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The ABQ Biopark Aquarium, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States is a facility of the Albuquerque Biological Park and is located next door to the Rio Grande Botanic Garden. The ABQ Biopark Aquarium exhibits Gulf of Mexico and South Pacific saltwater species from a variety of habitats, including surf zone, shallow waters, coral reefs, open ocean and deep ocean. The highlight of the aquarium is a shark tank with a -wide, -high, -thick acrylic viewing window. Jellies: Aliens of the Sea, featuring moon jellies and Japanese sea nettles, and the Pacific Coral Reef Tunnel are popular with aquarium visitors. The South Pacific Gallery features seahorses, pipefishes, and colorfully patterned reef fish. The Rio Grande at Central Bridge exhibit in the aquarium lobby offers visitors an opportunity to compare the kinds of fish that lived in the Albuquerque reach of the Rio Grande 100 years ago and those found today. The Shark/Ray Encounter allows guests to have a guided, up-close experience with bamboo sharks and stingrays. The Albuquerque Biological Park is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
Great time visiting another city stable while on vacation in Albuquerque. This was a nice aquarium and had some good exhibits for viewing and we got learn about some fish and get awesome pictures... Read more
The ABQ BioPark Aquarium is located in downtown Albuquerque within the BioPark compound and is open daily from 9am-5pm except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. The aquarium is... Read more
This is a tiny aquarium with not a lot of displays. It was not very expensive though either, plus I could walk through the botanical gardens too. There were some nice exhibits of river otters... Read more
ABQ BioPark Aquarium
- Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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