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Address: Anchor Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TT, England
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This place was amazing, they had quite alot to look at and we enjoyed ourselves. They have alot of different habbitats and there was a lot of information. You could do everything... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This place was amazing, they had quite alot to look at and we enjoyed ourselves. They have alot of different habbitats and there was a lot of information. You could do everything at your own pace as well which was nice.

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Wickwar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This was an amazing attraction, worth every penny, very informative with enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff. We spent an hour or so with Elsa the octopus and her minders, Liv and Annie. It was a wonderful experience and a pleasure to chat to the girls who were so knowledgeable about marine life. We would thoroughly recommend this attraction to both young and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

A lovely little aquarium but took no more than an hour and a half to get through. Went with my husband and daughter who is 2 and so has free entry, but I was still shocked at the price, £28 for two adults....unfortunately I'd say it certainly doesn't provide £28 worth of entertainment compared to other activities we've done in... More 

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Bristol
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I think I have summed it up in my title! The aquarium is very nicely laid out and there are some interesting sea creatures. However, even taking a leisurely pace you can be around it in not much more than an hour. The entrance fee feels very expensive as a result. I would say definitely go and see it -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Aquarium of a very good standard. Kids had a really good hour or so. We did go in half-term though so it was a bit busy.

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bristol
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I had looked at previous reviews and a lot of them had said that it was only worth a brief visit and was expensive - this had put us off in the past.However we fancied a day out between Xmas and new year so thought we would give it a try.We booked tickets online which saved a few pounds and... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I visited with my four year old grandchild. We had a great time and she loved all the fishes, turtles etc. We spent several hours here because she was so interested in everything. We met Ariel which was the highlight of her visit. Ariel was so lovely and took a keen interest in my granddaughter. Love the turtles and seahorses.... More 

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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We went to the aquarium with 3 children ( 9, 5, 3) and enjoyed it. A little tip is to call in at the tourist information and ask if they have any discount vouchers, we managed to get 2 free children which brought the price down considerably.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As the title says, it was nice place to visit, but for £12 each (more if you don't get a money off voucher) it's a little expensive when you factor in that it only takes about an hour to look around. The giant octopus was disappointing, really not that big and in a small case. We did have a good... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We have been to bristol to visit the aquarium 5 times in the past 3 years and we've never had any complaints, our kids love it and we discover something new with each visit.the staff are very informative and helpful.

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