Shark fans will love these four brand new experiences at SEA LIFE Blackpool

Get up close and personal with the big boys of the ocean as SEA LIFE Blackpool presents the Sharks!

A trip to the seaside wouldn’t be complete without a wander on the shore looking for shells, crabs and limpets and now you can discover more than 2,000 spectacular aquatic creatures in 50 dazzling displays at SEA LIFE Blackpool.

Watch above as our Jay and Mark head to SEA LIFE Blackpool to go face to fin with the awe-inspiring sharks.

As well as exploring rock pools and tonnes of beautiful star fish, shrimp, stingrays and crabs, visitors can now enjoy four very special shark experiences. Whether you’re facing your fears or donning a wetsuit for the 100th time, these incredible experiences are just waiting to be ticked off your bucket list, which one will you choose?

1 – Snorkel with Sharks

Be inspired by our Mark’s trip and come close to some of the most amazing creatures of the deep as you snorkel among an array of sharks in SEA LIFE Blackpool’s dramatic Ocean display. Snorkelling takes place everyday (excluding Monday and Friday) at 11am, 1pm and 3pm and costs £50 per person. Spectators are welcome to come along to at a cost of £20. Save on tickets by booking online in advance here.

2 – Shark Feeding Experience (gulp)

Get to grips with some of the most fascinating creatures on earth as you undertake feeding the sharks. This exciting experience includes Priority Entry to SEA LIFE Blackpool, briefing and food & nutrition talk with one of our specially trained Aquarists, complimentary Guidebook and 30 minute shark feeding experience at our main ocean display with over 20 sharks. Feeding takes place on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sundays at 2:30pm and costs £27.50 per person. £5 from the purchase of every ticket is donated to the SEA LIFE Trust.

3 – Shark Keeper for the day

The ultimate experience for any animal enthusiast and shark lover! Spend the day with the SEA LIFE Blackpool animal care team learning how they look after the creatures. Then help the team with their key daily tasks. You’ll also get to feed the sharks, find out what they eat and how often they are fed per day!

This fab experience includes: Behind the scenes tour by an Aquarist and introduction to Health & Safety procedures, food preparation, water temperature checks, quayside fish feeding, Shark feeding, snorkel with Sharks, challenge the Octopus – interact with these playful creatures, certificate presentation and photograph with fellow Aquarist and a family ticket for friends and family. The experience costs £150 per person and  £5 from the purchase of every ticket is donated to the SEA LIFE Trust.

4 – Sleeping with the Sharks (double gulp)

So you’ve fed the sharks, you’ve snorkelled with the sharks and you’ve learned all about what they eat and their habitat, but did you know you can Sleep with the Sharks at SEA LIFE Blackpool with a sea bed sleep over? Knock your kids socks off with a party like no other and get their friends and sleeping bags together to enjoy the most incredible night, under the ocean! Shark sleepovers cost £29 per person for a minimum of 35 people (1 free adult for every 5 children, additional adults/children £25pp).

WIN

You and three mates could be in with the chance of winning a ‘Snorkel with Sharks’ experience as SEA LIFE Blackpool, all you have to do is RT our video with Mark on Twitter or share it and tag the mates you’d take with you on Facebook and you could be wet suiting up for the experience of a lifetime. Transport is not included in this prize. Closing date is 02.10.17 and the winner will be announced the same day.

For more information and to book your shark experience, call 01253 629202 or head to www.visitsealife.com/blackpool and follow @SEALIFEcentre on Twitter for regular updates.

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