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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
      988
    • Very Good
      997
    • Average
      596
    • Poor
      169
    • Terrible
      74

    Recent Reviews:

    • Dragonfirepip
      Fair Oak, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Something Fishy
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 18th August 2019
      My friend said she’d never been to Bournemouth Oceanarium before so I said let’s book it in. After a quick bit of research I discovered that the more in advance that you book your tickets, on... Read full review
    • Jackie S
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Always a favourite with my grandsons....
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 18th August 2019
      We visit this place at least once or twice each year. Never get bored with it. Feeding times for the sharks/penguins are popular. You can re visit with your whole day ticket and so if you have... Read full review
    • EDS09
      Haslemere, United Kingdom
      Worth a visit.
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 18th August 2019
      Enjoyed a visit here. Only takes an hour or so to go round and see everything, so some may find it a little expensive. But we thought it was worth the visit. 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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