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Acuario Mazatlan

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Address: Avenida de los Deportes Y/O Universidad 111, Mazatlan 82017, Mexico
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+52 669 981 7815
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 17:30
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This aquarium holds over 250 species of fish, a marine museum, Gulf of...

This aquarium holds over 250 species of fish, a marine museum, Gulf of Mexico Oceanic Fish Tank, walk-through aviary and crocodile and frog area. There are also three shows: a sea lion show, bird show and diving exhibition. For those who dare to, there is a swimming with sharks activity available!Located meters from the Malecon at the sea lion sculpture intersection.We are an educational and recreational institution that supports the conservation and protection of the environment. We take pride in offering the highest quality of service, which is reflected in our exhibitions, shows and educational programs, and this is all due to a professional and interdisciplinary team.

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This requires a half day minimum to explore it all. They have several mini shows with assorted animals. Excellent

Reviewed 19 April 2017
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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

average worth checking out espeacillay if you have kids. small aquarium with minimal attractions, shows are all in spanish seal show was the best

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This requires a half day minimum to explore it all. They have several mini shows with assorted animals. Excellent

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Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the little zoo lots of fish and birds to see please beware that it's all in Spanish. And watch out for the time share people

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Our family of five spent several hours at the aquarium. We enjoyed the many different animals and really enjoyed the sea-lion show. Very reasonable price of admission. Would visit again.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

great entertainment for the money, i absolutely fell in love with the sea otters and would have loved to spend time with them myself !!

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Calgary
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We enjoyed the many tanks with both fresh- and salt-water fish. As well there are large enclosures with tropical birds in the outside areas. And there was a large tank with rays and other fish. The aquarium has some nice reptile tanks as well. Cost per adult 120 pesos - well worth it. We did not attend the shows, but... More 

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Edson, Canada
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We decided to visit on the spur of the moment and greatly enjoyed seeing all the sea creatures as well as the bird and reptile displays. The touch tank attendant was very friendly and knowledgeable and went out of her way to let us touch many creatures. The sea lion show was worth the wait to see. Very nice grounds... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Every year they bring the baby turtles to the Pueblo Bonito Mazatlan beach for release out to sea. It is a wonderful chance to learn about their turtle program and speed the little guys on their way back home to the sea.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a great way to spend a day. When you walk in, the first thing you see is a huge tank with four sharks, several other fish and a diver in it. The diver has no air tank on and holds her breath while she's in the tank working with the sharks. Awesome! Tons of interesting animals to look... More 

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Good afternoon: I visited the aquarium in Mazatlán the past year, during easter. I was with my boyfriend´s family, when i entered watched that the place is big, beautiful and crowded, first we went to the aquarium i saw fishes, turtles, a variety of marine animals. Later we went sighting poultry i had phobia but i could see them and... More 

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