Opening Info

As national covid-19 restrictions lift, you no longer need to pre-book your visit, just come along!

Find out how we're making your visit safe here.

Opening Hours:

Summer (1st April to 31st October 2022)
Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 11am - 5pm

Winter (1st November to 31st March 2023)
Saturday - Wednesday: 11am - 4pm
Closed: Thursdays and Fridays


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Admission Prices

Adult: £8.10
Child aged 3-4: £3.25
(under 3s are free, max 2 per adult)
Child aged 5-15: £4.90
Senior: £6.70
Family Ticket: £23.50 (2 adults, 2 children)


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How to Get Here

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: -2.4

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Moray Firth Habitats

Moray Firth Habitats

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.

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Daily Talks and Feeding Shows

Daily Talks and Feeding Shows

Get in deeper and join our Marine Masters for a touch pool session or short feed show. Presentations change daily so ask at Reception when you arrive.

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Aquarium Experiences

Aquarium Experiences

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!

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