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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
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      996
    • Very Good
      1009
    • Average
      603
    • Poor
      173
    • Terrible
      76

    Recent Reviews:

    • Walter J
      East Grinstead, United Kingdom
      An amazing experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 6th October 2019
      My wife and I have always been attracted to Oceanariums probably because of our love for the sea and the creatures that live there. This Bournemouth Oceanarium is a must see particularly if you have... Read full review
    • OrnaS47
      Very enjoyable!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 8th October 2019
      A lovely place to visit on a rainy day in Bournemouth. Also educational and the staff are very knowledgable and enthusiastic! Read full review
    • LoveOldPubs
      A must see
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 9th October 2019
      Very well laid out and light. My only worry was that the penguins were in the hot sun, which is obviously too hot for them as they usually like cold weather. Lots to occupy children and adults alike! 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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