Sao Paulo Aquarium

Sao Paulo Aquarium: Hours, Address, Sao Paulo Aquarium Reviews: 4/5

Sao Paulo Aquarium
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Located, strangely enough, in a working-class residential neighborhood, the São Paulo Aquarium is always a hit with the kids. The self-proclaimed largest aquarium in Latin America contains more than 300 species of marine life. Daily 9am-6pm
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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Guilherme F
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP391 contributions
End to End poor experience
Feb 2020
It all starts with what they call parking lot, but is truly a wasteland. Long distance walk to the aquarium entrance, full of stones and holes to make your path a bad welcome. (and yes, they charge 35R$ and no credit cards accepted). Then you purchase the tickets to the aquarium for another R$100 and no credit cards again. No much room for you to move, in a dark place (claustrophobic). When you finish the first part of the aquarium you have an aged restaurant with cold food and dirty tables to have your meal or a snack bar. (how shame to have a restaurant like that in such a expensive attraction). And yes, multiple stores that sells poor plastic toys for R$30, while I buy the same toys in popular shops for R$5. (shame on you guys).
Written 6 March 2020
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Jorge S
2 contributions
There is not WiFi
Feb 2020 • Couples
Hi, I love all the areas in the park. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Although it's unbelievable how a tourist place doesn't have free Internet connections I could not get an uber. (taxi is not a choice, expensive and terrible services) I had to walk to subway with my wife it was raining. If you want to visit this place make sure you have a local broadband connection!!!!
Written 20 February 2020
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nelsonscuba
Guarulhos, SP11 contributions
Great family time
Jan 2020 • Family
Don’t miss it! Animals look week kept and relaxed. Beautiful variety of Brazilian fresh water fish such as Pirarucu and Pirarara. Impossible not be thrilled by watching the polar bear swimming and playing.
Written 19 January 2020
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Amiltom C
Sao Paulo, SP132 contributions
Amazing
Jan 2020 • Family
Ok isn't like Vancouvers aquarium, but is really nice. It grew so much since last time I was there. Polar bear and an Australian area with wombat, koala and cangurus was an unexpected surprise. In the end there is a marmaid show with bubble kisses that amazes kids and daddy.
Written 3 January 2020
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saigonsonia
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam67 contributions
Great for kids! A little sad for the animals...
Dec 2019
This is more than an aquarium, there are many animals there, including polar bears! It's very well designed and maintained, easy to navigate and there are helpful members of staff all around who can tell you more about the animals and fish there.

We felt sad for the penguins and polar bears though, they should have more space.

All in all a great trip if you're coming as a family.
Written 27 December 2019
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Not Just Rio
Sao Paulo, SP30 contributions
Definitely a fair priced half priced ticket on XMas Eve
Dec 2019 • Family
The place was practically empty giving us the wonderful opportunity to see all the marine life and other animals up close. I have heard it can really get full during the school year, but for us it was Perfect!
Written 24 December 2019
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Michael U
Las Vegas, NV33,562 contributions
Much more than an aquarium, but a bit difficult to navigate.
Aug 2019
Not the easiest place to access, nor in the nicest neighborhood, Aquário de São Paulo is nonetheless a worthwhile stop while visiting Brasil. Much more than an aquarium,, the space features everything from snakes to kangaroos in their natural habitats and is very well maintained. Do pay attention to signs as the layout is not intrinsic, and don't miss the polar bears or seals.
Written 28 October 2019
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Dan R
Telford, UK12 contributions
Amazing aquarium
Nov 2018
When I went here it was an amazing experience. A huge range of different animals, and not just sea animals too. There was a section with animals all over the world!
Written 13 October 2019
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marcusrjr
Sao Paulo, SP1,180 contributions
Great for children
Oct 2019 • Family
The aquarium is really big and has a wide variety of animals. Sealife: the most impressive are the sharks and seals, but there are lots of really nice fish. Also,there are ohter kind of animals, like snakes, alligators, cangurus, penguins and polar bear. It was fun to take my little nephew, she had a lot of fun.

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Written 12 October 2019
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Dan C
Everett, WA492 contributions
Nice Aquarium
Aug 2019 • Friends
We are three underwater/nature photographers visiting from the Pacific Northwest. We have outstanding aquariums in Vancouver and Seattle, so we were interested to see how this compares.

This is a very family oriented venue, and the exhibits are generally good. We especially liked the Brazilian exhibits. There is a good variety of non-marine species, and the two polar bears are quite entertaining.

Be sure to catch the mermaid, just before the exit, especially if you have young daughters.
Written 5 August 2019
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