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Acuario Mazatlan

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Closed Now: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Economical Fun

Took wife and parents here last year. For the price you cannot beat it. We are animal lovers and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Day well spent!

Really enjoyed the aquarium. The animals looked well cared for and the seals seemed to enjoy their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Becky R
Saskatoon, Canada
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea lion show”(52 reviews)
“bird show”(39 reviews)
“an aquarium”(15 reviews)
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...more
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As featured in 3 Days in Mazatlan
Avenida de los Deportes Y/O Universidad 111, Mazatlan 82017, Mexico
+52 669 981 7815
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 January 2003

January, 2003. A nice morning diversion that will occupy you for 2 1/2 hours. It opens at 9:30 with 3 shows at 10:30(diver feeds shark), 11:00 (3 smart sea lions), 11:30(parrots that do everything). It's 50 pesos, I had a 20% off coupon so it...More

30  Thank DandS6656
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 March 2006

We went on a Friday. Make sure you check with the aquarium before you go because during the week they do not have the shows at the times listed (seal show, bird show). There is no translation into English for the different fish in the...More

9  Thank tripmp00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took wife and parents here last year. For the price you cannot beat it. We are animal lovers and they all appeared to be well taken care of. We did not see the seal show which I understand is a top attraction. We did catch...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the aquarium. The animals looked well cared for and the seals seemed to enjoy their handlers. The touch tank was great to see and the museum was eye opening and very interesting. To see all the amazing updates in the future will be...More

Thank Becky R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great shows, good interaction with bird sanctuaries. It was a very enjoyable day with lots to see and do. The seal act was very funny.The kids loved it.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the live shows we saw, seals, tropical birds, birds of prey and diver. There isn't any English , even signs, so missed all the info given at the shows? The whole place needs a bit of sprucing up, nothing some fresh paint wouldn't fix!...More

Thank thomjane
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Lots of activity. Shows include audience participation. Great for families or anyone looking for a day with nature interacting with humans.

Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

The fish center inside is nice but the sea loins out side is sad the space is to small for the animals but they look will taking care for. 1hr in and we (my son and i) were ready to go. The people are friendly....More

Thank Escobedosalon1187
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

The family came here and loved it. there are shaded area to sit. Plenty of activities to keep the little ones occupied and plenty of photo opportunities. There are only a few signs in English but that did not bother us or deter our fun....More

Thank Keisha P
Reviewed 3 July 2018

OK place to spend a few hours. We saw the dive and sea lion shows and my 8 year-old son swam with and fed the rays. That was the highlight of his week in Mazatlan. The heat/humidity was awful the day we went so we...More

Thank dgadrienne
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I really enjoyed the beautiful shade trees in the park-like area of the Acuario Mazatlán. Some of the trees were identified for visitors. The longest line at the aquarium was for the snack bar in the forest area. For sale were bottles of water, soft...More

Thank VerandaKitty
Reviewed 18 May 2018

I love the animals. There are 4 different shows. It is great. The best one are the sea lions. You can kiss one of them.

Thank Carolina G
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Dakota Lynn S
10 January 2018|
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Response from Heatherlynn2014 | Reviewed this property |
Pay when you are tgere in pesos. They didn't have an option to swim with sea lions or sharks the day we were there. Kids were disappointed. Still a good afternoon. Shows were entertaining and we don't even understand... More
Jessica J
22 November 2016|
Response from Wisconsin50 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not there till January
19 August 2016|
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Response from Nic I | Reviewed this property |
Hard to say if that is the case. They appear well fed but I witnessed some behaviour in some of the animals that would suggest they are suffering....such as pacing up and down the cage and weaving. The tiger just didn't... More