Barcelona’s Aquarium is located in Port Vell, by the sea, right next to Maremagnum shopping centre. It is a unique visit to do when you come to Barcelona. Indeed, the Aquarium has 35 aquariums, hosting more than 11 000 animals, divided in 450 species. From our boutique hotel Barcelona city centre, the Aquarium is only 20 min by walk.
The inhabitants of L’Aquàrium de Barcelona are divided into three main sections: the Oceanarium, the Mediterranean Aquariums, and the Tropical Aquariums. You can also find more interesting areas on your visit, such as themed tanks, the children’s area. and the marine jewels area.
The Oceanarium, unique in Europe
It’s no exaggeration to say that the Oceanarium is the main attraction at L’Aquàrium de Barcelona. It consists of an enormous tank, 36 meters in diameter and 5 meters deep, making it unique in all Europe.
The Oceanarium offers an immersive experience thanks to the 80-meter tunnel that allows you to observe a multitude of sea creatures above your head, including sharks, rays, morays, and sea breams.