Make savings and enjoy extra activities this Summer Holiday!


Whatever the weather, visit the Oceanarium this Summer and take advantage of our online discounts and extra activities!

You can make amazing savings of up to 25% off tickets if you book online in advance and visit in the summer holidays (Saturday 22nd July and Sunday 2nd September 2018).

Home to thousands of enchanting creatures, Bournemouth Oceanarium immerses you in a fun and engaging underwater adventure. Explore the waters of the world and share a laugh at our playful otter family, seek out our loggerhead turtles in the Great Barrier Reef and catch a glimpse of our cunning croc. Don’t forget to look out for our menacing piranhas, mesmerizing jellyfish, colourful clownfish and of course our unforgettable, incredibly cute colony of Humboldt penguins! 

Tickets allow unlimited same day entry so take advantage and watch the waters come alive with regular talks and feeds! Plus, take part in additional summer activities including daily craft sessions where you can enjoy activities such as making badges, masks and a variety of fun and interactive games. Join the ‘meet the creature’ sessions where you can get up close and personal with creatures such as a royal pythons, leopard geckos and spiny tail lizards*. The meet the creature sessions are at 11:30am and 2:30pm daily in addition to our summer feeding time schedule, which can be found here.

*creatures may subject to change and vary throughout the holidays.

Terms and conditions

Tickets prices are subject to change, however booking online in advance will be cheaper than purchasing on the gate.

Meet the creature sessions are twice daily and creatures are subject to change

Craft activities are running everyday throughout the summer holidays in the underwater penguin area with ideas and everything you need to make something to take away with you. A member of the displays team will check in on the station regularly.