Opening Times

Our Opening Times

The aquarium is open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day).

Save money when you book in advance. You will always find the best prices online.

Opening Times

Weekends, Bank Holidays & Peak Dates: 10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

Weekdays (Off-peak): 10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

 

2018 Peak dates are as follows:

  • May 7th
  • May 27th - June 2nd
  • July 22nd - September 2nd
  • October 21st - November 3rd
  • December 23rd - 24th

All other dates are off-peak.

 

2018 Opening Times

 

Date

Monday - Friday

Saturday - Sunday

April 15th – May 5th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

May 6th – May 7th

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

 10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

May 8th – May 26th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

May 27th – June 2nd

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

June 3rd – July 21st

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

July 22nd - September 1st

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

September 2nd – October 20th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

October 21st – 3rd November

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

 

November 4th – December 22nd

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

December 23rd – 24th

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

December 25th

Closed

December 26th – 31st

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

 

  • Please be aware that due to our limited capacity, we strongly advise all guests to book online tickets in advance of their visit, particularly when planning to visit during weekends or school holidays.

  • Guests with pre-booked tickets are guaranteed entry and will be given priority over guests who arrive with no tickets, who may have to wait to be admitted due to our limited capacity.

  • During weekends and holiday periods, please be aware that there may be a waiting time to enter the attraction. The attraction is busiest between 11am and 3pm.

  • To avoid the wait and to guarantee your entrance into the attraction, pre-book a timed ticket online

 

Picking up a Merlin Annual Pass and want to pick up your pass outside of our normal opening hours? Email us with your requested time and we'll do our best to accommodate.

 

Don’t forget, tickets might be cheaper outside of the peak hours!