Bristol Aquarium must sadly close its doors again in response to Bristol being put back into tier3 on 26th December 2020 in a bid to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases across the country, and to ease pressures on the NHS.
Bristol Aquarium is home to thousands of marine-life from across the world’s waters; from brightly coloured tropical fish to the native species based right here on the UK shores. There is so much to discover, including a giant botanical house, teeming with a whole variety of interesting plants and trees. We’re all indoors and based […]
Wednesday 2nd December 2020 Update: Bristol Aquarium will remain closed following the England Lockdown as Bristol enters tier 3 of Covid-19 restrictions. We will remain closed until the tier for Bristol moves down, a government review will take place on the 16th December. We are saddened that our doors remain closed, but our spirits will […]
Spectacular summer orchids bring the magic of the rainforest to the Aquarium. This summer there are some amazing new orchids flowering in the Bristol Aquarium orchid displays including unusual species from Brazil, Costa Rica and Borneo.
Bristol Aquarium has successfully bred over 20 endangered Phantasmal poison frogs (Epipedobates tricolor). This is an important conservation breeding as their numbers are in decline in the wild. They grow around 2.5cm and are red/ brown in colour with yellow stripes.
Bristol’s city centre aquarium has a new, young pufferfish on display for visitors to see. The Starry Pufferfish (Arothron stellatus) was donated to Bristol Aquarium from a pet shop that could not sell it.