Ireland’s largest native species aquarium at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, located alongside the world famous Salthill promenade, overlooking Galway Bay. A visit to the aquarium is a must-see for the family, friends or ‘wanderlust’ adventurer.
Galway Atlantaquaria is designed to show the diversity of marine species from all over Ireland. With 100s of marine species, marine exhibits and informative signage displayed over two floors there is something for everyone! Featuring native Irish sharks, jellyfish, conger eels and clownfish, it’s a great place to visit.
With regular tours and interactive feeding times throughout the day a visit to the aquarium is an authentic, family friendly and educational experience. Galway Atlantaquaria is a fully accredited member of European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA).
Open Daily Year Round
Monday – Friday: 10:00-17:00h
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00-18:00h
ACCESSIBILITY: Visitors with special needs may admit one accompanying carer free of charge when they purchase a special needs adult or child ticket.
Please bring relevant ID and documentation, such as an IAA Autism ID card, or an associated membership card, GP letter or hospital consultant letter which confirms the visitor is unable to visit Galway Atlantaquaria independently without the aid of a carer or mobility aid. For more information, please call +353 (0) 91 585 100
PARKING: Free car parking available
Located along the Salthill promenade overlooking Galway Bay
The Promenade, Salthill, Galway City, Ireland
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