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Oceanarium - The Bournemouth Aquarium, Dorset, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 50° 42.962 W 001° 52.582
30U E 579324 N 5618849
Quick Description: A fantastic seafront aquarium in Bournemouth town.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/22/2008 12:00:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM4R2K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Mauison
Views: 8

Long Description:
This is one of our favourite aquariums of all time and is situated right on the seafront near the pier in Bournemouth.

The Oceanarium is divided into different underwater habitats including The Amazon, Mediterranean, Africa, The Ganges, Marine Research Lab, Dive Cage, Great Barrier Reef, The Abyss, Global Meltdown and Key West. There is a brilliant gift shop, educational displays and interaction for all and a cafe. In the aquarium you can walk under water through the underwater tunnel and see the turtles and sharks pass over your head!
Physical address of aquarium: Oceanarium, Pier Approach, West Beach, Bournemouth, BH2 5AA

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Hours of operation: Open daily from 10am throughout the year, Closing times vary throughout the year - please see website for current times. Closed Christmas Day.

Admission cost: Adult £8.50. Child (3-15yrs) £6.00. Senior Citizen £7.00. Disabled £6.00. Family (2 Adults 2 Children) £24.00.

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