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

If your belly starts rumbling during a visit to the aquarium, don't worry -- you will find a great concentration of lunch and dinner options in this area. Pala Pizza Ave España, which dishes out Italian food, offers convenient access to this aquarium. The dining establishment is a slight ways off, but out of the way enough that you might want to arrange for employing some type of transport to travel there. Also nearby, you'll come across eateries like La Residence and Segafredo where you and your party should make it a point not to ask for your check without trying their specialty, pizza, among others.

Nearby Attractions

Additional nearby activities include Parque Los Tres Ojos, which is a mile away Santo Domingo. Furthermore, you can consider checking out Parque Mirador Del Este, which is another attraction nearby.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

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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