Summer at Den Blå Planet

Experience a world under the seven seas and enjoy a close encounter with majestic hammerhead sharks and elegant rays at Northern Europe's largest and most modern aquarium.

Come and have a fun day, both indoors and outdoors at Den Blå Planet. During the summer holiday (26th of June to the 8th of August) you can touch rays and sharks in our Tropical Touch Pool, and enjoy the sights of our big sea turtle and the majestic hammerhead sharks that live in our 4.1 million litre Ocean Tank.

At our outdoor facilities, you can find our adorable sea otters that will surely steal your heart. You can enjoy the fresh sea breeze in our child-friendly areas that include the Wondrous Waterhole, the Pontoon Bridge and water playground.

We are open every day until 21 o’clock.


Enjoy a close encounter with sharks and rays

Den Blå Planet, National Aquarium Denmark is a world class attraction. Experience a world under the seven seas, and experience thousands of fish and ocean animals up close, in over 7 million litres of water. Due to Covid-19 we’ve been forced to switch off out touch screens but our app is free and contains all the relevant information as well as an audio guide. Our staff are ready to provide top notch service.

Opening hours during the summer holidays (26th of June to the 8th of August): Open all days: 10 to 21 o’clock

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Special Exhibition: Once Upon a Sea

Once Upon a Sea is a special exhibition all about the history of the ocean and the spectacular sea creatures of the past.

The heart of the exhibit is 10 models of the most spectacular ocean creatures that ever lived. The models are life sized and represent a snippet of the most significant animals to have lived in the 550 million years of ocean history. From giant scaled octopi the size of a truck, to the 11-meter-long forefather of the white shark, the megalodon.

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Do you dare touch sharks and rays?

In our Tropical Touch pool you can have a close encounter with sharks and rays, and if you dare, you can even put even pet them! There’s a huge difference between the skin of a shark and ray; come and try for yourself.

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Jump, hop, slide and splash

Come and experience our child-friendly outdoor facilities at Den Blå Planet: The Wondrous Waterhole, the Pontoon Bridge and water playground. So much fun for all ages!

In the Wondrous Waterhole, you can explore the pond with a net in hand. See how many different kinds of animals you can find and get a diploma you can take home – can you beat the record of the day?
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