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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
Marine Drive, Mumbai, India
South Mumbai
+91 22 2282 1239
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1  Thank 469daneshr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank adventureranu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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
Thank ajitp238
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Bought the tickets at 1503 hrs.. inside the aquarium at 1504 hrs.. in taxi at 1507 hrs... You can imagine the time taken to visit the aquarium... Alas it's not at all acceptable to see the state of the aquarium. It really needs a facelift....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sunpradip
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

This is the oldest aquarium located on Marine Drive. It hosts marine and freshwater fishes and one of the city's main attractions. The entry fee is charged for Adults @ Rs.60/- & for Kids below 12 yrs @ Rs.30/-. Good for tourists interested in aquatic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ashok G
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Entire experience of getting a ticket and entry inside can be exhausting especially during sunny morning. Tickets are priced fine, limited free parking next to cricket ground for early comers. For kids total experience time will not be more than 30 minutes. There's a lot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Vishal P
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Visited this place with my family. It is located near to Girgaon Chowpatty (if anyone is coming from Nariman point) and walking distance from Charni Road railway station. This place sharing same boundary wall with Mumbai police ground also. This location-wise it’s very much approachable....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SandipSaha007
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice place for kids to see these variety of fishes. So small cute fishes to ugly looking, small to big, lots to see. A small area take about 30 minutes to finish taking a round. Neatly maintained. Photography allowed only on paid basis.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Marine Drive
This ‘Queen’s Necklace’ is a beautiful drive along the
coast of South Mumbai stretching from Nariman Point in
the south to Malabar Hill in the north. The sea-facing
promenade offers a favourite break time for Mumbai
locals – college students, families, couples, tea &
coffee vendors, foot and head massagers and
photographers often flock to gossip or just gaze at
the skyline. The views during the monsoons (June till
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March 14, 2018|
Response from AshwinKRao | Reviewed this property |
There is no place to keep the luggage. You may request at the ticket counter. But not sure of safety. Not sure if they allow luggage inside. But it could be crowded esp on weekends, so better not carry luggage. Any way... More
March 27, 2017|
Response from ashikivor | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, it is open on Friday. Timing is 10 am to 8 pm. Monday alone is a holiday
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Response from SuhailSayed | Reviewed this property |
Hello Madhu, Sorry for the late response, just saw your message. Monica has covered most of the places near Marine Drive. Just to add the Hanging Gardens (Kamla Nehru Park) at Malabar Hill and if you are early, try visiting... More