National Aquarium

For a quick escape from the hot sun, head into the National Aquarium where you will be able to explore the various marine animals of the Dominican Republic, Caribbean, and beyond.

The National Aquarium has a variety of exhibits that will have any kid or marine enthusiast happy, and their main underwater clear-tunnel is exciting to go through no matter who you are. As you walk through the tunnel, you will be surrounded by a large tank with sharks, fish, and other animals swimming around; giving you a unique view of the underwater world.


National Aquarium is located near the heart of Santo Domingo.

Nearby Restaurants

If you work up an appetite while visiting the aquarium, you're going to be in luck -- you'll discover an impressive array of food and beverage places in the vicinity. Pala Pizza Ave España, which plates up Italian dishes, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this aquarium. The restaurant is just around a couple hundred yards away from this aquarium, so check it out and eat up! Also close-by, you and your party will come across eateries like Segafredo and Ejemplo giving you a fair number restaurant options.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find a couple other places of interest nearby, including Parque Los Tres Ojos, which is a mile away Santo Domingo. Also, you might consider heading over to Parque Mirador Del Este, which is another nearby attraction.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Attractions Near National Aquarium
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Parque Los Tres Ojos -- 1.0 mi. (5.4 km) NE 3.3 mi. East of Santo Domingo
Parque Mirador Del Este -- 1.0 mi. (3.5 km) NW 2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Santo Domingo
Los Tres Ojos Caves GeoFeature 1.0 mi. (5.4 km) NE 3.3 mi. East of Santo Domingo
Mirador Parque Del Este -- 1.3 mi. (5.7 km) NE 3.5 mi. East of Santo Domingo
El Faro a Colón Other Attraction 1.3 mi. (2.8 km) NW 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Santo Domingo
El Faro a Colón Museum Museum 1.4 mi. (2.7 km) NW 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Santo Domingo
Faro Punta Torrecilla Other Attraction 1.7 mi. (1.7 km) W 1.1 mi. East of Santo Domingo
Parque Republica de Argentina Other Attraction 1.8 mi. (1.8 km) W 1.1 mi. East-Northeast of Santo Domingo

More Information


The National Aquarium is open everyday except for Monday, from 9:30am until 5:30pm.


Visitors will only have to pay $1 to enter the aquarium.

Location: Avenida de las Americas, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic


(809) 592-1509


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