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Projeto Hippocampus

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Address: Rua da Esperanca, 700, Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(81) 3552-2191
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 12:50 pm
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue-Sat 9am-5pm

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It is a unique experience to visit the place, see all those sea horses together and know about the project in studying and preserving the animals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
NadiaRTS
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Ottawa, Canada

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go somewhere else of interest a waste of time and rigged by the guys who operate the 100s of beach buggies that tell you they are going to show you the best sites but end up showing you building sites!!

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Thank Gregsi
Santos, SP
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

It has a lot of tanks, with the main fishes of the region, including a mero.Aside the fishes, there was a Squilla. There are panels explaining the development of the sea horses.There are also moreys. The seahorses alevines, could have a magnifyng glass, to better see them.

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Thank Danriel J
Sao Paulo, SP
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The place is very tiny with a few tanks with seahorses and some with other animals like fish and crabs. It was highly recommended to me which is why I was disapponted. Its just ok... If you have time and are close to it, maybe stop by, but do not make it a priority.

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Thank julamparelli
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great stop to understand the fauna of the area. Recommend for kids as a break from the beach circuit in Porto de Galinhas. The exposition is short and focused on the hippocampus found in the area. Volunteers are there to teach about these interesting animals.

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Thank marcelo401
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It is a unique experience to visit the place, see all those sea horses together and know about the project in studying and preserving the animals.

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1 Thank NadiaRTS
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

The house on Esperança streat with the exposing is more interesting and cheap than the "jangada" tour on Maracaipe point. it is very illustrative and helpfull, there is a lot of info about the seahorses (lovely air conditioned), and beautiful little partners, it was amazing to know about their behavior. I don't know if it is possible a bilingual tour... More 

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Thank Luara M
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Very cheap to get in to and very interesting. Well worth the visit. It's close enough to town to walk and entry is cheap.

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Thank Joanne B
Porto de Galinhas, PE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

You can see sea horse in different colors, orange, yellow, black etc.. you can see nemo and his friend. They want to preserve this crazy animal, show you his fragility. The price is very tchip and you make a good experience.

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Thank fab6cross
Poznan, Poland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Although the project is a great iniciative, I thought visiting would be quite boring. For my great surprise it turned out to be very relaxing and interesting experience. The place was beautiful and my 1 year old daughter was amazed with the seahorses.

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Thank JalileGSW
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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50 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

It is a little house with many aquariums there you can see all corallfish from the ocean, even seahorses and some watersnakes, its ost 5 real for adoults and free for kids

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