Bergen Aquarium has one of the most extensive collections of marine fauna in Europe. The Bergen Aquarium is located on the outermost point of Nordnes, with a delightful view over the approach to the port of Bergen. Seals and penguins playing in the large pools welcome you to the Aquarium that has as one of Europe’s largest collections of fish and invertebrates. One million liters of clean seawater are pumped up from depth of 130 meters, allowing as one of the few aquariums in the world to keep a shoal of herring. In addition, they have a number of 100,000 liter fresh water aquariums containing fish from all parts of the world.
lvo Caprino´s unique film about the strange and wonderful world below sea level can be viewed in the 225 degrees super-video graph. The importance of the oceans to our society is shown in models and a multimedia exhibition. Here are waterfalls and nesting cliffs and presentation of parts Norwegian coastal culture. A visit to the Aquarium will provide you with many exciting indoor and outdoor experiences. Guided tours. There are altogether 9 large and 42 smaller tanks. 3 outdoor pools with seals, penguins and carps.
Getting to the Bergen Aquarium
Walking distance from the Fish Market. Also bus, or the ferry leaving from the Bergen Fish Market.
Capacity 90 persons. Available for receptions up to 1200 persons, banquets 220 persons.
Norwegian name: Akvariet i Bergen.
Location: Nordnes, center of Bergen.
Distance to Fish Market: 1600 meters.
Address: Nordnesbakken 4
Telephone: +47 55 55 71 71.
Bergen Aquarium Opening hours 2016
1 May – 31 August open: 9am – 6pm Daily.
1 September – 30 April: 10am to 4pm Daily, Thursday 10am to 6pm.
Bergen Aquarium Prices 2016
Winter season: Adults NOK 200, children NOK 150.
Summer season: Adults NOK 250, children NOK 175.
Discounts available, ask for it in the reception.