Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium

“An amazing underwater world on the stunning Loch Lomond shores” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

BALLOCH, WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

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Our View

Sea Life Loch Lomond is just thirty minutes from Glasgow, situated on the stunning Loch Lomond shores. Explore an amazing underwater world through seven themed zones, including the Tropical Ocean Tunnel. Get close to over 1,500 creatures including the largest collection of shark and ray species in Scotland, and a family of playful otters. With an interactive rock pool, the observation deck for unrivalled views, fun talks, animal feeds, quiz trail and special events. There's something for everyone, whatever the weather.

Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium
BALLOCH, G83 8QL
Phone : 01389 721500

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Fully accessible
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Seasonal opening times may vary, please check the website before your visit

About The area

Discover West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire hugs the southern shores of the famous Loch Lomond and towns such as Balloch make an ideal starting point for cruises and boat trips up the loch. The broad valley of the River Leven stretches from the loch right down to the River Clyde and is one of the best stretches of river in Scotland for salmon and sea trout. As the river joins the Clyde, the ancient town of Dumbarton perches on the banks.

Between the fifth and ninth centuries, Dumbarton was the seat of Alt Clud, a powerful Brythonic (British) kingdom that dominated much of southern Scotland until it was absorbed into the new Scottish kingdom around AD870. It became the seat of Scots kings until 1018, when Dunfermline became capital. In the 19th century, it was one of the world’s greatest shipbuilding centres, giving birth to iconic vessels including the clipper Cutty Sark and the steamer Sir Walter Scott, which still carries passengers on Loch Lomond. Dumbarton’s unmissable landmark is Dumbarton Rock, a superb natural stronghold. This 250-foot volcanic plug is a magnificent defensive site, visible from miles away. Long after it ceased to be a royal seat, it continued to be an important stronghold.

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