Opening Times and Ticket Information

Below you will find information about all of our aquarium tickets, including daily and annual passes. Tickets to the aquarium include use of all of our facilities, including soft play for children aged 12 years or under.

All aquarium tickets purchased online include a 10% online discount.

A 15% local resident discount is available on all standard aquarium tickets only but is not available online or in conjunction with any other offer.

Opening Times

Aquarium Standard Opening Times:

We are open 10.00am until 5.00pm every day, with last admissions at 4.00pm.

School Holiday Opening Times:

During school holidays, we are open 9.30.am until 6pm every day with last admission at 5.00pm* school holidays may vary by local area

Please check with the Aquarium for details of late opening hours and Christmas hours special events.

Standard Aquarium Tickets

Adult Ticket

This ticket gives full access to the aquarium for one adult aged 13 and over for one day, including access to our wet lab, arts and crafts in the pirate activity zone, bistro and soft-play. You can leave and revisit the aquarium throughout the day using the same ticket. You can also visit the aquarium again for just £2 per person per visit within two weeks of your visit by showing the receipt for your original ticket purchase. Those 16 and under also get free face painting.

Online Price
£8.95
Ticket Office Price
£9.95
Child Ticket

This ticket gives full access to the aquarium for one child of age 12 or under for one day, including access to our wet lab, arts and crafts in our pirate activity zone, bistro and soft-play. You can leave and revisit the aquarium throughout the day using the same ticket. You can also visit the aquarium again for just £2 per person per visit within two weeks of your visit by showing the receipt for your original ticket purchase. Those 16 and under also get free face painting. No charge for children under 2.

Online Price
£6.75
Ticket Office Price
£7.50
Concession Ticket

This ticket gives full access to the aquarium for one concessionary (aged 60 or over) adult for one day.  This includes access to our wet lab, pirate activity zone, bistro and soft-play. You can leave and revisit the aquarium throughout the day using the same ticket. You can also visit the aquarium again for just £2 per person per visit within two weeks of your visit by showing the receipt for your original ticket purchase. Concessionary status classes as aged 60 or over and must be shown at the time of access.

Online Price
£6.75
Ticket Office Price
£7.50
Family Ticket - 2 adults 2 children

This ticket gives a family of four full access to the aquarium for one day, including access to our wet lab, arts and crafts in our pirate activity zone, bistro and soft-play. You can leave and revisit the aquarium throughout the day using the same ticket. You can also visit the aquarium again for just £2 per person per visit within two weeks of your visit by showing the receipt for your original ticket purchase. Those 16 and under also get free face painting. No ticket charge for children under 2.

Online Price
£27.90
Ticket Office Price
£31.00
Off Peak Special Ticket

This ticket is available to purchase Mon – Fri at the ticket office only, between 10.30-11.30am or after 3.30pm.  It is not available during school holiday periods.  It gives full access to the aquarium, including access to our wet lab, arts and crafts in the pirate activity zone, bistro and soft-play. Those 16 and under also get free face painting.  Quote code “Off Peak Special" when purchasing. 

Online Price
n/a
Ticket Office Price
£5.00

Special Offers and Add ons

Local Resident 15% Discount

If you are a local resident within the Skegness postcode and can provide proof of address then you can claim a 15% on-the-day discount for yourself and all accompanying children.  This discount can’t be used with any other offer and is not available online.

Coast and cake (over 55s only)
£10

Reserved for over 55s only, this ticket includes access to the aquarium, steaming hot drink and a delicious slab of our homemade cake of the day.  Ideal for a more tranquil stroll through the aquarium to absorb the hypnotic power of our mesmerising sealife. Available Mondays-Fridays out of school holidays only.  Those over 60 also qualify for an additional 15% discount off ticket office bookings (discount not available online.)

After-School Stay & Play
£5

Monday, Wednesday or Friday after-school sessions for the little ones (12 and under), with access to the aquarium and softplay between 3-5pm (last admission 4pm).  Also includes cookie and glass of juice.  Child ticket includes free entry for one adult. Available term-time only.

After-school Stay and Play Meal Deal
£7

Monday, Wednesday or Friday after-school sessions for the little ones (12 and under), with access to the aquarium and softplay between 3-5pm (last admission 4pm). Meal Deal ticket also includes a child’s meal and drink. Child ticket includes free entry for one adult. Available term-time only.

Riverboat Ride
£2

Why not explore the water, as well as the land?! The Skegness Riverboat Ride will take you on a riverboat ride from one end of the sea front to the other.

Ticket must be purchased in conjunction with an aquarium ticket and both must be shown at the time of use.

Waterway Ride opening times and days vary with season (Sat-Sun during Winter and 7 days a week during school holidays) and this outdoor attraction is weather-dependent. Please contact us before booking your tickets to ensure that this attraction is open to avoid disappointment!

Skegness Model Village
£2

Pretend to be a giant and Lincolnshire’s only model village – with exquisite mini model houses, a church, working model railway, fairground and shops, all with humorous signs and tiny but beautifully crafted figures. Skegness Model Village is Skegness’ oldest attraction and is a quaint and quirky experience for the whole family.

Ticket must be purchased in conjunction with an aquarium ticket and both must be shown at the time of use.

Model Village opening times and days vary with season (Sat-Sun during Winter and 7 days a week during school holidays, and this outdoor attraction is weather-dependent. Please contact us before booking your tickets to ensure that this attraction is open to avoid disappointment!

Riverboat Ride and Model Village Combo
£3

Add on a visit to both the Riverboat Ride and the Model Village with a combination add-on ticket for both attractions.

Ticket must be purchased in conjunction with an aquarium ticket and both must be shown at the time of use.

Both attraction opening times and days vary with season (Sat-Sun during Winter and 7 days a week during school holidays) and are weather-dependent. Please contact us before booking your tickets to ensure that these attractions are open to avoid disappointment!

Tower Cinema
Child:£3.50 Adult:£4.95

You are now able to purchase reduced rate cinema tickets to Skegness Tower Cinema from the aquarium when purchasing a full price standard aquarium ticket.  These tickets are not available online but can be purchased directly from the aquarium.

Annual Passes

Adult Annual Pass

Visit us all year around with Skegness Aquarium’s annual pass! You will have 12 months’ unlimited access to some of Skegness’ top attractions including Skegness Aquarium (including The Bistro and Coral Cave softplay area), The Model Village and Gardens, and Skegness Waterway Riverboat Ride. You also receive 10% discount at Skegness Aquarium’s gift shop, 10% discount for up to 6 accompanying guests at each visit, as well as updates and exclusive offers for our latest events.

Online Price
£40.00
Child Annual Pass

Visit us all year around with Skegness Aquarium’s child (12 or under) annual pass! You will have 12 months’ unlimited access to some of Skegness’ top attractions including Skegness Aquarium (including The Bistro and Coral Cave softplay area), The Model Village and Gardens, and Skegness Riverboat Ride. You also receive 10% discount at Skegness Aquarium’s gift shop, 10% discount for up to 6 accompanying guests at each visit, as well as updates and exclusive offers for our latest events.

Ticket Office Price
£30.00
Family Annual Pass

Visit us all year around with Skegness Aquarium’s annual family pass! A family of four (2 adults and 2 children 12 or under) will have 12 months’ unlimited access to some of Skegness’ top attractions including Skegness Aquarium (including The Bistro and Coral Cave softplay area), The Model Village and Gardens, and Skegness Riverboat Ride. You also receive 10% discount at Skegness Aquarium’s gift shop, 10% discount for up to 6 accompanying guests at each visit, as well as updates and exclusive offers for our latest events.

Ticket Office Price
£130.00
Concession Annual Pass

Visit us all year around with Skegness Aquarium’s concessionary (60 or over) annual pass! You will have 12 months’ unlimited access to some of Skegness’ top attractions including Skegness Aquarium (including The Bistro and Coral Cave softplay area), The Model Village and Gardens, and Skegness Riverboat Ride. You also receive 10% discount at Skegness Aquarium’s gift shop, 10% discount for up to 6 accompanying guests at each visit, as well as updates and exclusive offers for our latest events. Proof of age will be required with each visit.

Ticket Office Price
£30.00
Dive experience

Dive in our main tank display, which is home to sharks, rays and shoals of tropical fish, as well as the wreck of the famous schooner from Treasure Island – the Hispaniola.

Birthdays, weddings, parties, private hire and functions

For your child’s next birthday why not have a party with a difference at Skegness Aquarium.  For parties of at least 10 children we can provide a memorable experience alongside our amazing animals in a fun and safe environment.

Night At The Aquarium

Skegness Aquarium invites you to a slumber party with a difference, where you can sleep with the fishes and wake up with sharks! Explore the underwater world at night, where you might see some strange bedtime behaviour from our animals, enjoy delicious food and fun activities before snuggling down in front of our Aquatheatre window to drift off to sleep, as stingrays and sharks glide by.

Ticket Delivery

All standard aquarium daily tickets, Coast & Cake, After-School Stay & Play, Riverboat Ride and Model Village tickets will be sent to you via email when purchasing online.  You will need to check your inbox (check your junk folder in case we have landed there!) and print and bring along your ticket confirmation email on the day.

All annual passes will be printed and sent to the address that you provide.

Using your Tickets

If you have purchased your aquarium tickets online, you will need to bring and show proof of your ticket confirmation on the day of use.

For annual passes, you will need to bring and show your pass on each day of use.

For all discounted tickets, including concessionary and local resident discounts, you will need to bring and show proof of eligibility for your discount.  For local residency you must bring proof that you reside within a Skegness postcode and for concessionary discount you must bring proof that you are aged 60 or over, a disabled badge holder, carer or max badge holder.

We also offer a 10% armed forces, NHS, Blue Light and Student discount.  Proof of status is required for all at time of purchase and/or use.

Please keep your tickets throughout the day in case you are required to show them.

OPENING TIMES

We are open 10.00am until 5.00pm every day

Last admissions are at 4.00pm

Please check with the Aquarium for details of late opening hours, Christmas hours & special events.

School Holidays:
We are open 9.30am until 6pm every day.  Last admission 5.00pm* Holiday dates may vary by school.

CONTACT

Tower Esplanade, Skegness, Lincolnshire
PE25 3HH

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