The Gottesman Family Israel Aquarium, Jerusalem is the first public aquarium in Israel and is dedicated to the conservation of Israel’s marine habitats – currently a major conservation challenge in Israel.
It is currently operating on a trial basis with special prices for the time-being of 50 shekel a ticket. (See website for more details).
In order to visit the Israel Aquarium during the running in period, visitors must register for a tour or unguided visit in advance. Register and purchase tour tickets HERE
Only guided group visits are possible during the week in the morning. weekdays from 14:00, weekends and holidays visits are unguided.
Visits and tours last for 90 minutes.
You must arrive at the main entrance of the Israel Aquarium 15 minutes prior to the start time of your tour/time slot for which you have purchased a ticket.
Parking is available at the Aquarium entrance.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE AQUARIUM ENTRANCE IS SITUATED 1 KM AWAY FROM THE ZOO’S MAIN ENTRANCE
AND THERE IS CURRENTLY NO BUS SERVICE LINKING THE TWO SITES. IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO ACCESS THE AQUARIUM FROM INSIDE THE ZOO.