Events and Exhibitions

Are you ready to dive into the deep end and come face-to-fin with some of the most wonderful creatures in our oceans? Grab your goggles because there will certainly be splashes of fun on your visit!

Whichever day you swim on by you’ll be able to enjoy exciting talks and enthralling creature feeds by our fantastic team.



Daily Talks & Feeds

You can find times for our daily talks and feeds below. Please be aware that these are subject to change, so if there’s a specific talk or feed you’re visiting for, then call us on 0117 929 8929 to ensure you don’t miss out.


  • 11:30am – Daily – Tropical Predators

Meet the hunters in our warmer waters and learn how they catch their prey! Learn more about our Coral Seas display here.

  • 12:30pm – Daily – Native waters

Learn about what fascinating species we have right here in our UK waters and why its so important we protect them! Read more about our Learning Lab displays here.

  • 1:30pm – Daily – Ravenous Rays

Meet our inquisitive rays and learn about how they’re actually flat sharks! Learn more about our Sunken Ship here.

  • 2:30pm – Daily – Amazon River

Come and check out this big fish feeding frenzy – just watch you don’t get splashed! Learn more about our Amazing Amazon display here.

  • 3:30pm – Daily – Giant Pacific Octopus

Learn from our enthusiastic team all about Gloria, our Giant Pacific Octopus. Fingers crossed she’s in a good mood!

Please be aware we are not promoting these talks throughout the day to reduce gatherings in response to Covid-19 safety measures. For full details about Bristol Aquarium’s staff and visitor safety amid Covid-19 please click here.

Tickets are valid all day and visitors are welcome to come and go throughout the day as they please – pop back to enjoy a talk all about your favourite animal!

Events & Extra Activities

We’re open everyday (except Christmas Day) but check out our calendar below for extra events!

October 27, 2020

Halloween at Bristol Aquarium


We’ve teamed up with Bath Spa University to highlight the plight of marine litter and plastic in our oceans. Come and take a look at our photography exhibition during your visit! You can join in using the hashtag #OceanMatters.




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