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St Andrews Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Very nice aquarium but not a very good building for wheelchair access.

I visited St. Andrews aquarium on Friday, the 23rd of August 2019 as part of a holiday in Scotland... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
more to see than many aquariums

perhaps as much as 60% of the site is none aquarium creatures (meerkats, arachnids, lizards etc) so... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2019
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Step through our doors and be transported into an underwater world of adventure and discovery. Come face to face with some of the most beautiful, fascinating and dangerous creatures of the watery worlds. From British sharks to spiders, lobsters to...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
The Scores, St. Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland
+44 1334 474786
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited St. Andrews aquarium on Friday, the 23rd of August 2019 as part of a holiday in Scotland with friends. It has lots of different animals including water monkeys, lots of different species of fish, Penguins and a very large spider in a glass...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day at the aquarium. Reasonably priced, lots of fish, reptiles and other animals to sea with interesting talks and activities. A hidden gem in St Andrews.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

Took grandchildren to the aquarium we all really enjoyed the experience would recommend a visit, children really enjoyed the reptile experience, they were so brave touching the animals.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

perhaps as much as 60% of the site is none aquarium creatures (meerkats, arachnids, lizards etc) so there was quite a bit to see here.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank cw8co
Reviewed July 16, 2019

We spent a few hours here and really enjoyed it, managed to catch all the feeding times , really enjoyed it, staff excellent and very friendly.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

As we had never visited here in the past we decided to give it a go. On first appearance it is a bit smaller than other aquarium venues and at £11 per adult it did seem a bit expensive for the length of time it...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Visited here today with 4 year old and 18month old grandsons and they had a great time. So much to see and a lot of the enclosures were very easy for the little one to see from the ground rather than being carried. The reptile...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Claire S
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Purchased a Meerkat feeding experience. Great fun with 14 Meerkats sitting on you getting hand fed. Experiencing how the hierarchy works within the group during the feeding is very interesting ...wee Chip is very cute too! Our keeper was really informative and really nice, Well...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Chewie47
Reviewed June 14, 2019

We had a fantastic time visiting the aquarium for 2 animal feeding experiences-seals and penguins. It was great to hear the staff talking so passionately and informatively about the animals. The staff were friendly and made sure the experiences were special for everyone. We would...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LAMcC7
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Visited with my 1 year old and my mum. We all had a great time. I was impressed by the range of animals they look after and enjoyed the informative feeding sessions of the seals and meerkats. The gift shops and cafe were lovely too....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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March 8, 2019|
Response from Chewie47 | Reviewed this property |
Aquatic inhabitants definitely outnumbered the land dwellers when we visited!
September 24, 2018|
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Response from DDAL1804 | Reviewed this property |
Phone them up as the staff are very friendly and will be able to assist
March 24, 2017|
Response from Fraser K | Property representative |
Your entry fee is included in the price of the feeding experience...any other visitors would need to pay however.