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Exploris Aquarium

The Northern Ireland Aquarium is situated on the shores of Strangford Lough in the town of Portaferry. Learn about the Islands indigenous marine life with Exploris' interactive discovery pools. Watch the rescued Seal pups playing in and out of the water at the Seal sanctuary. The aquarium is open April - August, Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm, Saturday 11am - 6pm and Sunday 12 noon - 6pm. From September - March the aquarium closes everyday at 5pm and on Sundays opens at 1pm.

Approximate admission costs: Adult £7.50, Child £5, Senior Citizen £5, Family £24

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