The Marine Aquarium, Rio de Janeiro: Our most recommended tours and activities

Rio de Janeiro: Marine Aquarium Entry Tickets

Rio de Janeiro: Marine Aquarium Entry Tickets

Only the Tickets to explore the Aquario - No Transfer Excellent option for outings on rainy or cloudy days with children. 2 hours are enough for the activity. The Uber fare to AquaRio is around 25 reais leaving from Copacabana. With 26 thousand m² of built area and 4.5 million liters of water, we are the largest Marine Aquarium in South America! AquaRio is located on Boulevard Olímpico, a super pleasant area for a family walk. On the same tour, there is the possibility of doing several activities, including the Museum of Tomorrow and the Ferris Wheel, in addition to seeing the entire Guanabara Bay, a central point in the history and foundation of the City.

AquaRio and Olympic Boulevard Small Group Tour

AquaRio and Olympic Boulevard Small Group Tour

Discover the biggest aquarium in Latin America on theis 4-hour city tour. Start with a pickup in the morning from hotels located in the South Zone and make your first stop at the AquaRio. Located in the Zona Portuária (Port Zone), the aquarium occupies a former cold-storage warehouse in an area that spreads over into four floors and a basement. It is home to 8,000 animals of 350 different species, including sharks, sting rays and all sorts of fish. Take pictures (no flash, please) in areas such as the Recinto Oceânico e de Mergulho (Oceanic and Diving Enclosure), the largest tank in the Aquarium holding up to 3.3 million liters of water and seven meters in depth. Learn about aquamarine life and the ecosystem. Close to the end of the tour, pass underneath a tunnel that gives the sensation of being inside the ocean. This is a memorable experience for the entire family! After the tour inside the museum, take this opportunity to see the urban street art in the Olympic Boulevard. See the biggest graffiti of the world: the Mural das Etnias from Brazilian artist Kobra.

Rio: AquaRio and Olympic Boulevard

Rio: AquaRio and Olympic Boulevard

Explore the marvels of AquaRio, Latin America's largest aquarium, beckoning you to its location in the Port Zone. Housed within a refurbished warehouse, this spectacular aquarium spans four floors and a basement, offering a mesmerizing journey. Dive into the world of 8,000 creatures spanning 350 diverse species, from majestic sharks and rays to an array of colorful fish. AquaRio is committed to funding research programs in marine biology, sustainability, and environmental issues across Brazil. Capture moments (without flash, please) in captivating spaces like the Oceanic and Diving Center, featuring the aquarium's grandest tank, boasting 3.3 million liters of water and plunging seven meters deep. Gain insights into aquatic life and our role in preserving their delicate ecosystem. An unforgettable highlight awaits as we stroll through a tunnel, immersing ourselves in the aquatic world. While reveling in aquatic wonders, don't miss the opportunity to admire urban art at Boulevard Olímpico. Behold Brazilian artist Kobra's monumental mural celebrating ethnic diversity, recognized as the world's largest graffiti. An enriching experience for the whole family! Concluding this aquatic and cultural adventure, we ensure a return to your hotel. Join us for an unforgettable exploration at AquaRio—reserve now and plunge into wonder!

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What people are saying about The Marine Aquarium, Rio de Janeiro

Overall rating

4.7
(14 reviews)

I really liked the visit to the aquarium and the museum of tomorrow. our tour guide, María, very friendly and attentive, willing to explain to us not only what is related to the excursion but also clear up all our doubts. I would add more time to be able to be in the Museum of Tomorrow, which is so interesting.

Little conservation and a lot of entertainment at the expense of the animals, a bad experience in that sense. Fish from Christmas trees inside, is it necessary?

Excellent museum! It is worth going, the aquariums have a beautiful diversity of different fish and marine species

The aquarium is very interesting. It is worth going to know the flora and aquatic fauna of that area.

Very nice place, I was fascinated by everything. Congratulations, I would recommend it anyway