[The Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary - VISITORS INFORMATION]

Attraction´s Latest Leaflet

The Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary´s leaflet is available, Click here or on the photo right to download a printer friendly pdf version.
Leaflet for 2019

What things can we see and do there?

  • Claws Invasion
  • Octopus Hideout - Discover the amazing lives of Octopuses
  • Journey through an amazing underwater Shark Ocean Tunnel
  • Waddle alongside the colony of Humboldt Penguins at Penguin Island
  • Interactive Rockpool - touch a crab and/or a starfish
  • 150 different species of fish including the rescued Loggerhead Turtle Antiopi
  • Over 350 seal pups rescued & released from Yorkshire´s only Seal Hospital
  • Meet the resident Otters, Seals and Penguins
  • Talks and Feeding demonstrations throughout the day
  • Popular Experience Packages available
  • Take home a souvenir photo
  • Outside there is the Beach Bits Adventure Playground

  • Is there a cafe/restaurant in the attraction?

    Yes. There is a restaurant indoors and a refreshment kiosk outside.
    The refreshment kiosk is not open during winter months and the café closes at 3.30pm.
    You can buy light snacks or main meals for adults and children as well as choose from a wide selection of hot and cold drinks. The restaurant has been awarded a 5 star EHO rating.

    Is there parking nearby?

    Yes. There is a council operated Pay and Display car park situated directly outside the centre. Coaches can also park here.
    If you don´t mind a short walk, there is free parking available on the approach road to the centre.

    Are there other things to see nearby?

    Yes. Not only is there Pirate Advenutre Mini Golf right next door to SEA LIFE but the beach is a mere minute walk away from the centre. There is also a Miniature Railway situated directly behind Scarborough SEA LIFE that you can hop on for a short ride to Peasholm Park.

    Do you have disabled facilities?

    Yes. There are disabled toilets and an access lift upstairs to the Turtle Sanctuary and restaurant.

    How can I get cheap entrance tickets?

    If you go via this link to find out more details about advance entrance ticket and save money.

    How to get there - Directions and Map?

    Click here for more information if you going by car, train, bus or foot and also a map.

    Can I take my dog?

    Sorry for Health & Safety reasons, No Dogs are allowed at the SEA LIFE Sanctuary except for guide dogs and hearing dogs.

    If You Discover a Seal Pup in the Wild!

    If you should discover a seal pup that seems to be in distress, or is alone, please call Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary on 01723 373414 and/or British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team on 01825 765546.   Click here for more information.


    For more information please call 01723 373414,
    or write to...Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, Scalby Mills, Scarborough,
    North Yorkshire, YO12 6RP, or send an Email

    Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary