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Address: Anchor Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TT, England
Phone Number: 0117-929-8929
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Small but very pretty.

Does not compare to international aquariums but when comparing it to the standard sea-life aquariums at the beach, I was very impressed. It is a clean and tidy venue with very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Elle B
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Newport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is well worth visiting and interesting. However, it takes a maximum of 1 hour to look around and the cost is ridiculous for what it is. Half the ticket prices and it would be worth it. At the current prices it's a complete rip off!

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Thank hackers1979
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Does not compare to international aquariums but when comparing it to the standard sea-life aquariums at the beach, I was very impressed. It is a clean and tidy venue with very beautiful displays. Whilst a little pricey if paying full normal admission, I think attraction is best approached by means of two for one vouchers / discount vouchers / online... More 

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Thank Elle B
Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelled from Swansea. Totally worth the travel. Very interesting and enjoyable. The tickets were all day so I had the chance to go around twice and both times were amazing! Loved every moment of it. Highly recommend for aquatic animal lovers!

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1 Thank robynmcmurray16
Bristol
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This aquarium takes a maximum of 1 hour to look around. We were thoroughly disappointed with the size considering the high entrance fee. I wouldn't visit again.

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Thank Mrspedoubety
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly fantastic place to visit whatever the weather! the walk through the aquarium is just quite outstanding a very tranquil place and offers excellent facility's for all the family .

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1 Thank Brian P
Cannock
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95 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the granddaughter the other day and she lived it, have been to other sea life centres and have always thought they were value for money. But with this costing us £29 and entry to exit time being 40 minutes I think that is not value for money, sorry. Before you go look for buy one get one free vouchers... More 

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Thank Brian A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Educational and a journey through different countries where the fish are from. Outdoor plants and insects with full information for each section given throughout. Children thoroughly enjoyed the day out here. It does get busy but we had access and views throughout our visit. Take your time when going through the aquarium. Enjoy it as we did and finally the... More 

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Thank Gareth L
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here (2 adults) as the weather wasn't great and generally love an aquarium. While the 'outside' bit of this venue was well done I don't think it is worth the entrance fee, which is £14 for adults. You can stay for 4 hours, but haven't a clue what you would spend your time doing. Pictures outside have sharks,... More 

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Thank Kaydee1230
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth for children who loves fishes and other sea creatures. Fun filled and exciting. Kids will love it for sure.

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Thank sjp1366
Brighton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff, nicely laid out and the kids were enjoying it. But for me, for £14, pretty disappointing.

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