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Visiting National Aquarium Denmark Copenhagen

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National Aquarium Denmark

Relish the Exhilarating Feeling of Being Underwater at the National Aquarium Denmark

Relish the Exhilarating Feeling of Being Underwater at the National Aquarium Denmark

1. The Rainforest

1. The Rainforest

This section of the National Aquarium Denmark houses the Philippine and dwarf crocodiles, pacus, arowanas, freshwater stingrays, boa constrictors, large catfish, violet turaco and several more. This major attraction of this section is the huge school of about 3,000 dangerous piranhas. Next to The Rainforest is a grotto segment that features an aquarium of cave tetra, electric fishes such as elephantfish and electric eels and other freshwater fishes. Tourists are treated to an enlivening experience in the Rainforest section.

2. The African Great Lakes

2. The African Great Lakes

Modelled after Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Malawi, this section primarily features the famous cichlids and plays home to fishes like the Nile perch and above the waters are the village weaver birds and other smallish animals.

3. Evolution and Adaption

3. Evolution and Adaption

It is the objective of this section to depict the evolution and adaption of fishes and features a vast mangrove aquarium consisting of archerfish, four-eyed fish, mudskippers and the Apalachicola snapping turtle, primitive fishes like lungfish, gar and bichir. This part of the aquarium also consists of the oldest fish that is the Australian lungfish.

4. Cold Water

4. Cold Water

This section is the abode of the native freshwater and saltwater species of Denmark. It features a colossal North Atlantic aquarium with a seabird precipice that houses the puffin, conger, wolfish and cod along with other different species and a touch pool. The species that are not native to Denmark but are housed in this section include sea anemones, the giant Pacific octopus and several more besides California sea lions.

5. The Warm Ocean

5. The Warm Ocean

This section features the most massive aquarium with 4,000,000 liters of water and home to zebra shark, wobbegongs, blacktip reef shark, young scalloped hammerheads, eagle rays, stingrays, moray eels, guitarfish, groupers, golden trevallies and more. This part also consists of a shark tunnel of 16 meters, along coral reef of reef fish and corals and several small aquaria for shrimpfish, seahorses, weedy seadragon, stonefish, olive sea snake, and lionfish.

National Aquarium Denmark Copenhagen Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

National Aquarium Denmark tickets can be booked online from this website. Book the ticket online to avoid standing at long queues.

How To Get Around?

The National Aquarium Denmark is small enough to get around on foot.

What Should I Wear?

There is no such dressing code. Tourists can wear anything they feel comfortable to visit the National Aquarium Denmark.

National Aquarium Denmark Copenhagen Facts

Best Time to Visit

The best time of the year to visit the National Aquarium Denmark is during the summer when it is sweltering hot outside and cool and blue inside.



Will I Need a Guide?

No, transportation is easy and you can find anything on this site.

How To Get There?

National Aquarium Denmark is just a 45-minute drive from central Copenhagen. There is free shuttle bus service available as well from the central station of Copenhagen. You can also get there by metro service that takes 12 minutes to reach the Kastrup Metro station from where the National Aquarium Denmark is located at walking distance.

Additional Info

Try to book the tickets online to avail discounts and avoid standing in long queues. Try visiting on a weekday and avoid the weekends as on these days the Aquarium gets very crowded. Avoid peak season, public and school holidays for a better experience.