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Aquario Natal

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Pretty good aquarium

Although it does not compare to aquariums in the USA, this small aquarium is a fun stop for kids... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2013
waldoperez
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Sao Paulo, SP
Fun visit. Knowldgeable guide

We went to the Natal Aquarium during our dune buggy ride up to Genipabu. It is a small Aquarium... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2012
BrasilianinBrasil
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Rochester, New York
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20 Jan 2016
“Not nice”
20 Aug 2015
“Plain seafish”
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Daily 8am-5pm
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenida Litoranea 1091 | Redinha Nova, Extremoz, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59575-000, Brazil
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+55 84 3224 2177
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Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

I didn't visit here intentionally, it was part of a tour that I didn't know about. The tanks seem far too small for the Sharks and turtles being kept here. Sad to see such lovely creatures living in such conditions. We left and waited for...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank iain_duthie
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Too much money for nothing! 20 reais p.p. Is way overdone for all the common seafish. Which they show in tomachturning basins (the glass is rounded, so you get a weird sensation in your head and sromach) you spent less than one hour to make...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Marijan W
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Although it does not compare to aquariums in the USA, this small aquarium is a fun stop for kids. It has sharks you can touch, sting rays you can touch, 3 penguins and some cool selection of fish.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank waldoperez
Reviewed 29 April 2013

not the best but very well organised and cozy place to visit, they permit you to take pictures and enjoy it freely or with a guide who is already included into price

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank Liubasha T
Reviewed 30 December 2012

This is not a big aquarium so there aren't lots of different things to see in it. The nice about it is that you can put your arm inside a big tank of water and touch/take pictures with a shark. The entrance ticket is a...More

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank SusyCh86
Reviewed 15 September 2012

We went to the Natal Aquarium during our dune buggy ride up to Genipabu. It is a small Aquarium, but having a guide go through everything was a huge bonus. He spoke English well, which is something you don't see in Natal. Got to touch...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank BrasilianinBrasil
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Nothing fancy, but you can see some interesting attractions, like the large pirarucu fishes tank. You you are going to the North, may stop by, but it is not worth a visit for itself.

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Sergio D
Reviewed 14 January 2012

Modest but enchanting and well kept aquarium, with a very good representation of local marine fauna. There are kind and competent guides that attend you and explain everything you wonder about (you may give them a tip afterwards). You can touch a shark and have...More

Date of experience: December 2011
4  Thank elydia
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Good place to go if you´re travelling with kids. But it´s sad to see so many sharks inside such a small aquarium! And pay attention to the size of the sea horses cubs!

Date of experience: December 2011
2  Thank TaysaPalmas
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