Sea Life Aquarium Istanbul

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Discover the underwater world with Sea Life Aquarium Istanbul! 

Sharks, turtles, whales, piranhas… and of course a lot more excitement is waiting for you in the Sea Life Aquarium in Istanbul with Istanbul Tourist Pass! If you are a sea lover this attraction will make the best of your Istanbul trip!

What about experiencing the Amazon Forest in the middle of Istanbul? Or Diving with Sharks? You wouldn't have experienced an adventurous Istanbul trip without going to the Sea Life Aquarium!

Everything about visiting Sea Life Aquarium Istanbul is very easy with the Istanbul Tourist Pass! Simply, present your digital Istanbul Tourist Pass at the ticketing counter to get access to the aquarium and enjoy your time!

About The Sea Life Aquarium Istanbul

Mobile ticketing - No need for printed voucher, we're digital!

Duration - Unlimited Free Time

Instant confirmation - Visiting the Aquarium doesn't require a reservation in advance.

Trading Hours: Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 18:00

Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 - 18:00

 

Highlights 

Discover underwater world with Sea Life Aquarium

Enjoy Free visit with Istanbul Tourist Pass

Meet with thousands of species and learn more about their kinds

Experience Amazon Forest in Istanbul

Dive with Sharks if you want to have an extra adventure!

Be amazed by 17 unique themes from the Black Sea to the Pacific!

See lemon sharks, piranhas, penguins and a lot more!

 

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Entry to Sea Life Aquarium

 

Covid-19 precautions

Safety - All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

Social - Distancing is maintained in aquarium

Mask - Wearing mask is mandatory during visit

Limited Visitors - To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited

 

Get a close up view of life under the sea!

There's so much to see, learn and do at Sea Life Aquarium! Meet the largest collection of sharks in the world, see whales and sea turtles and many more amazing sea creatures. You can even touch starfish and crabs in the interactive rockpools. Walk through the 83m long underwater Ocean Tunnel and admire the giant Sea Bed display and you'll feel like you're under the ocean yourself. You will be amazed by life under the sea!

Simply show your Istanbul Tourist Pass at the entrance and have the experience of a lifetime!


Hours & Meeting

Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 18:00

Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 - 18:00

How To Get There?

Take the M1A or M1B metro line and get off at Kocatepe Station. Inside the metro station, take the Forum Istanbul Mall exit. The entrance to the Aquarium is outside the mall.

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Important Information

Present your digital Istanbul Tourist Pass at the ticketing counter to get access to the aquarium.

Children under 5 do not require a Pass because it will be cheaper for you to pay the individual admission fees for them at each site than to buy a Pass. We recommend that you check the admission costs and policies of any attractions you will be visiting for children under 5.

Any additional activities (e.g., diving, feeding the sea creatures, etc.) are not included.

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About Sea Life Aquarium


Creatures Are Waiting for You at Sea Life Aquarium

Are you ready for a completely different journey in the heart of a metropolitan city? Sea Life Aquarium, where you can spend an  unforgettable time with your loved ones, opens its doors to visitors as Europe's largest aquarium and sea life center. With the privileges of the Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can take a step to embark on a magical journey.

Do you want to spend a lovely day with the inhabitants of the underwater? Sea Life Aquarium and the adorable creatures in it await you! If you are interested in sea animals, the Sea Life Aquarium, one of the experiences you should not miss in Istanbul, invites you to a trip to the bottom of the ocean.

Sea Life Aquarium is frequently preferred by those who cannot give up on entertainment and exciting activities as well as cultural trips. The aquarium, which is flocked not only by tourists but also by crowded excursions and local school groups, fascinates the audience with its size. Among the tourist attractions, Sea Life Aquarium stands out with thousands of visitors each week.

Thanks to Sea Life Aquarium, you will feel like you are in the middle of the ocean. You can see colorful sea creatures and learn a lot about them. At the same time, you can coincide with the feeding time of the fish at certain times of the day. It's fun to witness the feeding made with special-trained divers. In the aquarium, you are also entirely free to take photos and videos without harming the animals.

The species of fish in this aquarium, which contains hundreds of different types of sea creatures, is not clearly known. Known to host commonly encountered and endangered species, Sea Life Aquarium serves them a healthy and safe life. At the same time, it hosts the last examples of many living things.

Sea Life Aquarium provides an unforgettable experience to visitors with the fish and underwater species collected from 51 points in the world. It welcomes visitors for more than 40 years. The hundreds of species attract the attention of everyone from seven to seventy in the Sea Life Aquarium include Sand Tiger sharks. They are among the most interesting creatures of the aquarium, with their first and only breeds in Turkey.

Offering the chance to observe creatures from the great white shark family, Sea Life Aquarium greets you with the difference of Istanbul Tourist Pass. The two sharks, called "Derin" and "Crin," have been living together for a long time and draw particular attention, especially on Valentine's Day. These cuties never leave each other, and their devotion to each other is definitely worth seeing. The shark section, which is flooded with visitors, attracts especially young children who get fascinated by underwater life.


The First in Turkey and Europe: Turtle Hospital

Sea Life Aquarium has become not only a home for sea creatures but also a health center. The aquarium, which hosts the Turtle Hospital and diseased turtles from all over the country, is a first in Europe.

Moreover, the Sea Life Aquarium tour includes other magical species such as rock pools and jellyfish. This trip, which you can also plan as a pleasant and entertaining weekend activity, is flooded with tourists and visitors during the week, as well.

Feeding hours are the most active hours of the day. The feeding time, where you can see all the fish active and in motion, fascinates all visitors by adding a completely different atmosphere to the trip. These times become visual feasts supported by experienced divers.

Sea Life Aquarium can become your number one choice when you want to get away from the stress of the daily life and submerge yourself into the undersea world. It is an venue that you will never forget throughout your life, and you will return to greet your favorite fish each year!

You can enjoy this unique experience by yourself or with your loved ones. If you are a true nature enthusiast, you can immerse yourself from the oceans to the amazon forests with Jungle!

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Sea Life Aquarium Istanbul Frequently Asked Questions

Why is the Number of the Species in the Sea Life Aquarium Not Certain?

There are dozens of species in the Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium, from stingrays to sharks, turtles to goldfish, and interesting algae species. Since the quantity is very high and most of them are so small, a precise amount cannot be given.

Is There an Age Limit for the Sea Life Aquarium Entrances?

No, anyone can enjoy Sea Life Aquarium! Visitors aged 17 and under are kindly requested to be accompanied by an adult. You can visit the aquarium with your family or large school groups and give children an unforgettable experience.

Is There an Age Limit for the Sea Life Aquarium Entrances?

No, anyone can enjoy Sea Life Aquarium! Visitors aged 17 and under are kindly requested to be accompanied by an adult. You can visit the aquarium with your family or large school groups and give children an unforgettable experience.

Should I Wait in Line to Enter the Aquarium?

Absolutely no! Istanbul Tourist Pass offers you the fast track travel experience you need. Pass members do not have to wait in line to enter any tourist attractions that the pass covers!

How Much Should I Pay for Entrance to Sea Life Aquarium?

Nothing! The Istanbul Tourist Pass gives you all the passes you need, and you don't have to pay any extra fees for entrance. Istanbul Tourist Pass is the only pass for those who want quality and affordable trips in Istanbul!

How Long Does It Take to Tour the Sea Life Aquarium Entirely?

It is enough to spare about 60 to 90 minutes to visit the entire aquarium and examine all living things in detail. However, for a more detailed trip and learning about the animals, you may need to set aside a longer period of time!

Sea Life Aquarium Opening Hours

Sea Life Aquarium accepts visitors between 10:00 am and 20:00 pm every day of the week. Let's remind the aquarium becomes the number one address of local and foreign tourists on weekends, which is why you need the IStanbul Tourist Pass to skip the ticket

How to Get to Sea Life Aquarium Istanbul?

You can use the M1A or M1B metro line and get off at Kocatepe station. One of the exits of the metro station is called the Forum Istanbul Mall exit.

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