Opened 13th November 1992
The Veracruz Aquarium Shopping mall, where the Aquarium is housed, has about 200 aquatic organisms arranged in three rooms: the fresh water gallery, the salt water gallery and the ocean tank. It has a shark section, a manatee section and a pool where you can pet the animals. With 3493 m2 area, the aquarium consists of 80% natural habitat and the remaining 20% is artificial. The fresh water gallery is located in a cavern in Los Tuxtlas region. In this section, you can see numerous turtles, boas, crocodiles and colorful toucans flying from one branch to another. In the walls, there are tanks where a great variety of species of Mexican, African, Asiatic and South American origins. This attractive gallery has a total of 13 exhibitions. In the salt water tank, you can see more than 90 species among them fish, reptiles, octopus, crabs, lobsters, shrimps and seahorses from the Gulf of Mexico, the Indian Pacific Ocean, the Red Sea and the Hawaiian Pacific arranged in 15 different sizes of tanks. Enjoy the indescribable feeling of going through a tunnel with 22 cm-thick acrylic walls inside a tank of 1, 250, 000 liters of salt water which houses an entire marine ecosystem. Admire a great quantity of species such as rays, turtles and barracudas as you wander through this amazing journey. The shark section will make your heart beat as you experience the emotion and adrenaline that these intimidating animals will make you feel. Kids love the manatee section because they can interact with these animals. At the end of the journey, you will find an outdoor tide pool with species such as sea urchins, turtles and other marine animals where people can find out more about these creatures
Open : minimum 9am-7pm
Entrace fee: Yes
For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea
Food: The Aquarium has a place where you can get a snack
Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the aquarium on your homepage
Phone number (229) 931-1020
Address: Acuario de Veracruz A.C. Blvd. Manuel Ávila Camacho s/n Col. Flores Magón C.P. 91900. Veracruz, Mexico
Where to finde the Aquarium:
I don't have any guides of this aquarium. Does any body know if they made any guides? And where I can get any guides those?
In the year 2017 they had theire 25th anniversarry. Have they made any books on this occassion?