||IMPORTANT MESSAGE - 21ST MARCH 2020
Hunstanton SEA LIFE is now temporarily closed as from 20th March 2020 until further notice.
|SAVE OUR OCEANS!|
CAN WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO REDUCE PLASTIC POLLUTION?
Sleepy is a three-week-old seal pup recovering after eating pieces of fishing net. Sleepy is a reminder of the "plastic monster" in our oceans.
|HOME JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS|
Jon Bon Jovi, one of the last remaining Seal pup-stars the summer season at SEA LIFE Hunstanton, needs help to get home in time for Christmas.
|ELVIS THE SEAL PUP LUCKY TO BE ALIVE |
A seal pup found on Snettisham beach is lucky to be alive thanks to the correct and speedy response from a member of the public.
|SEAL AVOIDS "SLOW AND PAINFUL DEATH" BY AIR VENT FILTER|
The danger posed to marine animals by discarded waste plastic has been gruesomely illustrated by a rescued juvenile Grey seal displaying some unusual behaviour.
|STRANDED PORPOISE DEFIES ALL THE ODDS|
A young Harbour Porpoise had a sticky situation when she became stranded in the mud flats at Snettisham Beach on 4th April 2018.
|PENGUINS ARRIVED AT NEW HOME|
A luxury home for penguins has been completed at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary.
|OFFICIAL OPENING OF NEW PENGUIN ENCLOSURE|
The Mayor of West Norfolk will be officially unveiling the new enclosure to the public with the help of Eco-warriors from Hunstanton Primary school.
|BIGGEST SEAL RELEASE OF THE YEAR|
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary issues urgent plea for public not to touch seal pups as it prepares to do its biggest release of the year.
|HUNSTANTON SEA LIFE CELEBRATES THE ARRIVAL OF FIRST EVER BABY PENGUIN!|
The yet to be officially named tiny waddler was born to parents Humboldt penguins Charlie and Jerome on 3rd May 2017.
|RARE SIGHTING - ARCTIC SEAL TAKES A WRONG TURN
Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary is currently on the lookout for a rare Arctic seal spotted on its long journey home and possibly lost.
|GOING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS!
Seven healthy seal pups will be returned to the wild on 28th November 2016 in the last big release of the year by the rescue team.
|IF GOLD MEDALS WERE GIVEN OUT FOR SEAL RESCUES
Record Breaking Year for Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary during busiest ever summer for seal rescues! A staggering 50 Seals so far in 2016!
|VET WIRES UP SEAL PUP´S BROKEN JAW
A week-old seal pup with a broken lower jaw is recovering after a delicate life-saving operation.
|OCTOPUS SURVIVES TO BECOME A SEA LIFE STAR
An octopus found stranded on Heacham beach before Christmas has recovered to take up a starring role at Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary.
|BEACH CLEANERS BAG 36 KILOS IN 45 MINUTES!
Hunstanton Primary School children and staff from the resort's Sea Life Centre removed 36 kilos of rubbish from Old Hunstanton beach in just 45 minutes.
|SEAL THAT LOST AN EYE LEADS RETURN TO THE WILD
A grey seal which had to have an eye removed is leading the charge back to the wild for a record haul of casualties at Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary.
|WHO´S THE DADDY
A cute baby seal pup born unexpectedly at a Norfolk sanctuary could be the product of a holiday romance.
|WHO´S THE DADDY (press release from the Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary)
The faces of five male seals in Scarborough are being examined for guilty expressions...following news of a surprise birth.
|THE SEAHORSE NURSERY NURSE!
Aquarist Natalie Emmerson has been entrusted with a very special job...nurse to a fast-growing litter of baby seahorses.
|ATHENA GOES FREE AFTER RECORD RECOVERY
Athena the grey seal pup has broken all previous recovery records at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary and returned to the wild after only six weeks.
|SANCTUARY RESCUES THREE SEAL PUPS|
FROM SAME BEACH IN SAME WEEK!
Animal care staff are nursing three grey seal pups rescued within days of each other from the same Norfolk beach.
|RE-BUILT SANCTUARY BACK IN THE RESCUE BUSINESS EVEN |
BEFORE OPENING ITS DOORS
The newly refurbished Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary has already rescued its first seal pup...on the eve of its re-opening.
|RE-BUILT SEA LIFE SANCTUARY OPENED BY MICHAEL FISH
A band of seals and otters from the north east will follow a warm front of tropical sea turtle, rays and reef fish from the south.
|FAMOUS "FISH" TO RE-OPEN SEA LIFE SANCTUARY|
Who better to re-open an aquarium destroyed by storm floods than a man called Fish whose name is also synonymous with disastrous weather!
|BEACH IS A TIP
A clean-up team organised by Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary filled 18 bags full of rubbish from Old Hunstanton Beach on 21st September 2014.
|ANIMALS AND FISH WELCOMED BACK TO FLOOD-RAVAGED |
Seals, turtles, penguins and other creatures are returning to the Norfolk aquarium and rescue centre that was destroyed by floodwaters in December 2013.
|MIT´S A KIND OF MAGIC FOR DELIGHTED CHILDREN
Some of those children, who ages range from three to 19-years, officially opened the new facility for themselves on 5th September 2014, when they had their first chance to sample its delights.
|MERLIN WEAVES A LITTLE MAGIC FOR SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOL
Staff from flood-ravaged Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary have helped build a unique new play area for Kings Lynn´s Churchill Park School.
|SEAL PUP RESCUED IN HIGH-VIS´ JACKET|
Marine experts from flood-ravaged Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary broke off from re-build duties on 10th June 2014 to rescue a stranded seal pup.
|SEA LIFE SANCTUARY WILL SURFACE STRONGER FROM FLOODS BUT RSPB RESERVE NEEDS MORE HELP|
A £3 million re-fit will ensure Hunstanton´s flood damaged SEA LIFE Sanctuary re-opens as a much improved attraction.
|RESIDENTS OF SEA-DAMAGED SANCTUARY RE-HOMED|
More than 3,000 fish, seals, penguins and other sea creatures have been settled into new temporary homes from flood-ravaged Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary.
|RESCUE MISSION UNDERWAY AT THE SEA LIFE SANCTUARY|
A major operation to evacuate the thousands of fish at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary got underway this morning after power to vital life support systems was lost during last night´s (5th December 2013) severe flooding.