Zoomarine - Oceans of Fun in the Algarve
When you arrive at Zoomarine be sure to check the daily programme so you can plan your day and don't miss any of the presentations.
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Zoomarine is the Algarve’s top attraction. A fabulous family marine theme park with dolphins and seals, pirate shows, water slides, wave pool, even a beach! One of the very best things to do in Algarve and the only place in Europe where you can interact with the dolphins in the pool.
The big attractions at Zoomarine are the spectacular presentations. The Dolphins are perennial favourites, with a breath-taking demonstration of the dolphins' agility, intelligence and the special bond they have with their trainers. The Wonderful World presentation features seals and sea lions, sailors and lost treasure. This show gets lots of laughs from the audience and is definitely one that the kids will enjoy. The Enchanted Forest presentation with tropical birds is entertaining while at the same time that promoting environmental awareness - always a priority at Zoomarine. The birds of prey presentation is dramatic and awe-inspiring, and allows you to get closer to these majestic creatures than you ever thought possible and the 4D cinema show follows the adventures of a baby dolphin. At Pirate Bay you can watch the acrobatic antics of the pirates fighting over treasure.
If all that isn´t enough, there are pools and water slides, a wave pool and white sand beach set in tropical gardens, as well as a childrens water play area. There are carrousels and a ferris wheel and plenty to keep everyone entertained. You can visit the Aquarium at Zoomarine and see several marine species and even get to feed the rays by hand.
What impresses most about Zoomarine, is that all the animal shows and exhibitions are educational and promote awareness of environmental and conservation issues. There is also a Rehabilitation Center, the Zoomarine Porto d'Abrigo, that carries out amazing work in rescuing and rehabilitating marine animals. Marine species that have washed up along the Portugal coastline in distress are treated here before, hopefully, being released back into their natural environment.
For a once in a lifetime experience, there is also the opportunity to interact with the dolphins in the specially created pool and dolphin centre. This is located in a tranquil environment, hidden away from the main park and the programme includes an educational talk and the chance to take part in some of the basic training techniques in the water with the dolphins. This is a truly magical experience - the contact with the dolphins and the memories you take away are priceless.
2 Day ticket – there is so much to do in one day that opting for the 2 day ticket makes sense. These tickets can only be bought at Zoomarine and can be used up to 10 days after your initial visit.
Online Promotions – check the Zoomarine website for online ticket discounts.
Zoomarine Hotel – a range of hotels and apartments in the Algarve with daily entry to Zoomarine included in the package. Find a Zoomarine Hotel.
Aquarium by Night – spend at night at the Aquarium, sleeping with the fishes….
Catch the Wave – surf and ocean activity camp for teenagers.
Sam’s Club – activity camps for children.