Discover 1000's of amazing creatures including sharks, turtles, penguins and more
Dive in to a magical underwater journey and discover 1000’s of amazing creatures above and below the waves at the Oceanarium in Bournemouth.
Submerge yourself in shark infested waters and explore the newly re-themed underwater tunnel – Shark Wreck Reef! The display is home to stunning sharks, Carrie the loggerhead turtle, southern stingrays and many more. Get up close to a cunning croc, mischievous otter family, mesmerizing jellyfish, colourful clownfish and not forgetting our playful colony of Humboldt penguins!
- Daily talks and feeds
- School holiday activities
- Kids’ quiz trail
- 11 themed zones
- Kids’ play zone
- Walkthrough tunnel
- Offshore café and Bayview Terrace
- Cove gift shop
There is so much to sea and explore, whatever the weather!
Book online for great savings!
- Tickets valid all day
- Accessible for all
- Super saver family tickets
- 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.