Just north of Albufeira you'll find Zoomarine, one of Portugal’s top attractions! Throughout its 30 hectares, this family theme park has lots of activities on offer that everyone will love. As well as an aquarium, 4D cinema, water rides and the chance to interact with dolphins, Zoomarine has new amusements for 2022! There's a Butterfly Garden, the first of its kind in the Algarve, and Fantasy Island, which brings new slides for little ones.
Get splash happy when you sit down to one of Zoomarine’s top shows! The dolphin presentation is the main attraction, where the family of bottlenose dolphins display not only their natural beauty but their energy in the water. But there are pirate and bird shows on the billing as well.
Endless water attractions
There’s never a dull moment at Zoomarine. Within the park, there’s a designated beach section for chill-out fans, plus a wild wave pool. Want to up the ante? Take on the rides and slides and prepare for thrills and spills aplenty. Whatever you do, you’ll be in for a day to remember!
Conservation and education
Raising awareness for the preservation and protection of ocean life and its habitats is a huge part of Zoomarine’s DNA. Besides many environmental initiatives and projects going on behind the scenes, the park also has a rehabilitation centre for marine species.
The Pirate's Bay
Looking for something to entertain the little ones? The Pirate’s Bay is another one of the park’s fantastic shows. This swashbuckling extravaganza is all about the stunts and you’ll see the performers in all the usual pirate getup – mock swords and all! Check out the show times and take a seat.
Passing with flying colours
Things get colourful when you swoop in to see the tropical birds. Macaws, parrots and cockatoos all take flight among the magical forest here. Watch one of the presentations and you’ll be told all about these species and their habitat – which is nice and humid, to make them feel right at home.
Explore the park
They don’t scrimp on fun in the sun here, so you can bet there’s lots of ground to cover. Between the dolphin shows and the tropical birds, there’s a whole load of other animals to see as well. The walkthrough habitat is a haven of feathery and furry friends! Rides, slides, acrobatics displays and restaurants are also at your fingertips.
It doesn’t get much more playful than the Wonderful World show. Grab a seat and get set for a medley of seals and sea lions, sailors and lost treasure, all doing their thing. It offers a slice of comedy while you watch, so it’s another great presentation to go along to.
The birds of prey demo combines feathers and speed to bring you one awesome showcase of agility and beauty. You’ll soon be spellbound by the owls, eagles and hawks as they fly around. The trainers will be on hand – quite literally – to look after each of them as they land. Tricksters? We think so!
Want to take the load off? There’s the Wave Beach and various pools to enjoy a dip in. Chill out in the rays or soak up the animated atmosphere of the beach, in the water or on the sand. Kicking back and doing your own thing is the name of the game around these zones.
Budding pioneers, this one’s for you! Adventure seekers and history hunters can get their fill over at the Jurassic River. This prehistoric part of the park is dedicated to jaw-dropping dinosaurs. Forget fossils – through dense forest and past waterfalls, you might catch a glimpse of these mighty creatures…
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