Curacao Sea Aquarium

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As an island, it is easy to understand why marine life is such an important subject. The Curacao Sea Aquarium is more than your typical aquarium. In fact,it is one of the only aquariums in the world that uses an open-water-system, which means that seawater is continuously pumped in.

Sea Aquarium allows visitors the opportunity to view a variety of sea life, and tours and presentations are available. Some opportunities to touch the creatures are even presented.


Located in the southern edge of the vicinity of Willemstad, 3.3 miles southeast of Otrabanda, Curacao Sea Aquarium happily welcomes local customers and vacationers who are rooming in this area of Curacao. However, even if you aren't staying nearby, you should think about stopping by to check it out. It is southeast of Willemstad.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most exciting options while spending some time exploring the area could be having food at a restaurant within traveling distance of Curacao Sea Aquarium. Hemingway Beach Bar & Restaurant, which serves Cuban dishes, offers convenient access to this aquarium. It is only around a few hundred yards away from this aquarium, so check it out and place your order. Mambo Beach and Cabana Beach are a couple other dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction. At Cabana Beach you should sample International fare and enjoy the Curaçao scene.

Nearby Attractions

Other nearby activities include Saliña Fiesta Park, which is within traveling distance in the vicinity of Willemstad. Also, you might consider visiting Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo, which is another attraction nearby.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Curacao Sea Aquarium
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Saliña Fiesta Park -- 1.6 mi. (4.8 km) NNE 3.0 mi. East of Willemstad
Curacao Liqueur Factory at Landhuis Chobolobo Other Attraction 1.9 mi. (2.7 km) N Willemstad
Landhuis Zeelandia Historic Site 2.2 mi. (2.8 km) N Willemstad
Fort Beekenburg Historic Site 2.4 mi. (8.2 km) ESE 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Willemstad
Postal Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Numismatic Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Tele Museum Museum -- -- Punda
Jewish Cultural Historical Museum Museum 2.8 mi. (0.5 km) NW Downtown Willemstad

More Information


The cost of admission into the Sea Aquarium is $20(USD) for adults, $10(USD) for children between the ages of five and 11, and free for children under the age of five.


Bapor Kibra z/n , the vicinity of Willemstad, Curacao


(999) 461-6666




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