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Fort Victoria Marine Aquarium - CLOSED

Fort Victoria Westhill Lane, Yarmouth PO41 0RR, England
+44 1983 760283
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small but enjoyable

it does need some tlc as it looks a little tired. The kids liked the rays and the seahorses. Glad I... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2015
kate s
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
Animal cruelty????

I really didn't like this attraction at all.....it was very outdated when it comes to animal... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2015
Georgina A A
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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This aquarium features the odd sea characters that live in the local waters.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good24%
  • Average32%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
11 Dec 2016
“It's ok”
13 May 2017
“Now closed and Converted into a "Reptilarium"”
LOCATION
Fort Victoria Westhill Lane, Yarmouth PO41 0RR, England
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+44 1983 760283
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

it does need some tlc as it looks a little tired. The kids liked the rays and the seahorses. Glad I did the saver tickets as it would be a little overpriced otherwise.

2  Thank kate s
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I really didn't like this attraction at all.....it was very outdated when it comes to animal welfare. The tanks were tiny and dirty and one fish clearly wasn't happy, swimming somersaults. It was dark in there and there wasn't enough room for the sting rays...More

4  Thank Georgina A A
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Thought this attraction was expensive for what it was, especially given the size and time it took to go round it. Also a few of the tanks had very few fish in and considering August is peak season you would expect the fish tanks to...More

2  Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Awful place so dissapointing! Dark dingy smelly fish dying dirty tanks so overpriced to be in there for 5 mins and walked out felt sorry for the welfare of the animals here would never go here again a waste of a 40 minute journey and...More

2  Thank Emma T
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Pretty much agree with all other reviewers, acquariums standards have risen massively over the past 15 years and this is an "old type", staff friendly enough, tanks built into the old arches give you a clearview, good variety of fish and others but it is...More

1  Thank kipster39
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Very well kept marine aquarium. Definatly worth a visit if you use the savers package. Bought a savers tickets that allowed us to go into all 4 attractions for £10 each.

1  Thank Mummy06_11
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Just don't go, terribly small: the tour lasts less than 15 mints and it has really few tanks. It smells bad, and it's a waste of time. The beach outside is really beautiful (not related to the acquarium of course). I would set the same...More

1  Thank Chiara F
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We had been told that there was enough for an hour and that it was free. Neither are true! 😠 It was £10 and after 10 minutes my family had enjoyed themselves but wanted to go. So we went to the beach and enjoyed watching...More

2  Thank lloyd e
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

We visited as bought a ticket for all four attractions on site. The little aquarium is perfect for little ones, very informative.

Thank SophieJH
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We have visited a couple of times now, along with the dog, who was very spoilt by the attendant on the til! Thank you :o) It is quite small and dark BUT it is fascinating to see the creatures living in the seas around us....More

1  Thank fraggle23
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