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Opening Times

The aquarium is open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day), and all bookings must be made in advance 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.

Opening Times

Last entry is ALWAYS 1 hr before close

Saturdays: 09:30 – 18:00

Sundays: 09:30 -17:00

Mon-Fri: 09:45 – 16:00


Top tips!

  • All visits must be pre-booked online advance

  • Guests who arrive with no tickets will be asked to go online and reserve a time slot in order to be able to visit, 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

Book now!


COVID-19 UPDATE: Following the latest UK Government update, we remain OPEN with the highest standard of health and safety measures in place. All guests, including Annual Passholders, still need to pre-book their tickets in advance.