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Pier Approach West Beach Bournemouth BH2 5AA 01202 311 993

We say

Slap bang on the seafront, this great aquarium houses an impressive array of marine life from colourful, tropical angel fish to giant turtles. Its tanks are divided by habitat with a Mediterranean tank, a deep sea section and a Florida mangrove pool. The vast Great Barrier Reef tank is particularly impressive, with a walk-though tunnel where you can gaze at turtles, sharks and stingrays swimming above your head. Check out, too, the baby otters in the Otter Oasis display.

You say Average Rating ★★★★☆

A safe bet ★★★★☆

As with many aquariums you know what to expect which is a good thing when looking to occupy the children on a rainy summer's day. You are guaranteed a few hours' fun.

Oceanarium reviewed by on March 14th, 2012

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Adults £12.95 adults, children (3–15) £8.25, seniors & students £10.25. Family tickets £24.95–£39.95. All tickets cheaper if you buy online in advance.


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Daily 10am–5pm

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