National Sea Life Centre

The National SEA LIFE Centre on the Seafront in Bray is a perfect family fun day out. An aquatic Zoo with 30+ displays which are home to over 1,000 creatures.

Are you a Shark lover, a Seahorse fancier or a Clownfish groupie? Perhaps it’s the mysterious Sea Dragon or the clever Common Octopus that you love the most. Maybe you simply can’t decide! At the National SEA LIFE Centre Bray you can see them all of them without even getting wet.  From Black Tip Reef Sharks, Octopus, Seahorses, Stingrays and Red-Bellied Piranha, Bonnet head Shark , Common stingray  to Upside down Jellyfish, Horse shoe crabs and clownfish, you’ll be able to get closer to them than ever before.

All are displayed in a range of exciting exhibits, including “Interactive Rockpool”, “Kingdom of the Seahorse”, “Finding Nemo”, “Shark Nursery”, “Lair of the Octopus”, and “Tropical Shark Lagoon”.

Many of our creatures are on the endangered list, have been rescued and cannot be released into the wild or have been born and bred as part of our conservation projects..

Other creatures at Sea Life include:

Leopard Shark

Blacktip Reef Shark

Bamboo Catsharks

Big bellied Seahorse

Yellow Tang fish

Red-bellied Piranha



Porcupine Pufferfish

Long horned cowfish

Thornback Rays

Wimple Fish

And many more…

Sea Life Bray also has plenty of activities and demonstrations throughout the day, Including..

Interactive Rockpool - hold a crab & touch a starfish

Meet Ali the Stingray and the Tropical Sharks

150 different species of fish

Join the campaign and help to save the whales

Children’s soft play area

Admission Fees:
online rates 

Adult: €13.05
Child: €9.50
Adult and Toddler: €14
Child under 3 years: free of charge

Opening Hours:
time slots are to be reserved online

Daily 10am to 6pm


Sea Life Bray,
Strand Road,
A98 N8N3

The National Sea Life Centre is located 45 minute drive from the Castle Hotel.
Public transport can also be taken, our front desk staff will be able to guide you on these

Map & Directions
View Next...
Dublin Zoo
Dublin Zoo
A great day out!
Butlers, the Factory Tour
Butlers, the Factory Tour
Ever wondered how chocolate is made?
Canal Boat Restaurant
Canal Boat Restaurant
Why not Experience fine dining in style...