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Review of Oceanarium

Oceanarium
Ranked #15 of 42 things to do in Bournemouth
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Owner description: 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 piranhas, venomous lionfish and the weirdly wonderful octopus – they are all waiting to be discovered!Experience the world's first virtual Interactive Dive Cage and take a magnificent adventure without getting wet.... Then discover the interactive Global Meltdown to unveil the potential effects of climate change. Be enchanted by two very cute Oriental small clawed otters, watch them swim, splash, feed and play in their exotic, naturally themed oasis.Open daily from 10am. Closing times vary throughout the year – please check before visiting. Closed Christmas Day. Tickets valid all day with nine daily feeding presentations.Book tickets online to make great savings.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed December 7, 2017

A small Oceanarium but excellent and well run. I enjoyed the Otters being fed and the Turtle having his back scrttubbed with a hose and broom.Well worth coming to see.

Thank harveyKent
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"feeding times"
in 157 reviews
"sea life"
in 142 reviews
"giant turtles"
in 54 reviews
"underwater tunnel"
in 44 reviews
"penguin enclosure"
in 38 reviews
"main tank"
in 31 reviews
"rainy day"
in 118 reviews
"gift shop"
in 72 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 89 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 111 reviews
"few hours"
in 65 reviews
"family ticket"
in 25 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 30 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 35 reviews
"play area"
in 25 reviews
"sea front"
in 28 reviews
"otters"
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Enjoyed our visit here, Somewhere to go on a bitter cold day. I left feeling sad for the animals and birds which I felt had an unnatural existence with not enough room.

Thank dee01273
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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

have visited twice now and have enjoyed both visits x not somewhere you can go for the whole day but certainly a fun couple of hours... nice selection of sealife animals to see
enjoyed by all x

Thank Erika F
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Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Interesting place but it’s rather small and could have been cheaper for the size of it. Worth a visit if you’re with kids.

Thank Elena S
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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

This is not the biggedt aquarium we have been to, but it is certainly one of the best laid out ones we have been to.
The design is great and the whole thing us accessable to buggies and wheel chairs. The staff were friendly and helpfull and purchasing the tickets online and redeeming them was painless. I like the fact they have otters and penguins. Would definatley visit again next time we are in the area.

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