If you want to spend an amazing and educative time, L’Aquarium of Barcelona is a great activity to do! The Barcelona aquarium was inaugurated in 1995 and successfully achieved to reproduce various aquatic environments.

The aquarium of Barcelona is entirely dedicated to the Mediterranean sea and counts 35 aquariums which host 11,000 marine animals from 450 different species (including sharks especially adored by the youngsters!). During your visit, you’ll walk in an ***80m long tunnel under the sea* from where you’ll have a much closer look at fishes and sharks.

If you are an aficionado of thrilling sensations, dive with sharks! The Aquarium allows you to literally dive with sharks! A real unique experience.

The activity costs 300 euro and offers: one guided tour of the Aquarium, one theoretical class and finally, a diving!

To register you have to be at least 18, have a diving qualification and a medical certificate.

Schedule: Wednesdays and weekends, from 9:30am to 2pm.

More information here.

The aquarium of Barcelona hosts one of the biggest oceanarium in Europe. It has a capacity of more than 4.500 m3 of water and has already welcomed more than 14 million visitors. Discover the underwater life in family too!

Practical information

TL’Aquarium is located in Moll d’Espanya del Port Vell.

  • Adult: 20€
  • Senior (64+): 15€
  • Children (from 5 to 10): 15€
  • Children (from 3 to 4): 5€
  • Open all year long.
  • From Monday to Friday: 9:30am – 9pm
  • Weekends and bank holidays: 9:30am – 9:30pm
  • June and September: 9:30am – 9:30pm
  • July and August: 9:30am – 11pm
How to get there

Bus: 14, 17, 19, 36, 38, 40, 45, 57, 59, 64, 91 and 157, stop at Port-Vell
Metro: L3 to Drassanes or L4 to Barceloneta
Vesping: Select the spot in the GPS.


If you are a student, bring your student ID with you to get a discount!

To skip the queue – which can be quite long – buy your aquarium tickets online and don’t forget to print them out!