Search VISIT THE AQUARIUMOpening times and schedule How to get here Membership FAQs Contact Us Facilities Is the Aquarium wheelchair / pram friendly? Yes it is and we actively believe in Access for All policy.Can we take our pets in the Aquarium?No they are only accepted in the La Nave Bistro if they behave approprately.What are your prices?€12.90 for adults and €6 for children aged 5-12. Under 5 years olds are freeWhat are your opening hours?10am to 6pm in winter, till 8pm in summer and last entry is always half an hour before closing time.Do you have a lift to go downstairs?Yes, we have it.Where can I catch the bus to go to Sliema/ St Julian? Valletta?You can wait at the Bus stop on the same side of the road and catch the 212 to St Julian/Sliema or 45 to VallettaIs this just the Aquarium or there is another floor?No, there is only one floor.Where can we see the birds show?We don’t have bird at the Malta National Aquarium complex, you’ll find them at the Mediterraneo ParkWhere are dolphins and where is the show?I’m sorry but we don’t have dolphins, they are at the Mediterraneo Park.Do you have any birds or Reptiles?Sorry we have no birds. However, we have a whole Reptile and Amphibian area.Do you have an ATM?We will soonDo you have wheelchairs for hire?NoIs the Aquarium Pet friendly?The Aquarium is not pet friendly. However the La Nave Bistro (restaurant) is.Is the Aquarium Disabled friendly?Yes, our complex is wheelchair friendly and we can even allow certain mobility scooters depending on their length, the aquarium itself is situated on one levelIs the Aquarium easily accessibleYes, easily by Public transport from Valletta (45), Sliema (212), Airport (X3), Mdina (186), Mellieha (221)Do we accept One4All Vouchers?Yes they are acceptedCan we see behind the scenes?We offer back of house tours for a special priceCan we feed the sharks?You can see the sharks being fed during our 1pm Talk Do we have Dolphins?NoAre there hotels nearby?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 MaltaAre credit cards accepted at the Malta National Aquarium?Yes they are with every €10 minimum purchaseCan I have a wedding at the Malta National Aquarium?Yes you can, contact us here for more infoDoes the aquarium offer a family pass?Yes it doesCan we bring our stroller/push chair?Yes you canHow many species are there in the Malta National Aquarium?Over a 100 speciesWhat types of private events can I have at the Aquarium?Private Dinner, Sleepover, Corporate training, wedding, receptionWhat jobs are available at the aquarium?We hire presenters, aquarists, cashiers, various food and beverage personnel with regards to restaurants in the complex. Contact us here for more info.When did the Malta National Aquarium open?Officially on 3rd October 2013Is the Malta National Aquarium a government entity?It is public private partnership which was also partly financed by the EU.What’s different about the Malta National Aquarium?The fact that it offers a wide variety of species both Mediterranean and non-Mediterranean laid out across landmarks in MaltaCan I make a voucher for the Aquarium?Yes you can, just ask at the reception deskDo you provide cakes?Yes we do and we can make them based on any designs you already had in mind with wording too.Can we bring our own food to parties?All food is supplied from our in house catering outlets. Do members get free parking?YesCan I apply for an internship?Yes, just send your details to email@example.com Can I take pictures inside the Aquarium?Yes but without any flash.Can I have a guided tour?Unfortunately, we don’t offer this yet.Where can I see the menu of the La Nave Bistro?On the La Nave Bistro website www.lanavebistro.comCan I subscribe to a newsletter?Yes you can just send us your email in the newsletter sectionAre there any upcoming events?Yes we regularly have special events which can be seen in the events sectionDo you do sleepovers?Yes we do, for more details please email us on firstname.lastname@example.orgIs there a store to purchase gifts?Yes as soon as you exit the aquarium you will the Reef Gift ShopHow do I apply for a job?Please send your CV to email@example.com How long did it take to build the Aquarium?Approximately 2 yearsDo you have first aid?Yes and we have personnel who are licensed first aidersDo I have to buy tickets beforehand?No you don’t, you can buy them at the door.Can I buy tickets online?Yes in our tickets section.Where is the Malta National Aquarium?Its located in the Qawra Point in St. Paul’s Bay. Once you see a big white starfish shaped dome, you have arrived! We are located at: Malta National Aquarium, Triq it-Trunciera, Qawra, San Pawl il-Bahar, SPB 1500How does the Aquarium attempt to conserve and be sustainable?We regularly have beach cleanups, breed nurse hounds and promote sustainable fishing and eating.Do you have only saltwater fish?We have both saltwater and freshwater fish.Do you have only Mediterranean species?No we have species from various oceans of the world.Do you have anywhere where we can eat?Yes there’s the La Nave Bistro which is open every day of the week for lunch and dinner. For more info check www.lanavebistro.comDo you have family memberships?Yes we do at €99 which is valid for two adults and 3 kids.Do you have memberships?Yes we do at €45 for a full yearDo you organise private events?Yes we do, contact our sales team here for more info.Do you organise birthday parties?Yes we do, contact our sales team here for more info.How much time should I allow for my visit?We recommend normally an hour but this depends on how much you really want to see the aquarium and appreciate the detail. Where can I find photos taken of me during my visit?You can download your photos in the online section.Can I bring food into the Aquarium?No we only allow food to be consumed at the La Nave Bistro and only served from our kitchen.Does the Aquarium have Parking?Yes it does on two levels with approximately 140 parking spaces.How much does parking cost?It's free when visiting the Aquarium and approx €2/hour for the general public.