Genoa
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  • Aquarium of Genoa: Skip-the-Line Ticket

    1. Aquarium of Genoa: Skip-the-Line Ticket

    Make your way to the Aquarium of Genoa to see more than 15,000 animals from 400 species at Italy's largest aquatic zoo. Skip the line, and learn how the aquarium was built for the Genoa Expo '92. Now, it is home to the biggest display of aquatic biodiversity in Europe. Venture into the fascinating waters of the world as you explore more than 70 tanks of critters, including sea cows. Marvel at animals from the Antarctic, such as penguins, and see sharks, seals, jellyfish and the colorful fish of the coral barriers. Go to the Cetacean Pavilion, designed by Renzo Piano, and laugh along with the bottlenose dolphins at 4 open-air pools.

    The experience is amazing but sometimes I found the order of the animals a little bit confusing. It is worth of money value.

  • Genoa: Aquarium of Genoa with Lunch

    2. Genoa: Aquarium of Genoa with Lunch

    Immerse yourself in the largest aquatic biodiversity exhibition in Europe. Stroll through the world's most fascinating seas and waters as you discover the ocean and enjoy an unforgettable experience. In spectacular settings, enjoy new thematic itineraries to get to know all the secrets, curiosities, and details of a place that never ceases to surprise and excite. Enrich your visit with lunch at the Tender Cafè, which is a fast food bar inside the Aquarium of Genoa which has a splendid terrace overlooking the port of Genoa. It will be there that you can taste and discover Ligurian and Genoese specialties.

    Bellissima esperienza. Ottima cura degli animali. Costo parcheggio leggermente eccessivo.

  • Aquarium of Genoa Ticket and Whale Watching Cruise

    3. Aquarium of Genoa Ticket and Whale Watching Cruise

    The exhibition gallery at the Aquarium of Genoa consists of over 70 exhibits and about 12,000 specimen of 600 species, from all the seas of the world. From the rarest species such as manatees – marine mammals that may be at the origin of the legend of mermaids – to the most famous ones such as dolphins, penguins, and sharks – the great predators of the sea; but also jellyfish, seals, and multi-coloured tropical fish species. For the whale-whatching excursion, sail via the sea mammals’ routes in the Pelagos Sanctuary. The boat excursion departs from Genoa, from the pier next to the Aquarium, and lasts 4 hours as you try to see the sea mammals in their natural habitat. Guiding the public through this unique experience will be a marine biologist who, during the excursion, unveils to the participants all the secrets of how to spot the animals, and illustrating the correct behavioural condu...

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What people are saying about Genoa

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 15 reviews

The aquarium even if already seen years ago, more and more spectacular. Paying a small extra ticket we also did the guided tour "behind the scenes" with a biologist, we saw the tanks with the eggs and the newborn rays, the small turtles, the aquarium kitchens and finally we saw the dolphins from the board tub. The dolphin watching excursion, although the wind made it more difficult by rippling the sea, we did four sightings of groups of striped dolphins playing with the waves of the boat. For a few moments it was also possible to see the back of a zifio. All organized to perfection beautiful experience and day.

Visit lasting just over 3 hours with a lunch break and a relaxing break at the dolphin pool. Ticket purchased including lunch. But be careful, the lunch included in the ticket does not include everything you find at fast food but only focaccia. We then opted for the sandwich with cutlet for the children. Drinks included. For the rest: nice!

A large aquarium with a quite a diverse population of species. Very well presented with detailed explanations in Italian and English. I highly recommend it.

The experience is amazing but sometimes I found the order of the animals a little bit confusing. It is worth of money value.

All perfect. Scheduled day with exact times. Very well-trained and professional staff.