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Skip-the-Line Tickets to Selwo Marina

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  • Book a ticket to Selwo Marina and enter a tropical paradise that lets you see some of the world's most amazing fauna from the Amazon and beyond.
  • Explore the five zones in the park; Las Antilles has a bit of a Caribbean vibe to it, and you will meet its representative animals such as the bottlenose dolphin, the sea lion, or the red flamingo.
  • If you're up for it, enter a pool and participate in the Dolphin Encounter, where an expert guide will help you interact with these intelligent marine animals.
  • Admire how a family of Selwo Marina dolphins perform swimming and diving exercises in the Educational Dolphin Talk.
  • The talk will even enlighten you with some fun facts about dolphins. For instance, did you know that all its movements stem from its tail fin, its main driving force?
  • Look through the glassed-in enclosure of Ice Island, the only ice penguinarium in Andalucía.
  • Discover what penguins are like, and how they live and move around, both within the water and on land.
  • At La Hondonada, find exotic birds such as the black-necked aracari toucan or the ever-curious six-banded armadillo.
  • Don't miss out on the Exotic Birds Presentation, which showcases colorful Amazonian birds such as macaws or toucans in aerial action.
  • Amazonia has two rooms; the first one consists of Angelfish, the red piranha, the Poison Dart Frog, and the tarantula.
  • The second room is made up of aqua terrariums, where, apart from fish, you can see species of reptiles and amphibians.
  • A special mention has to made about the Amazonian ants, who are always working laboriously to transport food with which they grow the fungus inhabited by the queen ant.
  • Los Trópicos, the newest habitat at Selwo Marina, is where you will find the white-faced sakí, a South American primate.
  • It also has birds like the scarlet ibis and reptiles such as the green iguana.
  • Children aged 3-10yrs, as well as seniors aged 65yrs and above, enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 4 days before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Selwo Marina with Benalmádena Cable Car: Combo Ticket

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  • Treat yourself to a break and get access to two of Benalmádena's top attractions with one ticket.
  • At Selwo Marina, enjoy walking through the five zones with different animal habitats.
  • See adorable penguins being fed at Ice Island, the only ice penguinarium in Andalucía.
  • Marvel at somersaulting dolphins, enjoy a specially choreographed show by sea lions, or admire colorful Amazonian birds at the Exotic Birds Demonstration.
  • Consider this to be your ticket to get up close to some of the world's most awe-inspiring animals and birds!
  • You also get a ticket to the Benalmádena Cable Car tour.
  • This is an exciting 15-minute journey that takes you on a 3 km ride - all while showcasing some of the most stunning views of the Costa del Sol.
  • To begin with, see the whole of Arroyo de la Miel and Benalmádena Costa, two of the towns that make up Benalmádena.
  • Once you go higher up towards Mount Calamorro, the landscape broadens.
  • Fall in love with this unique view of Benalmádena and the Malaga coastline, and admire how the blue of the sea merges with the sky. It is truly a sight to behold!
  • The route comes to an end at a 769-meter altitude above sea level.
  • Note: The first visit must be made to Selwo Marina, the visit to the Cable Car can be done during the rest of the current season. You cannot repeat the visit.
  • Children aged 3-10yrs, as well as seniors aged 65yrs and above, enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 4 days before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Selwo Marina Aquarium | The first dolphinarium in Andalusia 

Selwo Marina is known for being the first dolphinarium in Andalusia, offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy marine life and various aquatic species in a controlled environment.

Things to know before booking your tickets to Selwo Marina Aquarium

  • Accessibility: Selwo Marina Aquarium is accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
  • Reduced price entry: Children between 3 to 10 years old and senior citizens above the age of 65 years enjoy reduced ticket prices. 
  • Different ticket options: You can choose from skip-the-line tickets and combo tickets for the Selwo Marina Aquarium. 

Why visit Selwo Marina Aquarium?

  • The first dolphinarium in Andalusia: Selwo Marina is known for its impressive dolphin shows, where visitors can witness the intelligence, agility, and playful nature of these marine mammals.
  • Diversity of marine life: The aquarium houses a diverse range of marine life, including penguins, sea lions, exotic fish, and other fascinating creatures.
  • Focus on education and conservation efforts: Selwo Marina provides information about marine ecosystems, the importance of preserving aquatic environments, and the challenges facing marine life. 
  • Suitable for different age groups: Selwo Marina is designed to be a family-friendly destination, making it suitable for visitors of all ages.
  • Memories for a lifetime: The interactive experiences at Selwo Marina Aquariums lets visitors get up close and personal with the animal kingdom.

Which Selwo Marina Aquarium ticket is best for you?

If you are short on time

Go for: Skip the line tickets

Duration: Flexible

Guide: No 

  • Enjoy priority access to the Selwo Marina Aquarium with skip-the-line tickets. 
  • Save time and money with skip-the-line tickets that help you skip the long queues and waiting times. 

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If you want to save money and explore more

Go for: Combo tickets

Duration: Flexible

Guide: No

  • Save money by getting access to two of Benalmádena's top attractions with a single ticket. 
  • Explore marine life at the aquarium and then enjoy the panoramic views of Benalmádena in a thrilling cable car ride. 

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What to see at Selwo Marina Aquarium?

Dolphin shows

One of the main attractions at Selwo Marina is its dolphin shows. These shows typically feature trained dolphins performing a variety of impressive behaviors, such as jumps, flips, and synchronized swimming routines.

Penguin enclosure

Selwo Marina has a dedicated area for penguins, where visitors can observe these charismatic birds waddling, swimming, and interacting with each other. 

Sea lion exhibits

Another highlight is the sea lion exhibits, where visitors can watch these playful and social animals swimming gracefully underwater or basking in the sun on land. 

Exotic fish tanks

Selwo Marina features a variety of tanks and displays housing exotic fish from around the world. Visitors can admire the vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and unique adaptations of species such as tropical reef fish, seahorses, and moray eels.

Interactive experiences

Depending on availability, Selwo Marina offers interactive experiences that allow visitors to get closer to certain marine animals. This could include opportunities to touch rays or small sharks, feed fish, or participate in educational sessions led by aquarium staff.

Plan your visit to Selwo Marina Aquarium

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Opening hours: Daily, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Best time to visit: Plan your visit to Selwo Marina Aquarium during the spring or in May and June. During this time the weather is pleasant and you can comfortably enjoy all outdoor experiences at the aquarium. To avoid crowds and long queues, visit the aquarium on weekday mornings or late afternoons. During the weekends, Selwo Marina Aquarium tends to get very crowded.

Address: Parque de la Paloma s/n, 29630 Benalmádena, Málaga, Spain

Find on maps. 

  • By bus: L2, L1
    Nearest stops: Selwo Marina, Molinos de Viento, or Parque de la Paloma
  • By train: Cercanías RENFE
    Nearest stop: Arroyo de la Miel (Benalmádena)
  • By car: Take A7 and leave at the Arroyo de la Miel exit. 
    Car parking: Onsite parking is available 

  • Washrooms 
  • Baby changing stations
  • Changing rooms
  • Restaurants
  • Shops
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes so that you can easily explore the Selwo Marina Aquarium and participate in the interactive experiences. 
  • To beat the crowds, visit Selwo Marina Aquarium as soon as it opens in the morning. 
  • The dolphinarium and dolphin shows are the most popular attractions inside the Selwo Marine Aquarium. To make the most of this, sit in the front rows to enjoy the shows. 
  • Book interactive experiences such as swimming with sea lions or meeting the dolphins well in advance. 
  • Since most of the attractions at Selwo Marina Aquarium are located outside, carry sunscreen, hats, and caps to protect yourself from the heat. 
  • Keep yourself well-hydrated throughout your visit to Selwo Marina Aquarium.

There are a few restaurants located inside Selwo Marina Aquarium. 

  • La Colonial: La Colonial is a self-service restaurant that offers a variety of dishes such as meats, ice creams, and salads. 
  • Las Delicias: Located near the sea lion exhibit, Las Delicias serves yummy dishes and beverages such as salads, fast food, slushies, and crêpes. 
  • Los Kioscos: Los Kioscos serves yummy ice creams and snacks. The best part about the restaurant is its central location in the Selwo Marina Aquarium. 

Budget: Hotel Betania (290 m), MedPlaya Hotel Alba Beach (430 m), Hostal Sol y Miel (670 m). 

Mid-range: Sahara Sunset (370 m), Hotel Las Arenas (430 m), Royal Oasis Club at Pueblo Quinta (460 m).  

Luxury: Hotel SPA Benalmádena Palace (430 m), Vincci Selección Aleysa (850 m), Hotel Alay (1.6 km).

Beyond Selwo Marina Aquarium

Benalmádena Cable Car

Located 7.4 km from Selwo Marina Aquarium, the Benalmádena Cable Car, or Teleférico, offers breathtaking views as it takes you to the top of Mount Calamorro. Once at the summit, you can enjoy panoramic views of the coast, Sierra Nevada, and even Gibraltar.

Tivoli World

Tivoli World is an amusement park located 1.6 km from Selwo Marina Aquarium. Over here you can go on a variety of rides and enjoy other attractions and live entertainment shows that are perfect for all ages. It's a fun option for families or those seeking a bit of excitement.

Benalmádena Butterfly Park (Mariposario de Benalmádena)

Located 6 km from Selwo Marina Aquarium, Mariposario de Benalmádena is a tropical butterfly park where visitors can experience a lush environment filled with hundreds of colorful butterflies.

Frequently asked questions about Selwo Marina Aquarium tickets

How much is a ticket to Selwo Marina Aquarium?

A ticket to Selwo Marine Aquarium will cost around €24.90. 

How to book tickets to Selwo Marina Aquarium?

You can purchase Selwo Marina Aquarium tickets either online or offline. It is recommended to book tickets online since it helps save time and money. 

Why should I book Selwo Marina Aquarium tickets online?
  • Cheaper rates: Booking tickets online is cheaper than directly purchasing them at the aquarium on the day of your visit. 
  • Different options: With online tickets, you can choose from different ticket options. For Selwo Marina, you can either opt for skip-the-line tickets or combo tour tickets. These ticket options may not be available for offline purchase. 
  • Convenient: It is quick and easy to book tickets online. With one tap of your finger, you can book tickets for the attraction from wherever you are. 
  • Guaranteed entry: Online tickets guarantee your entry to the attraction on the day of your visit, irrespective of the peak season. 
What do Selwo Marina Aquarium tickets include?

You can choose between Selwo Marina Aquarium skip-the-line tickets and combo tour tickets. Both ticket options include admission to the aquarium. However, the combo tour ticket also includes access to the Benalmádena Cable Car. 

Can I get skip-the-line tickets for Selwo Marina Aquarium?

Yes, skip-the-line tickets are available for Selwo Marina Aquarium. This ticket lets you skip the line and get priority entry to the attraction on the day of your visit. 

What is the cancellation policy for Selwo Marina Aquarium tickets?

Selwo Marina tickets can be canceled 4 days before the experience for a full refund. 

How long does it take to complete a Selwo Marina Aquarium tour?

You can expect to take 3 to 4 hours to complete a tour of the Selwo Marina Aquarium.