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Poema del Mar Aquarium Tickets

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  • Located in the heart of Las Palmas, Poema del Mar Aquarium is home to over 300 marine species, including sharks, piranhas, and clownfish.
  • The aquarium has 35 ecosystems with a whopping 350 species of marine life for you to check out!
  • The main zones are divided into Jungle, Reef-Beach, and Deep Ocean: definitely immersive areas to get lost in!
  • Marvel at the lagoons of the Jungle and see here creatures from around the world, and admire corals of every color imaginable at the Reef.
  • Learn about the Aquarium's conservation efforts and the ecological work being done in the area.
  • Located in the heart of Las Palmas, Poema del Mar Aquarium is home to over 300 marine species, including sharks, piranhas, and clownfish.
  • The aquarium has 35 ecosystems with a whopping 350 species of marine life for you to check out!
  • The main zones are divided into Jungle, Reef-Beach, and Deep Ocean: definitely immersive areas to get lost in!
  • Marvel at the lagoons of the Jungle and see here creatures from around the world, and admire corals of every color imaginable at the Reef.
  • Learn about the Aquarium's conservation efforts and the ecological work being done in the area.

Inclusions

  • 1-day admission to Poema del Mar Aquarium

Exclusions

  • Any meals and drinks
  • Bus service
  • Tip: Keep aside at least 2 hours of your day to fully enjoy Poema del Mar Aquarium.
  • The use of a face mask is mandatory.
  • It's necessary to prove your Resident Status in the Canary Islands by showing your National Identity Document.
  • Please visit the Aquarium during the timeslot selected while booking.
  • These tickets can’t be cancelled. However, you can use them any time within the next 12 months.
  • These tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Poema del Mar Aquarium | A stunning display of marine biodiversity

Visit the Poema del Mar Aquarium in Las Palmas, a large city on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria. Poema del Mar is home to over 35,000 marine animals and offers educational exhibits and stunning views of the ocean. Secure your tickets today for an unforgettable adventure into the heart of Poema del Mar.

Why visit Poema del Mar in Las Palmas?

Why visit Poema del Mar in Las Palmas?
  • Spectacular Marine Diversity: Encounter an incredible variety of marine life, from vibrant tropical fish to majestic sharks and rays.
  • Immersive Exhibits: Experience state-of-the-art exhibits designed to provide a captivating and educational journey.
  • Educational Opportunities: Gain knowledge about marine conservation and environmental issues through informative displays and programs.
  • Unique Architecture: Marvel at the innovative design of Poema del Mar, a modern and aesthetically pleasing aquarium that has a beautiful location. 
  • Conservation Initiatives: Learn about the aquarium's commitment to conservation efforts and the protection of marine life.
  • Family-Friendly: Perfect for families, the aquarium offers a family-friendly environment with engaging displays and activities that cater to both children and adults.

Poema del Mar Highlights

Central Pool

Central Pool

The main attraction lies in the Central pool, adorned with the world's largest curved window, a piece of perspex weighing over 140 tons. Stretching 36 meters in length and soaring 7 meters high. This engineering marvel grants visitors a rare opportunity to observe an elusive ecosystem.

The Jungle Zone

The Jungle Zone

Embark on a tribute to the five continents within the Jungle, a captivating section at Poema del Mar that meticulously recreates diverse landscapes and an environment mirroring the Amazon and Tsingy nature reserve including a Baobab tree.

Reef Zone

The Reef Zone

Step into the enchanting second stage of Poema del Mar, aptly named the Reef. This unique section features a walkway surrounding a cylinder holding over 400,000 liters of water. Immerse yourself in the captivating interior, where a variety of fish navigate over a vibrant coral field, creating a mesmerizing underwater spectacle.

El Veril

El Veril

A vast macro tank showcasing a diverse oceanic environment. Home to large migratory and Canarian species, including over 100 moray eels and unique marine life from Gran Canaria, this attraction highlights the rich biodiversity of the Canary Islands.

Commitment to Conservation

Commitment to Conservation

At the heart of Poema del Mar is its dedication to conservation and sustainability. The aquarium supports the Loro Parque Foundation, engaging in multiple projects focused on endangered species. Additionally, the aquarium is a member of the Iberian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AIZA).

Educational Programs

Educational Programs

Poema del Mar Aquarium is committed to fostering environmental awareness and marine conservation through a variety of educational initiatives. Tailored for both children and adults, these programs offer a deeper understanding of the importance of preserving marine ecosystems.

Plan your visit to Poema del Mar

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Timings
  • Open from: 10am to 5:30pm
  • Poema del Mar is open seven days a week.
  • Last entry: at 5:30pm.

Address:  Av. de Los Consignatarios, s/n, 35008, Las Palmas, Spain

Find on map

  • By Bus: Take bus routes 12, 21, 45, 47, or 60 to the Santa Catalina stop, located right outside the aquarium. 
  • By Car: Take the GC-1 motorway to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Follow the signs for Poema del Mar. There is a large car park next to the aquarium.
Cloakroom
  • Gift shop: There is a gift shop where you can buy souvenirs, toys, and books about the ocean.
  • Cloakroom: There is a cloakroom where you can leave your coats and bags.
  • Lift: There is a lift that takes you to the top floor, where the exhibits are located.
  • Baby changing room: There is a baby changing room located on the ground floor of the aquarium.
Wheelchair ramps
  • Wheelchair ramps: There are wheelchair ramps as well as wide doorways throughout the aquarium.
  • Wheelchair accessible toilets: There are wheelchair accessible toilets located on each floor of the aquarium.
  • Hearing loop: There is a hearing loop system in the aquarium, which allows visitors with hearing impairments to hear the presentations clearly.
  • Braille signs: There are Braille signs throughout the aquarium, which allows visitors with visual impairments to read about the exhibits.
  • Guide dogs: Guide dogs are allowed in the aquarium.
  • Disabled parking: There is disabled parking available next to the aquarium.
tapas
  • La Azotea: is a rooftop restaurant with stunning views of the city and the ocean. It serves a variety of Mediterranean cuisine, including tapas and paellas.
  • El Rincón Canario: It is a traditional Canarian restaurant that serves home-cooked food. It is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike.
  • La Pepa: It is a tapas bar with a wide variety of small plates to choose from. It is a popular spot for a casual meal or a drink with friends.
  • El Bodegón: It is a traditional Spanish bar that serves a variety of pintxos (small skewered snacks) and tapas. It is a popular spot for a quick bite or a drink before heading out to explore the city.
Please do not take photos with flash
  • Photography: Please do not take photos with flash. Flash photography can startle the animals and damage the exhibits.
  • Touching: Please do not touch the exhibits. The animals are wild and can be dangerous if they feel threatened.
  • Feeding: Please do not feed the animals. The animals are fed a specialized diet that is designed to meet their nutritional needs.
  • Noise: Please be respectful of other visitors and keep noise levels to a minimum. Shouting and loud noises can startle the animals and disturb other visitors.
  • Litter: Please dispose of your litter properly. There are trash cans located throughout the aquarium.
  • Respect: Please be respectful of the animals and the aquarium staff. The aquarium is a place to learn and enjoy, so please help to make it a positive experience for everyone.
  • Children: If visiting with children, please make sure to prepare them about the aquarium’s policies, exhibits and rules beforehand.
Gift Shop Exploration
  • Interactive Displays: Take advantage of interactive displays and educational sessions. Poema del Mar offers a wealth of information about marine conservation, making your visit both entertaining and informative.
  • Check Show Schedules: Find out the schedules for feeding sessions and shows. These events offer unique opportunities to witness marine life in action and learn more about their behaviors.
  • Gift Shop Exploration: Don't forget to explore the gift shop for souvenirs and educational materials. Purchasing items from the gift shop also supports the aquarium's conservation efforts.
  • Family-Friendly Amenities: If visiting with children, look for family-friendly amenities such as stroller rentals, changing stations, and kid-friendly exhibits.
  • Public Transportation Options: If available, consider using public transportation to reach the aquarium. Some aquariums have partnerships with local transportation services, offering discounted rates for visitors.
  • Rules: Follow the rules to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for yourself and other visitors.
Parque de Santa Catalina
  • Parque de Santa Catalina: This is a large public park located in the heart of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It offers a variety of activities, including a playground, a boating lake, and a number of restaurants and cafes.
  • The Elder Museum of Science and Technology: The Elder Museum of Science and Technology is housed in the Elder building, which dates back to the end of the 19th century. It has over 4,500 square meters of exhibition space spread across four floors. Here you can see exhibits on physics, mathematics, geology, biology, medicine, astronomy, and more. There's even a digital planetarium and a greenhouse with a complete ecosystem inside!
  • Las Canteras Beach: This is a long, sandy beach located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing.
  • Cathedral of Santa Ana: This is a beautiful cathedral located in the old town of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It was built in the 16th century, and it features a number of impressive architectural features.
  • Castillo de la Luz: This is a 16th century castle located in the old town of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It is now a museum, and it offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the city.

Frequently asked questions about Poema del Mar

Where is Poema del Mar located?

Poema del Mar is located in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

What are the main attractions at Poema del Mar?

Poema del Mar features three main zones: "The Reef," "Jungle," and "Deep Ocean." Highlights include the world's largest curved glass window, and a spectacular tunnel with sharks and dolphins.

How long should I spend at Poema del Mar?

Allow at least 2-3 hours to explore the Poema del Mar aquarium.

Is it worth visiting Poema del Mar?

Yes, Poema del Mar is a great place to learn about marine life and see some amazing creatures.

Can I book Poema Del Mar tickets in advance?

Yes, it is advisable to book your Poema del Mar tickets in advance, especially during peak season.

What are the opening hours of Poema del Mar?

Poema del Mar is open daily from 9am to 6pm.

Are there any discounts available for Poema Del Mar tickets?

Yes, there are discounts for children, seniors, and groups at Poema Del Mar.

What is the dress code for Poema del Mar?

There is no dress code at Poema del Mar, but you should wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Can I bring my own food and drinks into Poema del Mar?.

No, you cannot bring your own food or drinks into the Poema del Mar aquarium

Are there any wheelchair accessible areas in Poema del Mar?

Yes, there are wheelchair accessible areas throughout the Poema Del Mar aquarium.

Are there any guided tours available at Poema del Mar?

Yes, there are guided tours available in English, Spanish, and German at poema del Mar.

How large is the aquarium's saltwater tank?

Poema del Mar boasts a continuous aquatic space of 37 meters in length, with a capacity of over 4,000 cubic meters of water, housing around 350 species from 35 different ecosystems.

Are there educational programs at Poema del Mar?

 Yes, Poema del Mar offers various educational programs for both children and adults, focusing on marine conservation and awareness.

Can I take photographs inside Poema del Mar?

Yes, visitors are generally allowed to take photographs inside the aquarium. However, it's important to follow any specific guidelines provided by the aquarium, such as restrictions on flash photography.

What conservation efforts does Poema del Mar support?

 Poema del Mar actively supports the Loro Parque Foundation, engaging in multiple conservation projects focused on endangered species. The aquarium is also involved in sustainability initiatives and is part of the Iberian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AIZA).