Oltremare is an aquatic theme park in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. The park is a fun way for both adults and children to explore nature and science mixed with adventure. Visitors can learn about dolphins at the dolphin lagoon where experts teach about the life, behavior, and biology of the dolphins. In the butterfly garden, visitors can walk around in a greenhouse where local butterflies fly freely. In the Pianeta Mare (Planet Sea) section, there are six tanks representing different ecosystems. Visitors can learn about the different marine species that live in various seas, including the Mediterranean Sea.
The Pianeta Terra (Planet Earth) section focuses on Earth's journey from the Big Bang to the evolution of life. In other sections of the park, visitors can learn about fish, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. The exciting Adventure Island has rope courses, suspended bridges, ladders, boat rides on a river, and water cannons. The park also has special programs, which must be booked ahead of time, including ones that focus on dolphins, birds of prey, farm animals, and dog ownership.
Oltremare is located at Viale Ascoli Piceno 6, 47838 Riccione, south of Rimini. To get to the park from Rimini, take bus 11 to the end station and then switch to bus 58. Opening hours are 10am to 5:30pm. Admission is 26 euros.