Things to see or do
- Directions from Town: Take A20 from Newtownards to Portaferry or take Ferry from Strangford to Portaferry, by car or on foot. Exploris is signposted.
- Prices: £7 adults, £4.50 Concession & children. Family; £22 (2 adults & 4 children); £19.50 (12 adult 4 concessions) 60 years + Disabled and Unemployed £4.50. Under 4s free. Peak subject to change. For other group rates please see website.
- Opening times: April-August Monday-Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday- 11am-6pm, Sunday- 12 noon- 6pm. September- March Monday-Friday- 10am-5pm, Saturday- 11am-5pm, Sunday- 1pm-5pm.
- Mobile narrative: Encounter unexpected marine life on a journey from Strangford Lough into the depths of the Irish Sea
Exploris AquariumPortaferry Down - Northern Ireland
Exploris is Northern Ireland's public Aquarium and seal sanctuary. Discovery pool demonstrations, run by experienced guides, at regular intervals throughout each day give you the opportunity to interact with a variety of living marine animals.
You can see how Exploris rehabilitates Northern Ireland's sick, injured or orphaned seals back to health in the seal sanctuary. The Aquarium presents the wonders of the Irish Sea through an enjoyable and interactive experience.
ContactTelephone+44 (0)28 4272 8062
Fax:+44 (0)28 4272 8396
Address: Wolfies Easter Extravaganza at the Exploris Aquarium, The Ropewalk Castle Street, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1NZ