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Municipal Aquarium of Santos

#13 of 98 things to do in Santos Features Animals
Avenida Bartolomeu de Gusmao 110 | Ponta da Praia, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11045-908, Brazil
13-3236-9996
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Very nice attraction for a good price Do not expect a big place It's a quite small but the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thiago F
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Place is great!I could see that was a lot of changes from the last time!The sea life from Brazil... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2017
Carolina B
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At this aquarium, playful seals and scary sharks, along with many other fresh and saltwater fish and plant life, make for a fun family outing.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hour visit” (2 reviews)
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Avenida Bartolomeu de Gusmao 110 | Ponta da Praia, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11045-908, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice attraction for a good price Do not expect a big place It's a quite small but the maintenance is good. They do not have guided tours but don't worry. The signs got an English language. The pinguim is the best attraction There is...More

Thank Thiago F
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Place is great!I could see that was a lot of changes from the last time!The sea life from Brazil and from around South America!A nice tip book the double ticket from the Gardens of Orquídeas so you will pay less for it!

Thank Carolina B
Reviewed March 9, 2017

The aquarium was well situated. for a 1/2 hour visit right off the beautiful beach.The displays in the tanks showed a museum that at one time had made a very nice effort to have a little glimpse in sea life as so many cities have,...More

Thank Elliott S
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Its very cheap to get in, so you get what you pay for... not much! They have good tanks, but not well used. Poorly looking fishes and not many of them, so if that specific fish is hidding for some reason, you dont get to...More

Thank Gabriela V
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

The Santos Aquarium isn't big, however is really well maintened and they have a nice selection of sea fauna. As an Oceanographer I'm really happy to see that kind of effort here in Brazil. Definitely worth the visit!

Thank Thiago M
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

What do you do on a weekend breakaway in Santos? The aquarium was well priced at 5 $R for adult entry. Very interesting to see, I loved the nurse shark a lot. Saw penguins, piranhas and different turtles. Would have loved to see more colourful...More

Thank Nicola v
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

One of the better attractions of a rather dull city but most aquariums are pretty much the same. Well presented fish - and even penguins but the star of the show is a very large deal. He was being fed and doing tricks when we...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Very little and boring aquarium with a lot dirty tanks. We spend there only 20 min. But price is worth it, so it was OK to go there when it was raining outside.

Thank Pjotr S
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The place was re-done few years ago and works well for kids and sea lovers! The penguins are great and take you chance to wach the seals swimming around

Thank 259LucianaV2014
Reviewed May 24, 2016

A very nice aquarium with lots of Brazilian fauna fishes. Brazilian and not Brazilian as well. Penguins that always make you laugh and a very good surprise for you. What is the surprise? go and found out what it is!

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