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The Oceanarium is the perfect all weather attraction - discover the mysterious beauty of our watery world in a spectacular underwater journey. From stunning sharks, curious rare green sea turtles and brightly coloured clownfish, to menacing...more
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I visited Bournemouth in September and decided to have a look at the oceanarium. I was very pleasantly surprised it's extremely interesting and well laid out full of very things. The otters and the penguins were particularly appealing but there are many many species of...More
We had a lovely time wandering around and reading all the Information and watching the sea life. We were there a couple of hours, make sure you take your time or you’ll do it very quickly! The turtles were our favourite. I’d recommend going around...More
Quite a small aquarium and doesn't take too long to walk around, probably spent around 45 minutes in there in total and that was going back and forth a little bit too. The turtle was definitely the highlight as he was quite often near the...More
We’ve visited so many zoos and aquariums and have never seen penguins and otters with completely indoor enclosures! It is so cruel. Other than that ok, only takes 45 minutes to get round and the ranks are all dirty making them harder to see in...More
Please don't go. Animals deserve to be free not kept cramped up with nothing to do, no space to swim.
Look at photos, watch natural life programmes but please stop making these places acceptable.
We visited the aquarium on a recent trip to Bournemouth. We had a good visit however I do think it's a little expensive for what you see.
It's small in size, taking approx 30 min to go around.
The turtle was my highlight, managed to...More
Situated on the front at Bournemouth next to the pier This place is a good place to spend an hour or so, probably not worth the £12.50 entrance fee each, but if it’s raining and you are bored of shopping it makes a change from...More
The place isn't massive, it feels stuffy and I thought the animals should have bigger enclosures, especially sharks sharing same basin with turtles. We did have fun though and our toddler enjoyed it a lot too! We visited on a Monday and I thought it...More