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Address: Av. de los Deportes 111, Mazatlan, Mexico
Phone Number: 669-981-7815
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10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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This aquarium holds over 250 species of fish, a marine museum, Gulf of...

This aquarium holds over 250 species of fish, a marine museum, Gulf of Mexico Oceanic Fish Tank, walk-through aviary and crocodile and frog area. There are also three shows: a sea lion show, bird show and diving exhibition. For those who dare to, there is a swimming with sharks activity available!Located meters from the Malecon at the sea lion sculpture intersection.We are an educational and recreational institution that supports the conservation and protection of the environment. We take pride in offering the highest quality of service, which is reflected in our exhibitions, shows and educational programs, and this is all due to a professional and interdisciplinary team.

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Small but nice acquarium

This is a small but nice little aquarium. If you have kids, its a great activity. There is a parrot show and a dolfin show that kids seemed to love.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrekita
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Oroville, California
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good trip for families with children. Not far from the hotels. Bus ride or pulmunia to get there. Good afternoon to occupy the kids and very interesting.

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Thank 78661939
Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I make a point of visiting the aquarium every year. They keep on improving! I love the seal show! Took my grandkids in 2015 & they were thrilled as well!

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

so much to see and a very inexpensive aquarium.....going to one like this in the US would cost alot more money. so much to see here and enjoyed all the shows.

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Little Elm, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking there cost $20 pesos. Admission cost us 400 pesos which was about $21 U.S. dollars for 2 adults and 2 children. The aquarium itself has sharks in a big tank where they make presentations and a diver goes down to feed them. There’s also a variety of fish from around the world. There are also seal and parrot presentations.... More 

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Thank David L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction is a good way to have a family day. A small aquarium, wild animal shows, mini zoo and more. Location and parking are great! Mazatlan needs to bring this attractions to an international standards! It has all it needs to potentially make a small paradise for families and a destination for many. I hope a can see that... More 

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Thank MichaelDergar
Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small but nice little aquarium. If you have kids, its a great activity. There is a parrot show and a dolfin show that kids seemed to love.

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Thank Andrekita
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, this is not the most state-of-the-art aquarium in the world, and yes it does have some animals that do not belong in traditional aquariums (deers, birds, lizards) but it is fun. They have several shows that are fun to watch, like the sea lion show and the bird show that I would recommend. But the experience that I will... More 

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Thank Elena P
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The aquarium was in need of repairs, the tanks were cloudy. The sea turtles looked depressed. The habitats had fake vegetation. Something bit the heck out of my legs inside the aquarium. The gardens were beautiful but they had a tiger that clearly did not have enough space. It was sad. The place has potential if repairs are done.

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Thank Laura A
Ensenada, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

My 9 year old really enjoyed the visit. This is a small aquarium/zoo. They have a really big tiger, some crocodiles, lots of birds. Nice place to spend two/three hours.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is a hard review to write. I have mixed feelings about keeping nature in captivity, usually a little more relaxed about aquariums but this place really made me sad. They run a few different shows, birds of prey, parrots and a sea lion show - what the 1st two have to do with an aquarium I don't know. Where... More 

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