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Bhimtal Lake Aquarium

#Aquarium in Bhimtal

The central island on the Bhimtal Lake is home to an aquarium where aquaculture is practiced. This aquarium is not so exclusive but good enough to give a visit and enjoy yourself. Since the time of inception, this aquarium is home to various exotic fish species from countries around the world.

The only way to reach this aquarium is by the means of boats. The two-way boating will cost you about INR 100.Initially, this island on Bhimtal Lake had a restaurant, the food of which was savored by the people. But it was closed down as it had started polluting the river. The restaurant was shut down and converted into an aquarium. You are allowed to take in cameras with you and capture photos of the little fishes swimming around in the tank. This place is good to educate make the children aware.

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Location:
Bhimtal
Uttarakhand, India
Best time to visit Bhimtal: 
Apr, 
May, 
Sep, 
Oct, 
Nov, 
Dec 
Ticket / Cost / Expenses
₹60
Time people usually spend here:
0.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
4493 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
29.3423241°N, 79.5617625°E
Distance from Bhimtal to Bhimtal Lake Aquarium
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Bhimtal Lake Aquarium..

Overall Rating:4

reviews
  '4' out of 5
"Great aquarium situated in between bhimtal Lake. Must visit place for marine life lover. Although aquarium have few fish tanks but all fish are in good condition. Entry fee to aquarium is also nominal"
  '5' out of 5
"Many varieties of fishes. But the place is little messed up. Could have been cleaned properly. Being a tourist place it is good. One of the best thing is that to reach the aquarium one has to use boating which is around 220/- rupees for 4 people. And the ducks used to swim with you and sometimes race with you. They were really cute. You can also feed the ducks and click lots of pics. I was told by the boat captain that before there was a aquarium that place used to be a restaurant. And the place used to run jam packed because the food was extremely delicious. But afterwards it was shut down because it started polluting the lake which fills itself with water from the groundwater. And the fishes used to die because of it. So they closed it and now there is an aquarium. The place has lots of small restaurants with amazing food. There are many maggi points, momos and tea stall. Which I tried was simply mouth watering. Must try it once if you go to the place. "
  '4' out of 5
"It is great place. An aquarium is bieng set at the mid of the lake. Fab one . "
  '5' out of 5
"This aquarium is in middle of lake. This is a must go place for marine life lovers."
  '3' out of 5
"“Small but decent” Its situated on the island of Bhimtal lake and one needs to take a boat ride to reach here, its clean and have decent variety of fishes, although names were not written properly and creates a bit of confusion."

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Content of this page was last updated at Apr 30, 2017

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