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Underwater Discoveries at Sea Life Michigan

This is a continuation from my previous post which is our visit at Legoland Discovery Center Michigan. Read about my last post here ,  if you want to know more about our Legoland Michigan adventure.

Today, I’m going to talk about our visit at Sea Life Michigan . Like I said from my previous post, you can do both attractions in one day but we did ours on separate weekends because we started late when we went to Legoland and we didn’t have enough time left to go to Sea Life. But you can definitely do both in one day. I believe we spent 4 hours in Legoland and 2 hours in Sea Life. So, whatever works for you.

What can you expect in Sea Life Michigan ?

The exhibit have over 250 different species . They have both fresh water and salt water exhibit. A total of 10 exhibits you can explore. As you go to every exhibit, children are also encouraged to collect stamps when they find the special stations. When they fill their books, they are awarded a special take-away for their achievement. It’s pretty cool, the kids get excited everytime they spot a stamping station.

At the Interactive Touchpool , you can touch crabs, starfish and sea urchins. The kids were so amaze with the starfish. Just don’t touch the corals and don’t forgot to wash your hands after, there is a sink right next to it.

We love the educational talks and feeding demonstration time, it’s quite interesting to learn a thing or two about some creatures. Like how to feed them, how they live and just fun facts about the specie. The staffs are also friendly, accomodating and thoroughly know their craft. Check out the demonstration schedules here. Your tickets are already included in this, you don’t have to pay extra.

Among all the creatures here, my kids love the sharks, stingrays , turtle, starfish and jelly fish.

Can you spot Dory?

The Sea Life Michigan exhibit is not comparable to any aquarium exhibit you see elsewhere because it has it’s own unique twist to make it more fun, enjoyable and interactive for everyone most especially for the kids. Each exhibit is elaborately designed with its own theme. My kids enjoyed the shipwreck exhibit because it looks like you are in a pirate ship. One thing you can’t do on some exhibits is taking flash photography, that explains why some of these photos are kind of dark.

Sea Life Michigan is not just an aquarium that you only get look around but also they made it fun and interactive for young kids. It’s like a big underwater playground for them. Their favorite thing to do is to go in the tunnels  of the aquariums (which they have tons of them) to get an underwater view. It’s actually pretty cool.

After we did the aquarium, the kids went to the jungle gym playground, they played there for 15 mins. As we headed out, we went to the store and they were rewarded with medals when they submitted their stamp books.

We had a great time at Sea Life Michigan and it’s something we would love to do it again! Also, if you want to have a birthday party here, they can cater  to that too. Go here . I hope you find my post helpful in giving you an idea on what to expect in Sea Life.

Thank you so much for reading and have a great day!

*This is a sponsored post by Sea Life Michigan . As usual, all thoughts and opinions are mine.

 

 

 

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14 Comments

  • Reply robin masshole mommy

    That sounds like such a fun day. My boys love visiting the aquarium 🙂

    March 23, 2017 at 5:35 pm
  • Reply Amber Myers

    How neat! My kids would love this so much.

    March 24, 2017 at 1:26 am
  • Reply Elizabeth O.

    Who wouldn’t have a great time at a place like this! It’s pretty cool and I’m sure the kids had fun as well. It’s a good learning experience for them too.

    March 24, 2017 at 6:55 am
  • Reply pinkoddy

    I love that it has the same format as Sea Life here in the UK. It is good to hear how this one has put their own spin on it too.

    March 24, 2017 at 9:55 am
  • Reply Nicole @ Frugal Family Finds

    We have a Sea Life here as well at the Mall of America. My kids love going there! We don’t get there as much as they would like, but this reminded me to add it to the list.

    March 24, 2017 at 2:14 pm
  • Reply Bel

    Never gone to an aquarium before. why don’t you touch the corals?

    March 24, 2017 at 2:16 pm
  • Reply Rosey

    It looks like a great place to visit. I love your little ones’ fashion styles too!

    March 25, 2017 at 3:18 pm
  • Reply aurora

    I love visiting the aquarium! I love fish. lol You guys look like you had a good time! Did you buy any toys?

    March 25, 2017 at 9:38 pm
  • Reply Cynthia Nicoletti

    The Aquarium looks beautiful. I’m sure your children had a wonderful time.

    March 25, 2017 at 11:53 pm
  • Reply Peng Desuyo

    Looked like you had a great time! There’s just too much to do in this place 🙂

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    March 26, 2017 at 3:46 am
  • Reply Claire Santiago

    this is a nice weekend experience for the kids. marine discovery is just amazing

    March 26, 2017 at 12:51 pm
  • Reply Ayesha Heart

    Fun times 🙂 So adorable kids <3 Fashionista at heart

    March 26, 2017 at 6:39 pm
  • Reply Kusum

    Looks like so much fun! The kids seemed to have really liked it over there.

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    March 30, 2017 at 2:38 am
    • Reply April Kus

      Yes, they had a blast. Perfect attraction to go in a weekend.

      April 1, 2017 at 4:17 am

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