Save up to 25% and enjoy half term fun at the Oceanarium!


Trick or treat yourself to a trip to the Oceanarium this half term, with some of the world’s spookiest sea creatures including fearsome piranhas, a creepy croc and eerie eels!

From Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th October additional spook-tacular family friendly activities will be hosted for all the family to enjoy including:

  • MEET THE CREEPY CREATURES – Face your fears at our ‘meet the creature’ sessions where you can get up close and personal with creatures such as a royal python, our very own tarantula, giant millipedes, a Halloween crab and leopard geckos (Creatures are subject to change).
  • PHOTO COMPETITION – Take a photo of what you think is the weirdest or most wonderful creature at the Oceanarium and tag it on Instagram using @oceanariumbournemouth or post it on our Facebook page at for the chance to win a goody bag of prizes.
  • Take part in our TRICK OR TREAT QUIZ TRAIL – Follow all the clues to discover some of our most ghoulish creatures!
  • Watch our waters come alive in our DAILY FEEDS & PRESENTATIONS – including sharks, penguins and otters – why not see them all – tickets are valid all day!

And don’t forget to book in advance online at where you can make great savings of up to 25%. Activities are subject to availability and may change without prior notice.

To complement your fang-tastic adventure, grab a bite to eat in the Offshore Café or Bay View Terrace and visit The Cove Shop, where you can purchase unique gifts and souvenirs.

Click here to buy online & save!


  Main Gate Online
Adult £12.25 £8.95
Child (3-15 years) £8.25 £5.95
Student / Senior £10.25 £7.95
Disabled Adult / Carer £9.75 £7.60
Disabled Child £7.95 £5.75
Family of 3 £24.95 £21.20
Family of 4 £29.95 £24.95
Family of 5 £34.95 £29.70
Family of 6 £39.95 £33.95


The Oceanarium is open daily from 10am, situated next to Bournemouth Pier. Click here to purchase discounted tickets.

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