Open Tomorrow : 10:00AM - 04:00 PM

  • Wednesday : 10:00AM - 04:00 PM
  • Thursday : 10:00AM - 04:00 PM
  • Friday : 10:00AM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Sunday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Monday : 10:00AM - 04:00 PM
  • Tuesday : 10:00AM - 04:00 PM

Here at Bristol Aquarium we pride ourselves on providing conservation education through our talks, feeding shows and special activities

Every half term we run special themed events with daytime activities all included in admission

Make the most of your ticket by joining us at our 5 daily talks & feeds to discover more about the wonderful creatures of the deep and ask us anything about your favourite animals! 🐟

Find out more about our upcoming events below at the Aquarium and also in our Auditorium (additional charges may apply for auditorium or evening events where stated)

Christmas Holidays

Swim into our undersea grotto this Christmas and meet Charlie the Clownfish!

Join us for a range of festive activities all included with admission, enjoy a hot chocolate around our giant Christmas Tree, and take a peek inside our Undersea Grotto to get a gift from Charlie*

Get your stocking fillers from our souvenir shop at the end of your journey to remember your aquarium visit.

*Grotto Terms and Conditions:
– One free gift per paying child
– Gifts only available during the grotto opening times (TBC). When the grotto is closed please join us for our other activities
– Gifts are subject to availability

Daily Talks & Feeds Schedule:


Coral Seas

Meet the inhabitants of our Coral Reef and see how we train our rays and sharks to come to the surface for their breakfast!

Location: Section 5, Edge of Rainforest


Mon/ Wed/ Fri

UK Native Fish and Sharks

Discover more about the shark species that can be found around our own shores!

Location: Section 3, Ocean Floor


Tue/ Thurs/ Sat/ Sun


Discover more about our graceful herd of Big Bellied Seahorses from Australasia.

Location: Section 4, Learning Lab


Bay of Rays

Meet our inquisitive rays and learn about how they’re actually flat sharks!

Location: Section 2, Rocky Shores


Amazing Amazon

Come and check out this big fish feeding frenzy – just watch you don’t get splashed!

Location: Section 6, Amazon River

Common Octopus



Meet Octavia our Common Octopus, join us in seeing her training and interaction session, and ask us all about these amazing creatures

Location: Section 3, Ocean Floor

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