We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark

#28 of 368 things to do in Copenhagen Features Animals
Jacob Fortlingsvej 1, Copenhagen 2770, Denmark
+45 44 22 22 44
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$62.96*
and up
Copenhagen Card
More Info
US$35.84*
and up
Shore Excursion: Copenhagen Red Buses 1 day Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet is Northern Europe's largest aquarium with thousands of animals and seven million liters of water
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sea otters” (67 reviews)
“blue planet” (65 reviews)
“shark tank” (23 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
Jacob Fortlingsvej 1, Copenhagen 2770, Denmark
Amager
CONTACT
+45 44 22 22 44
Write a Review
Reviews (1,584)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 790 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really great aquarium. Amazing shark tank. Sea otters. Friendly and informative staff. Beautiful view over the harbour. The cafe serves beer and evening meals. Nice playpark. Warning: playpark contains water. It is possible to stay dry easily (unless you're an 8 year old boy?!) Very...More

Thank Alex P
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Alex, Thank you very much for your visit and your review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully you managed to stay dry although several 40 year olds I know would find that difficult, if not impossible. ;) Kind regards, Tue...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We bought tickets online the same morning to avoid standing in line. We also brought our own picnic as it is expensive to buy food there. They have storage lockers, you need a 10danish crown. The aqarium Itself is very nice and there is information...More

Thank Garbooh
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Garbooh, Thank you for your visit and your review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed it. It's true that it can get a bit crowded, especially during rainy summer days. If possible, we always advice our guests to visit later in the day...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned to come here anyway, but great rainy day excursion. Its quite far away so plan ahead!

Thank jemima1183
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi jemima1183, Thank you for your visit and your review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed it. :) Kind regards, Tue / Den Blå Planet

Reviewed 1 week ago

The large aquarium was quite an experience. I was also impressed by the deep sea exhibit. There was actually hands on, where people could touch crabs and sea stars. The major downside was the number of people in such a small area. The restaurant was...More

Thank KF0x
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi KF0x, Thank you very much for your visit and your review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed it - particularly that you liked the special exhibit about the deep sea. It's something new that we're trying to implement with rotating exhibits so I'm...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Many nice exhibits in a lovely setting. There isa free bus to take you to the Aquarium and Back. Lunch is adequate.

Thank delen1
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi delen1, Thank you very much for your visit and your kind words. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed it. :) Kind regards, Tue / Den Blå Planet

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. Lots to see. All posting and information provided in english on touch screens next to all exhibitions. Great cafe with quality tasty fastfood. Walking distance from metro station "Kastrup" Remember to buy tickets in advance, and avoid peak time at all costs,...More

Thank Philiph S
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Philiph, Thank you very much for your visit and your kind words. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. It's a very good suggestion to avoid peak times which are normally mornings and early afternoon - especially during rainy days. We always...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best aquariums I've visited. Lots of different kind of fishes, lots of information about them.

Thank lissu99
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi lissu99, Thank you for your visit and your review. I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and the digital diplays. :) Kind regards, Tue / Den Blå Planet

Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to visit with the kids.The very long queue should promise something, and "Den Blå Planeten" met our expectations. One thing was very annoying: As we had bought the Copenhagen Card, equipped with a QR-code, it should be totally unnecessary to wait in...More

Thank Inge E
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Inge, Thank you very much for your visit and your review. We're currently not able to scan Copenhagen Cards and admit guests directly. Instead they have to "exchange" their Copenhagen Card for a ticket and therfore have to wait in line but we're looking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have seen many better aquariums in Europe.. was quite small and barring the sharks, wasn't very impressive.More

Thank Abrols
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Abrols, Thank you for your visit and your review. I'm sorry to hear that we didn't live up to your expectations. It's true that we're not as big as the large American or Asian aquariums but we're actually the largest aquarium in Northern Europe....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My family loves aquariums so I felt this one oversold itself a bit as 'the largest in northern Europe'. It was great but not noticeably better than Birmingham, Portsmouth or Berlin. I particularly liked the large tank with the sharks and rays in. - the...More

Thank Mum_of_3-Jane
Tue F, Digital redaktør at Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jane, Thank you very much for your visit and your review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed it -- particularly the hammerhead sharks. Regarding overselling the aquarium we actually *are* the largest in Northern Europe but we're aware that it may give some...More

Nearby
Amager
In the eastern part of this neighbourhood, visitors
will discover Amager Strandpark, a beach area which
has become increasingly popular. It’s only a 30 minute
bicycle ride or a 10 minute Metro trip away from the
city center. Only a few hundred yards inland, some of
the most creative musicians, artists, and writers in
Copenhagen are occupying some of the old storage
houses and production facilities. The western part is
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Le Perr
152 reviews
.91 km away
Jin Yuan
57 reviews
.93 km away
Restaurant Kastrup Strandpark
86 reviews
.36 km away
Restaurant Brasserie X - Quality Airport Hotel Dan
34 reviews
.91 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kastrup Fort
20 reviews
1.19 km away
Aspire Lounge
52 reviews
1.27 km away
Kastrupgaardsamlingen
7 reviews
1.20 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
D V
28 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ivana D | Reviewed this property |
You should leave before 5pm.
0
Votes
Google Translation
mina07
28 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Bill A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about free bus. But we bought the Copenhagen card. This included free travel and entry to the aquarium. The card is brilliant. Loads of places you get in free as well as free travel. We used it for the zoo... More
1
Vote
Trago339
11 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MickScott1965 | Reviewed this property |
We left our luggage at the airport. The lockers are in car park P4. When we got to the aquarium, they had luggage lockers!
1
Vote