Fancy a journey through Shark infested waters?|London Sealife Aquarium

EN:  It`s February, the 14th and it`s Valentine`s Day, a very special, romantic, full of joy and love day and we decided to do things different, and to celebrate it in our own way. We didn`t want to have the classy nice dinner and the giant red roses bouquet. Facebook is full of that kind of stuff.

We were willing to visit the Sealife London Aquarium a while ago and thought this would be the perfect moment for us to do so. My husband is a Pisces, he is in love with fishing and absolutely fascinated with all the water-related things. I was convinced he will be thrilled with this amazing place. I was right.  As soon as I told him my idea, he was eager to go for a visit. This way, we`d like to thank The SEALIFE London Aquarium team, who made things happen. You were really amazing!

So, we got in the car and headed Sealife London Aquarium. We were scheduled for 12:30h. Once we arrived there, we went straight to the Priority Desk as advised, quoted the reference number and picked up the tickets that were waiting for us. Sweet…

Our stunning journey to this shattering marine creatures Universe started with an incursion into The Pacific.

We stepped inside and underneath our feet was laying an astonishing lobby. We walked over the glass window and had an unbelievable view into the magnificent Pacific display. It`s transparent and it`s like a portal to the ocean`s life. Ah mazing. Here, you can take a looong look at some of the most awesome cratures there with the most perplexing and interesting patterns as they swim inches beneath your feet. You can see here starting from different fish species to sharks, starfish and seahorses. It`s absolutely brilliant!

We continued our journey of discovery as we explored the mysterious depths of the Atlantic Ocean, where we could see more than 5000 creatures who does not look at all like the ones I was used to see. It’s cold, it’s deep… and full of creatures who are truly out of this world! Very alien-ish like. The whole experience was from another world and we were extremely fascinated with each and every newly discovered aquarium.

We could see so many majestic living creatures here, such as fish, coral reef, seahorses, jellyfish, scallops, lots of shark species, a huge whale skeleton replica, the tricky leaf-fish and so on.

It is indeed a place where you can pause the crowded London and escape.

This amazing place is timeless and here, you can lose the space track and you can truly feel you are exploring different underwater areas of the Earth.

This huge aquarium has so many rooms that are designed as breathtaking scenarios for the underwater world.

Take a look and sink with the sharks and the other under-the-sea animals as you pass through the stunning glass tunnel, my favourite setting in there. Why? Because I had the chance to feel like one of them. I think I was a mermaid in a previous life.

At Sealife, it`s so easy to dive with the tropical fish, dancing in a hypnotic synchronized play around their king, the shark.

There is a burst of colours truly special, so eye-catching, and every single time you pass by, you can`t take your eyes off.

The fact that you have the opportunity to see these gorgeous and mythical sea creatures (seahorses, catfish, seadragons) is indeed a once in a lifetime experience.

So, we stepped aside the Ocean and headed the rainforest to experience what life is like beneath the tropical treetops. Here we met the spectacular Cuban Crocodile. Yes, you`ve heard well. Cuban.

Inside the Aquarium you can explore Nemo`s Kingdom, you can see how these amazing creatures are feeded, you can listen to great stories, touch the starfish, have the face of your child painted with the favourite animal and at the end of this fascinating journey you can do some purchases for the beloved ones and explore a room full of interesting games.

Another impressive thing that came along with this trip was regarding the panels with Facts, through which I had the chance to find out many many new things that raised my interest for this underwater world. Here are just some of them:

Sand Tiger Sharks can use and lose up to 30,000 teeth in a lifetime!

Jellyfish are 95% water!

The average depth of the Atlantic Ocean is over three kilometres!

When a whale dies and sinks to the seafloor it creates a vital marine habitat; providing food and shelter for thousands of species!

Also, here they have a snorkel with sharks experience and feed the sharks and turtles experience.

If you are willing to enjoy each and every one of this astonishing experiences, click here and enter the site to find out information about the address, tickets price & type.

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RO: E  14 februarie si e Valentine`s Day. Noi ne-am hotarat sa facem ceva diferit, altceva pe langa clasica cina romantica si buchetul imens de trandafiri rosii. Ne doream de ceva vreme sa vizitam Sealife London Aquarium si am zis ca asta e ocazia perfecta pentru noi. Sotul meu e in zodia pesti, adora sa pescuiasca si e fascinat de tot ce are legatura cu apa. Eram sigura ca o sa-i placa locul in care il voi duce. De indata ce a auzit ideea mea a fost mai mult decat dornic sa-l viziteze. Multumim pe aceasta cale celor de la Sealife London Aquarium, care au facut posibila aceasta experienta.

Ne-am urcat, asadar in masina si am pornit spre Sealife London Aquarium. Aveam programare la 12:30. Odata ajunsi ne-am indreptat direct spre intrarea prioritara de unde am ridicat biletele care ne asteptau.  

Calatoria noastra in acest Univers al vietatilor marine a inceput printr-o incursiune in Pacific.

Pasim inauntru iar sub picioarele noatre se asterne un culoar incredibil. E transparent si e ca un portal spre Pacific, unde poti observa cele mai uluitoare creaturi cu cele mai intresante patternuri. De la diferite specii de pesti la rechini, stelute si caluti de mare. E absolut genial.

Calatoria continua in adancurile Atlanticului unde am putut vedea peste 5000 de creaturi care nu semanau deloc cu ceea ce ma asteptam eu sa vad. Erau similare cu cele extraterestre. Intreaga experienta a fost parca din alta lume si noi eram fascinati cu fiecare acvariu nou pe care il descopeream. Am putut sa vedem o multitudine de vietati, pesti, stele de mare, recif de corali, caluti de mare, meduze, scoici, multe specii de rechini, un imens schelet de balena , cameleonicul peste frunza si multe multe altele.

E intr-adevar un loc unde poti scapa de aglomeratia cotidiana, de ceea ce inseamna Londra. E un loc aspatial si atemporal, unde poti simti cu adevarat ca explorezi diferite zone subacvatice ale Pamantului.

Acest acvariu imens are mai multe incaperi concepute ca scenarii care iti taie respiratia. Cel mai mult mi-a placut tunelul din sticla unde am avut ocazia sa ma simt ca una de-a lor. Cred ca am fost o sirena intr-o viata anterioara. In acest setting, e intr-adevar usor sa te scufunzi alaturi de pestii tropicali care danseaza parca intr-un sincron perfect, in jurul rechinilor. Coloristica lor e una cu totul speciala si iti capteaza privirea de fiecare data cand treci pe langa ei.

Faptul ca ai ocazia sa vezi creaturi care pot parea mitice precum calutii, pisicile sau dragonii de mare e intr-adevar o experienta inedita pe care as repeta-o oricand, cu cea mai mare placere.

Am pasit inafara Oceanului si am ajuns in Padurea Tropicala unde am facut cunostinta cu un crocodil cubanez. Da, ai auzit bine. Cubanez.

In interiorul Acvariului ai ocazia sa explorezi teritoriul lui Nemo, sa vezi cum sunt hranite aceste uimitoare vietati, sa asculti povesti, sa atingi stelutele de mare, sa iti iei copilul si sa ii faci un desen cu pestele favorit direct pe fata, iar la finalul acestei fascinante calatorii poti sa achizitionezi suveniruri pentru cei dragi si sa explorezi o camera plina cu jocuri cel putin interesante.

Un alt lucru care m-a impresionat in aceasta calatorie a venit odata cu ecranele cu “Stiati ca?”, datorita carora am avut ocazia sa aflu foarte multe lucruri noi care mi-au crescut interesul cu privire la viata subacvatica. Va las acum cu doar cateva dintre ele:

Stiati ca:

O balena care moare si se scufunda in mare creaza un habitat marin vital, furnizand mancare si adapost pentru mii de specii?

Adancimea medie a Oceanului Atlantic este de peste 3 kilometrii?

Meduzele sunt 95% apa?

Exista o specie de rechini care pierde 30.000 de dinti intr-o viata. Oh, woow!

Aproximativ 2/3 din creierul unui rechin e dedicat simtului olfactiv.

De asemenea, acest loc iti ofera oportunitatea de a hrani rechinii si broastele testoase.

Daca va doriti sa va bucurati de aceasta experienta absolut uluitoare, click aici pentru a ajunge pe site-ul lor, unde puteti gasi informatii despre adresa, pretul biletelor (doar £29.95 pentru Priority Pass), tipul lor, experientele oferite.

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13 thoughts on “Fancy a journey through Shark infested waters?|London Sealife Aquarium

      1. Ai sa razi, inca nu mi-am cumparat un aparat profesional, dar momentan am o colaborarea cu un fotograf – e foarte bine si asa :).

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      2. E foarte bine ca poti colabora cu un fotograf, am avut si eu unul, dar de cand m-am mutat in Anglia nu prea am avut cum sa il aduc cu mine sau sa il iau in calatorii asa ca am optat pentru aparat :))

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