Where to go with your kids. Outings, trips and fun places to visit.
Oceanário de Lisboa - Lisbon's main aquarium
The Oceanário de Lisboa is located in Parque das Nações, Lisbon. It is one of the largest aquariums in Europe with a huge and very impressive central tank, home for various sharks, manta rays, barracudas, even Portugal's favorite fish the bacalhau and much much more. At each corner of the central tank there are four smaller tanks kept at different temperatures according to the needs of the various animals from around the globe who are housed there. Very educational with good written explanations of all the species all around the aquarium. A real favorite for a family outing and one visit is never enough.
Esplanada D. Carlos I – Doca dos Olivais, Lisboa .
Tel: +351 21 891 7002 / 06
Centro Ciência Viva de Sintra
Learn about science with the many hands on experiments at the Sintra Interactive Science Exhibition. For for adults and children of all ages.
Antiga Garagem dos Carros Eléctricos, Estrada Nacional nº247, Ribeira de Sintra, Sintra.
Tel: +351 21 924 7730.
Pavilion of Knowledge - Science Exhibition
Similar to the exhibition in Sintra, the Pavilhao do Conhecimento (Pavilion of Knowledge) at the Parque das Nações, Lisbon, also has a permanent interactive science exhibition and exhibits which are periodically changing. Have fun learning. For adults and children of all ages.
Parque das Nações, Alameda dos Oceanos, Lote 2.10.01, Lisbon.
Tel. +351 21 891 7100.
Badoca Safari Park
Badoca Safari Park is on the IC33 between Santiago do Cacém and Sines. Open 9am to 7pm - last safari at 6pm.
Herdade da Badoca, apartado 170 7501-909, Vila Nova de Stº André.
Tel: 269 708 850.
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