SEALIFE
★★★☆☆

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For those Who loves marine life, SeaLife is the right place. This space, which houses a dozens of aquariums, about 100 different species can be seen. The building though is not very big (about 2.400m2), is a perfect place for children, where they can get to know some of the species they like.

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SeaLife has 5,800 marine animals, but the most "popular" and those children love most are clearly the black tips sharks , rays, clownfish, octopus and seahorses. You will also find native species of the Douro River such as barbel, trout, carp and minnows. The high point is the tunnel (although small) of the main tank where visitors can walk and enjoy a unique perspective of marine life.

  • Location: 1ª Rua Particular do Castelo do Queijo, 4100-379 Porto, Portugal.
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10h00 - 18h00; Saturday and Sunday: 10h00 -19h00; Last entry: 45 min before closure.
  • Prices: Adults: 13,00 € (> 12 years); Children: 9,00 € (4-12 years).
  • How to get there: Bus line 500. Get in at Aliados Avenue and exit at Castelo do Queijo.

SUGGESTION:

We consider the ticket expensive, taking into consideration the size of SeaLife, but for those travelling with children is a small gift that you can offer.

Accommodation Suggestions
(near this site):

Hotel Amadeus (Matosinhos)

Urban Hotel Amadeos ★★★

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Other places of interest nearby:

São Francisco Fort

City Park