Please book in advance - we have a timed entry system to help keep visitors at a safe distance within our exhibit spaces .
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 ›
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. Our dive shows remain suspended for the time being.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!
Do you like dolphin spotting and whale watching? Join Whale and Dolphin Conservation for this FREE Citizen Science session to learn about whales and dolphins along our coast, get tips and hints to spot them and how to collect data for the citizen science programme Shorewatch. Booking is essential. ›
Want to learn about native sharks? Come and have a go at our FREE outdoor trail that takes you around the outside of the aquarium. ›