Opening Info

There is no need to pre-book your visit, please just come along.

Opening Hours:

Summer: (until 2nd September 2024)

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm*
Saturday and Sunday: 11am - 5pm*

*Last entry is 45 minutes prior to closing time

The aquarium is getting an exciting refurbishment so will be closing temporarily from 2nd September 2024.

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Admission Prices

Adult: £8.95
Child aged 3-4: £3.60
(under 3s are free, max 2 per adult)
Child aged 5-15: £5.40
Senior: £7.40
Family Ticket: £25.90 (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 free car park with space for coaches and an electric charge point.

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

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

Ever wondered how the aquarium works? Dive in deeper and take a VIP tour with a Marine Master - get a glimpse behind the scenes, find out about your favourite fishy characters and even get to feed them. Or why not really take the plunge and become an aquarist for a day? Enjoy a personal experience that will introduce you to the work of our exhibit-care team – perfect for a budding marine biologist!

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