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Municipal Aquarium of Santos

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Very nice attraction for a good price Do not expect a big place It's a quite small but the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
thiagogefe
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Sao Paulo, SP
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a small glimpse at some sea creatures

The aquarium was well situated. for a 1/2 hour visit right off the beautiful beach.The displays in... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Elliott S
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Montreal, Canada
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Jul 7, 2018
“Aquarium in Santos - Good to see small fish - bad conditions for the seals, penguins and sharks”
Feb 26, 2018
“it´s so beautiful”
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At this aquarium, playful seals and scary sharks, along with many other fresh and saltwater fish and plant life, make for a fun family outing.
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Avenida Bartolomeu de Gusmao 110 | Ponta da Praia, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11045-908, Brazil
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13-3236-9996
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Visit to Aquarium in Santos - Brazil. Given that Santos is a relatively small town I suppose this Aquarium has limited funds. The tanks showing smaller fish are good to see and give good information about the different fish and where they are from. My...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 26 February 2018

The aquarium it´s so beautiful and cool. There we can see turtle ,shark, a lot of fish and frog. I love there.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I have to tell you guys that I really don't like places like circus, zoo, aquarium. I know I should not go because I only get upset about the way the animals are kept there. The day we visited the aquarium was very rainy, it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank gabriellaf141
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice attraction for a good price Do not expect a big place It's a quite small but the maintenance is good. They do not have guided tours but don't worry. The signs got an English language. The pinguim is the best attraction There is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank thiagogefe
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Place is great!I could see that was a lot of changes from the last time!The sea life from Brazil and from around South America!A nice tip book the double ticket from the Gardens of Orquídeas so you will pay less for it!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Carolina B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The aquarium was well situated. for a 1/2 hour visit right off the beautiful beach.The displays in the tanks showed a museum that at one time had made a very nice effort to have a little glimpse in sea life as so many cities have,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Elliott S
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Its very cheap to get in, so you get what you pay for... not much! They have good tanks, but not well used. Poorly looking fishes and not many of them, so if that specific fish is hidding for some reason, you dont get to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank GabrielaV1006
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The Santos Aquarium isn't big, however is really well maintened and they have a nice selection of sea fauna. As an Oceanographer I'm really happy to see that kind of effort here in Brazil. Definitely worth the visit!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Thiago M
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

What do you do on a weekend breakaway in Santos? The aquarium was well priced at 5 $R for adult entry. Very interesting to see, I loved the nurse shark a lot. Saw penguins, piranhas and different turtles. Would have loved to see more colourful...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nicola v
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

One of the better attractions of a rather dull city but most aquariums are pretty much the same. Well presented fish - and even penguins but the star of the show is a very large deal. He was being fed and doing tricks when we...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ian B
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