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Aquarium Istanbul 2024 – Entry Tickets

See Europe’s largest collection of sharks and other sea life by visiting the Istanbul aquarium.

€ 24
Valid 1 month

Visit Sea Life Istanbul

Discover amazing sea creatures at SEA LIFE aquarium in Istanbul, where you can walk through the underwater tunnel and get up close to Europe’s largest collection of sharks and even touch a starfish.


Aquarium Istanbul Entry Ticket

Spend the day at the SEA LIFE Istanbul aquarium and get close to interesting and wonderful sea creatures and different fish species. Walk underwater through an impressive 83-meter-long ocean tunnel and get 270-degree panoramic views of the sea bed. Continue exploring a breathtaking travel route and walk through all 21 themed zones. There are various geographical routes ranging from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean, including Clownfish Alley, Stingray Bay, and the Rainforest.

With an impressive 47 display tanks and more than 15,000 creatures from the sea, the aquarium is the perfect place for family fun. Be amazed by Europe’s most extensive shark collection at the Shark Kingdom, and marvel at bow mouth, hammerhead, grey reef shark, zebra, and sand tiger sharks as they swim majestically over your head. The architectural characteristics of each tank reflect the cultural, geographical, and historical characteristics of that region.

Come and experience Europe’s latest interactive attraction, Amazing Creations! Here, your children can unleash their creativity by drawing their very own dream fish, coloring it, scanning it on a multimedia device, and watching it come to life in our digital aquarium!

Sea Life Aquarium is located in Forum Istanbul, a shopping mall. If you’re going on a family trip, you can take a break from sightseeing and do some shopping. At the same time, the kids can be fascinated by the largest aquarium tunnel in Europe and the most extensive collection of sharks in Europe.

  • SEA LIFE Istanbul entry ticket
X not included
  • Transport
  • Food and drinks
  • Tour Guide
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Meeting Point

The meeting point is in front of the Forum Istanbul Shopping Mall at the address İstanbul SEA LIFE Akvaryum, Kocatepe Mah, 34045 Bayrampaşa, İstanbul, Turkey.

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Visit Shark Kingdom

Be amazed by Europe’s most extensive shark collection at the Shark Kingdom. Get the chance to observe creatures from the great white shark family.

Meet the Starfish

Touch a starfish and other sea creatures in the interactive Rock Pool Experience, just as it is in the Sea Life Aquariums around the world. Explore this hands-on encounter and learn more about these amazing animals.

Enjoy Fish Feeding Shows

Witness the fish-feeding shows at certain times of the day, made with special-trained divers.

Family Friendly Activity

Let your children draw their dream fish at the new Amazing Creations experience, where their colorful creations can come to life in a digital aquarium.

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Which Aquarium is better in Istanbul?

The best aquarium to visit in Istanbul is the Sea Life Aquarium, located in the new Forum Istanbul in the Bayrampasa district and is one of the largest aquariums in Europe. The aquarium is both a tourist attraction and a center for marine research and conservation in Istanbul.

What is Turkey’s biggest aquarium?

Sea Life Aquarium in Istanbul is the biggest. It’s one of the largest aquariums in Europe and was the first public aquarium in Turkey. Sea Life company has 48 different aquariums worldwide, so it’s not a surprise that it is the most diverse aquarium in Turkey.

How many aquariums does Istanbul have?

Istanbul has four aquariums you can visit and explore the amazing sea life housed inside of them. You’ll see many different sea creatures, including some of the rarest.

How much time do you need in Istanbul Aquarium?

The average visit time at the Sea Life Aquarium in Istanbul is 1.5 hours. But depending on your interest, you can stay longer because there is no limit during open times.
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An experience you don’t want to miss!

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Fun for the whole family!

This is such an amazing way to spend the day if you’re traveling to Istanbul with kids and as a whole family. The Sea Life offers so many fun activities for the little ones, and we as parents also had a lot of fun.


So much Fun!

The marine life located inside the Istanbul akvaryum was fascinating to see. My favorite part was walking through the water tunnel and seeing the fish swim above my head. This visit was a great experience and a very nice way to take a break from all of the city sightseeing.


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