Exploris Aquarium Portaferry
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Exploris Aquarium Portaferry

Located in the charming coastal town of Portaferry, the Exploris Aquarium is a must-see destination for anyone interested in the wonders of the sea. With a diverse range of marine life from local waters and beyond, this attraction offers a fascinating glimpse into the underwater world.

As you explore the aquarium’s various exhibits, you’ll encounter a variety of captivating creatures, from playful seals and curious otters to mesmerizing jellyfish and fearsome sharks. The aquarium’s interactive displays and educational programs provide an engaging and informative experience for visitors of all ages.

In addition to its impressive collection of marine life, the Exploris Aquarium also offers stunning views of Strangford Lough and the surrounding coastline. With its combination of natural beauty and fascinating marine exhibits, this attraction is a unique and memorable destination for anyone looking to explore the mysteries of the ocean.

Opening Times

Monday: 10am – 5pm
Tuesday: 10am – 5pm
Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 5pm
Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm


1 The RopeWalk, Castle St, Portaferry, Newtownards BT22 1NZ

Phone Number

028 4272 8062






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Ticket Price List

Prices From £10.00

Exploris Aquarium Portaferry


Is there car parking?In the park adjacent to Exploris
Can I bring my own food?Bottled Water Only
Is there food and drink?The Kraken Bar & Grill
Is there a toilet?Yes
Can I take my dog?Assistance dogs only

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