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Plan Your Visit

Opening Times

Public session times vary, please check availability and book in advance so you can plan your visit!

Indoor RockReef:

Wednesday to Friday: 4pm to 7pm (Last session: 5:30pm)
Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 5pm (Last session: 3:30pm)
Monday & Tuesday: Closed


Special Hours

May Half Term – (May 28th to June 5th) Daily: From 10am to 5pm (Last Booking: 3:30pm)

Bank Holidays (outside school holidays) – 12pm until 5:30pm (Last Booking: 4pm)

Queen’s Jubilee Bank Holidays (June 2nd & 3rd) – 12pm to 5:30pm (Last Booking 4pm)

Summer Holidays – (July 23rd to August 31st) Daily: From 10am to 5pm (Last Booking: 3:30pm)



Outdoor PierZip:

Saturday & Sunday: 11am to 5:30pm (Last session: 5pm)
PierZip may close depending on the weather. Please visit our Facebook page for up to date information.


Special Hours

May Half Term – (May 28th to June 5th) Daily: From 11am to 3:30pm (Last Booking: 3pm) Walk-ins are available but we recommend booking. Zip will stay open until 5pm for walk-ins if demand is there.

Bank Holidays (outside school holidays) – 11am to 5pm (Last booking: 3:30pm)

Queen’s Jubilee Bank Holidays (June 2nd & 3rd) – 11am to 5pm (Last Booking 4:30pm)

Summer – (From July 1st) – Open daily from 11am to 3pm

PierZip is dependent on weather conditions. Please check Facebook for weather updates

In severe weather conditions, the pier may close for safety reasons

How to find us

By Road

From the A338 Wessex Way, follow the brown signs to the beaches or BIC


The closest pay & display car parks are just a few minutes walk to RockReef: Bath Road North & South Car Parks – 0.2 miles, BIC Car Park – 0.2 miles, Winter Gardens Car Park – 0.3 miles, Beacon Road Car Park – 0.3, Miles Eden Glen Car Park – 0.3 Miles

By Coach

Coaches can drop passengers off in the turning area next to the BIC, a short two minute walk from RockReef

By Rail

The closest railway station is Bournemouth – 1.5 miles away

By Air

The closest airport is Bournemouth – 6.5 miles away


Bournemouth Pier is flat and accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs. The main entrance to RockReef Activity Attraction is on ground level and has a small ramp and wide double doors to make it easily accessible.

The toilets are located on the ground floor and there is a baby changing facility. There is also a disabled toilet accessible from the outside to the East side of the main RockReef entrance.

The RockReef café is located on the first floor and only accessible via a staircase. However, there is a viewing and seating area available on the ground floor. The RockReef café strives to meet all dietary requirements with their menu options.