Nestled on St Andrews’ dramatic north facing cliffs, with stunning views of the famous west sands and St Andrews Bay, St Andrews Aquarium boasts one of the finest coastal locations in the historic town.

Step through our doors and be transported into an underwater world of adventure and discovery. Come face to face with some of the most beautiful, fascinating and dangerous creatures of the watery worlds. From British sharks to spiders, lobsters to lionfish, poison dart frogs to piranhas, loveable seals…… and not to forget our fabulous meerkats.

Get up close and personal with our daily interactive demonstrations which include penguin feeding at 2pm, a reptile and spider handling sessions at 11.20am and 2.20pm and an informative talk and feeding sessions with our family of meerkats at 12.20pm and 3.20pm.


St Andrews Aquarium offers school trips and educational trips to pupils of all ages.  Find out more here


Our cafe is open 7 days a week from 10am, serving delicious home-made cakes, snacks and fresh coffee and tea


Keep up to date with all our latest animal news and events here


Our A-Z blog gives you relevant information on all our animals from fish to meerkats and everything in between