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Living Coasts

Address: Harbourside, Beacon Quay, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BG
Telephone: 01803 202474

Living Coasts, Torquay’s Coastal Zoo

Living Coasts is the UK’s only Coastal Zoo, we are home to a fantastic array of marine species including South American fur seals, African penguins, macaroni penguins, stingrays, tufted puffins and puffer fish.

2009 is shaping up to be a fantastic year to visit Living Coasts. Throughout the year we have a wide selection of special events and new features planned. The year started with the development of a Macaroni penguin nesting site close to the existing Penguin Beach, which will be closely followed by the opening of [email protected] for Easter. The arrival of a collection of beautiful seahorses, that will be residing in our new and inspiring ‘Local Coasts’ exhibit, due to open in July will make our collection even more exciting.

Living Coasts is also home to Tradewinds Shop which houses a fantastic array of products from plush toys to jewelry including a wide range of Fair trade products.

The cafe at Living Coasts combines great food with majestic views of Torbay.
Entry to both the cafe and Tradewinds is free of charge to the public.

For further information about any upcoming events, please visit or call 01803 202470


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Opening Times

10am-5pm (Winter)
10am-6pm (Summer, from 5th April)


Standard entry prices
Child (3-15)-6.90
Child (Under 3)-FREE
Senior Citizens & Students-7.15
Family (2xAdults + 2xChildren)-28.90

Disabled entry prices
Child (3-15)-5.40
Senior Citizens & Students-5.90

Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts Joint Saver Tickets
Child (3-15)-14.15
Child (Under 3)-FREE
Senior Citizens & Students-15.75
Family (2xAdults + 2xChildren)-61.35

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