ASCAREIUM: Halloween at Bristol Aquarium

Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5TT

Tel: +44 (0)117 929 8929

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Bristol Aquarium has multiple Halloween activities happening throughout the week to experience the Aquarium in a different light. 

Talks, Feeds and Themed Walkthrough
Talks and Feeds will be on at the below times, with some additional topics covering the spookier species such as blind Cave Fish and Piranhas. There will also be a squid dissection!
- 11:00: Monster Tour
- 11:30: Coral Seas
- 12:00: Squid Lab
- 12:30: Native/Seahorses 
- 13:30: All About Rays
- 14:30: Amazon River
- 15:30: Octopus Talk
- 16:50: Archer Fish

Evening Spooky Tour
Come along to the story-led tour of Bristol Aquarium and the monsters’ of the deep. Visitors to the aquarium are led by a famous pirate, a mermaid, a lost Amazonian explorer and a sea monster!. Earlier timeslots are more family friendly whilst the bigger scares happen later in the evening!

The tours are family-friendly allowing visitors to see the aquarium after dark – it’s a special experience trekking through the botanic houses in the dark and getting to see our nocturnal animals more active at night! The tours are full of spooky tales and gruesome facts given by some quirky characters who make the whole experience interactive and fun! This year's theme is myths and legends of the sea.

How To Book (Pre-booking is essential)
- Call 0117 929 8929 to book your slot (limited slots available).
- Buy a ticket online or on the door.
- Show up on the 28th of October, at least 10 minutes before your designated time slot.

Terms & Conditions
*Tickets bought for Spooky tours are not valid for daytime admission & tickets redeemed for daytime admission are not valid for the Spooky tours.

Fancy Dress Competition
WIN Sammy the Shark! A Plush Great White Shark, who is a whopping 80cm long.
- Simply follow the rules below:
- Come to the Aquarium wearing Halloween outfits. Bonus points for style, effort and fish/marine themed outfits.
- Snap a picture inside the Aquarium and submit by tagging Bristol Aquarium on Facebook or Instagram – or send it to
- Last chance to submit your photos are November the 1st, Winners to be announced on November the 3rd.


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