We let rush hour pass before catching our train,
Thankful to have picked a day with no forecast of rain.
Waterloo East is the station closest to The Strand.
Sealife positioned with the other attractions in the Merlin brand. (London Dungeons, Shreks Adventure & The London Eye)
We queued in a line which quickly passed,
Then started our adventure of colour contrast.
We approached a large tank that was full of huge ray,
Gracefully swimming with a gentle sway.
Amazingly good at hide and seek,
Disguised under the sand and swimming so sleek!
Next was our chance to stroke a star fish,
All slimy and soft with a bit of a squish (I was imagining they were hard).
Right behind us the sharks were lurking very slow,
Grinning to ensure their big teeth were on show.
Prowling their tank with a impressive glide,
Giving you a reason to be petrified.
Two huge turtles helped to dwarf the fish,
Paddling very elegantly with a smooth swish.
We passed under their tank in glass walk through,
Experiencing life under the sea with this awesome preview!
Continuing on our journey we found the reefs,
Dory and Nemo darting through the leaves.
Leaf cutting ants marched in the next piece of our tour,
The transulas that ate birds made me run out the door.
An insight in to a rainforest with poisonous frogs,
Plus a little aligator camouflaged between lots of logs.
We copied the ants march, climbing the stair,
Entering a room that was white and filled with ice cold air.
Gentoo Penguins waddled this space,
Diving and gliding with a surprising fast pace.
Saving the very best piece until last,
The darkest room with the brightest contrast.
Neon lights illuminate the walls of the room,
Whilst jellyfish float like an animated cartoon.
Enchantingly swirling and dancing in tune,
Bright and full of character like a full moon.
Finishing our journey in the most mesmerising way,
After a fun and jam packed sensory filled day.
The aquarium boasts with all its sensory aspects,
Bright coloured lights and touchy feel objects.
Sealife London is well worth a trip,
All ages accommodated and very family equip.
Please note this was a collaborative post.
For more information, please visit Sealife London.
For more family days out check out my Days out guide. Who knows, it may just inspire your next big adventure!