The Ocean Aquarium in Protaras is an aquarium with modern facilities surrounded by 12, 500 square meters of tropical gardens. Ocean Aquarium in Protaras currently hosts more than 1000 aquatic species including turtles, crocodiles, piranhas, stingrays and penguins. This attraction in Protaras offers visitors the opportunity to discover the diverse underwater world, from the beauty of the coral reefs to the mystery of the Atlantic Ocean. It is an ideal opportunity to spend some family time. Children will especially like the penguin house and the crocodiles. The tropical gardens surrounding the aquarium are also home to several birds such as colorful parrots, some reptiles and mammals.
The aquarium is open to visitors with wheelchairs and strollers. There is an open air Kiosk next to the water fountains to enjoy a refreshment, an ice cream or a snack. Visitors can park for free at the on-site parking space. Group bookings for schools and guides can receive a discount when booking in advance. Ocean Aquarium is also hosting private events such as children birthday parties or even wedding venues at the tropical gardens. For those who love nature and animals the Aquarium has launched the Adopt an Animal Program. Visitors can become Zoo Parents with a contribution towards an animal and cover its need for food and care for a year.
The Ocean Aquarium is located at 19 Cavo Greco Avenue, just before Ayia Triada roundabout. There are regular bus routes, so visitors can take number 101, 102 and 711 buses. More details on the bus routes are found online at the official site of OSEA www.osea.com.cy.
Open daily from 10:00am to 18:00pm during the summer season (April to October)
and from 09:00am to 16:00pm during the winter season (November to March).