Together We Protect – Zoomarine

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Since its foundation, Zoomarine actively engages in the conservation of ocean life, its species and their habitats.

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Latest news

On  July 20th, the turtle SALINA was returned to the sea after 13 months of rehabilitation at Zoomarine’s Porto d’Abrigo.

Only 7 days later, it has already swam 292 kilometres, which means that it is already 239 kilometres from the place where he was returned to the ocean (12 nautical miles, or about 22 kilometres, south of Faro), in a traditional cooperation between Zoomarine and the Portuguese Navy…

Butterfly Garden is the first butterfly habitat in the Algarve. In a tropical environment, with high levels of humidity and temperature, we can find about 400 butterflies…

After 2 years of online conferences, it’s with great pleasure that Zoomarine will host and help organize the Annual EAZA (European Association of Zoos and Aquaria) Conference….

Porto d'Abrigo

Marine species rehabilitation center​

In close collaboration with the Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas, a multidisciplinary zoological team has been dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and return of marine and aquatic animals to the natural environment.

Environmental Education

Based on the principles that guide Zoomarine’s activity (Education, Science, Conservation and Entertainment), the Department of Education has been developing and implementing a set of pedagogical actions.

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Operação Montanha Verde

Operação Praia Limpa

Zoomarine Series

Guided by our mission to Educate, Entertain, Preserve, Knowledge and Development, we share very special moments spent here at our house. Not only with those who visit us in the park, but now also with those who follow us in a virtual context.
In the Zoomarine Series you will be able to meet some of our family members, discover what happens behind the scenes and get to know some of our areas in an even closer way.

Zoomarine Family
Meet the most charismatic members of the Zoomarine family and discover all their peculiarities!
Do you want to find out?

At Home with Zoomarine
Developed at a time of pandemic when we were sheltered in our homes, this series showed that Zoomarine never “closed” our doors to you. Despite being closed for 7 months, we took you brought to your home screens some very special areas of Zoomarine.

Zoomarine Live
Live broadcasts where we cover different themes including visits to our backstages, where we were chatting with trainers, vets, biologists, and more.

Zoomarine Series

Guided by our mission to Educate, Entertain, Preserve, Knowledge and Development, we share very special moments spent here at our house. Not only with those who visit us in the park, but now also with those who follow us in a virtual context.
In the Zoomarine Series you will be able to meet some of our family members, discover what happens behind the scenes and get to know some of our areas in an even closer way.

Zoomarine Family

Meet the most charismatic members of the Zoomarine family and discover all their peculiarities!
Do you want to find out?

 

At Home with Zoomarine

Developed at a time of pandemic when we were sheltered in our homes, this series showed that Zoomarine never “closed” our doors to you. Despite being closed for 7 months, we took you brought to your home screens some very special areas of Zoomarine.

 

Zoomarine Live

Live broadcasts where we cover different themes including visits to our backstages, where we were chatting with trainers, vets, biologists, and more.

Conservation Projects

Recognizing the meritorious work of many organizations and research institutions in the development and implementation of concrete and on-site protection measures for species and habitats, Zoomarine collaborates and supports the activity of some of them, thus contributing to the effectiveness and continuity of these projects.

Marine Megafauna Foundation

Sharks, marine mammals and sea turtles are some of the examples of marine fauna that is seriously threatened.

World Parrot Trust

Launched to combat the wild bird trade, and return parrots to the wild, an activity that affects many bird species around the world.

TAMAR

A project that works on environmental education and on the research, protection and management of five species of endangered sea turtles.