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L' Aquarium

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Open Now: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Small but well maintained aquarium

This aquarium was a great stop on our day at Playa del Carmen. It is very well laid out and all the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Elisa L
via mobile
Fun stop to get out of the heat

My 11 year old and I took a little trip into town and stopped at the Aquarium. it was Quaint and... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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El Acuario de Playa del Carmen presents three floors of fun where the visitors can see more than 200 marine species. Through 45 exhibits visitor will learn about the most diverse types of tropical fish, jellyfish, octopus, sharks and many other...more
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Quinta Avenida | by 12th and 14th streets, Plaza Corazon, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
+52 984 879 4462
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped by on a rainy day for something to do. Entry price is bit high and there isn’t masses to see but there are some interesting and unusual species to see. Very dark lighting makes it a bit hard to see but is a...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This aquarium was a great stop on our day at Playa del Carmen. It is very well laid out and all the animal exhibits were in great condition. Noteworthy was the tunnel going by the sharks, the exhibit of local jellyfish and local crustaceans, neither...More

Thank Elisa L
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I first visited L'Aquarium on November 27, 2016. It had only been open for 3 weeks, so I reserved my opinion for a later time believing it just needed to 'grow'. I went back last week. I was greatly disappointed. Not only had it not...More

Thank bajathecat
Reviewed 11 July 2018

My 11 year old and I took a little trip into town and stopped at the Aquarium. it was Quaint and cute. 3 floors and somewhat sparce but my son loved it. There weren't very many people working there to explain if you could touch...More

Thank liz531
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I spent great ime with my little brother, each person who works there are very kind and they know what to do, was very fun and we learn a lot! maybe is not the greatest because the size, but we loved it. thank you guys!

Thank Nesz R
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Tiny tiny tanks for amazing creatures that look in distress. Massive shame on them. I was assured there were big tanks but they lied to me. Also the service is beyond belief bad. Awful place

Thank andyyacMiami
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We needed something to do on a rainy day and this was the perfect activity. Great for kids! Nice little place to visit

1  Thank nanda86f
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This was a nice change of pace. We enjoyed the air conditioning and learning about the local reptiles, fish and coral. I recommend visiting the aquarium.

Thank Rita G
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is not an activity I would recommend doibng while on vacation. This is a rainy day or nothing else to do kind of activity. Good for kids, its about and hour and a half maximum if you really take your time.

2  Thank ExpatMom4
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We needed to beat the heat and found the aquarium while shopping. Nice variety of sea life, though not as good as many larger aquariums we've visited.

Thank Judy M
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Response from Acuario_de_Playa | Property representative |
We do not have turtles by this moment.
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Kids under 3 years do not pay admmission
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$15 usd. We had a 5 year old with us. I asked if they had a partnership discount with the Cancun aquarium or Xelha which we went to. Sales promo people just outside offered free admission for our kid. It doesn't hurt to ask... More