If you are in North Wales with the kids and you all fancy a fun-filled day out that’s full of fascinating sea life, then the SeaQuarium at Rhyl is the place for you. Its location is lovely enough for a visit – it sits directly on the wondrous North Wales coast, and the open seafront allows you to take in the splendour of the views.
There are fantastically colourful and interesting species of fish from all over the planet, plus a wide variety of other amazing marine life such as crabs, sharks, starfish, jellyfish and seahorses. There are also plenty of wonderful displays and attractions for you to enjoy – the Tropical Reef Zone is particularly beautiful, while the Ship Wreck Zone gives you the chance to meet some of the creepier creatures, like the octopus and the wolf fish.
The Strange But True Zone offers up the fascinating axolotl and the bizarre mantis shrimp, and you’ll finish up in the Deep Ocean Tunnel, where sharks, eels and turbots will be swimming all around you.
Make sure you don’t miss the Sea Lion Cove – the daily shows are a true wonder. Then get your adrenaline pumping in the latest attraction: Face Your Fears. You can get up close and personal with all your phobias… if you dare.
The SeaQuarium can be found by take the M6 junction 20 to the M56, A55 junction 27 onto the A525 and follow the signs to Rhyl. Follow the brown signs!
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