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Taraporewala Aquarium

#124 of 490 things to do in Mumbai (Bombay) Features Animals
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.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average34%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible18%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Marine Drive, Mumbai (Bombay), India
+91 22 2282 1239
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had big expectations and took my younger cousins to visit this Aquarium, found it very average in setup inside as from outside it looked like multi-storey. The walls were dirty and the place was smelly. Photography from mobile cameras will cost you Rs 500...More

Thank Ravi_Rules_n_Rocks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a good place to visit with family, good no. of fish spicies, but the water was looking little dirty. May it require like that, eatery place near to it is very good, reasonable price and good service.

Thank Gajenda1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taraporewala aquarium is one of the major tourist attraction in mumbai Situated near the marine drive on grant road! It is one of the most visited tourist place

Thank shubhammalpani13
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Thumbs'up to Mumbai Tourism for breathing life again into this "oldest aquarium of the country"! Lots of nice species on display that can be enjoyed up and close. Being bang opposite the Marine Drive makes it a repeat dekho anytime you visit with kids...More

Thank SuddyBuddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is just one floor and few tanks of marine animals. Not worth standing in queue for so long.

Thank Nishant K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This aquarium was closed for a long period, supposedly to renovate and modernize it. The only significant enhancement is in the fees, which are now a ridiculous Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000 for a still camera to be used. Of course, you would never make...More

6  Thank Visphot
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I went there with my son last sunday. It is an average place.a bit small for the kind of attraction it seems. since we went there on sunday & vacations going on...it was over crowded & the staff were continuously shouting to move in que....More

2  Thank Darshana G
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had seen pictures on google of the acquarium having a tunnel with 3D view but what we saw was very disappointing. Even after renovation it was like the same old acquarium and charges were also very high.

1  Thank ankita b
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

its a must visit place in mumbai for a tourist... hundreds of fishes and other marine creature can be seen. you will definitely start appreciating the creations and powers of GOD after visting this place

Thank harsimran21
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I visited Taraporewala aquarium in Mumbai today and found the museum to be in a pathetic shape. The tanks were very dirty, one tank had opaque water, some fish were dead, some tanks were over crowded and the fish were fighting and killing each other,...More

1  Thank Vaibhav K
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Shailendra U
Whats the opening and closing hours of this aquarium. Is it open on Friday
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
hey, thanks a lot for a detailed and gr8 review!!! :) can u suggest anyother gr8 place nea marine drive?.... im seaching on google... still if u know anything..... thanx in advance!!
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
Does this aquarium has an online booking facility..??
9 April 2016|
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Response from arishi |
Yes, you can buy tickets online via the MTDC website.