Taraporewala Aquarium

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

The varieties of fish one can see which were available as on 15th february 2017 are:
Arowana
Singaporian Turtle
Monoangle
Shark
Eel
Grouper
Target Pearch
Portunus
Sanguinolentus Perl Spot
Mpray eel
Glass fish
Spiny lobster
Tang
Turky fish
Octopus
Butterfly fish
Chiclid
Tilapia
Dragon flower Horn
Cat fish
Angel
Green spooted
Gourami
Swordtail
Africsn knife fish
Harlequun Rasbora
Red Cherry
Shrimpplaty
Zebrafish
Below are photos of some attractive fishes:
Tang Fish

Tang Fish

Zebra Fish

Zebra Fish

Sword Tail

Sword Tail

Harleguun Rasbora

Harleguun Rasbora

Red Dragon

Red Dragon

Butterfly Fish

Butterfly Fish

By Railway: Get down at Charni Road Railway Station. 2 minutes walk.

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.
Visit Schedule
Timings: 10:00 am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Closed: Monday

Entrance Fees:
Adults - Rs.60/-
Kids below 12 yrs - Rs.30/-
Govt Employees   - Rs 30/-

Phone: 022 2282 1239

Address:
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Marine Drive, Near Charni Road Railway Station, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400002
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