Having celebrated the formal inauguration on 17th December, the Aquarium ‘Poema del Mar’ opens its doors to the general public in the centre of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria next Monday, 8th January 2018, with the opening hours available from 9:00 until 18:00. Starting next week, this project will allow the visitors of the Canarian Islands to discover the spectacular biodiversity of our Planet. 

The long-awaited inauguration of Poema del Mar, a modern and innovative aquarium launched by the company Loro Parque, took place on Sunday, 17th December in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Located right next to the Cruise Ship Pier in the Sanapu Dock only 200 meters away from the famous Las Canteras Beach, the aquarium has illuminated the centre of the capital of the island with an impressive multi-coloured shark silhouettes on the façade of the building.

Poema del Mar begins its construction works today. The “first stone” ceremony took place in the Sanapú Pier, lead by the Kiessling family, owners of the company Loro Parque in Tenerife and to which this new project will be a part of. Also family members, collaborators and tourism representatives together with authorities and friends were part of the event.

Next to the Cruise Ship Pier and 200 meters from “Las Canteras” Beach, one of the emblematic buildings of the island and the Canary Islands has been created in the downtown of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. We talked about the new project of Loro Parque Group: the Great Aquarium Poema del Mar. It is a modern and ambitious project that is based on the commitment to innovation, the conservation of biodiversity, and excellence in sustainable tourism development.

Poema del Mar SA today received the administrative concession for the implementation of the project of building the future aquarium in the port of Las Palmas. This concession was agreed at the meeting of the board of the competent Port Authority and allows the use of 8,500 square meters of the port of Gran Canaria equity (Dock Sanapú).