We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastian

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Plaza De Carlos Blasco Imaz 1, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 943 44 00 99
Website
Book In Advance
More Info
US$224.20*
and up
3-Day San Sebastián City Break
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 1,308 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 141
    Excellent
  • 106
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Very nice!

This little place will tell you the history of San Sebastian, and show you some of its native ocean life! A really cool way to see what's outside, but inside.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Gina D
,
New York City, New York

Similar Things to Do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Add Photo Write a Review

1,308 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 293: English reviews
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

reasonably priced, "boutiquey" and just great for kids of all ages. It can get crowded with larger groups in house.

Helpful?
Thank Robyn H
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This little place will tell you the history of San Sebastian, and show you some of its native ocean life! A really cool way to see what's outside, but inside.

Helpful?
Thank Gina D
Slidell, Louisiana
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's like a lot of other aquariums except that it has a really nice view of the ocean from there and it has a lot of wooden boat models. And of course, there are many fish tanks including one that has a tunnel......pretty cool.

Helpful?
Thank Conrad985
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great fish and sea life. the tunnel tank is great and theres a big shark. there are also great views.

Helpful?
Thank Graham W
Dayton, Ohio
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A small aquarium but nicely done. History of the area towards the ocean. Large variety of fish. Also, nice saltwater aquariums. Can be seen in a few hours. Excellent restaurants in area. Also, a nice walk around the mountain.

Helpful?
Thank Mimi112755
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

An excellent experience. Interesting history and fantastic aquaria. Wonderful for adults and children.

Helpful?
Thank Christina S
Nairobi Region, Kenya
Level Contributor
33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

At such a steep price, I did expect a little more than what was offered. The first section was mostly information about the Martime - which I did not come for at all. Perhaps because it's independent it charges so much. Nothing special here to see... if you go to Donostia and you don't go to the Aquarium you'll still... More 

Helpful?
Thank firegirlWM
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We have visited this aquarium many times. It is very beautiful and has nice views on the see and the city. Also there area outside is very nice to take a walk.

Helpful?
Thank Natalia K
Level Contributor
58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The facility starts with the history of how the port developed, like a little history museum. You will see various kind of fish. We've got a little discount by telling the hotel that we are visiting the aquarium. The hotel gave us a stamped brochure which you need to give it at the ticket counter. Nice for small children, they... More 

Helpful?
Thank T012933
san francisco
Level Contributor
39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This aquarium has lots of historical exhibits about how people have used the resources of the sea in this area for hundreds of years, in addition to the sea life you expect to see at an aquarium. Kids will especially love walking through the tube and seeing big sharks swimming over their heads. We were there just after Christmas, and... More 

Helpful?
Thank SanFranciscoBeachnik

Travellers who viewed Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastian also viewed

San Sebastian - Donostia, Province of Guipuzcoa
San Sebastian - Donostia, Province of Guipuzcoa
 
San Sebastian - Donostia, Province of Guipuzcoa
San Sebastian - Donostia, Province of Guipuzcoa
 

Been to Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastian? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastian and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastian staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?