Please book your visit in advance - we have a timed entry system for all visitors to help with social distancing.
Find out how we're making your visit safe here.
Summer - from 26th April 2021
Monday to Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11am - 5pm
Winter (1st November 2021 to 31st March 2022)
Saturday - Wednesday: 11am - 4pm
Closed: Thursdays and Fridays
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Child aged 3-4: £3.15
(under 3s are free, max 2 per adult)
Child aged 5-15: £4.75
Family Ticket: £22.85 (2 adults, 2 children)
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11 High Shore, Macduff AB44 1SL
The aquarium is situated on the High Shore of Macduff, just east of the Harbour. There is a large car park with space for coaches.
Sat Nav: AB44 1SL; Latitude: 57.67; Longitude: -2.4More Details ›
At Macduff Marine Aquarium you will meet all kinds of sea creatures that live in the Moray Firth, Scotland's largest bay. Our exhibits lead you from the coastal waters and out to the sea floor and on the way you'll discover the amazing diversity of our native marine life.More Details ›
Talks and feed shows are suspended for the time being - we all need to keep a safe distance from each other so we're avoiding gathering people in line with government guidelines. We hope not for too long!More Details ›
Our aquarium experiences are currently not available while social distancing measures are in place.
Ever wondered how the aquarium works? To find out, you can take a guided behind the scenes tour to areas normally restricted to the public. Or go deeper and become an aquarist for a day,a personal experience that will give you an introduction to the work of our aquarists – perfect for a budding marine biologist!
This Summer holiday dive in to Rockpooling! One of our Marine Masters will show you how best to find the animals that are left behind by the tide. In this session you will learn how to identify and handle hardy sea shore critters safely, hear interesting information about them and their adaptations to survive between the land and sea. ›
Join us in the fight against plastic pollution! Meet at Tarlair dead-end at 10:00 am on the 14th of July, bring your gloves, dress for the weather and be ready to help us tackle marine litter! ›