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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*

* Christmas Opening Times:
The Oceanarium is open daily from 10am, last admission 4pm closing 5pm
With the exception of the following over the Christmas holiday:
Christmas Day – CLOSED
Christmas Eve & New Years Eve – Open from 10am. Last admission at 3pm, closing at 4pm.
Boxing Day & New Years Day - Open from 11am. Last admission at 4pm, closing at 5pm.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
Pier Approach
West Beach
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH2 5AA
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Call direct on:

Tel01202 311993

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      1012
    • Very Good
      1026
    • Average
      608
    • Poor
      173
    • Terrible
      76

    Recent Reviews:

    • jwakefield-smith21
      Bondi Junction, Australia
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great little aquarium, good few hours
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 7th January 2020
      Small aquarium but considering it’s on the sea front it’s still brilliant, good few hours and some decent fish from piranha to penguins and lion fish. Well worth a visit to kill a few hours. Read full review
    • welshinlondon
      london
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Great for all ages
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 12th January 2020
      2.5 year old toddler loved it! Greta activity. Busy at times and need to remind adults to let the little ones to the front for otter feeding etc but if done politely it’s easy to do. Loved the... Read full review
    • ChrisandNicki
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Surprisingly good !
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 16th January 2020
      OK, so after reading some of the other reviews I wasn't expecting that much but was pleasantly surprised. From the extremely friendly and helpful staff to the reasonably priced kids meals all was... 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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