We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Aquarium of Veracruz

Features Animals
Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho, Veracruz 91900, Mexico
+52 229 931 1020
Website
Share
Save
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Skip the Line: Veracruz Aquarium Entrance Ticket
from US$11.50*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Skip the Line: Veracruz Aquarium Entrance Ticket
from US$11.50*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This impressive new aquarium is home to over 3,000 species of both local and international marine life.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dolphin show” (25 reviews)
“wax museum” (15 reviews)
“sea life” (8 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION
Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho, Veracruz 91900, Mexico
CONTACT
Website
+52 229 931 1020
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Veracruz
from US$89.00
More Info
from US$70.00
More Info
from US$137.99
More Info
from US$39.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (1,732)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"dolphin show"
in 25 reviews
"wax museum"
in 15 reviews
"sea life"
in 8 reviews
"swim with the dolphins"
in 7 reviews
"latin america"
in 6 reviews
"other attractions"
in 4 reviews
"an adult"
in 4 reviews
"different species"
in 3 reviews
"tropical fish"
in 3 reviews
"shark tank"
in 3 reviews
"main tank"
in 2 reviews
"kids will love"
in 2 reviews
"dolphin experience"
in 2 reviews
"children and adults"
in 2 reviews
"pleasant surprise"
in 2 reviews
"worth checking out"
in 2 reviews
"nice attraction"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 175 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to relax and escape the summer heat of Veracruz. It is a well stocked collection of fish and sea mammals, including manatee and porpoises. Nice flow of foot traffic and an entertaining porpoise show. For a geezer like me the...More

Thank chapatom
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a fun thing to do when in town. The Penguins are adorable. The tanks are amazing. Other things to also do in center it is located in.

Thank JAD_travel_tell
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter, her boyfriend, his sister and I decided to go to the aquarium for a little while. Very cool place with lots to see and do. Great way to spend some time.

Thank Marty T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Spend a couple of hours there. Tours can be guided or on your own. Surprising how many different exhibits they had. We caught the 11:00 am dolphin show which was fun. The jellyfish, manatee, and penguins were our favorites. Worth a visit.

Thank Manuel V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Veracruz has the largest and most important aquarium in Latin-American. While there are the cringe-worthy attractions such as shark-feeding and dolphin shows, there is also a selection 30 species of fish that many of the visitors to the aquarium would not have the chance to...More

Thank Jane B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Definitely worth checking out. Some very cool ways to check out the fish. Nice dolphin show. I always love the medusas (jellyfish). There were penguins there!

Thank gopkrs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Touching the penguins and having them so close is extraordinary. The veterinarians do a great job training them and looking after them. We even had some pictures with them. We learned a lot about penguins. Highly recommendable!!!!! A unique experience!!!

Thank Angelica L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Not worth the money :( the dolphins were fun to watch for a minute. There were way too many people. It felt like cattle being pushed through the halls.

1  Thank Ryan H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Headed to the largest aquarium in Central/South America so expected a bit more. In a mall with other tourist sights (kinda odd) but you could buy a combo ticket for a number of them, but I just got the aquarium ticket for 130 pesos ($7USD)....More

1  Thank jmanthetravelman
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

definitely this is great place to visit, excellent service, I recommend the dolphin show, it was great

Thank Paulrlavin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 76 hotels in Veracruz
Hotel Royalty
40 reviews
.09 km away
Howard Johnson Hotel - Veracruz
197 reviews
.13 km away
Hotel Balaju
127 reviews
.25 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Veracruz
373 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Vips
627 reviews
.60 km away
Fussion Restaurante & Taller
101 reviews
.69 km away
El Samborcito
191 reviews
.87 km away
Vinos Van Eyck
31 reviews
.86 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museo Naval Mexico
385 reviews
1.40 km away
Malecon
876 reviews
1.51 km away
Wax Museum of Veracruz
209 reviews
.51 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Aquarium of Veracruz staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit