ABQ BioPark Aquarium, Albuquerque

3.9
#3 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in New Mexico
Watch the ultimate predator at ABQ BioPark Aquarium while standing safely behind a giant viewing window. The shark tank is the centerpiece of the aquarium, which showcases five different kinds of sharks. For another view of the sea, visit the Pacific coral reef tunnel where you walk through an alleyway surrounded by water teeming with life. Consider a guided tour of the shark/ray encounter, where you can get up close to rays and bamboo sharks. You'll also have the chance to see divers in the water feeding the inhabitants. Round out your day with a film at the aquarium theater. Using our custom trip planner, Albuquerque attractions like ABQ BioPark Aquarium can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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ABQ BioPark Aquarium Reviews
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  • My husband and I visited the aquarium as well as the botanical garden and honestly, I thought there would be more to the aquarium than there was. I still enjoyed it as I always enjoy shark exhibits bu...  more »
  • Lots to see, take your time looking. Dont' rush, you'll get to see everything it has to offer, Shark tank is at the very end. Restuarant prices are high, but i take my children for the extra view, as ...  more »
  • I adore our Botanic Garden and Aquarium (located together on a central plaza) both are smaller yet two of the finer examples of Aquarium and Botanic Gardens I have seen in the USA (and I have visited ...  more »
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  • For the price point and time of year(January) it was a good day. $30 for a family of four to see aquarium, gardens, and zoo. I was impressed. Aquarium very small but exhibits were beautiful. Zoo undergoing lots of construction completely understandable.
  • Ok so the bio park is awesome! Last time I went I believe I spent $15 or less on a ticket that got me into all three (zoo, aquarium, botanical garden) the aquarium is small but is always great! I've been to bigger aquariums that I enjoyed less than I do this one. I would recommend this place to any friend or family visiting or just for a solid day event. (When you hit all 3)
  • Small but decent aquarium. Lots of stingrays and a few sharks. Best if combined with the other BioPark activities.
  • Not a huge place but def worth checking out.The sharks are the best part- sting rays are really fun.Great for kids- plus next door is zoo and botanical gardens which are awesome- I think you get all 3 for price of one on sundays
  • I think that this a cute little aquarium, but nothing real special. Considering this aquarium is in the middle of a high-desert, its really nice.

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