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 middle of Santo Domingo.

Nearby Restaurants

Visitors to the aquarium will have no problem finding a meal, since you're going to find a plentiful supply of restaurants in the vicinity. The most frequented nearby restaurant to National Aquarium is Pala Pizza Ave España, which has a menu full of Italian fare. The restaurant is maybe about a couple hundred yards from National Aquarium, so check it out and try something off the menu. Also nearby, you'll have options including La Residence and Segafredo where you and your companions should not end your meal without ordering a plate of their specialty pizza.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find a couple other activities nearby, including Parque Los Tres Ojos, which is a mile away Santo Domingo. Also consider checking out Parque Mirador Del Este, which is another attraction close by.

Aquariums are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in the Dominican Republic. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

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.


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


(809) 592-1509


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