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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Our most recommended Liguria Dolphin & Whale Watching

Aquarium of Genoa: Timeslot Ticket

1. Aquarium of Genoa: Timeslot 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. Enjoy a venue that 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. 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.

Savona: Pelagos Sanctuary Guided Cetacean Watching Tour

2. Savona: Pelagos Sanctuary Guided Cetacean Watching Tour

Explore the beautiful Pelagos Sanctuary, and see some of the sanctuary's marine species, including fin whales, sperm whales, bottlenose dolphins, and more. Enjoy the atmosphere of the sanctuary and learn from a marine biologist guide. Arrive on the boat and receive an introductory briefing about the Pelagos Sanctuary from your expert marine biologist guide. Learn more about the sanctuary's history and conservation programs and the cetacean species that populate it, including fin whales, sperm whales, Cuvier’s beaked whales, bottlenose dolphins, and more. Set sail on the open sea and reach some of the most favorable locations to spot various species of marine mammals in their natural habitat. Wait in anticipation of spotting a distant breach, or a jump that announces the arrival of a pod of dolphins. Approach the aquatic mammals by boat (In full compliance with the directives aimed at not causing disturbance to the inhabitants) and catch amazing sights of them frolicking in their natural habitat. Learn more about the curiosities of the species with your expert guide. Appreciate the sights of these beautiful creatures while the biologists explain more about the diet and behavior of the observed species. Go in search of other marine species within the sanctuary. Feel free to ask the guides plenty of questions and learn about the vital work undertaken to protect native marine life.

Genoa: Aquarium of Genoa and City Guided Walking Tour

3. Genoa: Aquarium of Genoa and City Guided Walking Tour

Walk around the city of Genoa with a local guide on this two-hour city tour. Learn about marine life and biodiversity in the Aquarium of Genoa as well. From Porto Antico, enter the medieval urban fabric of the city, with a particular focus on the Collina di Castello. Reach the Cathedral and the structures built in the Baroque period, touching the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of the Genoese. Then, head over to the modern part of the city, identifiable with Piazza De Ferrari. Make your way to the Aquarium of Genoa for an immersive and engaging experience with innovative sets, latest generation digital installations, and a completely renewed light and sound design. Interact with the staff who take care of the animals every day, and discover the secrets and curiosities of the ocean.

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What people are saying about Liguria

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 15 reviews

It was impressive to see these dolphins sometimes very close. I personally prefer to pay to see animals in their natural space. It was successful and we felt a real interest in these endearing animals. An unforgettable moment.

Everything's fine. Immediate admission even if you arrive early even if you can enter early only in the 30 minutes preceding the booked time slot. All perfect.

Very emotional! Punctual crew, available, attentive to the needs of the participants, even the little ones! Experience to repeat! Highly recommended!

Beautiful excursion, interesting and well explained by the good biologists who accompanied us. exciting .

Très belle journée,mes filles ont adoré l'aquarium !