Blackpool SEA LIFE is the must see aquarium in the North-West. Showcasing more than 50 dazzling displays and more than 1,000 spectacular aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, colourful reef fish, turtles, rays and sea horses, SEA LIFE Blackpool is the perfect way to experience the wonders of underwater life without getting wet! You can journey into the deep and meet our latest arrival. The World’s Largest Crab - BIG DADDY! Measuring a whopping 9ft this Giant Japanese Spider Crab has taken up residence in the centre. New for 2013 is SHARK REEF ENCOUNTER. This is a celebration of one of nature’s most incredible but misunderstood creatures. Learn all about these fantastic creatures and visit us daily for feeding time. With 20 Sharks in the main ocean display you can see the Nurse Sharks circling in front of you; the Black Tip Reef Sharks gliding by and the inquisitive Brown Shark eerily eying you whilst our playful Guitar Bowmouth Shark will swim over you. Learn the fascinating facts about their 450 million years of evolution... and how man is threatening their future! Visit our interactive rockpool - this is where you get (a little) wet! If you’ve ever wondered what lives in the rockpools around our coast, this is the place to find out. Get really close to the wonderful creatures that live on our shores. Everything in our rockpool is safe to handle... and our rockpool experts are on hand to show you how! There’s a lot going on beneath the surface at SEA LIFE Blackpool and now you can team up with our expert aquarist guides to go deep behind the scenes and discover how we care for our marine and fresh-water species. Our Behind the Scenes Tour gives you privileged access to the working areas usually closed to the public where you can learn about our extensive breeding, research and conservation programmes and see how the fish food is prepared! With a children’s soft play included in your entry ticket Blackpool SEA LIFE is the perfect family day out and to finish you visit you can include a game of Pirate Adventure Golf which is 12 holes of Swashbuckling fun all indoors for the family. Snorkelling with Sharks – New for 2013. Come face to fin with some of the most amazing creatures of the deep as you snorkel amongst an array of sharks in SEA LIFE Blackpool's dramatic Ocean display. Absolutely no diving experience is required and all the instruction needed will be given by the SEA LIFE Blackpool's experienced Aquarists. Please call 01253 621258 ext 3 for more information.