“Poema del Mar” Aquarium in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Canary Islands trips

Photo: Holger Uwe Schmitt, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Visiting the “Poema del Mar” aquarium in the capital city of Gran Canaria island will undoubtedly be one of the best experiences you can enjoy before continuing your journey towards any other island in the Canaries or a different destination, especially if you travel with family and kids. The eye-catching building showing influences from Canarian painter Néstor de la Torre that houses it lies a short distance away from the Port of Las Palmas and the ferry terminal.

The experience is divided into three distinct areas dedicated to the jungle and its species, the coral reefs and the ocean depths. Each of them allows you to see endemic flora and fauna from the seabed of the archipelago up close, as well as recreation of the Mississippi River, the Amazon rainforest, mangroves, seagrass meadows, a cenote and…

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