Opening Times

We can’t wait to welcome you back to our underwater kingdom once again – we’ve missed you, and so have our animals!

Pre-booking your visit is essential while we continue to make your visit as Covid-safe as possible.

We’re open seven days a week, 10am-5pm, with last entry at 4pm.

The aquarium is open all year round, only closing 24th-26th December, and on New Year’s Day.

Advance online booking is essential right now, please click here to book your vist.

Existing Annual/Complimentary Pass Holders should call 01334 474786 to book.

Accessibility Information

It’s a matter of real regret that, due to the current one way restrictions in place, we are unable to provide safe access for wheelchair users at this time and we’re extremely sorry for any upset that causes. When we can safely welcome visitors who use a wheelchair back to our aquarium, we will do so as quickly as possible.


The nearest car park is just 100 yards away from our front door. Bruce Embankment car park is operated by Fife Council, with over 150 spaces available with seasonal charges between 1st April and 30th September. If you’re using Sat Nav please enter KY16 9AB to lead you almost to our door!

Other car parks are available slightly further away. During peak season, St Andrews can be busy so be sure not to miss your timed entry slot.

Assistance Dogs

Registered assistance dogs are very welcome in our aquarium, public reception, and gift shop areas, as well as the public toilets (please be aware that the gift shop and toilets are accessed by stairs).

Unfortunately, we don’t have a kennel facility on site at the moment.

Gift Shop

Just next to the main entrance, our marine-themed gift shop is the perfect place to start your day at the Aquarium. We have lots of fun, cuddly, and education toys and gifts on sale, from pocket money toys to something special to remember your visit by.

So whether it’s a cuddly meerkats, playful penguins or fabulous fish you’re looking for, we’ve got it covered.