Galway Atlantaquaria

Galway Atlantaquaria, Salthill, Galway, Southern Ireland

Visit Galway Atlantaquaria, Ireland's largest native species aquarium at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Galway Atlantaquaria has completed the COVID-19 Safety Charter in order to help keep Ireland safe and enable their customers to relax and enjoy their services with confidence.

The Aquarium in Salthill is beside the beautiful Galway bay and world famous Promenade walk.

The National Aquarium of Ireland, Galway Atlantaquaria is designed to show the diversity of marine species from all over Ireland. The Aquarium hosts 100's of marine species from Ireland's rivers, shores and sea.

The Aquarium hosts two floors of exhibits that reflect the maritime history of Galway; highlights include a 60 foot Fin Whale skeleton, Bearna Log boat (dugout canoe) Red Deer Antlers and Uí Breasail (Hy Brasil) boat. Featured species include Native Irish sharks, Jellyfish, Conger eels, Clownfish, Bass and much more.

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). So, if you are thinking of exploring the Wild Atlantic Way, stop by the Aquarium and they will show you the real Wild Atlantic Way experience.

Galway Atlantquaria is rated 4.5 Star on Trip Advisor!!!

Salthill (Irish: Bóthar na Trá) is a seaside area in the City of Galway in the west of Ireland. Lying within the townland of Lenaboy (an Léana Buí), it attracts many tourists all year round. There is a 2 km long promenade, locally known as the Prom, overlooking Galway Bay with bars, restaurants and hotels.

Opening Times: -

Wed to Fri - 10am - 5pm
Sat to Sun - 10am - 6pm

Last admission 45 minutes before closing every day.

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