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.

2019 Opening Times

Saturdays: 09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

Sundays & Peak Dates: 10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

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

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

 

2019 Dates

Monday - Friday

Saturday

Sunday

January 2nd – 6th

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

January 7th – February 15th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

February 16th – 24th

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

February 25th – April 7th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

April 8th - April 12th

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

April 13th – 28th

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

 09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

April 29th – 5th May

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

6th May

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

 

 

May 7th – 26th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

May 27th – 31st

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

June 1st – July 28th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

July 29th – August 31st

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

September 1st – October 27th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

October 28th – November 1st

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

November 2nd – December 24th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

9.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

December 25th

Closed

 

December 26th

10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

 

 

December 27th – 30th

10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

09.30-18.00 (last entry 17.00)

 

December 31st

 10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

 

 

  • 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!