Taraporewala Aquarium is India’s oldest aquarium which was built in 1951. It is named after a Parsee Philanthropist D B Taraporewala who donated 200,000. The Aquarium was inaugurated by the respected Rajendra Prasad, India’s first president.
The aquarium is located very near to Charni Road railway station facing sea. It contains 400 species which has been renovated recently on 3rd March 2015. The new aquarium has 360 degree glass tunnel made up of acrylic and it is 12 feet long.
There are fantastic varieties of very tiny fish to the large turtle which can be a treat for eyes specially for children.
Details of Taraporewala Aquarium
Sanguinolentus Perl Spot
Dragon flower Horn
Africsn knife fish
BEST Bus 108, 123 and get down at Charni Road Station stop.
By Vehicle: On Queen's Necklace Road (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road) near Charni Road Station.
Timings: 10:00 am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Adults - Rs.60/-
Kids below 12 yrs - Rs.30/-
Govt Employees - Rs 30/-
Phone: 022 2282 1239
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Marine Drive, Near Charni Road Railway Station, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400002