Centro de Documentación y Exposición de Cabo de Palos
An encounter with nature and the underwater world of the Region
Discover the underwater world of the Region of Murcia, the extraordinary diversity of its seabed, the history of the great shipwrecks of Cabo de Palos, the formation of Mar Menor, and the reproduction of seahorses in the aquarium.
The Center is located near the harbour, the starting point of Reserva Marina de las Islas Hormigas. It shows the diversity and richness of the coast of Murcia and, especially, of Cabo de Palos, one of the most extraordinary oceanographic Mediterranean enclaves.
Visitors can enjoy a visual walk of five themed areas through the extraordinary nature of the Region of Murcia, as well as a large model of the geographical details of the Region.
The history of the great shipwrecks of Cabo de Palos, like the famous SS Sirio, the formation of La Manga, and the seahorses in the aquarium are all other attractions of the visit, which ends with the video “Cabo de Palos, un mar de vida”.