Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium and Mount Aksla

See what life is like under the sea and then get a bird's-eye view of the Art Nouveau city of Ålesund.

  • Visit one of Northern Europe’s largest saltwater aquariums
  • See different species of Norwegian marine life up close, and try feeding the catfish
  • Taste hot catfish cake and visit the resident penguins
  • Admire the view of Ålesund from atop Mount Aksla
  • Direction

    Northbound Direction

  • Season

    Winter (Nov - Mar), Spring (Apr - May)

  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Booking Code

    HR-AES2D

  • From

    $ 145

  • Notices

    Clothes/Footwear: Wear Comfortable shoes.

Welcome to Ålesund! We start our day with a visit to the town mountain Aksla. From here, you get a spectacular view of the beautiful town center, the archipelago and the Sunnmøre Alps.

Capture some photos before we continue to Atlanterhavsparken, one of Northern Europe’s largest salt-water aquariums and an architectural gem integrated into the shoreline. Here, you get an opportunity to enjoy close encounters with some of the marine life that can be found in and around the coastal waters of Norway. Visit the open-air pool to see the resident penguins, try feeding the catfish and get a taste of hot catfish cake.

Practical Information

  • Disembarking port: Ålesund
  • Embarking port: Ålesund
  • Direction: Northbound
  • Available from: November 2 - June 1
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Level: 2
  • Transportation: Bus
  • Meals: Taste of a catfish cake
  • Clothes/Footwear: Wear comfortable shoes
  • Note: Not available January 1, May 17 or December 24, 25 and 31