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Taraporewala Aquarium

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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Marine Drive, Mumbai, India
South Mumbai
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Need better management. May be they should allow limited persons per hour so it will not crowded and each person can view all species.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Hare krishna D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had visited this aquarium a long back ago. This aquarium is located in Marine Drive and is one of the popular tourist attractions. This aquarium was named after a Parsi philanthropist D.B. Taraporewala and is India's oldest aquarium. The facade of this aquarium was simple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CedricN276
Reviewed April 14, 2019

This is a good place to keep your kids busy for a few hours amidst fishes and ocean life.Entry ticket for adults is 60 and kids is 30. There is no parking inside the premises. One will have to park a little ahead near the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank VRAMESH
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Good way to showcase the glimpse of marine life to children. When we went some tanks were under maintenance. There are 3 sections - Marine, Freshwater and Tropical. Entry ticket for adults is 60 and kids is 30. They accept cash and credit & debit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Vkothari1
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Dont expect too much, though. They had a huge Arapaima, a native of the Amazon, the size of a human. Mostly all other fishes were common ones. Entry fee is around Rs.60 per person.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

I had heard that the aquarium had been renovated and more varieties of fishes. We were hugely disappointed. Rs. 60 per adult is the entry fee. If you want to take pictures with your handset camera then additional Rs. 500!!! I am not sure how...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank 469daneshr
Reviewed January 16, 2019

I thought it would be a 3 story tall building full of fish on display. Most of the fish were turtles, seahorses and ordinary aquarium fishes. The place was very small. The camera charge was Rs. 1000/- and we did not feel like taking any...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank adventureranu
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

taraporewala aquarium is a wonderful place to visit with children as they can view different species of fish and marine fauna. worth visiting

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MANCHIMASTER
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

A really very huge building with the aquarium itself in a very small place. Wonder why. There are not more than 20 varieties of fish here. Display boards and info do not match the actual species of fish. Extremely crowded, noisy and poorly ventilated. Irony...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AdityaK1279
Reviewed January 8, 2019

There is nothing to see other than local fish. Very much disappointing. Very much unprofessionally maintained. Water was too dirty, one cannot see fish clearly in most of tanks.

Date of experience: December 2018
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sushiln65
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Response from Vishalprabhu3021 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will be mostly closed on public holidays but best to call them during work hours
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Inspire51595125671
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Response from SACHINPARMAAR | Reviewed this property |
It should not be closed. You can call on +912222821239 and find out.
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Response from kalex15 | Reviewed this property |
They have very limited space. Best to use a cab.
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