A great day out at the Istanbul Dolphinarium is also one of the best things to to in Istanbul especially for the kids and families.
Istanbul Dolphinarium is the biggest Dolphinarium in Europe and is also one of the best places to see in Istanbul.
Visitors may enjoy the dolphin shows, discover the world of the sea mammals such as dolphins, playful fur seals, massive walruses and the gorgeous white whale and spend great time at the Istanbul Dolphinarium.
Attractions & Activities
You may watch the dolphin shows, swim with the dolphins, dive with the dolphins or take dolphin therapy at the Istanbul Dolphinarium. The dolphin shows last about 1 hour and visitors may also take photos with the dolphins. See more at www.istanbuldolphinarium.com for timetables, tickets, prices and more…
Swimming with Dolphins
For the ones who want to participate the swimming program should be able to swim well without any support â€“ the pool is 5 m deep and no supporting devices such as vests or collars are allowed. The children that are to be accepted to the swimming program have to be over 10 years old in winter season and over 6 years old in summer season. Due to the safety issues, pregnant women are not accepted to the swimming program. And for the ones who would like to swim with the dolphins must be in a good physical and mental condition, and not carry any contagious disease.
Tickets and Tours
Open daily between 9am and 6pm.
Istanbul is located about 10 mins. from Sirkeci/Eminonu, 15 mins. from Taksim, 20 mins from Sultanahmet and 20 mins from Levent.
How to Get There?
You may access the Istanbul Dolphinarium via the Alibeykoy-Yesilpinar Midibusses (Dolmus) from Aksaray Metro Station or the below public busses.
by Public Bus
- 39 Beyazıt -Akşemsettin Mah. & 99 Eminönü -Akşemsettin Mah.
- 36CE Eminönü – Cebeci Mah. & 399B Eminönü – Güzeltepe
- 39Ç Beyazıt -Hamidiye Mah. & 44B Eminönü -Hamidiye Mah.
- 39B Vezneciler â€”Ä°mar Blokları & 48A Topkapı -Göktürk Köyü
- 399D Eminönü â€” Yeşilpınar
- 39D Otogar â€”Yeşilpınar & 39Y Yeşilpınar â€”Vezneciler
- 39D Yeşilpınar â€” Yenikapı & 399C Yunus Emre Mah. â€” Eminönü
Address: Silahtaraga Str. No:2/4 Eyup-Ä°stanbul
Tel: (0212) 581 78 78 (PBX)