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Address: Marine Drive, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This small aquarium has over 100 species of marine and fresh water fish...
This small aquarium has over 100 species of marine and fresh water fish and underwater creatures, including turtles, morays, sharks and recently added varieties of coral fish from the Lakshadweep islands.
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Very bad management

I visited aquarium on 13 May with family and found following things. Poor management to control rush. Ventilation is not good. Fish tanks height should be min 4ft for children... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Tanaji S
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

complete waste of time. firstly had to stand in queue for 1,5 hrs to get the tickets and then when you enter it is complete disappoinment. it is so small and then you make us walk in a queue to see everything. and this is after renovation.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

First wait in queue for tickets ,then again wait in line for entry and what you get to see is fish in fish tanks (we were expecting some dome shaped tank with fishes swimming over us etc) Had gone with kids today i.e.14 may 2015. only the entrance gate was good like dome shaped fish tank, inside it was like... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I visited aquarium on 13 May with family and found following things. Poor management to control rush. Ventilation is not good. Fish tanks height should be min 4ft for children convenient. Ropes are used instead of steel bars which gives wrong message to foreigners who paid much more moneys. Don't visit until improvement. You can't stay 15 min inside.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

You will spend more time in queue than actually view fishes and species inside the aquarium. There was a 3 KM long queue outside the aquarium to enter the premises. The queue is not what it really means; there will be parallel queues merging into main queue. No arrangements made by the authorities to regularize this, apart from one policeman... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We waited for 2 hrs in queue to get glimpses of aquatic creatures.Guard inside aquarium pushes you to see fast and not possible to explain things to your kids. Lot of favourism to known person .... as i saw personally the COPS outside gate managing the queue allowing many persons(Either they know him/or may be bribed) those not in queue.... More 

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Vasco da Gama, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Only the ground floor is live. If you are used to seeing marine life aquariums in other parts of the world this one is not worth it. But if you have kids they will be thrilled watching all the tiny fish around.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

It has Entry fees and Timing. It remain close in afternoon from 1P.M-3P.M.One has to check time before visiting. An average place to Visit. Variety of Sea Creature and fish Spices are available to see for a fish and sea creature lovers. May be good attraction for outsider.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

After the refurbishment, I thought it would be good to visit, but its still old shabby place. Hardly any interesting fishes or sea mammal to watch and enjoy.

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Tinsukia, India
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
36 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

If you a are a fish lover then this is the place to visit. There is an entry fee. Many species of riverine fishes and sea fishes can be seen here. A huge sea turtle can also be seen. I loved the sea horses and the mini sharks. The small but ferocious piranhas are the highlights of the visit to... More 

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place is so stinky and humid that hardly some1 can stay for more than 30 mins. More over a drunkard greets and checks the ticket at the entry point reflects the management and their standard from where they are being hired. Unorganised queue manager. Fishes and sea horse dying and are being awaited to be pulled out from tank.... More 

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