Explore AquaRio, the largest marine aquarium in South America, at your leisure. Located in downtown Rio at the new Olympic Boulevard, it is an exclusive deep sea experience. Most of the 350 species are from the Brazilian coast, but there are also tanks that reproduce all kinds of coastal environments. AquaRio is committed to delivering an environmental education experience that will always be remembered.
Your Skip the Line: AquaRio Admission Ticket allows you to enter the attraction a half an hour early starting at 9:30am and also skip the line throughout the day. While you can take as long as you want to explore the aquarium, the average to view it is between 1-1.5 hours. The circuit begins on the 3rd floor, where you will pass by 28 tanks filled with a wide variety of marine life. The circuit ends on the 2nd floor, here you will walk through an underwater tunnel that is inside the biggest South America's oceanic tank with 3.5 million liters of water and 3,000 animals.
Beyond the natural beauty of the deep sea, AquaRio also provides other incredible attractions such as: temporary exhibits, shell exhibition, surf museum, and virtual aquarium. With easy access by public transportation, AquaRio is located near other touristic attractions at downtown Rio, including ancient buildings and churches. The Museum of Tomorrow, Rio´s Art Museum, and all other attractions at Olympic Boulevard.