The Selwo Marina is the only park of it’s kind in the whole of the Costa del Sol and another good educational experience for the young ones.
Located in the popular Benalmádena on the sunny Costa del Sol, Selwo Marina is split into 5 super areas inhabited by different animals. The main areas Las Antillas, Ice Island, La Hondonada, Amazonia, Los Trópicos. The main areas allow you to take a closer look at some of the animals you will not get to see in everyday life. Some of the top animals here are the bottlenose dolphins, sea lions, parrots, flamingos, lizards and various types of snakes. Selwo’s focus is strongly directed towards educating people about the animal life that reside here.
Selwo Marina Experiences
Selwo offer several exclusive experiences which allow you to get up close and personal with some of the marine mammals. These experiences include encounter with dolphins, swimming with sea lions and feeding the friendly penguins.
Encounter with Dolphins is an enjoyable and educational experience under the guidance of expert instructors. This involves a small interaction pool which allows you to be close to these highly intelligent marine mammals.
Meet The Penguins is another unique experience which allows you to approach and feed the penguins. The small feeding area is designed to replicate their original freezing Antarctic home.
Selwo Marina Opening Times & Tickets Prices
Selwo Marina tends to open at 10am and closes at 6pm in the evenings during the winter and spring although there are a few exceptions. As summer approaches and during summer the closing hours become later, normally 8-9pm. Tickets for adults are normally priced at 19.90 € and 15 € for children over 3 years of age. Under 3 years old have free entry and there are further discounts for disabled and group tickets. There are massive discounts if you purchase your tickets online on the Selwo website.
La Hondonada – Exotic Birds
The La Hondonada area (The Hollow) is where you will find the exotic birds such as the various species of Macaw and the white cockatoo.
Las Antillas contains 5 pool areas in the style of the Caribbean which is where you will find the dolphins, sea lions and other marine mammals.
Map of Selwo Marina
Below you can find a map to plan your visit to Selwo Marina with directions.
Parque de la Paloma S/N
29630 Benalmádena, Málaga
Motorway A7, exit 222 Benalmádena – Arroyo de la Miel
On the N-340 (Coast): Avda. Antonio Machado.