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Address: Rua Guarani, 859 | Praia do Itagua, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo 11680000, Brazil
Phone Number: 12 3834-1382
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Small but good

This aquarium is great for small children. It was great for my 3 year old. If you are an adult, you will not be impressed. The penguins are very friendly. The café in the aquarium... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Campinas, SP, Brazil (from FL, USA)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Located in the quaintt boutique area of Ubatuba, this small aquarium plays host to sharks, rays, seahorses, jellyfish, and some playful penguins, among others. "Petting" area with rays, sea stars, starfish, urchins, and sea cucumbers. Nice little cafe at the end with outdoor seating facing the water.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This aquarium is great for small children. It was great for my 3 year old. If you are an adult, you will not be impressed. The penguins are very friendly. The café in the aquarium is awesome. You can get great coffee, fresh squeezed orange juice and pao de queijo and enjoy the great view. They have a playground right... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Perhaps I am spoiled by how incredible the aquarium in Western Australia is, but I thought the Ubatuba Aquarium was really, really average. Lots of small, poorly maintained and presented tanks with pretty boring fish. Really smelly and not air conditioned. There is also a section of preserved animals in formaldehyde (like a dolphin and its baby) which is half... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The location and the price are very reasonable. $20 per adult. Kids pay $10. Well I really liked it there, specially one part of the attraction where it's possible to touch and feel the texture of some sea animals, such as the starfish. I recommend it. Awesome way of spending some time with the family.

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Sao_Paulo_Brazil
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49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

A very cool Aquarius directed by oceanógrados 2 ( scholars of the oceans ) who met at the Faculty of Rio Grande / RS , national referral center for marine research and education center founded this . Besides the main attractions , marine animals of various seas has explanatory maps , local recreational activities for children , good service and... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Don't go to the Ubatuba Aquarium , waiting for a lot of different species of fish , like the aquariums fro USA. But in a rainy day you can expend an hour with your child with a good entertainment . Not a big aquarium with a lot of fishes , but you can see one shark and pinguins

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

It's a nice place to go!It had a lot of diverse fish, two small alligators,and sharks.A great place to visit with family or friends,to learn more about the sea life of the region,and there are souvenir stores with beautiful things,books and other gifts...I like this place so much.Go there when you can.

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

It is big, with a huge variety of fish. There are sharks and penguins. The signs show details of the animals. It also has a place for ecological education.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

It's a small aquarius, but still a good option for families while hanging aroung in the center city area. Nice penguin and sharks areas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

We have been lucky enough to have visited some fantastic aquariums overseas. Obviously , I can´t compare this place fairly to them . It is small and local , but it does its job nicely. It is a good place to get away from Ubatuba´s frequent rain. Our kids enjoyed it.

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Address: Rua Guarani, 859 | Praia do Itagua, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo 11680000, Brazil
Phone Number: 12 3834-1382
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Ubatuba

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