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Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium

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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 2020 - 31 Jan 2021)
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
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West Beach
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH2 5AA
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Tel01202 311993

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      1032
    • Very Good
      1042
    • Average
      615
    • Poor
      174
    • Terrible
      78

    Recent Reviews:

    • Extraordinary143614
      Poor turtle
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 18th March 2020
      Generally it was excellent with unusual fish and animals which all looked well cared for but we felt very sad for the turtle. it just swam up and down on the same line Read full review
    • Martinoakham
      Oakham, United Kingdom
      Interesting Place
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 19th March 2020
      Oceanarium, Bournemouth was a interesting place to visit, I especially enjoyed watching the Otters. there are plenty of other animals to see Read full review
    • markc628
      Banbury, England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Oceanarium Cafe Bournemouth
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 21st April 2020
      I always visit the Oceanarium Cafe when I take my mother who now 85 on holiday to Bournemouth great food and friendly service from staff. If better siting outside you get a great view of the beach... 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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