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Review of Acuario Nacional

Acuario Nacional
Ranked #97 of 251 things to do in Havana
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Reviewed 7 July 2012

I visited the Acuario last year, and it was a phenomenal experience. During my trip to Cuba, this was one of the things I enjoyed the most!

I'd like to start by saying I didn't think it was expensive, compared to the Delfinario at Varadero, which is way more expensive just to see dolphins. When you enter the aquarium, you can go anywhere! There are so many things to do and see. From pelicans to immense varieties of fish. You see dolphins, whales, seals, turtles... The only thing I didn't see was penguins! So it has a great ecosystem,

The aquarium also provides with music, restaurants, one museum, and shops.

The shows were completely amazing! By amazing, I mean amazing. My camera ran out of battery and I'll always regret not being able to record it.

One of the shows was more like a play, in the water. It was so good! It consisted of a play without words based on The Little Mermaid. The characters were obviously professional swimmers. It was like a play in the water. The dolphin show was good as well, but nothing out of this world.

I highly recommend you visit the place, but be careful with some people pushing trying to get in.

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Reviewed 29 May 2012

The place was a horror. A small pool of sea turtles, another with a few small sharks. A half dozen fish tanks that aren't particularly colorful or interesting, sea lion and dolphin shows. Vendor selling live baby turtles out of a satchel. Screaming children everywhere, tormenting those baby turtles. It was $10 CUCs to get in, and we could not leave soon enough. Do not waste your time or money. Your heart will break.

4  Thank gdwas
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Reviewed 4 November 2011

If you've seen worldwide aquariums then you won't find much to impress as everything is behind dirty windows, crumbling walls around. There was a dolphin show that we say the tail end of. Probably better just to check it out if you are staying there I would say.

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Reviewed 19 October 2009

Unless you like looking at pet shop aquariums this is not really worth the trip.

We did see a pretty cute sea lion show, but on the whole it was not worth the money..

3  Thank nebuchednezzar
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