Taraporewala Aquarium India’s oldest aquarium and one of the city’s main attractions. It hosts marine and freshwater fishes. The aquarium is located on Marine Drive, Mumbai.
It was re-opened after renovation on March 3, 2015. The renovated aquarium has a 12-feet long and 360 degree acrylic glass tunnel. Another attraction is Touch Pool which is only for exhibition and not for handling of fishes though it is harmless to children, it is harmful to Aquatic Animal. The fish will be kept in large glass tanks, which will be lit with LED lights.
Located in the famous Marine Drive, the Taraporewala Aquarium in Mumbai contains an impressive variety of marine and freshwater fishes, including some coral fishes collected from the Lakshadweep Islands. The popular attractions include moray eels, turtles, sharks, starfishes and stingrays. A separate section contains many specimens of preserved fishes and some rare varieties of sea shells.
A must attraction in Mumbai, Taraporewala Aquarium has been under a series of renovations and is now open for the public. We suggest you to visit this place when you are in town.
Time Slots :
Aquarium remains closed on every Monday
10 am to 8 pm on week days
on government and public holidays including Sunday and 2nd and 4 the Saturday Aquarium remains open from 10am to 9pm.
Address :Tarapurwala Building, Near Charni Road Station, Charni Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400002
Phone: 022 2282 1239