Bournemouth's Oceanarium is a great indoor attraction that allows you to discover the secrets of the deep.
Lovely though a dip in the ocean is, it’s nice to experience sea life without the inconvenience of getting wet. At Oceanarium, the underwater journey takes you through a bamboo forest, where Oriental otters frolic amongst the rocky pools, and onto the rare green sea turtles and colourful clownfish, which seem unfazed by the curious sets of eyes gazing at them.
Beautiful as they are, everyone really wants to see the dangerous stuff - and Oceanarium doesn’t disappoint. As well as piranhas and venomous lionfish, you can experience the world’s first virtual Dive Cage. Discover what it’s like to be surrounded by hoards of sharks… behind the safety of a thick pane of glass of course.
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