Paphos Aquarium invites you to enter a mysterious
underwater world - to experience life in the fascinating
realms of the deep.
before in Cyprus has there been an opportunity like this for
learning about the mysteries of marine life. Now you can
admire a spectacular array of colourful fish from different
oceans, seas and rivers around the globe.
into a wondrous, watery world in the heart of Pafos. The
Aquarium provides a unique undersea setting of skillfully
illuminated caves and rippling water; a marine ambience so
inventive as to be impressively lifelike.
and freshwater fish comprise the superb range of species on
view at the Aquarium, where no expense has been spared in
recreating their natural environment as faithfully as
full use of the latest marine technology, the Aquarium boasts
equipment from the United States that includes special filters
and up-to-the minute water circulation pumps.
types of fish from the Mediterranean - both common and
uncommon - and exquisite, jewel bright tropical species
disport themselves in 72 spacious, environmentally friendly
tanks, one of which is for crocodiles.
of these tanks is imaginatively decked out to provide its
occupants with elements of their own particular ecosystems. In
this way the Aquarium creates an awareness of the importance
of protecting the life and environment of the marine kingdom.
designed lighting enables you to study the intriguing markings
and beautiful colours of the different fish, and to watch them
in their watery habitat.
visit to the Paphos Aquarium is the perfect family outing. An
excellent restaurant on the premises overlooks the town's
picturesque port and its brooding castle, and there's a gift
shop within the complex too.
The Aquarium is located in the heart of downtown Paphos, the
popular west coast resort town of Cyprus. Bathed in centuries
of history, Paphos ranks as a veritable treasure trove of
antiquities some of which are still being unearthed in ongoing
Daily from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm.
P.O. Box 1412, Kato Paphos
Next to Theoskepasti Church
Tel: 357-6-953920 Fax: 357-6-953919