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Bristol Aquarium

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Anchor Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TT, England
+44 117 929 8929
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Price is high

Its not that great, small and congested. Price for this was a bit high for me. Tanks are not that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
pj1512
via mobile
Underwhelmed! Total waste of money

How has this place got 3 stars? To say I was underwhelmed is an understatement. After hearing the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PJ2308
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea life” (40 reviews)
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Anchor Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TT, England
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+44 117 929 8929
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Its not that great, small and congested. Price for this was a bit high for me. Tanks are not that clean.More

Thank pj1512
Simon H, Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi PJ Sorry to hear that you did not find the tanks to be clean during your visit. The outsides of the tanks are cleaned every day and are spot checked throughout the day to remove any fingerprints or marks. The insides are also carefully...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

How has this place got 3 stars? To say I was underwhelmed is an understatement. After hearing the advertisements for aquarium on Capital radio we decided to take the journey over the bridge from South Wales. What a waste of money for petrol, bridge, and...More

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Simon H, Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi PJ Thank you for your comments. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't feel engaged with the displays during your visit. We have 6 fully themed zones from native waters to the amazon rainforest to the coral reef each with vastly different types of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We planned to spend a day doing sight seeing in Bristol - lucky we got there just before opening on a Saturday morning 10:00. We were the first in and felt like we had the place for just us for the next 30 mins -...More

Thank Craig A
Reviewed 1 week ago

An Entertaining visit to the aquarium. Whilst not particularly large in size there is plenty to keep you occupied for 90 - 120 minutes. We had two small children with us and they were excited to see what was through the next door, which resulting...More

Thank GemlosWorldTour
BristolAquarium, Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review. We are very pleased to hear you and your children enjoyed your visit to Bristol Aquarium. Little ones can be rather excitable and therefore speed through to see everything in record time! This...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place, plenty to see. I would go again as lots to do in the area. Lots of interesting species to view and not very expensive

Thank Leighton B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as big as I thought it was going to be but still good to visit. Would be great to take the kids too as it doesn't take too long to go throughMore

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BristolAquarium, Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Thank you for taking the time to comment about your visit. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to us. If you come back with your children don't forget that you can use your tickets all day long so that you can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a rainy day with small kids. Very interesting creatures and habitats. Lots to enjoy for small children. Unfortunately pretty expensive for a 1.5-2h visit.More

Thank Swintooh
BristolAquarium, Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Thanks for your review. Really pleased to hear that you had a good time here with us found the displays to be interesting. We've linked up the displays in certain zones to give a snapshot of what life is actually like in parts of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this is a very nice place to visit we popped in when it started raining but we planned to see it anyway. not as big as say London or Brighton and not on the Merlin pass but still good great for kid's and adults alike....More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After we visited @Bristol we popped in to the aquarium as we had booked the tickets online with an offer of kids go free so it worked out a bit cheaper. My son enjoyed it and he liked looking at all the different fish (especially...More

Thank Rachel H
BristolAquarium, Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rachel Thank you for your review. I'm really pleased to hear that your son enjoyed his time looking at all of the different creatures and our fan favourite clownfish and regal tangs! If you have an Instagram account we'd love to see any photos...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to an aquarium, so I have nothing to compare it with, but I was very impressed. They have a wide variety of fish and other sea creatures. You can watch them swimming from various vantage points. It gives you a...More

Thank Iverette
BristolAquarium, Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Iverette Thank you for your review. Really pleased to hear that you came away impressed with your visit to us. We definitely agree that it would be incredibly difficult to see all of the different species we have in the wild so it is...More

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Shauna C
5 September 2017|
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Response from Darrell F | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to pay for children under 3.
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Naylyan
31 May 2017|
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Response from wiseguy4reel | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps: Standard (13 yrs+) £14.75 (Standard Admission) £13.28 (Online Price) Junior (3-12 yrs) £9.75 (Standard Admission) £8.78 (Online Price) Child Under 3years Free (Standard Admission) Free (Online... More
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Stevebuster
12 March 2016|
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Response from BristolAquarium | Property representative |
Hi Stevebuster, Thank you for your question. At the current time we do not offer any reduced concession rate for foster carers, only for full-time students with an NUS card, over 60s, and people with disabilities (who may... More
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