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, seahorses, stingrays, tufted puffins, puffer fish and octopus.

In addition to our incredible collection of wildlife, we also play host to a number of creative activities, events and exhibitions throughout the year which are suitable for all ages.

Living Coasts is open every day (except Christmas Day) from 10am. With exhibits outdoors and indoors, there's plenty to do whatever the weather!
Last entry is at 3:00pm with the whole site closing at 4pm. (Opening hours change from 31.3.2011)

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Giant penguin world record bid for Living Coasts / Sat 20 Nov 2010

Living Coasts in Torquay has aimed for a place in the record books - by making the world’s biggest origami penguin. The bid took place on Thursday 18th November, Guinness World Record Day, in the run-up to Torquay’s Chr...

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Santa Experience- Come and Meet Santa and Feed Our Animals! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2010-12-04T00:00:00Z">Sat 04</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2010-12-23T00:00:00Z">Thu 23 Dec 2010</span> <span>(3 weeks)</span>Santa Experience- Come and Meet Santa and Feed Our Animals! / Sat 04 to Thu 23 Dec 2010 (3 weeks)

Come and meet Santa and some of his little friends too. Come to Living Coasts this Christmas for a festive experience you will never forget. This year Torquay’s coastal zoo are offering a Santa experience like no other!...

Shriek Week and Spooktacular Sea Life Tours / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2010-10-23T00:00:00Z">Sat 23</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2010-10-31T00:00:00Z">Sun 31 Oct 2010</span> <span>(1 week)</span>Shriek Week and Spooktacular Sea Life Tours / Sat 23 to Sun 31 Oct 2010 (1 week)

A week of spooky goings on this October half term at Torquay's coastal zoo. Saturday 23rd October to Sunday 31st October. Living Coasts is holding a half term week of Halloween themed events – including our exciting Spo...