Tropicarium, Budapest

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  • Address: Budapest, Nagytetenyi ut 37-45, 1222 Hungary
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +36-14243053
  • Ticket Price: 2500 HUF
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Aquarium, Family And Kids
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About Tropicarium, Budapest

Tropicarium- Oceanarium is a complete delight for anybody who likes to see animals living in a comfortable habitat. The best part about this tropicarium is that is the largest saltwater aquarium in Central Europe and is situated a little away from the hustle bustle of the city on the outskirts. The biggest highlight of this place is the deep shark tank, where you can see sharks go about just like they would in the ocean. There are about 8 sharks in this and you can see them through the glass walls. The natural habitat is recreated for the animals over a widespread area of 32,000 square feet. The habitat is recreated in the form of a tropical rainforest where you can see creatures go on about their day and you get a chance to interact with them in your own way. For experienced divers, swimming with the sharks would be a memorable experience. For others, seeing various species of monkeys, fish, exotic birds is an awesome reason to visit this attraction.

Tropicarium Information

  • Video films or photos can only be taken in the exhibition area for own use but no flash allowed.
  • Air balloons, shopping carts, child cabs cannot be taken in the exhibition areas.
  • The animals may only be stroked, fed or touched at the appointed place
  • Birds keep on flying freely in several rooms. Hence be careful while visiting the zoo.
  • Take care of cleanliness and leave any litter in the appointed cans.
  • Dogs are not allowed to bring into the zoo, except Registered Assistant Dogs.

Tropicarium Ticket Prices

  • Adult: 2500 HUF/ person
  • Children, students (age of 4 -18 with full time student card), seniors (over 62 years) : 1800HUF/ person
  • Children , students (between 14-18without student card or up to age of 26 with full time student card) : 2100 HUF/ person
  • Kids under 4 (if arrive with family): free
  • Group tickets (for atleast 15 visitors): 2100HUF/person (adults between 18 -62); 1600HUF/ person (upto 18 years); 8000HUF/person (2 adults + 2children)          

Tropicarium Opening and Closing Hours

  • The zoo is open everyday: 10am -8pm
  • Last entry: 1 hour before closing time
  • 24thDecember: 10 am – 2 pm (The ticket office closes at 1 pm.)
  • 25thDecember: 12 am – 7 pm (The ticket office closes at 6 pm.)
  • 31stDecember: 10 am – 6 pm (The ticket office closes at 5 pm.)
  • 1stJanuary: 12 am – 7 pm (The ticket office closes at 6 pm.)
  • Check the animal feeding session from the official website.

How To reach Tropicarium by Public Transport

  • Nearby bus station: Lepcsos utca

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Tropicarium, Budapest Reviews

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  • Great place for a family visit! You can see a big tunnel under the water, lots of species. Some of habitats seemed small but overall a beautiful experience. Would recommend for family with small children. At the exit you have a chance to buy a gift for your dear ones or yourself.

  • Great place, we used as an evening filler for the family as it’s open until 8pm. Child friendly, great animals to look at and a really reasonable cost. It’s a little unusual that it’s located in a shopping centre though!

  • The Tropicarium is gorgeous and I highly recommend visiting it with friends or family. You'll see many exotic animals and there's also fun trivia and mini-games along the way. Only minus is that there have been a lot of tourists when we visited, which made the whole experience a bit less enjoyable.

  • Very nice place with a lot of interesting animals. The experience was very immersive as we have got to walk among many of the animals.

  • It's conveniently located inside of the shopping center. This place will be interesting for kids and adults as well. It isn't very big though, but still if you're animal person and you've been to Budapest Zoo, you definitely have to go there. You can explore everything in under less than 25-30 mins.

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