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Oceanarium, Bournemouth

3.5
#4 of 13 in Parks in Bournemouth
Explore the great bodies of water around the globe at Oceanarium, which features ten recreated environments, including the Amazon, Key West, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Great Barrier Reef. This site is home to the world’s first Interactive Dive Cage, submerging visitors in a 270-degree virtual view of the ocean. Take advantage of the aquarium’s interactive touch technology to come up close to computer-generated sea creatures, such as dolphins, green sea turtles, clownfish, piranhas, octopuses, manta rays, and sharks. This unique underwater experience features an encounter with a blue whale that swallows the entire cage, taking visitors on a journey through its fascinating digestive system. Tickets are valid all day long, with nine daily feeding presentations and many other special activities included. Put Oceanarium at the forefront of your travel plans using our Bournemouth online attractions planner .
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  • I thought the Oceanarium was ok, quite rundown and the big tank was filthy green but i appreciate it takes time and money for a business to improve things. We enjoyed the tanks and animals. The otters...  more »
  • Great place to take your kids. They saw penguins being fed. The entry tickets is for the whole day and you can re-enter so really good.  more »
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  • Great experience today with my grandson. Useful entrance fee offer which we used. Enjoyed the exhibits, especially the tunnel. Otters and penguins were amazing to watch as we were in time for feeding. Well worth the visit but leave your buggies behind add there is not much room to manoeuvre.
  • Great little aquarium, loved the otters and the giant turtle, really cool seeing her swimming around! Their promotion for 50% off for local residents in March was a great way of getting us through the door and we will definitely be back.
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