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Taraporewala Aquarium

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Marine Drive, Mumbai (Bombay), 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.
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good21%
  • Average34%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible18%
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“sea horse” (11 reviews)
“sea shells” (5 reviews)
“nice aquarium” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Marine Drive, Mumbai (Bombay), India
+91 22 2282 1239
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this aquarium with family.The place is too congested when crowded.Few tanks are empty and few have so dirty water that we cannot see the fish inside. the information was written on the top.Children can hardly read it. Pretty common kind of species....More

2  Thank MaheshwariKunal
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my two children to Taraporewala aquarium based on the reviews on tourism website and other news updates. It was a big disappointment. the reviews said there were Sharks and seahorse and many other exotic species. but all we could find what was available...More

1  Thank AshwinKRao
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Taraporewala Acquarium. Attractions include Sharks, Turtles, Rays, Moray Eels, Sea Turtles, Small Starfish and Stingrays. Exhibits offer a glimpse of the variety of Marine life in the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean. There is also a room with Fossils and Preserved fish...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this aquarium after the makeover. I had read somewhere that 22 crore rupees were spent on the makeover. After visiting I began to wonder where the money was spent... It's a very average aquarium. Just one floor of tanks and fishes. No exotic...More

1  Thank Rubina S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

it had quiet good amount of fish.. if you are fish lover must visit... jeally fish treat to watch.. entrance is superb .. u need to pay for photography

1  Thank vinay k
Reviewed 16 September 2017

First of all, if you are looking for an aquarium in the league of US or Japan aquariums, this one is not for you. It is a small but well maintained aquarium with lots of marine species which are very educative for kids. And the...More

1  Thank AmolJadhav
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Visited last Saturday with friends and kids. Kids had a great time. Great collection of fishes and turtles. Located in the famous Marine Drive, Mumbai. The popular attractions include moray eels, turtles, sharks, starfishes, stingrays and seahorse. A separate section contains many specimens of preserved...More

Thank Animesh83
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I visited to Taraporewala Aquarium on week end with family. ticket for aquarium is 60 rs for adult and 30 rs for child excellent place to visit along with family great view of sea hores,Turtel, snakes, crocodile fish are attractive overall nice place to view

1  Thank dilshad0123
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Visited the Taraporewala Aquarium over the weekend with family. The queue was quite long since it was a Sunday. At the entrance, there is a very small tunnel which has fish all around you - it is a lovely entrance. The aquarium is divided into...More

7  Thank SheetalPatankar
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

It is a major tourist attraction near marine drive. It is the biggest fish aquarium in maharashtra. Beautiful collection of fish species. Its Arowana big fish is amazing. Tortoise is very big in size. Well maintained, photography is not allowed. The staff continously ask to...More

1  Thank Vijay B
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Shailendra U
27 March 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
3 July 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
Maroof A
9 April 2016|
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Response from arishi |
Yes, you can buy tickets online via the MTDC website.