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Tickets to Barcelona Aquarium

Enjoy access to one of the most popular aquariums of Europe, the Barcelona Aquarium.

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  • Enjoy access to one of the most popular aquariums of Europe.
  • Gaze out at 35 aquariums, housing over 11,000 creatures across 450 species.
  • Learn all about marine biodiversity and conservation.
  • Meet sharks, rays, clownfish, ocean sunfish, and more.
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

Your Barcelona Aquarium voucher will be emailed to you shortly. Please display your vouchers on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the security line.

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  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of wildlife with access to two of Barcelona's top animal attractions.
  • From lions, tigers, and gazelles to the Black howler, Komodo dragon, and Humboldt's penguin, you will find an incredible display of biodiversity at Barcelona Zoo.
  • Check out the 9 exciting zoo spaces, including the Land of Dragons, Terrarius, Aviary, Palm Trees, and Flying Birdhouse.
  • Then, visit Aquarium Barcelona - an extraordinary facility housing 11,000 creatures of 451 species, spread across 35 aquariums.
  • Gaze at sharks, moray eels, sunfish, and more at Oceanarium, the largest aquarium in the facility.
  • Discover minute details of marine flora and fauna that are usually completely missed at the small themed aquariums.
  • Embark on a spectacular underwater walk through an 80-meter-long transparent tunnel.
  • Check out Explore!, a space where children can get closer to the marine world through 50 interactive activities.

Barcelona Zoo

  • The zoo offers a free wheelchair service. Chairs can be requested at either of the park's two entrances.
  • Services for children include ergonomic seats where you can leave your baby while using the services, and diaper changers in many of the zoo's restrooms.

Aquarium Barcelona

  • It is forbidden to feed the animals.
  • Children are to be kept under supervision.
  • The Park Management reserves the right of admission and may also, if the conduct of one or more users is not correct, proceed to expulsion from the premises, without the right to claim.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

What is the Barcelona Aquarium?

One of the most prominent recreational and educational marine centers of Europe, the Barcelona Aquarium is home to 21 extensive aquariums, 11,000 marine animals spread across 450 different species, and a unique underwater tunnel, and a massive Oceanarium. 

Strategically designed keeping in mind both adults and children alike, the Barcelona Aquarium is home to a number of unique marine creatures. Here you will come across unique experiences like the ‘shell exhibition’ and a dedicated children's’ area. 

Read on to find out about Barcelona Aquarium tickets, attractions, timings, and everything else you need to plan your visit. 

COVID-19 Safety Measures at Barcelona Aquarium

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Barcelona Aquarium has introduced a set of new rules and guidelines for a safe and enjoyable experience for all its visitors-

  • Face masks have been made compulsory for all visitors.
  • All visitors are requested to refrain from touching the glass tanks and maintain social distancing. 
  • Online purchasing of Barcelona Aquarium tickets is advised. 
  • All activities will be conducted in adherence to COVID-19 safety measures.

Why Visit Barcelona Aquarium

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  • Experience one of the most extensive aquariums with marine life from around the world.
  • There are 12 Mediterranean aquariums and 7 tropical aquariums here, where you will learn more the rich Spanish coast and witness colorful coral reefs.
  • Other highlights include The Oceanarium, mini-aquariums and Planeta Acqua.
  • Barcelona Aquarium hosts a number of interactive and educational experiences especially targeted at teaching children the importance of marine conservation.
  • Marvel at the feeding sessions for which the aquarium employees have to prepare 150 different dishes for their marine friends. 

Your Barcelona Aquarium Ticket Explained

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  • Your general admission ticket guarantees your admission to Barcelona Aquarium.
  • Explore a variety of marine animals, their habitats and learn about marine biodiversity and the importance of conservation.
  • You will have access to a mobile tickets once you purchase your admission ticket to Barcelona Aquarium.
  • Present your mobile tickets at the entrance with a valid photo ID and gain fast track entry into Barcelona aquarium

The Best Way to Buy Barcelona Aquarium Tickets? Online

Book your Barcelona Aquarium tickets right here to get the best deals and discounts and a hassle-free experience!

  • A chance to save big with our great deals and discounts. 
  • Booking online ensures you don’t waste time standing in long queues.
  • Customer support is available 24/7 to ensure you have a hassle-free travel experience.

Barcelona Aquarium Highlights

Your Barcelona Aquarium tickets include access to a number of highlight experiences such as the Oceanarium and Planeta Acqua. Let's take a detailed look at them.

The Oceanarium, Barcelona Aquarium

The Oceanarium

With over 4 million liters of water, the Oceanarium is one  of the biggest of its kind in Barcelona. This aquarium basin is home to rays, ocean sunfishes, sharks, and a variety of other fishes. Don’t forget to check out the Sand Tiger Shark and the Sandbar Shark on your visit!

Mediterranean Aquariums, Barcelona Aquarium

Mediterranean Aquariums

Barcelona Aquarium houses the largest Mediterranean themed aquarium in the world. As the name suggests, you will find a complete recreation of the Mediterranean waters that includes algae, a wide variety of fishes, and unique vegetation. 

Tropical Aquariums

Tropical Aquariums

There are seven tropical aquariums at the Barcelona Aquarium. Here you will find colorful coral reefs, exotic sea fish, and green vegetation. Catch a glimpse of the black sharks, orange-shouldered surgeon, Napoleon fishes, yellow-headed butterfly, and more. 

Planeta Acqua Barcelona Aquarium

Planeta Acqua

A visit to Planeta Acqua will leave you in awe at the magnificent creatures that make up our ecosystem. Dive deep into their lives and discover how they survive and thrive under harsh climatic conditions. Here you will see penguins, jellyfish, piranhas and more. 

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Explora! Children's Area

Explora! is an interactive space designed to raise children’s awareness of the marine world. It has over 50 interactivities in which children can investigate and discover nature. Three Mediterranean coastline environments are represented: The marshes of the Ebro Delta, a corner of the Costa Brava and an underwater cave in the Medes Islands.

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Jewels of the Sea

This exhibit focuses entirely on molluscs - molluscs are soft-bodied invertebrates that are often protected by a shell. Explore some of the most exotic and amazing shells ever discovered and the tools that malacologists use to study these invertebrates.

Activities at Barcelona Aquarium

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Experiences with Sharks

At Barcelona Aquarium you can have the opportunity to go scuba diving with sharks in the aquarium's main tank. Further, children are invited to spend a night surrounded by sharks and over 8,000 different fish in the 'sleeping with sharks' experience.

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Birthday Parties

If you are looking to celebrate your child's birthday party at an aquarium, head to Barcelona Aquarium! You can organize a birthday party within the premises for a price and have a wonderful celebration!

Education and Research Work at Barcelona Aquarium

Aside from offering fun and entertainment, Barcelona Aquarium also has a range of workshops, theater activities and tours for school children across ages. Beyond educational activities, the research biologists at Barcelona Aquarium dedicate their time to the study and investigation of over 450 different species of marine life. Barcelona Aquarium prioritizes research work and has gained international recognition as a research center.

Plan Your Visit to the Barcelona Aquarium

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What are Barcelona Aquarium opening hours?

The Barcelona Aquarium is open throughout the year. Opening hours vary according to the season. Here’s the complete opening hour timetable.

What is the Barcelona Aquarium feeding schedule?

The Barcelona Aquarium feeding schedule is as follows:

Sharks- 12.00 AM to 1.00 PM

Penguins- 11:30 AM & 4:30 PM

Which is the most convenient way to reach Barcelona Aquarium?

Barcelona Aquarium is well connected by public transport. You can take a bus, metro, or taxi to arrive at the aquarium. Alternatively, you can also choose to drive down in your own vehicle.

How can I reach Barcelona Aquarium by Metro?

You can take the metro to either L4 Barceloneta or L3 Drassanes and walk down to the aquarium.

Nearest metro station: L4 Barceloneta

Where is the Barcelona Aquarium located?

The Barcelona Aquarium is located in Port Vell and is easily accessible by public transport.

What is the Barcelona Aquarium Address?

Moll d'Espanya del Port Vell, 08039 Barcelona, Spain

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Know More About Barcelona Aquarium Tickets

How much is the Barcelona Aquarium ticket price?

Barcelona Aquarium ticket price starts from €21. However, children below the age of 3 can enjoy free entry and children between 3-10 years can enjoy reduced ticket pricing.

Can I purchase my Barcelona Aquarium tickets online?

Yes, you can purchase your Barcelona Aquarium tickets online. In fact, it is recommended that you do so in order to maintain a no-contact atmosphere.

Should I do my Barcelona Aquarium ticket booking in advance?

It is recommended that you do your Barcelona Aquarium ticket booking in advance for a comfortable and safe experience.

Is it safe to visit Barcelona Aquarium post COVID-19?

Yes, it is safe to visit Barcelona Aquarium post COVID-19. A number of social distancing and other safety measures have been put in place to ensure that all visitors have a safe and comfortable experience.

Is there a Barcelona Aquarium entrance fee?

Yes, there is a Barcelona Aquarium entrance fee. However, children can avail certain discounts on their tickets.

What is included in Barcelona Aquarium tickets?

Depending on your choice of ticket, you will have access to all the zones of the aquarium, including highlights like the Oceanarium, tunnel walk, and thematic aquariums You’ll also have access to the various shows and interactive experiences that take place inside the aquarium.

Are there discounts available on Barcelona Aquarium tickets?

Children below the age of 3 can enjoy free entry into the aquarium. Similarly, children between 3 to 10 years can avail certain discounts.

What are the opening hours of Barcelona Aquarium?

The Barcelona Aquarium is open throughout the year. Opening hours vary according to the season. Here’s the complete opening hour timetable.

Where is the Barcelona Aquarium located?

Barcelona Aquarium is located at del Port Vell, Moll d'Espanya, s/n, 08039 Barcelona, Spain.

What are the things to see at Barcelona Aquarium?

The Oceanarium, Mediterranean Aquariums, Tropical Aquariums are some of the many things to see at Barcelona Aquarium.