El Aquarium Cap Blanc, popularly known as'Sa cova de ses llagostes', Is one of the major natural attractions of San Antonio for children and adults. This Natural cave It owes its name to the use it was given years ago as a lobster farm that was later sold to the Peninsula.
In 1989, to start functioning as a space that hosts a good number of Marine species of the coast of Ibiza. Today it has become a magnificent claim for tourists, residents, schools and even university students who take the opportunity to do their internships there.
In its facilities, divided into two lakes, you will find 50 different species of fish and crustaceans of the Ibicencan coast such as impressive groupers, striking julies, fadrins, octopus or rays, among many others. In addition, they own Six large fishbowls In which you can see other animals of smaller size but equally interesting. And, to make matters worse, they also have Samples of shark eggs, sea sponges or gastropods that will delight the little ones.
Different panels distributed throughout the center will provide you with the information you need to make your visit as complete as possible. However, if you have the opportunity to go in the morning, you can take advantage of the Presence of an expert guide in the field that will solve your possible doubts about animals, posidonia or turtles and will make your visit even more enjoyable.
Special mention deserves the fact that the Aquarium Cap Blanc is the Headquarters of the CREM (Center for the Recovery of Marine Species), An organization with a project focused on two specific aspects: the Awareness of issues affecting the marine environment and the Recovery of the loggerhead turtle. Each year they choose various environmental themes and organize Workshops for schoolchildren From 3 to 18 years. The same centers can choose the material to be treated. Some of the most in demand are those dealing with posidonia, endangered species or marine pollution.
By the way, do not be surprised if you reach the cave with a Beautiful turtle This is where they are transferred in case they need any kind of help, until they are returned to the sea when they are fully recovered. Do not forget call 112 if you come across a specimen in trouble, they will get in touch with them so that they can implement their protocol of action in these cases.
The Aquarium Cap Blanc is the best option to discover Ibiza's marine resources first-hand and, why not? enjoy an exquisite meal with incredible views to the bay of San Antonio. On the outside of the Aquarium there is a small snack bar known for preparing one Best sardines of the island on weekends from June to September.
If you want to spend a day of the most fun and enriching, do not waste time and schedule your excursion to the Aquarium Cap Blanc.
Children from 4 to 12 years, three euros. Adults five euros, over 65 years three euros.
How to get there
Once you are in San Antonio, head towards Cala Gració. You will soon see the Tanit Hotel. You can park in the surroundings and, after that, take the path that you will find right in front, already signposted. The Aquarium Cap Blanc is about 200 meters away.