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Istanbul > Istanbul Aquarium Tour

Istanbul Aquarium Tour

  Last Updated: February 17, 2024

When the children have had enough of the old stuff where do you take them to keep them amused?  The Aquarium is the answer!  With over 1500 species of fish from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean, there is a plethora of species waiting to be discovered by young and old alike. What is more, with over 17 themed areas for your holiday entertainment you are sure to be amused throughout your visit. The Aquarium is the place where you can smile back at the stingrays, and see eye to eye with a shark, swimming in and out of a ruined ship, an experience like no other, and all from the safety of a glassed vantage point.

The Istanbul Aquarium is the largest in Turkey and, indeed, can hold its own with many throughout the world.  With so much to do and see, the 2.5 hours you spend at the aquarium will fly by and no doubt, will leave you wanting more.  With restaurants and gift shops, to tempt your purse strings and the magnificent Rain Forest themed area, with so much to see and do it may well take another visit to quell your sea life appetite!

This is the perfect activity for families or anyone looking to learn more about such wonderful sea creatures.  On the rare rainy day in Istanbul, or just to excape from the summer heat, it is an alternative activity to keep you busy In Istanbul and something different from the usual tourist spots.

Istanbul Aquarium Tour Price

In 2024, price of Aquarium Tour from Istanbul is 50 € for adults, free for children at and under 3 years old.

Adult12 years and older€50
Child4 — 11 years old€50
Infant0 — 3 years oldFree

Includes / Excludes

  • Hotel Transfer (Both Ways)
  • Bus With A/C
  • Entrance Fees
  • Insurance
  • Personal Expenses

Istanbul Aquarium Tour Itinerary

This tour is available every morning, 6 days a week.  You will be collected from your hotel at around 09:00 (times to be confirmed upon reservation) in a luxury transfer vehicle and taken to the aquarium.

After approximately 2.5 hours your transfer vehicle will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.  Should you wish to stay longer or travel to a different destination you may cancel the return journey.  Please note that you will then be responsible for your own travel as your excursion will come to an end.


How much is Istanbul Aquarium Tour?

Cost of Istanbul Aquarium Tour is 50 € for adults, free for children at and under 3 years old in 2024.

What does the ticket price include?

Pickup from your hotel by comfortable, air conditioned transport to and from the Aquarium, entry fee, plus Insurance.

When can i go?

Good news is that the Aquarium is open six days a week and for the purposes of this tour, between 09:30 and 13:00.  The Aquarium is so popular that it is open throughout the year also!

Is there anything not included?

Your personal expenditure throughout the tour which includes any food or drinks.

Should you wish to stay longer than the 2.5 hours, you may  choose to take an alternative transport back to your hotel, payable and negotiable by you when you leave.  Otherwise your free  transport will return back to your hotel at the designated time.

Do i need to take anything specific with me?

Appropriate footwear is necessary for the walking involved in the tour.  Comfortable clothing also, with a jacket or sweater to hand for any cooler areas that you may travel through.

Do bring your camera, with  over 1500 species of fish and other amazingsights to see, you will want to take many photographs throughout your visit.

You should bring money with you for those optional extras.  With a choice of restaurants for refreshments, and a number of gift shops, you may find your purse strings sorely tempted.

Who goes to Istanbul Aquarium?

From families to friends, singles to groups there is something for everyone.

From the very young to the very old, it is wheelchair friendly too.

Operated by: Istanbul Aquarium