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Malta Aquarium

The Malta Aquarium is located in the town of Qawra in St.Pauls Bay. The aquarium itself is over 20,000 sq. metres and houses 41 tanks with marine species from the Mediterranean and Pacific Ocean. The aquarium is split in several zones with each zone highlighting a different location and species.

The Zones

Zone 1 & 2

These two zones consist of mainly Mediterranean Sea life such as Sea Bream, Mullet, Groupers, Scorpion Fish, Lion Fish and Puffer Fish.

Zone 3

contains sea life from the tropical oceans namely the Indo-Pacific Ocean with shoals of pompano fish, batfish, angel fish and black tip sharks swimming over the tunnel. Keep a look out for the Dragon Eel’s as they tend to be quite elusive.

Zone 4

In this zone you will find replica’s of ancient Roman remains with plenty of damselfish, clownfish (Finding Nemo should be easy here) and cleanerfish as well as Moray Eel’s and Amberjacks. This area also houses the laboratory or Baby Station where new hatched fish such as dogfish, seahorses and even terrapins.

Zone 5

This area of the aquarium houses a deep water tank hosting a variety of species from grey triggerfish to black bream.

Reptiles & Amphibians

Get up close with a wide range of reptiles and amphibians hosted here from the smallest stick insects and beetles to the larger snakes, geckos and tarantulas. This area is also host to Leopard Gecko’s, Anole Lizards, Snakes and even Poison Dart frogs.

 

For more information about the National Aquarium of Malta see their website.

 

  • Mon - Sun from 10:00am - 6:00pm (Last admision is at 5:30pm)
  • Adults: €13:90
  • Child: €7:00
  • Family (2 adults and 1 child): €32.00
  • Family (2 adults and 2 children): €39.00
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