L’Aquarium Barcelona includes the largest collection of Mediterranean fish and sea creatures and is known to feature multiple species from all over the world. This is what makes it one of the best aquariums in all of Europe. Make sure to book your tickets online for maximum convenience.

In one of the largest aquariums in Europe, you’ll get to be acquainted with the marine fauna of the Mediterranean. This place is great for kids due to specific sea creatures like mantas, bull sharks, and many more. So, don’t miss this golden opportunity and book Barcelona aquarium tickets now.

1. Now let us talk about the tickets and prices

 Barcelona Aquarium Outside View
Barcelona Aquarium Outside View

There are three types of tickets that you’ll find for the Barcelona Aquarium. These are of Adults, Children, and young children specifically. The categories of these tickets range from most to least expensive respectively.

  • Ticket price for the Aquarium is 20 Euro to 7 Euro
  • Ticket price for the Aquarium Shark Cage Diving is 150 Euro

Please note: Before going to the park, make sure to print your tickets.

2. Opening time

  • The Aquarium opens every day at 10.00 am.

3. Closing time

  • The closing time for Monday through Friday are 7.30 pm to 8.00 pm
  • The closing time for weekend and holidays are 8 pm to 8.30 pm
  • The closing time for June, July, August and September is 9.00 pm
  • The closing time for Easter holidays (from 13th to 22nd April) is 9.00 pm
  • The closing time for Christmas holidays(From 14th Dec. to 7th Jan. 2020) is 20.00h

Please Note: Ticket offices and entrance are open until an hour before the closing time. Ticket counters are open all throughout the year. After the date of purchase, the ticket will be valid for 90 days.

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4. Things to see and do

One of the top things to see with kids in Barcelona is the Barcelona Aquarium, not to mention that you can’t go without them. Although there is a lot you can see, here are some of the highlights:

5. Shark Experience

La Sagrada Familia Tickets: Shark Experience at L’Aquarium
Shark Experience at L’Aquarium

The Shark Experience at L’Aquarium lets you get up close and personal with the mighty sharks! You can swim in the shark tank with the caretakers if you have a diving license. You can still go inside a shark cage under water even if you don’t have one. This will surely be a memorable experience for you.

6. The Oceanarium

Right through the aquarium’s main tank, this is an eighty metre underwater tunnel. Here, you will feel like you are immersed in the ocean, as you walk from one end to the other.

7. The Underwater Ecosystems

In order to accommodate the species that call it home, each ecosystem is designed in a special way. There are about fourteen in total from coral reefs to algae to anemones, which give the visitors a real insight into what actually goes on beneath the waves.

8. The Penguin Habitat

barcelona aquarium penguins
barcelona aquarium penguins

There’s also a Humboldt Penguin habitat here, where you can watch penguins waddling along on land in a typical clumsy penguin fashion. They dart through the water with speed and grace. What? not all the aquarium tanks are home to just fish!

9. The Tropical Aquariums

Often the favorite of children, the tropical aquarium is an area where schools of multi-colored fish are seen swimming and mingling with the bright coral reefs. In total, there are seven tropical aquariums, including one that is dedicated just to the sharks that reside in the tropical climates.

10. Now let me brief you with some interesting facts

The Aquarium represents 450 species and is host to over 1100 animals.

The main tank holds 5 million liters of seawater and is home to the Aquarium’s famous bull sharks.

The multiple ecosystems here represent the tropical, Mediterranean, salt and sweet water, polar, and abysmal depths of the deep sea.


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