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Mauritius Aquarium, Pointe Aux Piments
(2.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Discover the variety of the great blue sea at Mauritius Aquarium. As home to a large number of species of fish, including crown squirrelfish, batfish, clownfish, and butterfly fish, the colorful array here offers a good introduction to the country's marine environment for younger visitors, with informative displays about the island's surrounding ecosystem. Witness the activity at feeding time, when trained members of staff hand-feed giant moray eels, sharks, and sea turtles. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Pointe Aux Piments holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Mauritius Aquarium and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • It was small, but nice. There were lots of types of fish and crabs. It didn't have a restaurant which was a little down point. The gift shol was small and didn’t have that big of a variety of souvenir...  more »
  • Whether you're big or small when you love the fish see closely is always very interesting even if the aquarium is small. We see the fish of the island as well as a few sharks, turtles and murėnes... the fish are fed a 11 h and 15 h, ca is worth the visit.
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  • The guide Richard was very knowledgeable He assisted when at the Aquarium It was an insightful visit Lots of varieties of sea creatures My daughter loved it The more you visit a place the better it ca...  more »
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  • A very basic aquarium which can be visited if you have kids and nothing else to do on the island. Tickets are on the higher side. Parking is free and they do have a small stall for refreshments within the campus. Souvenir shop is just before the exit. Bon Voyage.
  • Nice fishes but only few tanks to watch + pool with turtle and small sharks. BE CAREFUL! All the pics in google with tunnel aquarium are fake! There is no tunnel aquarium, no interactions no attractions like this!!
  • Good place to take kids. They have a large fish tank which has tortoise, small sharks and lots of other varieties of fish. There is an entry fee which is common for locals and tourists.
  • Tickets very expensive and not soo many fishes . It's only a 10 minutes visit for Rs 300 rupees. They are doing just business. I don't suggest any one to go there.better you take a glass bottom boat ride it's much more better.
  • Terrible. Overpriced at Rs300 and had nothing more than a few fish tanks. Can see more at a pet shop forfree