Take a magical journey under the sea and immerse yourself deep into a world of over 5,000 different sea creatures at SEA LIFE Orlando.
What makes SEA LIFE Orlando different from other aquariums?
With 30 displays, three ocean environments and a variety of interactive elements, including the Rockpool Experience, you will feel closer than ever to the underwater world.
First up, stare an eel in the eye.
If I were to have made a splash, it would have quickly turned to a frantic swim. It’s an incredible experience to see a shark swim just above your head and then turn back the other way and swim beneath your feet, but it’s only incredible if there is a thick glass between you and that shark. I just wanted to lie down on the glass and watch the fish swim around me for the rest of the evening.
But then I would have missed being photobombed by a ray. They have a great smile.
I was able to make it through the entire journey without getting wet, until we reached the Interactive Rockpool. Here you can touch and feel a variety of undersea creatures like starfish and sea urchins. The starfish definitely did not feel like what I expected. I don’t know why, but I kind of expected them to be slimy, no, not at all. In fact, they kind of felt like rough cement or stone.
Throughout the aquarium you will find informational tid-bits which answer all the questions in your log. This is a great activity for kids, and adults.
SEA LIFE Orlando opens May 4th, and is located in the same complex as The Orlando Eye and Madame Tussauds. For more information, visit www.visitsealife.com/orlando