Aracaju AquariumCurrently Closed
- Address: Av. Santos Dumont, 1010 - Atalaia, Aracaju - SE, 49037-475, Brazil
- Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Phone: +55-7932433214
- Ticket Price: 16 BRL
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Aquarium, Family And Kids, Exhibition
Opened in 2002, this is one of the most popular tourist attractions in town, and is visited by about 120,000 people annually. The oceanarium is the first one in Northeast Brazil; it is shaped like a giant turtle; and it’s surrounded by palm and eucalyptus trees.
Inside, its 18 aquariums exhibit about 70 marine animals of various species, all of which are native to Sergipe, particularly the Sao Francisco river. The prime attraction is the giant 150,000 litre tank close to the entrance filled with stingrays, sharks, other fish, and a replica of a submerged rig. Four other tanks specialise in invertebrates, crustaceans, mollusks and fish. With a guide’s help, you can even touch some of the sharks and other fish.
The Oceanarium frequently holds guided tours, lectures and exhibitions. It’s a great place for a family visit.
- Wheelchair accessible
- There is parking.
- R $ 8.00 for students, kids over 1 metres of height, and seniors over 60
- Free for the disabled and kids under 1 metres.
- Drive to here; ask locals for directions.
- Ask locals for public transport info.
- Take a taxi
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95% of people who visit Aracaju include Aracaju Aquarium in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
62.5% of people start their Aracaju Aquarium visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Aracaju Aquarium
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Aracaju Aquarium
Nice place to know about the native nature
Good place to see for nature lover
That's a good place to kids learn about the wonders of ocean.
Nature at its best!!
It's so little! I would recommend if you want to see a group of sharks and some little turtles. Overall I am kind of disappointed because compared to the TAMAR project of Praia do Forte this one has only is 1/3 of the size and attractions. I would recommend watch the animal feeding. You can also ask for a stamp in your arm in case you want to go out and return later on.