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Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium

Shark Wreck Reef new for 2019

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Enjoy all 11 themed zones within the Oceanarium, from the newly re-themed walk through tunnel featuring Carrie the loggerhead turtle and stunning sharks, colourful clownfish and seahorses in the Marine Research Lab and playful Humboldt penguins at Penguin Beach Encounter! You can also get up close to the mischievous family of otters in Otter Oasis, and discover the depths of the Abyss – there are thousands of creatures all waiting to be discovered!

New for 2019

Shark Wreck Reef! The newly refurbished walk through tunnel display which incorporates a shipwreck theme surrounded by stunning coral, encompasses an impressive 350 thousand litres of salt water! Visitors can get up close to over 75 creatures, including a variety of shark species, southern stingrays, moray eels and a giant turtle.

Don’t miss:

-    Daily talks and feeds 
-    School holiday activities 
-    Kids’ quiz trail 
-    Kids’ playzone
-    Offshore café and Bayview Terrace 
-    Cove gift shop 
There is so much to sea and explore, whatever the weather! 
Book online for great savings!

Visitor Information:

-    Tickets valid all day
-    Accessible for all
-    Super saver family tickets and under 3’s Free
-    Discounted rates for pre-booked groups of 10 or more


The Offshore Cafe and Cove gift shop are both open to all. Enjoy amazing views of the bay from our beachfront Offshore Café, open daily from 10am providing a variety of hot and cold food, and proudly serves Starbucks Coffee. The Cove gift shop is full of fascinating and unique merchandise to suit all ages, tastes and pockets.
The Oceanarium is located next to Bournemouth Pier, on the beach front, just a 5 minute walk from the town centre.
 

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 prices 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

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West Beach
Bournemouth
Dorset
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