Gran Canaria is considered as a mini-continent and the
sea world cannot be missing. As Canarian Transfer we will talk about the Acuarium Poema del Mar in Gran Canaria, a place
that worth to be visited.
Where is the Acuarium Poema del Mar?
order to visit the Acuarium Poema del Mar you have just to get close to Las Palmas
de Gran Canaria. Precisely to the zone of the harbour Sanapú, where you
can find this impressive installation. It’s located just few meters from the
famous beach Las Canteras.
Zones of the acuarium
wonderful Acuarium Poema del Mar count of 3 different zones.
On one side there are
marine surface ecosystems while on the other hand, deep sea ecosystems.
Finally, we found the area of ??freshwater species.
visit starts with a zone known as La Jungla, in which different
landscapes of the 5 continents are reproduced.
Then we arrive to
the zone called Arrecife, a huge cylinder that allows to se several
corals and colorful fishes.
the end of the visit, there is the area called Deep Sea. Here visitors can admire the world's largest curved
window. Its more than 36 meters wide and 7 meters high and it simulates an
ocean hosting more than 40 different species. Among them also sharks.
the installations, special attention is for canarian species. For instance El
Veril, where it’s possible to admire green, brunette, old and pejeperros
Not only aquatic species
It might seem
that it is just another aquarium. However, the Poema del Mar Aquarium, with its
aim to reproduce different ecosystems, has also different animal species not
belonging to the aquatic world.
example in the zone La Jungla, the visitor will find parrots that fly over the lush vegetation. Among the
branches are hidden other animals such as chameleons.
Acuriuam Poema del Mar, count also of an artificial
beach that allows spawn the turtles. The young born are reinserted in environments of the Canary
Islands where they can help to repopulate their community.
mission of this acuarium is people let to known the different ecosystems of the
world, learning to love, respect and protect them.
this reason, thanks to the Loro Parque
there are conservation projects for different wild species and their habitats.
this case, the Acuarium Poema del Mar participates in projects with animals
like boba turtles, the hammerhead shark and the angel.
the aim to teach children the love for nature, the acuarium offers the
possibility to attend educational visits
for schools. A very enriching tour that will show to children the
characteristics of different species and their threats.
acuarium offers to the visitor the Restaurant
Néstor with acuarium view, the Café
Lobby at the entrance and the snack
bar Nemo, perfect to drink something during the visit. There is also a souvenir shop, where you can buy
something to remember the visit.
know this nice acuarium? Remember that if you are allocated in the south of Gran Canaria, as Canarian Transfer we organize
visits to discover Las Palmas. We can help you also with your transfer from the airport, so that you can start your
holidays in the best way.