Bristol Aquarium

Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, Avon, BS1 5TT

Tel: +44 (0)117 929 8929

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Bristol Aquarium has re-opened, subject to Governement restrictions. Please check directly on their website and/or social media channels for the latest updates.

Embark on a fascinating journey; dive in and discover the wonders of the deep in Bristol’s colourful aquarium, right in the heart of the city. Open daily, explore more than 40 naturally-themed displays and spot the thousands of amazing aquatic creatures, including rays, seahorses, puffer fish, piranhas, and so many more.

Bristol Aquarium transports you and your family and friends on a spectacular undersea safari. Wander through the Underwater Tunnel to watch fascinating marine life swim over your head.

Home to a mix of tropical fish from around the world, as well as many that are native to the UK’s waters all in naturally-themed habitats, designed to inspire a deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world.

Bristol Aquarium is the only aquarium in the UK to feature a giant botanical house, teeming with hundreds of exotic plant and tree species from around the world – there are even bananas growing in this urban jungle!

Every ticket lets you enjoy unlimited entry all day, with access to daily talks and seasonal events too!

Visitor safety amid coronavirus 

Together we can ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable visit to Bristol Aquarium. Visitors can head on an underwater safari safely with the new one-way system, social distancing measures and additional hygiene facilities throughout.

To ensure the safety of visitors and staff, it is essential that visitors read and fully understand the visitor charter before visiting, this outlines site rules and how Bristol Aquarium are operating safely. For full safety details and to read the visitor charter please see here.

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Special Offers

  • Carer admitted free

    The offer:One official carer accompanying a paying disabled visitor is admitted free of charge.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Bristol Aquarium .

    Offers for carers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Offers for carers

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* Monday – Friday: 10am – 4pm (last entry 3pm)
Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Further Information

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - Contact At-Bristol -0117 9158000
  • Event Venue - Contact A-Bristol - 0117 9158000
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - Nearest public car park is at Millennium Square

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given - Subject to availability. Feeds and talks will be announced on the day
  • Educational Visits Accepted - School Groups welcome Booking required
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Booking required

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Schools and other groups welcome - please contact us or visit the website for more information

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      373
    • Very Good
      489
    • Average
      395
    • Poor
      148
    • Terrible
      70

    Recent Reviews:

    • sovenna
      Norwich
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Well worth a visit.
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 2nd June 2022
      Absolutely brilliant. We loved our visit. Beautifully presented. Imaginative and well thought out. Highly recommend, good value for money. Read full review
    • Y1887CQvanessaw
      Great place to visit for a couple of hours
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 3rd June 2022
      A lovely place to spend a few hours. The aquarium had lots of different areas to it with plenty of information to read on all the fish. There were open topped tanks which had really fantastic range... Read full review
    • 238annemarieb
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Lovely few hours exploring aquarium
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 14th June 2022
      Loved this aquarium, I liked the botanical side of it and the vast information it gives about the creatures it has. Staff are friendly and informative. Read full review

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