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Coastal Road, Pointe Aux Piments, Mauritius
+230 261 4561
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Do not expect a sophisticated first world Aquarium with big pools and dolphin shows... it is nothing more (and nothing less!) than a good selection of local species, from coloured tropical fishes to big turtles and impressive eels.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Carlesabarca
Reviewed December 4, 2018

This is a small local aquarium. If you've never snorkelled or dived or have kids to amuse then maybe you will find it interesting but otherwise not. I wasn't convinced all the creatures were well cared for as the tanks were quite small and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravellerAnthony
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Indeed nice a small renovation as the entrance ticket is not that cheap. However, i would still say that they are doing a great job by keeping the aquarium open although it seems they are facing a tough time.Anyway,the kids loved it.The sea turtle was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KCLasVegas
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Although it is a small aquarium, the visit was an exciting experience thanks to Richard, the very charismatic guide who gave us much information about the species they own. They had sharks, but not large, and the most loving part was that we were allowed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MirceaIorga
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

If you are anywhere near please call in. It's fairly small, they are working hard to provide education and help ecology. Please give them some cash - they deserve it. It's a great place for a short stop and you can see the exhibits easily....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We have visited the aquarium with my 3 years old son, and it was an extreamly poor experience. I had to be suspicious when we saw at the entrance that there is no option for refund. There were small tanks, positioned highly that child can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Companion259647
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We drove all the way up with our 3 little kids to see the aquarium which looks great on paper. Driving up the parking lot we already sensed it wouldnt be as promised but hey: little kids dont visit websites so they’re expecting fish- nothing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 397lisetteh
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My husband and I went there a little bit before 11am because I wanted to see the sharks and on their site they suggest if you want to see the sharks being fed come at 11am. When we arrived there we were surprised that the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jovanahsakac
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This place is a total rip off. There are a few small tanks with tropical fish and a couple of larger ones. There is no "shark" although it is advertised. It takes less than 15 minutes to go round and is not worth even 25...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank jwnicholas
Reviewed July 26, 2018

The aquarium is very small for a maximum of 35 min visit. You have to go through on your own but the names of the fish are labelled which helped to identify the exact names of fish which we used to see while snorkeling. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Admission tickets price: Rs.250 for adults and Rs150 for children [unless prices changed recently]