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17. Explora Park Aquarium
Carrera 50 No. 73-75
57(4) 516 83 00
Approximately 153 thousand gallons of water fill the tanks at one of the most iconic tourist venues in Medellín. In a single space the visitor is transported to the exuberance of Colombia’s aquatic and terrestrial wildlife ecosystems, represented by 379 native species from the country’s rivers, lakes, and wetlands. Some 4000 specimens distributed in the 25 modules the attraction is comprised of are showcased as a treasure of conservation, education, awareness, and research. The catfish, manta rays, tambaqui or cachama, sardines, and piranhas, among others will leave an indelible memory of wonderment in the minds of visitors.
Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, tickets available until 4:00 PM; Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays, 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM, tickets available until 5:00 PM