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Alghero Aquarium

Features Animals
Closed Now: 10:00 - 13:00, 17:00 - 22:00
Open today: 10:00 - 13:00, 17:00 - 22:00
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I think one star is still too much for this place. Terrible smell and the animals live in the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
via mobile
Shocking animal cruelty on display.

We found small yellow discount tickets to visit the Aquarium in our hotel lobby and decided to give... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
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  • Excellent1%
  • Very good6%
  • Average11%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible67%
3 Aug 2018
9 Jul 2018
“Shocking animal cruelty on display.”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 13:00, 17:00 - 22:00
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Via Venti Settembre 1, 07041, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
+39 079 978333
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I think one star is still too much for this place. Terrible smell and the animals live in the captivity of small and dirty tanks. A few fish seemed blind and there were rotting fishes on the bottom too. I regret spending 16€ here and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank GergelyK212
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We found small yellow discount tickets to visit the Aquarium in our hotel lobby and decided to give it a try. The entrance alone is a dead giveaway of the horror show inside. The water features on the side of the steps leading to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank GillesB1560
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We saw that the reviews weren't very good but still gave it a go as my toddler was keen. Unfortunately I think we would have been better listening to the reviews. The aquarium was overpriced, dirty (tanks were filthy and dead cockroaches all over the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank nicki_t_1987
Reviewed 19 June 2017

2017 We stumbled across this aquarium not having read the reviews here. The plight of the large Moray eel in a tank so small was very upsetting, reading the reviews on here on our return and finding out that the poor creature has been incarcerated...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank nel622017
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Was not the most impressive collection, so it felt a bit pricy for what the attraction had to offer. At least it was a escape from the sunny streets.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Samuel A
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Please do not visit if you love animals. This was not a place I would bring my children either. Outdated and dirty cabinets, and it was pretty obvious that some of the animals were suffering. It is a bit strange that the authorities haven't closed...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Ullert
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We visited as both my mother and I love aquariums unfortunately not this one. It is small, very dark and some of the fish don't appear to have enough space, especially that big strange green thing!!!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Julie R
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The aquarium is nothing special, but to be honest, never saw fish beeing so interactive. We spent half an hour watching the murenas hunting each other :) The sea stars, shark, piranas - all very curious and made fun to the kids

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Michellina82
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Reminded me of crappy attractions on the seaside holidays of my youth. My excitement about the visit was immediately peaked by the first exhibit being none other than the humble goldfish. They have a large eel who looks at every visitor like he's sizing up...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

We had some time to spare so we went down to the aquarium. It's not great. Pretty dark and small. They had a decent amount of animals but some of them looked a bit big for their tanks. Having said that, I'm no expert so...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Gary R
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