Veracruz Sights

Acuario de Veracruz

  • Zoo/Aquarium
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 09/01/2015

Fodor's Review

Veracruz is home to one of Latin America's biggest and best aquariums. One tank alone has 2,000 species of marine life native to the Gulf of Mexico, including manta rays, barracudas, and sea turtles. Other tanks display tiger sharks and gentle manatees that enjoy interacting with the crowds. The entry also has a space where birds, including toucans, fly freely. Kids love the touch tanks. A guided immersion tank ($7 adults; $3.50 kids) provides daring visitors the chance to go nose to nose with the sharks.

Sight Information

Address:

Plaza Acuario, Blvd. Manuel Ávila Camacho s/n, Veracruz, Veracruz, 91910, Mexico

Phone:

229-931–1020; 229-932–8006

Sight Details:

  • $6 general
  • Mon.–Thurs. 9–7, Fri.–Sun. 9–7:30

Published 09/01/2015

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