Taraporevala Aquarium

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road
Mumbai, MH - 400002

Type: Zoos
022 2282 1239
  • Swapnil Babu Talawanekar
    Swapnil Babu Talawanekar
  • Satish Mishra
    Satish Mishra
  • Natwar Lal Bhargava
    Natwar Lal Bhargava
  • Nikhilesh Haval
    Nikhilesh Haval

The Taraporevala Aquarium, also known as the Taraporewala Aquarium, is a prominent public aquarium located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Established in 1951, it is one of the oldest and largest aquariums in the country, offering visitors a fascinating glimpse into the diverse marine life found in the coastal waters of India and beyond.

Situated near Marine Drive in South Mumbai, the Taraporevala Aquarium is housed within a distinctive circular building and covers an area of approximately 2,400 square meters. The aquarium is named after its benefactor, Seth Chimandas Taraporevala, who generously contributed to its establishment.

The Taraporevala Aquarium is home to a wide variety of freshwater and marine species, including colorful tropical fish, exotic corals, dazzling jellyfish, graceful seahorses, and even some species of sharks and rays. The exhibits are meticulously designed to recreate the natural habitats of these aquatic creatures, providing visitors with an immersive and educational experience.

One of the highlights of the aquarium is its large viewing galleries, which allow visitors to observe the marine life up close through transparent acrylic panels. The aquarium also features interactive displays, informative signage, and audio-visual presentations that offer insights into marine ecosystems, conservation efforts, and the importance of protecting aquatic biodiversity.

In addition to its indoor exhibits, the Taraporevala Aquarium has outdoor tanks and pools that house marine turtles, penguins, and other aquatic animals. The aquarium also conducts educational programs, guided tours, and workshops for visitors of all ages, aimed at promoting environmental awareness and fostering appreciation for marine conservation.

Overall, the Taraporevala Aquarium provides a unique and engaging experience for visitors, offering them an opportunity to explore the mesmerizing world beneath the ocean's surface and learn about the incredible diversity of marine life. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a student, or a family looking for a fun and educational outing, the Taraporevala Aquarium is sure to delight and inspire visitors of all ages.

Besides this zoo, there are three more zoos listed in Mumbai. There's also one hundred and twenty-three attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Taraporevala Aquarium on the map above. If you need any other information on Taraporevala Aquarium that is not listed here, please call 022 2282 1239.

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