Bristol Aquarium

Ideal for:

  • Babies & Toddlers (0-3)
  • Young Children (4-8)
  • Older Children (9-12)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Big Kids (19+)

Activity Type:


About Bristol Aquarium:

blue reef bristol aquariumBringing the Harbourside to Life!

Discover the wonders of the deep in the heart of the city and explore more than 40 naturally-themed displays that are home to thousands of amazing aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, rays, seahorses, puffer fish, piranhas and so much more.

Bristol is also the only aquarium in the UK to feature a giant botanical house, known as the Urban Jungle, showcasing hundreds of exotic plant and tree species from around the world.

Join us for daily talks and feeds as well as a host of different themed events and activities throughout the year, all included in usual admission.

Great news – your ticket is valid all day so you have unlimited entry to come and go as you please!

Café and Shop

The aquarium shop is packed full of souvenirs, from cute and cuddly teddies to fun toys, jewellery and stationary and you will find a great gift for any animal lover!

Sit back and relax in Bristol Aquarium’s nautically themed C-Shed café and enjoy freshly-prepared hot and cold snacks with deliciously fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Little tiddlers can enjoy our pirate themed colouring-in station complete with telescopes and binoculars for sea-searching fun.

Birthday Parties

We offer unique, fun and hassle-free parties for youngsters aged 4-10 years in a stimulating, safe environment. Whether your little one is shark crazy, argh lover of pirates or mad about mermaids we’ve got the perfect party for you!

Schools and Groups

Bristol Aquarium offers a fun and inspirational day out for all ages. Enjoy a self-led tour of Bristol aquarium, or for a small additional charge be taken on an adventure with your own Safari guide! With expert knowledge and help spotting those incredible species, enjoy an immersive experience learning about fascinating creatures from under the sea.

The wonders of the deep await…


  • Toilets
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Baby changing facility
  • Disabled toilet
  • Paid parking offsite
  • Pushchair friendly
  • Snacks available


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

Phone: 0117 929 8929

Web Address:

Opening Hours:

  • Open everyday except Christmas Day
  • Open from 10am
  • Closing times vary throughout the year, please visit website for details or call


Rates on the door:

  • Standard (13+) – £14.75
  • Junior (ages 3-12) – £9.75
  • Concession (disabled, student, 60+) – £13.25
  • Children under 3 go FREE!
  • Family (2 standard, 2 junior) – £47.00
  • Grandparent Family (2 60+ and 2 junior) – £44.00

Online rate 10% off

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