Admire bottlenose dolphins from the underwater viewing area, visit the penguin shelter, watch seals being fed, and learn more about the aquarium’s animal residents during regular presentations. Additional highlights include the Flamingo Lake and the Hippopotamus House, and the chance to take a safari through the parklands, which are home to antelope, alpaca, and buffalo to name a few. Optional activities such as archery, boat cruises, and a mini train ride are also available.
Things to Know Before You Go
Admission tickets for Mundo Marino typically include access to all of the exhibitions and demonstrations, however some activities require an additional fee.
On-site facilities include lockers, gift shops, cafés, restaurants, and food kiosks.
Most of the aquarium’s attractions are outdoors so wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of water.
The majority of the park is wheelchair- and stroller-accessible.
How to Get There
Mundo Marino is located in San Clemente del Tuyú, around 205 miles (330 km) southeast of Buenos Aires—a 3.5-hour drive—or 135 miles (220 kilometers) north of Mar del Plata, a 2.5-hour drive. There’s no public transport directly to the park but you can take a taxi from town.
When to Get There
Mundo Marino is open year-round from Monday-Sunday during the summer months of December through February, and Friday-Sunday for the rest of the year. It’s recommended to check times in advance if visiting out of season. Put aside around five hours to visit the park.
Things to Do Around Mundo Marino
The aquarium lies at the bottom of the Punta Rasa peninsula, where scenic woodlands offer opportunities for hiking, biking, and bird watching. At the northern tip of the peninsula, the Punta Rasa lighthouse affords views of Rio de la Plata, while the nearby Termas Marinas Thermal Water Park has thermal pools, hydrotherapy baths, and water slides that are fed by natural hot springs.