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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Video

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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 .

    Offer link: Offers for carers

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Open daily from 10.00am - 5.00pm (last entry 4.00pm)

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • 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
      358
    • Very Good
      477
    • Average
      384
    • Poor
      142
    • Terrible
      67

    Recent Reviews:

    • Connector02121278569
      Swansea, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Shocking
      1 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 22nd July 2021
      Expensive and totally underwhelming, It took 40 minutes to walk around and cost £66 for a family of 5. It should be half this price and I then think it’s overpriced. Read full review
    • Adventure27053462275
      Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Fun family visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 23rd July 2021
      Great place to visit. Friendly helpful staff. Plenty of interesting exhibits to occupy the whole family for a couple of hours. Close to the harbour side with loads of other things going on nearby and... Read full review
    • Chrissy309
      Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
      Clean and comfy
      3 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 29th July 2021
      My friend and I, visited the Aquarium last week. Very covid friendly. Clean and a one way system. Not a huge place but very interesting. The staff helpful. There are toilets and a cafe, within the... Read full review

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