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Taraporewala Aquarium

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Marine Drive, Mumbai, India
+91 22 2282 1239
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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.
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good22%
  • Average31%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible17%
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“sea horses” (10 reviews)
“rare species” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Marine Drive, Mumbai, India
Marine Drive
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+91 22 2282 1239
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"sea horses"
in 10 reviews
"aquatic animals"
in 9 reviews
"rare species"
in 6 reviews
"mobile camera"
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"famous marine drive"
in 7 reviews
"fish aquarium"
in 4 reviews
"charni road"
in 4 reviews
"visit this place"
in 13 reviews
"nice place"
in 5 reviews
"sharks"
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"piranha"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On this place had a decent variety of fish. Twas nice to see a bat fish, lion fish, sea horse, butterfly sting ray (small), turtle, alligator fish, some really big fresh water fishes, entranceunnell type aquarium. Place is poorly lit, feels like a jail for...More

Thank lotus-gourmand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was a hyped renovation news that made me take my grand daughter to the aquarium. it was disappointing as no major change was seen, no great sea life seen, It was same what i had seen 30 years ago. authorities should visit some aquariums...More

1  Thank 13milind
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Planned to visit this museum on my visit to marine drive. Timings: 10 am to 8 pm Ticket: 60 pp ( adults) 30pp ( kids) Photography charges extra. There is nothing special about it. A large hall with lots a aquariums fitted in with varieties...More

Thank Jeevika S
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Complete disappointment It is dirty unkept rusted dirty fans hardly any good specie of fish I think must request Mr Mody to visit may be then the place will be spruced up

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Been there with 2 year old child she liked fishes as new for her but need loads of improvement as not worth .. heavily crowded and no proper management for queues as people don't move in proper lines. Management seem not interested as it's run...More

2  Thank kushal j
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Good for short 30 mins visit.Too crowded and place is small for handling it.Though renovated , most tanks are empty , lot of dirt in water making its visibility difficult and too much noise.Entry fee is minimal but photography and video charges are bomb.No need...More

Thank Mohammed K
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

People who have visited aquarium in places like Singapore , keep your expectations low infact very low infact very low.the display are badly maintained almost all tank is turbid with bad visibility and defeats the whole purpose of aquarium.the numbers of display is so less...More

1  Thank Ajith P
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

nice for kids 1 hour is sufficient amphitheatre was shut was very very crowded on sunday can be clubbed with a visit to chowpatty beach ( once sunny enter the aquarium ) , when not sunny go to the beach 5 min walk from charni...More

Thank rairaunak
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Probably one and only aquarium which is moderately good. Too crowded. So choose time of visit wisely. Poor Security. Limited variety of Species.

1  Thank waveszoom11
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

I know there are lots of places to go in Mumbai. But if u r a nature person and love to see different species of fishes then this aquarium shud be on ur list. The aquarium has been renovated and maintained very well. It houses...More

Thank Sumali D
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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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Ashok P
March 14, 2018|
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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
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Shailendra U
March 27, 2017|
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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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madhuradesh
July 3, 2016|
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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
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