SEA LIFE Orlando

There are so many things to do in Florida from Disney Parks to sky diving – the attractions seem to be in abundance. It is definitely one of my favorite things about living in Florida. We’re just about 3 hours away from Orlando which makes for nice little weekend getaways. Back in the summer, I purchased the Legoland Awesomer season pass which gave us free admission to Coca Cola Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds, and SEA LIFE Orlando on I-Drive 360. We’ve been meaning to go and finally had a free weekend to explore the area.


SEA LIFE Orlando

My kids, 4 and 8 years old, love the ocean and undersea life. I knew they would enjoy SEA LIFE Orlando which was no surprise they asked if we can go there first. You are greeted immediately with colorful undersea displays. SEA LIFE is divided by different ocean systems. Kids can explore sea life from the Everglades, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and more. They are able to see sea creatures from that region – up close and personal! Kids can see sharks, jellyfish, seahorses, stingrays, and more as they move from one region to the next. SEA LIFE Orlando also has a small playground that allows kids to climb and slide or they can sit and color. There is an interactive Rockpool area where they can touch (two fingers only please! They were pretty strict with that rule) Sea Anemone, Starfish, or crab. We only saw the Sea Anemone and Starfish when we visited but the kids still thought it was pretty cool.

The kids loved the sea tunnel. They were amazed to see all the large sharks. My son loves sharks so he was fascinated with all the different sharks. We loved seeing the Stingrays! They have all sizes. The kids loved going in the see-through domes to get a 360 view of the different tanks.



The aquarium is not really big and we were done in about an hour to an hour and a half. The kids got to see everything. We read all the different facts and interactive areas. It was nice that we were able to do different things. I did notice they had a stamping station for each area but we were not given any materials to stamp our journey. I noticed the stamping areas after we had already entered. Next time, I will definitely ask about that! I think the kids would’ve loved to document their journey through the oceans.



Overall, it was a fun experience. We got to see so many different sea life animals. We saw they offered a behind the scenes tour which sounded really interesting – we’ll try it next time we go. We have unlimited access so we told the kids we’ll come back.

Stay tuned to our experience at Madam Tussauds and Coca Cola Orlando Eye!




  1. October 11, 2016 / 1:34 pm

    Such a cool place to see amazing sea life. I swear you could spend a month in Orlando and still not run out of things to do. Definitely my favorite city to visit.

  2. October 11, 2016 / 1:43 pm

    This is lovely and the kids looked so happy. I love going to sea life places like this and aquariums. I always marvel at all the sea creatures. I have never been to Orlando but hope to some day.

  3. Debra
    October 11, 2016 / 4:46 pm

    Oh we love aquariums and this one looks great – on of our favorites ever is the Georgia one. I love the bubbles where you can get up close to the turtle! Fun!

  4. October 11, 2016 / 6:43 pm

    Wow, I haven’t been there since I was super little. It looks like so much fun! I’d love to bring my kids someday.

  5. October 11, 2016 / 7:15 pm

    We love Sea life, although we have never been to Orlando (it’s a bit far, we are in the UK :p) but our favorite is the seahorses and the shark tank!
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  6. October 11, 2016 / 8:23 pm

    This is on my to visit list. I am hoping to stop by on my next trip down in November or sooner. It looks fun.

  7. October 11, 2016 / 8:50 pm

    I would love to meet all those sea creatures up close! Not sting rays. I have an irrational fear of sting rays after one bit me at our local zoo where we could ‘feed’ them. I WASN’T ON THE MENU!

  8. October 11, 2016 / 10:22 pm

    I took my 2 year old to the Aquarium in Atlanta and I think he would love any and all aquariums, they are so fun!

  9. October 11, 2016 / 10:37 pm

    I have never heard of this aquarium. I’ll have to keep it on my list for when we visit next time. Sometimes the smaller places are much nicer since there are less crowds.

  10. October 11, 2016 / 11:14 pm

    This is one of the places that I’ve been wanting to take the kids to. We prioritized Disney because it’s Disney but this is definitely a great place and they’ll learn a lot about marine life once we visit this place.
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  11. Terri Steffes
    October 12, 2016 / 12:07 am

    It looks like a fascinating place. I love to watch sea animals so I am sure I would love to go here!

  12. Dana Vento
    October 12, 2016 / 12:13 am

    My son dreams come true to explore this place. I’ll bring him in this place he will surely appreciate it.

  13. October 12, 2016 / 12:36 am

    I’m actually heading to Orlando is a couple of days to go to Disney. It’s my niece and nephew’s first time there and I can’t wait. I wish we had time to visit Sea Life. Aquariums are one of my favorite spots to explore.

  14. October 12, 2016 / 12:53 am

    What an amazing time you had. Your kids looked so happy. I would love to take the twins there when they are a bit older.

  15. October 12, 2016 / 4:12 am

    What a fun day out! That picture of the kids in front of the turtle is adorable. I love places that are fun and secretly educational for kids. Thanks for sharing!
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  16. October 12, 2016 / 5:08 am

    The sea tunnel looks amazing, I would love to go to Orlando . There is so many things I can tick off my bucket list, glad you all had fun x

  17. October 12, 2016 / 6:57 am

    How fun, this would be such an awesome place to take my little ones. I’m glad you guys enjoyed your visit!

  18. October 12, 2016 / 9:40 am

    Wow! It would be so fun checking out sea life! My kids have been fascinated with the sea ever since they watched Finding Nemo! They’re always asking to go to the ocean now!

  19. October 12, 2016 / 10:23 am

    Ok. Aquariums are one of my all time favorite places ever. I love watching the beautiful fish. They make me so happy. I try to go to the aquarium in every city we live in.

  20. Jena Proctor
    October 12, 2016 / 10:41 am

    I never knew this existed! Thank you for sharing! my kids love the sea and all the creatures as well, we will have to make a trip down to check this out soon! We will have to make sure we get the materials for the stamps as well, what a nice take away!

  21. Kim
    October 12, 2016 / 10:48 am

    We have the largest aquarium in our backyard, so it’s hard to beat. But my sister lives in Orlando and loves taking the kids!

  22. Kori
    October 12, 2016 / 1:02 pm

    I love visiting aquariums though the closest one to us is in Boston, I think. I love the interactive aspects that they have in Sea Life.

  23. October 12, 2016 / 1:06 pm

    My husband and I used to go to the aquarium when we were first married. Now that we have our daughter and she’s old enough, I can’t wait to take her to enjoy this!

  24. October 12, 2016 / 11:23 pm

    I used to live in Orlando and never made it to Sea Life but now having children I think we need to make a trip back. This place looks really cool. I love the underwater viewing bubbles. I love finding fun places like this!

  25. October 13, 2016 / 9:59 am

    This is reason enough to visit Florida again. I love aquariums and my kids would have a blast!

  26. Megan McCoig
    October 13, 2016 / 6:30 pm

    I’ve never been to Orlando and really want to go. Would love to visit here as I love aquariums. Looks fun!

  27. October 13, 2016 / 6:51 pm

    I have been to Orlando once, but plan to return with my family! I will definitely go to Sealife because I love aquariums! Thanks for sharing!

  28. CourtneyLynne
    October 14, 2016 / 8:22 pm

    Omg I lived in Orlando forever and never heard of this place!!!! Next FL trip I will have to add a trip to SeaLife!

  29. Robin Rue
    November 1, 2016 / 1:49 pm

    I have been to Orlando a couple of times but never been here. I need to take my kids for a visit!

  30. Reesa Lewandowski
    November 1, 2016 / 1:49 pm

    This place looks awesome. My kids are really into sea life and so they would probably be amazed by this.

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