Just 15 Minutes from The Claregalway Hotel
Atlantaquaria, Ireland’s largest native species aquarium is located on the seafront promenade of Salthill, overlooking Galway Bay, approx 15 minutes from us here in Claregalway. Atlantaquaria appeals to children and adults alike and a great day out for all the family.
Galway Atlantaquaria is designed to show the diversity of marine species from all over Ireland and the aquarium features over 170 marine species from Ireland’s rivers, shores and oceans including Native Irish sharks, Jellyfish, Conger eels, Clownfish, lobster Bass and much more. One of the highlights include a 60-foot Fin Whale skeleton.
If you are lucky, you may be allowed to handle starfish, feed the fish and more, the kids are sure to love this.
The aquarium has received full accreditation with the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), so visitors can be assured they are seeing the best of professional standards in animal welfare, education, conservation and practice.
Why Stay With Us?
Our family-friendly hotel is the perfect base for families to explore all that Galway City and Salthill have to offer.
After a busy day of exploring avail of complimentary access to our state-of-the-art leisure centre for all the family which boasts an 18-metre heated pool and dedicated kids pool along with a jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, fully equipped gym and an exercise studio.
Each of our family guestrooms are comfortable and spacious and equipped with everything you need for a family break. Our ultra-comfortable beds will help to ensure that all the family have a restful sleep ready for another adventure the following day. Make the Claregalway Hotel your base from which to explore Galway’s many family attractions.