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Acuario Mazatlan

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Great shows and grounds

The family came here and loved it. there are shaded area to sit. Plenty of activities to keep the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Keisha P
via mobile
Shows good

Enjoyed the live shows we saw, seals, tropical birds, birds of prey and diver. There isn't any... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Parry Sound, Canada
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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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Avenida de los Deportes Y/O Universidad 111, Mazatlan 82017, Mexico
+52 669 981 7815
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 17 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
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We've been to Mazatlan several times, but this was the first time to the Aquarium. Our resort was in the Gold Zone, a 5 minute cab ride away. The other family that we were with wanted to go. So glad we did!! Make sure to...More

Thank khealey19ca
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Sea lions show is amazing for kids. We have seen better acquariums (San Fco and Monterrey Bay) but also paid 10x more.

Thank Ivan R
Reviewed 2 April 2018

All the placards and demonstrations are in Spanish, but the fish diversity is first class and whether or not you speak Spanish, when you're watching shows like the Sea Lions, you don't need to understand every word. HIGHLY recommend the swimming with the sea lion...More

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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
21 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