Anglesey Sea Zoo is well worth a visit.
If you think there’s nothing in the waters around Anglesey then think again.
As soon as you enter you’ll see lots of fish. We particularly liked the wave machine (try not to get wet), exploring the sunken ship wreck, using the camera in the big tank, and the shark walk way.
If you’re planning a stay in the area note that the ticket is valid for seven days, so pop there there early on in your stay and you’ve got somewhere to pop back to at then end.
The zoo was started back in 1995 when a stranded dolphin needed rescuing. The zoo is now a rescue centre for stranded marine animals including seals and other local wild life, and they still run a Dolphin Rescue Service today.
The zoo undertakes conservation and has a number of captive breading programmes, including breading the native short nosed sea horse, which you can see through viewing areas.
Here’s something a little bit different to do: take a Seafari.
A half hour boat trip every Thursday and Friday that takes you along the Menai Strait with your own Marin Biologist.
Trips must be booked in advanced so contact Anglesey Sea Zoo (contact details below). A brochure is available here.
Where to find the Anglesey Sea Zoo
Put LL61 6TQ into your Sat Nav.
The Sea Zoo is located on the south side of Anglesey overlooking the Straits.
Web Site: http://www.angleseyseazoo.co.uk
E-Mail: [email protected]
Tel: 01248 430411
Follow Anglesey Sea Zoo on Twitter.
There’s a great on site cafe where you can get some great local cakes or even a family meal.
At summer time there’s also a good play park outside with free bouncy castle and a crazy golf course, so worth using the 7 day ticket.
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