- Type: Zoos and Aquariums
- Time to Spend: 1 to 2 hours
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The Mazatlán Aquarium is one of the best of its kind in Mexico. It boasts more than 200 species of fish spread across more than 50 tanks. Taking a look-see at this site's sea horses, sea lions, macaws and eels makes for a great activity, whether you're only in Mazatlán for a port of call afternoon or for several days.
Another bonus: Recent visitors say this aquarium should appeal to several age groups. "It is a very simple, very old, very small aquarium/zoo," writes one TripAdvisor user. "But we really enjoyed it -- they have a small tank with sharks and a shark meets diver show which thrilled my 6 year old." An IgoUgo.com traveler recalls that "my mother-in-law and I went to the acuario while my husband went fishing for the day. We were pleasantly surprised to find that there was more than fish to be found here. … My favorite was the sea lion show."
The Mazatlán Aquarium, or Acuario Mazatlán, is open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets cost approximately $7 USD per person. Visit the official website for more information.
Nearby Things To Do
Basilica of the Immaculate Conception1.7 miles away
Malecón1.9 miles away
Angela Peralta Theatre2.1 miles away
Pueblo Bonito Mazatlán3.5 miles away
El Cid Marina Beach Hotel2.5 miles away
Estrella Del Mar Resort Mazatlan2.5 miles away