Nordsøen Oceanarium, Hirtshals

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Visit the biggest aquarium in Northern Europe, Nordsøen Oceanarium, where you can see seals, cod, seabass, and schooling fish. The center tank can hold 4,500,000 litres (1,189,00 gallons) of water. It was built to imitate the open sea so that many of the species of fish could live comfortably. There are also habitat tanks that recreate habitats certain fish need to survive, and a seal pool where you can see the harbor seal and gray seal. Informational TV screens are set up throughout that give information about the specific fish--be aware, though, that presentations are in Danish. Children can draw and paint in one of the play areas. If you want to see one of the feedings, check the schedule in advance on the website. Nordsøen Oceanarium is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Hirtshals Edition.
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  • August 16, 2017
    A Museum organized well suitable for families but also for singles or adult accustomed to living marine visits. Good internal logistics
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  • August 14, 2017
    A good activity to do before a to go on with the fjord line/color line. Exciting things to look at for the kids.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Beautiful aquariums, propagator, playgrounds etc. Feeding the fish in the large basin was special. Though very busy by the location and the bad weather.
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  • June 27, 2017
    Decent place. Takes a few hours though.
  • December 31, 2016
    Really nice aquarium with fish, seals, sharks, rays, and of course the infamous sunfish. Great place to bring the family.
  • August 19, 2016
    Fun for young and old. A little disorienting with so much to see and everything is placed in like a maze. But very fun, and lots of fun creatures.
  • January 7, 2017
    Lots of living sea creatures, and the sunfish is just amazing.
  • March 13, 2017
    Special as one usually does not see North sea fish,...

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