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Acuario Mazatlan

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Open Now: 10:30 - 17:30
Open today: 10:30 - 17:30
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Well worth the money for some of the displays and animals you can see

Has many of the things you expect in an aquarium but then also an Aviary and an area with local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WorldTravelsTandJ
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Calgary, Canada
Economical Fun

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

Reviewed 12 November 2018
DnBfromAz
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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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Avenida de los Deportes Y/O Universidad 111, Mazatlan 82017, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has many of the things you expect in an aquarium but then also an Aviary and an area with local animals that they do an interactive display at. The seal show and local animal show are both very good and the day we went a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WorldTravelsTandJ
Reviewed 12 November 2018 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

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Becky R
Reviewed 2 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mary W
Reviewed 15 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Y4309ZRronaldp
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 686keishap
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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
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Jessica J
21 November 2016|
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Response from Wisconsin50 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not there till January
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Margaret195723
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
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