Living Coasts | Day Out With The Kids

Living Coasts

4 star Rating 4 / 5 1 reviews

Torquay, Devon, England

  • African Penguins at Living Coasts in Torquay
  • Man in tank at Living Coasts in Torquay
  • Outdoor cafe seating area at Living Coasts in Torquay

Attraction Information

  • Aquariums icon Aquariums

Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Join forces with deep sea beasties and underwater cuties at Living Coasts. It’s an entire world on its own with environments from all over the world and endless amazing sights.

To get a sense of what’s on offer, introduce yourself to a couple of their fantastic zones. If cute and cuddly is your thing, then head on over to Penguin Beach which has been designed to mimic their African environment. Here you can watch as they waddle and dive, or join them for an oh so sophisticated Penguin Breakfast feeding session.

Take a deep dive into the Mysterious Mangroves where the residents are more alien than anything you’re used to - and more than a little spooky! With loads more, including talks and a conservation programme, mini marine biologists will find loads to love and explore.

  • Several fantastic zones to explore
  • Talks, demonstrations and feeding times
  • Don’t miss: Penguin Beach


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Torquay Harbourside, Beacon Quay, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BG, England


Click here to visit Living Coasts's website
01803 202470

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

1st April - 8th July: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
9th July - 1st September: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
2nd September - 27th October: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00


General Admission
Adults (16+): £14.30 
Kids (3-15): £10.80
Under 3s: Free
Seniors (65+)/Student: £12.20 
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £45.00 

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes

More Information

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only.

Parking facilities

Beacon Quay car park is Council owned therefore charges will apply.



4 star Rating 4 / 5

Written by Anonymous . 05.06.16

Biggest part of this is the sea or coastal birds. Less of an aquariam or zoo. Nice idea was to play with the seals using premade reflective pads to attract their attention. The cafe views were stunning views of the sea coast.