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Aracaju Oceanarium (Projeto Tamar)

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Address: Avenida Santos Dumont 1010 | Atalaia Beach, Aracaju, State of Sergipe 49037-475, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 79 3214 3243
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Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Great 1.5h experience with sharks and tortoises

Aracaju is not a place with a lot to do, so a quick 1.5h visit here was great on a cloudy day. I thought it was bigger , but like many animal projects in Brazil it is nicely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Florian S
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aracaju is not a place with a lot to do, so a quick 1.5h visit here was great on a cloudy day. I thought it was bigger , but like many animal projects in Brazil it is nicely done. They have large tortoises and sharks, and feedings as well. The submarine experience is great for kids too. Staff is nice... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We visited this project, also called Oceanografo, you cannot miss the visitation to the yellow submarine, where a biologist explains to you and provide information of all the animals that are in that place, there is only portuguese languag.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

If you dont know the projecto tamar its interesting to visit. The main atraction is the sharks that you can touch (they are not white sharks...) and going there to see then have food. For me it was a bit too much to see everyone touching the sharks... Its no repect for the animals.

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Aracaju, SE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

One of the greatest projects I've ever seen. Something for the whole family. The aquarium is small but well organized. Don't forget to buy a souvenir. Part of the money helps saving the turtles and maintaining the aquarium.

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Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This must be much more interesting for small kids than adults. It was very small and the information available very superficial. They had a shark feeding 15 minutes later when I went but it was so boring I didn't want to sit around and wait. Not worth my money, but I guess if you'd like to see some tiny turtles... More 

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Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

A nive place to go with kids, to see the ocen turtles.

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