Varkala Aquarium

Varkala Aquarium, Varkala Town: Hours, Address, Varkala Aquarium Reviews: 4/5

Varkala Aquarium
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A beautuful aquarium which has sea view in varkala with good collection of fishes
Suggested duration
< 1 hour
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AbiramPonnuswami
Chennai (Madras), India91 contributions
Nov 2021 • Solo
A small and well maintained aquarium. They have a good collection of fish breeds. It is situated closer to the Edava beach.
Written 2 November 2021
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vimal p
10 contributions
Jan 2020
very nice aquarium, maintained by Kerala fisheries department.the building its self have a traditional Kerala style and its really really airy. i suggest this place.
Written 6 March 2020
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Vasanth Kumar
Thiruvarur, India2 contributions
Apr 2019 • Couples
Had low expectations, but on contrary we had beautiful display of various kind of fishes even the exotic ones. Well maintained and got awe struck by seeing puffer fish , jelly fish etc. Mark this aquarium a must visit during the Varkala trip.
Written 28 April 2019
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Arul
18 contributions
Feb 2019 • Friends
It is a nice display of verity of fishes and marine lives.It also have a 3D theater with a latest equipment and with precise images.It is awesome.
Written 14 February 2019
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Marcus
Lomma, Sweden517 contributions
Feb 2019 • Solo
Been to other aquariums i India... and set my expectations low. The Varkala Aquariums high is there jellyfish aquarium and their low is there obvious lack of watermovement in all aquariums and lack of maintenence. But overall not superbad and the aquarium could be fixed easily i think... And maybe they should focus on saltwater and asian/indian Freshwater fish and skip south american and afrikan cichlids... Just an idea! The fee 30 rp for adults could be higher if the quality was better.
Written 5 February 2019
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Renjith Sreekumar
Kollam, India25 contributions
Dec 2018
It has many types of fishes at display. It’s run by the government. Good to visit for kids and family too. Entry ticket around RS 30.
Written 30 December 2018
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Aveek B
134 contributions
Nov 2018 • Family
The aquarium opens around 10 AM in the morning and is bit away from the papanasam beach but near the north cliff.
Written 3 December 2018
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Sean L
Dorchester, UK57 contributions
Nov 2018 • Couples
Clear modern tanks with - in the main - reasonably informative notices about a variety of fish, both from local waters and beyond. The spiral ramp is a clever use of space. The jellyfish display near the entrance is the pièce de résistance.
Written 27 November 2018
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Nikhil A
Kathmandu, Nepal7 contributions
Apr 2018
though varkala is in itself a "not so crowded" place unlike India, the number of species present in the aquarium and the information shared was a good experience.

Also, it was children friendly, good place to go if you are around.
Written 24 October 2018
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Pushkala N
Maradu, India11 contributions
Oct 2018 • Family
A small, but well maintained aquarium. Has quite a good collection of species. Do visit with kids. The 3D theater showcased a half an hour nice clip on underwater world. If visiting varkala, do visit this place for sure.
Written 23 October 2018
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Varkala Aquarium is open:
  • Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM