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Merimbula Aquarium & Wharf

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4 Adults Enjoyed The Aquarium

After walking around the pier and watching the manta ray swimming around, we stopped off in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LochieMac
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Nowra, Australia
Delightful spot for coffee and watching the world after checking out the fish

Had a great few hours here. Spent an enjoyable, unpressured hour strolling through the aquarium... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
PhilJWPenrith
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish feeding”(18 reviews)
“scones”(11 reviews)
“big tank”(6 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Lake Srteet, Merimbula, New South Wales, Australia
Website
+61 2 6495 4446
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking around the pier and watching the manta ray swimming around, we stopped off in the restaurant for scones, jam and coffee. The scones were freshly made and light and fluffy, coffee was good. The staff were all very helpful and friendly and even...More

Thank LochieMac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I personally wouldn’t recommend this aquarium to anyone. Or at least if your going to go have low expectations. Considering the cost of entry I was expecting more. $22 for an adult and $15 for a child. There simply isn’t all that much there. The...More

Thank Lee_121092
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Not for the budget conscious, food fresh and tasty. good view. Seafood speciality restaurant. Clean toilet

Thank Bill_H2650
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We took our children to the aquarium and the loved it. They loved that there is a dory and nemo in the tanks. They had the best time exploring.

Thank oliviakatexo
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Mother's Day luncheon at the restaurant was highlight.Tasty dishes beautifully presented. Great value. We returned another day to see the aquatic animals in the aquarium being fed. The aquarium manager gave an informed commentary on the animals as they were being fed.

Thank Stuart R
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Had a great few hours here. Spent an enjoyable, unpressured hour strolling through the aquarium. It was well presented and locally informative. Coffee and cake was enjoyed on the verandah overlooking the waters and township of Merrimbula. can't think of a better place around here.

1  Thank PhilJWPenrith
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This restaurant/cafe is beautifully placed with views of the wharf and beach from picture windows and balcony seating. Coffee was OK, serving of warm scones, jam and cream was generous. My disappointment was that already on April 10 the restaurant was not opening for dinner...More

Thank BrissieJim
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We went here for fish feeding time, it was fantastic. Spent 2 hours with a guide walking us around and engaging with the kids the whole time. They loved it! I highly recommend this place, although be sure to go at feeding time to get...More

1  Thank Bel K
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Way over priced for what it is. $22 to look through the small, outdated aquarium. Then had lunch in the restaurant, was pretty good but $35 for a seafood basket.

Thank Teegs2302
Reviewed 21 February 2018

On behalf of "Road Runner Tours, Wyong" and all my passengers on the coach, I'de like to thank Alan for all his commentary and the wealth of information about the sea life he shared with us. It really made the visit worthwhile. Most enjoyable experience.

Thank hassanamin1950
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