- Children under the age of 10 will enjoy Parque Acuatico Atlantis, a marine-themed kiddie park in Bosque de Chapultepec in central Mexico City. The prime attractions at Atlantis are shows starring the park's 5 dolphins, 3 sea lions and a passel of tropical birds. Atlantis is a safe place for little ones to run around in and gives visiting families the chance for their children to meet and play with Mexican kids. Especially popular with youngsters are the marine animals' feeding times, when they croak and bellow, appearing to scream, "We want more fresh fish!" Carnival rides like helicopters and a train cost eight pesos per ride. Cartoon-colored buildings dot the grounds selling cheap souvenirs and popcorn, with open-air snack bars serving movie theater-style nachos and other amusement park fare. The Zoo, Castle, Panteon de Dolores, and Anthropology Museum are other nearby attractions inside Chapultepec Park.
Hours of Operation: During school vacations, Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Rest of the year, Saturday and Sunday only
Admission: MX$59/US$5.90, includes admission to four shows
Services: marine animal and tropical bird shows, aquarium, reptile house, swimming with dolphins, amusement park rides, restrooms, snack bar
How to Get There: By Taxi: from Paseo de la Reforma, about MX$40/US$4. By Bus: From Chapultepec Metro station take a #24 Panteon de Dolores/Hacienda bus and ask the driver to stop at Parque Atlantis. By car: Travel south on Constituyentes and exit right, two traffic signals after the cemetery named Panteon de Dolores.
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- Avenida Constituyent, s/n, Third section of the Bosque de Chapultepec
- Tercera Sección del Bosque de Chapultepec
- Mexico City, D.F. 11000
- 10a-5:30p F-Su & public holidays
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