AquaZoo Friesland

At AquaZoo Friesland in Leeuwarden, you will mainly find water animals like polar bears, giant otters, black footed penguins, Californian sea lions, and Nile crocodiles.

  • See the animals up close.
  • A well-organized and natural park.
  • Over 150,000 visitors per year.
AquaZoo is the premier family park in Friesland. There are splashingly good presentations every day. Discover the special animals in, on and around the water. There are crocodiles, polar bears and flamingos at AquaZoo. You can even walk among the penguins when they are fed their fish. In addition to the Penguin Herring Fest, there are many other shows.

Seal Safari

The seals at AquaZoo have the biggest interactive seal residence in Europe. Join their caretakers on a Seal Safari to learn more about these creatures. Board a barge that is pulled to the center of the lake and you might even get to feed them a fish!

Sea Lion Splash Spectacle

At the Sea Lion Splash Spectacle, you will see the sea lions at their best. See how the caretakers check their teeth, how the sea lions catch fish, bark and swim.

Special animals 

In addition to sea lions, penguins and seals, you can admire many other animals at AquaZoo. There are also Nile crocodiles, polar bears, ring-tailed lemurs, flamingos and red pandas.   

AquaZoo with children

Throughout the park, there are adventurous routes for children, so they can climb all they want. There are several playgrounds for the little ones.

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