We are located at Qawra Point in St. Paul’s Bay. Once you see a big white starfish-shaped dome, you have arrived! Our full address is: Malta National Aquarium, Triq it-Trunċiera, Qawra, San Pawl il-Bahar, SPB 1500.
We are open every day from 10:00 till 20:00. The last entry is at 19:30.
Yes, the St. Paul’s Bay area is home to around 40% of beds on the island and has the most 4 star hotels located in one area in Malta.
€15.90 for adults and €12.90 for seniors and €9.90 for children aged between 4 and 12. Under 3 years old enter for free.
No, you don’t. You can also purchase them at the door.
Yes, you can purchase them through our tickets section.
Yes, vouchers for the Aquarium Complex can be bought from the reception desk.
You can have your photo taken at the entrance of the Aquarium and view them once you exit, at the Gift Shop.
We offer two types of family tickets - one for two adults and one child, and one for two adults and two children.  Children under the age of 3 enter for free and do not need to purchase an admission ticket. Family passes are available under the tickets section.
Yes we do. A yearly family membership is available for €99 (valid for two adults and up to 3 children) and individual memberships are available for €45.
Yes, for the cost of €45, however guides need to be pre-booked.
Yes we are, we have a lift to enter and exit the aquarium and our whole complex is wheelchair friendly. We also allow certain mobility scooters depending on their length, since the Aquarium itself is situated on one level.
No we do not hire out wheelchairs
Yes, Buses from Valletta (45), Sliema (212), Airport (X3), Mdina (186) and Mellieha (221). The Bus stop for the Aquarium is named BEN.
We recommend normally 45min to 1h, but this largely depends on how interested you are in the exhibits.
No, there is only one floor.
Yes it does, on two levels with approximately 140 parking spaces. It's free when visiting the Aquarium.
Yes, it is located at reception
Yes, with every €10 minimum purchase.
Only guide / assistance dogs are permitted in the Aquarium.
No we don’t have dolphins at the Malta National Aquarium.
We don’t have birds but we do have a Reptile and Amphibian area.
We have both saltwater and freshwater fish.
No, we have species from various parts of the world.
Yes, they are accepted.
Certainly! Experience the back of house tour, which includes visits to the quarantine area, food prep area, laboratory, filtration system, and the main tank from above! Tours happen every day at 10:45, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30 (subject to availability) and tickets can be purchased at the door.
No you cannot however you can watch our staff feed the sharks at 1pm and at 4pm.
Yes we have La Nave Bistro which is open for breakfast from 09.30hrs and continues for lunch and dinner. We also have a gift shop on existing the Aquarium.
Pre-covid regulations we had talks every day, encourage educational events, receive local and international school students in hopes to raise awareness about marine litter and other issues like climate change and sustainable fishing. We also have a collaboration with a local NGO, Sharklab, which together we have returned more than 300 sharks back into Maltese waters.
Yes, La Nave Bistro which is open every day of the week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For more information visit www.lanavebistro.com
The menu is available on the website www.lanavebistro.com
Any type of event is possible from a private dinner to birthday parties, sleepovers, corporate training and weddings. Do contact us for further information.
Yes you can, contact us on info@aquarium.com.mt for more information.
Yes we do, please email mbarbara@aquarium.com.mt for more information.
Not at the moment due to the COVID 19 situation. You can bring your own cake and no service charge will apply.
All food is supplied from our in house catering outlets.
Yes we do, for more details please email us on info@aquarium.com.mt
Please check out our events section, at the moment due to the Covid – 19 situation, we do not have any type of events planned.
We hire presenters, aquarists, cashiers and various food and beverage personnel with regards to restaurants in the complex. Visit www.aquarium.com.mt/careers for available jobs.
Yes, just send your details to hr@aquarium.com.mt
Please send your CV to hr@aquarium.com.mt.
We opened our doors to the public on 3rd October, 2013.
The Malta National aquarium is a public private partnership which was also partly financed by the European Union.
The fact that it offers a wide variety of species, both Mediterranean and non-Mediterranean, the exhibits highlight Maltese unique landmarks.
Yes you can, just send us your email in the newsletter section.
Yes, as soon as you exit the Aquarium you will see the Reef Gift Shop.
No food or drink is permitted inside the Aquarium
Yes, and we have personnel who are licensed first aiders.