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Visit Taraporewala Aquarium

After undergoing frequent renovations, Taraporewala Aquarium has been finally re- opened to public this March. The aquarium located in the famous Marine Drive area of Mumbai, it happens to be the oldest and first of its kind in India.

After undergoing frequent renovations, Taraporewala Aquarium has been finally re- opened to public this March. The aquarium located in the famous Marine Drive area of Mumbai, it happens to be the oldest and first of its kind in India. For many, it has also been their first exposure to underwater life and the foremost gateway to a whole new marine world. 

Even today, the Taraporewala Aquarium is a place full of excitement and interesting facts, especially for kids. It happens to be one of Mumbai's oldest and major sightseeing attraction, mostly visited by family and children. Visitors can enter through the aquarium's 12-foot long and 360 degree acrylic marine glass tunnel to a world of fishes and other aquatic plants. Special pools with mostly imported fishes from Hong Kong and Bangkok are exclusively meant for children to touch the fishes and spend quality time with them. 

Few things you should know about Taraporewala Aquarium are:

•    Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Junction at a distance of hardly 1 km is the nearest railway station to Taraporewala Aquarium.

•    There are many other tourist attractions near the aquarium like St Francis Xaviers Church, Laxmi Narayan Mandir and Mahatma Gandhi Memorial. 

The sight of little creatures floating, diving and swimming in the clean blue waters is simply mesmerizing. It is a wonder to the eyes of children and an ideal place to spend time with family.

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    None
  • Altitude

    14 m
  • STD Code

    022
  • Best Season

    Oct – Mar
  • State/Code

    Mumbai/400xxx
  • LANGUAGES

    Marathi, Hindi and English