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Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium

Shark Wreck Reef new for 2019

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  • Oceanarium

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£12.95 per person per day
Child£8.95 per person per day
Disabled Adult / Carer£10.95 per person per day
Disabled Child£7.95 per person per day
Family of 3£25.95 per ticket
Family of 4£29.95 per ticket
Family of 5£34.95 per ticket
Family of 6£39.95 per ticket
Senior£10.95 per person per day
Student£10.95 per person per day

Discounted ticket are available if visitors book online in advance via the website. See site for full website details.

Opening Times

Opening Times (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Closed for Christmas Day. Last admission is 4pm.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Special Offers

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Tel01202 311993

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      1008
    • Very Good
      1020
    • Average
      605
    • Poor
      173
    • Terrible
      76

    Recent Reviews:

    • lesleygorman80
      Portsmouth, United Kingdom
      First Time Visit
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 1st December 2019
      Couple of hours to spend , popped into the Oceanarium, thought a drink in the cafe would be a good start and unfortunately bad idea. Luke warm coffee in a dirty cafe. However the trip around the... Read full review
    • ktb123Southampton
      Southampton
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Season ticket holder visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th December 2019
      We became members earlier this year when our twins were 4 months old. We have visited now about 8 times now. Each time, as our twins have grown, we have loved visiting. There is lots to see and do... Read full review
    • msar92
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Stingray Feeding!
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 11th December 2019
      The aquarium is nice place to visit to kill an hour or two, animals vary from Jelly Fish to Large Turtles however our family left feeling underwhelmed. The Aquarium does feel dated and not as clean... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Nearest major road is A35. A338 Wessex Way follow signs. The nearest pay and display car parks are located just a few minutes walk away from the Oceanarium: Bath Road South, Bath Road North and the BIC car park. Coaches can drop off their passengers in the turning area behind the Oceanarium, next to the BIC, just a minute walk from the Oceanarium

    Public Transport Directions

    By bus: Frequent buses running from Bournemouth Railway Station into Bournemouth Town Centre (via Yellow Buses): from Bus Stop 6 - number 3,4a, 4b, 4d, 5a, 5b & 6. The two main bus companies operating in Bournemouth and its surrounding towns are Yellow Buses and More Buses. The closest bus stop to the Oceanarium are situated on Bath Road (less than a minute away), Westover Road (less than five minutes) and Bournemouth Square/Town Centre (a five minute walk through Bournemouth Gardens). By train: Bournemouth Train Station is the main railway station serving the town of Bournemouth. It is just over one mile away from the Oceanarium, approximately a 20 minute walk. A taxi and bus station is immediately accessible upon exiting through railway platforms 3 and 4.

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