BackStage Tour

Come and discover what lies beyond the water!

Beyond the water, in the exact place where Palma Aquarium beats, Backstage Tour begins, a route that will take you through the ins and outs of the park and with which you will discover what lies beyond the aquariums, our most human and sustainable side.

The ocean experts will guide you through a living, real, unknown and constantly moving area, the unseen face of a passion that knows no limits: our passion for the oceans.

Would you like to join us in delving into the best kept secrets of the aquatic world? Less than 10% of the ocean has been explored by humans, so we can say that the sea is still a place that hides many mysteries unknown to us and some of them we will never be able to decipher.

But luckily, there are places like our Palma Aquarium, the aquarium par excellence of the Balearic Islands. Here, we aim to bring the marine world closer to our visitors with activities such as the BackStage Tour in which you will discover how our experts work behind the fish tanks.

The secrets of Palma Aquarium

BackStage Tour is a tour designed only for the most curious visitors, who want to go beyond a simple visit to the aquarium. While in a normal tour you will be able to see the tanks and the animals that live in them, thanks to this exclusive tour you will get to know what is hidden behind them.

You will get to know the strings that pull the Palma Aquarium. This tour will take you beyond the fish tanks, to get to know the ins and outs that are hidden in the park. In addition, you can also discover our more sustainable side, which is intended to raise awareness in the care of our seas.

The ocean experts of our facilities will take you through the corridors where the movement never stops and there is always work to be done. This is the unknown face of Palma Aquarium and it hides all the secrets that are not yet ready to be revealed.

Passion for the oceans

At Palma Aquarium we have been showing the beauty of the marine world to all visitors who come through our doors for 15 years now. Our aim is to make available to everyone a world that is only reserved for a privileged few who can specialize in the ocean.

Our main intention is to awaken the necessary conscience so that each person contributes their grain of sand in the care of our planet, with the purpose of making the Earth a better place. 

We see ourselves as a window to the ocean that allows everyone interested in the subject to peer through our fish tanks. We want to transmit this passion for the oceans that we have and help our visitors to understand some of the mysteries that are hidden under the great surface of water.

Through our tour you will learn more about the different habitats in which each animal lives, but also be aware of the threats they must deal with on a daily basis and what solutions we can put in place to solve them.

Activities in Mallorca for all ages

If you don't know what to do in Mallorca, we recommend you more fun ideas. Apart from the Backstage Tour, in our aquarium you will find many more activities in Mallorca. The activities we offer at Palma Aquarium will allow you to get to know this marine park better and discover the secrets hidden under the sea.

3D Cinema - Whales

This is an immersive activity in a 360º 3D cinema that will allow you to get to know the world of humpback whales. You will have the opportunity to meet the largest mammals on the planet firsthand and you will feel as if you were swimming with them, being one of their herd.

Shark Vision Boat

Would you like to see sharks up close? Well, now you can thanks to the Shark Vision Boat. It is a transparent boat that will float over the shark pool, so you can see them up close when they approach you. But don't worry, if you don't get off the boat, you will always be safe. 

Diving with Sharks

But if the Shark Vision Boat is not enough for you, you can also dare with the riskiest activity we have in Palma Aquarium. Dive in "the big blue" to meet the sharks that live in it, from very close. This activity is suitable for everyone, no matter if they have ever dived before. In addition, we also offer you the possibility to sleep with sharks for a much more amazing experience. 

Daily meetings

The daily meetings are based on sharing with you the most important moment of the day for the animals, the moment of the meal. Our experts will help you learn about the diet of each marine animal, as well as discover how each one of them eats.

Snorkel with Stripes

Finally, we want to present you an experience in which the youngest of the house: an unforgettable snorkeling in Mallorca. And is that children will have the opportunity to swim among rays and see them from very close, thanks to the goggles and snorkeling equipment. This is an activity for the little brave ones to enjoy the sea in all its essence and learn to appreciate and respect it.

Now you know the Backstage Tour and all the other aquatic activities in Mallorca that we offer at Palma Aquarium. Check out our website to see some of the most impressive images of our aquarium and buy your tickets online now so you don't miss out on this unique experience.

FAQs about Backstage Tour

What exactly will I see on the Backstage tour?

On the tour you can enjoy our coral farm and quarantine area.

Is this activity recommended for children?

It is an activity where children can acquire knowledge and education for the conservation of our oceans, which makes it a perfect activity for children in Mallorca.

Will we be able to feed animals during the visit?

No, the animals are under expert care.

Is this activity included in my standard ticket price?

No, you can buy it as an extra. There are multiple complementary activities to your standard ticket which you can see here

How long does the tour last?

The tour lasts approximately 15 minutes.

Will I be able to touch animals on the tour?

No, the animals are under expert care.

Can I do the tour in any language?

We currently have German, Spanish and English available.

What other activities in Mallorca does Palma Aquarium offer?

Currently, we have Shark Vision Boat, Aquadome and Dive with Sharks available.

Is it a private tour or a group tour with more people?

It is a guided tour led by our Ocean Experts.

Is the circuit prepared for disabled people or pushchairs?

No, the circuit is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.