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Projeto Hippocampus

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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
18 Apr 2018
“Not very impressive but not expensive either and good actions to support”
18 Jun 2018
“it is interresting to go on the boats”
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Everyday 9am- 12:50pm 1430pm-5pm
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Rua da Esperanca, 700, Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

didn't like the sea horses being "caught" and put in a jar to see. at first they didn't seem to be able to find any, and then suddenly they appeared in a jar...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carolina L
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The have like 25 fishbowls with some hippocampus and other fish and crab and lobster. Sad to see the caramuru in such a small place.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank zegh
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

It's a few tanks with a few seahorses and other fish. Not spectacular... but fun if you want to see a seahorse up close.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is worthy cause and really nice to understand a bit more about sea horses. The place is super simple, tiny and is seen in 15 min max. Do not really recommend a visit except if you want to distract the kids for a few...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank romeu40
Management response:Responded 23 January 2017

Thank you for your rating. The Hippocampus Project will direct your efforts to always provide the best experience in visiting us.

Reviewed 16 August 2016

a litlle room with sea horses and some fishes from the area. really not worth the fees. It is better to go in boat at maracaipe and see seahorses in real

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Pz1965
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is a nice tour to be included in your stay. It takes around 2 hours by non-motorized boat around the mangrove. Seahorses stay attached to mangrove branches. The sailboat man dives and unattached a female and a male to show to the tourists. After...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank meireluc
Reviewed 24 April 2016

its a nice place, but locals say its an AQUARIUM, i thought something totally different....its just 1 room with 30 fish tanks....not more than that

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank therion2001
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

We need to support it. It makes the difference saving sea horses from disappearing . There is also another fishes and animals to see

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Vinicius G
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Go somewhere else of interest a waste of time and rigged by the guys who operate the 100s of beach buggies that tell you they are going to show you the best sites but end up showing you building sites!!

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Gregsi
Reviewed 10 December 2015

It has a lot of tanks, with the main fishes of the region, including a mero.Aside the fishes, there was a Squilla. There are panels explaining the development of the sea horses.There are also moreys. The seahorses alevines, could have a magnifyng glass, to better...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Danriel J
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