Things to do at Tynemouth Aquarium review
Close to the sea on the award-winning Longsands beach, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear is the Tynemouth Aquarium. It has sharks, stingrays, daily seal shows, monkeys and other types of fish.
The aquarium has daily talks so that you can learn more about their animals. They have a river giants talk and feed three times a day, and a seal show twice a day (weather permitting). You can prebook when you arrive if you want to watch one of the presentations.
You can wander through the aquarium to see many different species from all over the world. Tanks include the tropical waters of the Caribbean and the UK’s native shores. From rays and coral reef fish to seals and tortoise, there is plenty to see. Their River Giants exhibit is brand new and takes you away to tropical rainforest and you will see giant fish, face to face. Some of their more popular tanks include cow nose rays, clownfish, lionfish and stonefish.
They can even host your child’s birthday parties. They also host annual events.
Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places still require you to pre-book online in advance.
FAQ and Further Information Tynemouth Aquarium
Is there food and drink available?
There is a restaurant serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Aquarium by the sea with sharks, stingrays, daily seal shows, monkeys and other types of fish. There are toilets and a restaurant.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Higher-priced. An adult ticket costs £14.50, children 3-12 £10.25, other pricing options including family tickets and passes are available.
Is there parking?
There is parking nearby, charges apply.
When are they open?
Tynemouth Aquarium is open every day except for Christmas Day. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Only assistance dogs are permitted in the aquarium.