The North Sea Oceanarium

The North Sea Oceanarium
– An experience for the entire family.

A visit to Northern Europe's largest aquarium takes you on an exciting adventure underwater. Our 10,000 square meters indoor, 5,000 square meters outdoor, 70 tanks and more than 6,500 fish and other marine animals, offers the opportunity to spend a full day “at sea” and even “under water“. Explore the 7 destinations, dive to the bottom of the sea, go on adventure in the shipwreck or catch crabs with your bare hands. Pad a star fish on its back, face the cute seals and search for the gold of the North Sea. There are many fun experiences and activities indoor and outdoor.

In close contact with the sea

Enjoy the gigantic aquarium, Oceanariet, with its 4.500.000 liters of ocean water, thousands of shoals of fish and other marine animals. Follow the journey of the diver when he explores the stone reefs, the wreck and the sandy bottom. Get close to hungry sharks and the good-natured sunfish which are handfed.

The giants of the sea and cute predators

In “Hvalforskerhytten” (the cottage of the whale researchers) is it possible to explore the interesting life of the whale researchers. Experience the large skeleton from the fin whale from Blokhus in specific periods.
Meet the seal, the largest predator in Denmark, up close in the large outdoor habitat. And get even closer to them in the 12 metes long underwater tunnel.

The hunters of the North Sea
- New exhibition in summer 2019!

BIG OCEAN WINDOW - Go exploring in the food chain of the North Sea, where you can encounter everything from the smallest plankton to the largest predators. The window is the largest interactive screen in Scandinavia, where large whales, shoals of fish and dangerous sharks lives close to each other. Experience the new involving seal exhibition where you can get close to the largest predator of Denmark.

3 unique aquariums

The new exhibition contains three aquariums where you can see jelly fish, shoals of fish and predators up close. This unique exhibition can be enjoyed on two floors providing a very special experience.

Taste the North Sea

At our lovely restaurant we serve tasty and simple fish dishes. The dishes vary from season to season – It is freshly caught, healthy and sustainable. You can also bring your own lunch when you visit the North Sea Oceanarium.

The shop “Pakhuset” has a wide selection of souvenirs, gift articles, books and much more. Stop by and feel free to shop around for something special.


Buy your discount ticket at the tourist office in Hirtshals and skip the line. 

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Hirtshals Turistbureau/Feriehusudlejning



Willemoesvej 2
9850 Hirtshals


+45 98 94 44 44


+45 98945480


  • Classification

    • Saint Hannes Cross
    • Easy access
  • Facilities

    • Coach park
    • Meeting facilities
    • Restaurant/Cafe
    • News stand
    • Activities for children
  • Type

    • Aquarium



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