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Boat under construction for JyllandsAkvariet

Boat number two is on the way

Last year we had a great success with our new boat with glass windows in the bottom. We are following up on that by ordering another boat of the same type to be delivered June 1st. This means that we


The Petersen family was guest number one million

Guest Number One Million

JyllandsAkvariet has passed a milestone when we were able to welcome guest number one million to the aquarium in Thyborøn. Of course, it was celebrated properly when the Petersen family from


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Guest number 1,000,000

We are very close :-). During the days between Christmas and New Year we'll be passing a fantastic milestone when we bid guest number 1,000,000 welcome to visit JyllandsAkvariet. This calls for a


TurismeVÆKSTprisen 2016 - vinder Jyllands Akvariet i Thyborøn - Tourism Growth Prize, winnder JyllandsAkvariet

Thank you very much!

We have received so much in connection with our nomination to and winning of the Tourism Growth Prize 2016. Thank you very much for flowers, greetings, phone calls, emails, text messages etc. from


JyllandsAkvariet won the main prize, The Tourism growth Prize 2016 from Region MidJutland.

We won!

We are super proud to announce that we won the Tourism Growth Prize from Region MidJutland. This year we won the main prize which is accompanied by a bronze sculpture and 75,000 Dkr to invest in


JyllandsAkvariet's new boat on the way to a seal safari. It has windows in the bottom.

Nominated for the Tourism Growth Prize

JyllandsAkvariet is - for the second year in a row - nominated for the Tourism Growth Prize in Region Midtjylland (Mid-Jutland). We have been nominated because of our nature-related products,


An adult curled octopus in JyllandsAkvariet.

An adult curled octopus in the Jutland Aquarium

We have an adult Curled Octopus in the aquarium. It is 7-8 years ago we last had such a large (50 cm) octopus so we're thrilled to bits. The octopus is a very intelligent animal, and off course we


Dutch family finds amber on JyllandsAkvariet's amber safari

The amber season has started

Although we give amber guarantee on our amber safaris, we are willing to admit that now is when the season for finding amber at the beach is seriously beginning. On our amber safari during the last


Seal resting on a sand bank.

Successful seal safaris

The interest for our seal safaris is absolutely overwhelming. Off course, we like to give as many as possible the chance for a trip with our new boat and/or the tractor bus on seal safari, and


TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

We are very proud to be able to tell we’ve been awarded by TripAdvisor with a Certificate of Excellence. Thank you very much to all you happy and satisfied guests who have taken the time to give


Seals resting on the sand banks while JyllandsAkvariet's boat sails by.

Fantastic start on the seal safaris by boat

We've had a really good start on the boat safaris. There are plenty of curious and nosy seals who follow us when we sail by. We have just had a tour for journalists and photographers, and they took


JyllandsAkvariet's 20th jubilee.

Thank you very much!

The dust is finally settling after a very busy week with preparations up to and the celebration of our 20th jubilee over the Whitsun weekend. It has been absolutely overwhelming. Thank you to all


Owner and celebrating his 20th jubilee, Michael Madsen, in front of JyllandsAkvariet . May 15th 2016 he has owned and run the aquarium for 20 years.

The day before

20 years ago around this time, there was immense and hectic activity in the building that was going to house the new aquarium, JyllandsAkvariet. At the last moment we succeeded getting all the


The tractor bus on the dike by Thyborøn.

Jubilee celebration during the Whitsun weekend

On May 15th it is 20 years since JyllandsAkvariet was opened, and of course we are going to celebrate it. 8 large large bouncy castles, Denmark's largest inflatable minigolf course, free tours of


JyllandsAkvariet has Denmark's first boat with glass windows in the bottom.

New boat with a glass bottom on the way

The builders of our new boat is working at full speed and is so far moving along according to plan. We are very much looking forward to start using it taking our guests on safari trips in the


Everything is ready for an oyster safari for the best oyster from the Limfjord

Members of the English press on oyster safari

In fantastic beautiful weather we have had a great visit by the English press from VisitDenmark London, The Independant, TheTelegraph, Daily Echo, and the Daily Express. The people from the mentioned


The stones have been raised to remember the victims of the Battle of Jutland, Thyborøn

The stones at the Memorial park in place

At our new neighbours, The Memorial Park for the fallen sailors of the Battle of Jutland, things are beginning to take shape. All the stones are raised, so it is now possible to see how the wrecks


Praktikant fra Nørrebro i JyllandsAkvariet

A trainee from Copenhagen in JyllandsAkvariet

We have a new trainee in JyllandsAkvariet. Mette is from Nørrebro in Copenhagen and is going to be with us for 8 weeks where she is going to help with everything from feeding the fish to finding all


Make your own souvenirs at the creative beach work

Large Easter programme

YES, it’s time for the Easter break ;-). Have a look at our large Easter holiday programme.


Children can help feed the fish in JyllandsAkvariet on Mondays and Fridays. You can touch the fish all the time.

Room for personnel and guests with challenges

JyllandsAkvariet is a socioeconomic business where over half of the personnel is from "the edge" of the labour market. This broadness and acceptance can also be felt by guests with different

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