carry money.

Our fully knowledgeable team are available to discuss the most appropriate learning sessions for special needs groups. We can modify most sessions to meet individual requirements.
To make a provisional booking please phone: 01702 442211.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringAccepts groups

Leisure facilities onsiteMobile phone coverageChildren welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Last admission 45 minutes before the centre closes.

Closing time varies depending on the time of the year. Please give us a call on 01702 442211 for today’s time. The centre is closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times whilst in the centre.


Please see website for prices: www.sealifeadventure.co.uk


Plan route to Sea Life Adventure using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 891849  Lat: 51.53218 Long: 0.72571

By Road:
From the M25 take either Junction 29 for the A127 or Junction 30 for the A13. Follow the signs until you hit the beach!

There are ample car parking facilities in and around the town centre. These usually have spaces and are only have a short walk from the Seafront.

By Rail:
Southend-on-Sea has two rail lines from London.
The Liverpool Street line runs to Southend Victoria - National Express East Anglia.
The Fenchurch Street line runs to Southend Central - C2C.
Both stations are just a short walk away from Sealife Adventure

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Southend Central station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Leisure facilities onsiteLeisure facilities onsite
  • 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