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Aquarium of Veracruz

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Address: Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho, Veracruz 91900, Mexico
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+52 229 931 1020
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10:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 19:30
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This impressive new aquarium is home to over 3,000 species of both local...

This impressive new aquarium is home to over 3,000 species of both local and international marine life.

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A Fun time to look

The Aquarium was a wonderful stop on a rainy day. My wife and I enjoyed the Sea Turtles and the Dolphins. There were a few Huge tanks swarming with all sorts of Sea Life. An... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kpo0613
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Tyler, Texas
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Tyler, Texas
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aquarium was a wonderful stop on a rainy day. My wife and I enjoyed the Sea Turtles and the Dolphins. There were a few Huge tanks swarming with all sorts of Sea Life. An enjoyable outing.

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually stay away from zoos, etc. while traveling, but was pleasantly surprised by this aquarium. It has different tanks for different species (dolphins, sharks, jellyfish, penguins, manatees, tropical fish), and the dolphin show was quite entertaining. Tank signage is in English and Spanish. You can even sign up (and pay extra) to swim with the dolphins, pet the penguins,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I are big fans of aquarium and have visited many in Europe, Asia and North America. The Aquarium in Veracruz is very nice and deserved a visit for all sea-fauna lovers. The highlight of the aquarium is a large doughnut shaped aquarium where are swimming three nurse sharks, barracudas, rays and many other species. They also have... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A worthwhile visit. Apparently the largest in Latin America. I haven't been to other aquaria in a long time so can't compare but there was a good flow lots of exhibits good info in 2 languages and good presentation There are additional for pay things like dolphin shows and penguin petting that are questionable but that is a personal observation.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is a great place to visit, the third bigger aquarium of the world. Enjoy the dolphins show around 1pm. My little baby loved it.

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This time I visited the aquarium. Well maintained facilities with beautiful fishes and dolphins. I am glad that I spend 2 hours there. Compere with the Varna Delphinium.... actually it can't be compared because of the completely different sea/ocean environment :-D Highly recommended to be seen!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Definitely money well spent. Spacious, clean exhibits - everything from parrots to dolphins! Hands-on experiences along the way. Lots of room for children and adults to explore and take it all in. Allow plenty of time to see everything! The dolphin exhibit is stunning as you can watch them from below as the trainers are working with them. And at... More 

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Thank C T F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This was a small but great aquarium! You must do the swim with the dolphins! it's an amazing experience well worth it and most importantly it's not as expensive as other places!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Aquarium is beautiful, it matches up against any of the other top aquariums in the world. There are plenty of exhibits to spend a good amount of time in it. Personally enjoyed the main tank a lot, its filled with many different species all in one main tank that surrounds you 360 degrees.

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Thank The_World_Tourister
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The best aquarium in Latin America, I believe. Facilities are well maintained and shows are very good. They feature different sections including an Amazon fish. It's a nice attraction with large facilities to enjoy the day. Must go.

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