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“Aquarium with a conscious”
Review of Ucluelet Aquarium

Ucluelet Aquarium
Ranked #2 of 27 things to do in Ucluelet
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Come explore local marine life with all your senses! Knowledgeable staff, interactive demonstrations and fascinating diversity all within our new facility! Features a giant tide pool, kids play area, many touch tanks and video microscopes. Best part is that all the animals are release back into the wild at the end of the season after a short time on display. Admission: Adult $14, Child $7, Student/Senior $10. Under 4 is free. Annual passes pay for themselves in two visits! Staying for a week? Opts for a Annual Family Pass $50.00 Or Annual Adult Pass $25.00
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Aquarium with a conscious”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Impressive! Knowledgeable staff, interactive, relaxed quiet setting. Would recommend to anyone visiting. Makes me want to put the scuba gear back on!

Visited June 2014
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Stuttgart, Germany
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21 reviews
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“A fun place to spend an hour or two!”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We really enjoyed the fact that the aquarium sets their marine life free each year and fills their tanks with a new array of creatures. The staff are friendly and ready to give information about the inhabitants of their tanks. You may also touch a few of the creatures in designated tanks. We came in at feeding time, so lots of action in the big fish tank! It's a small aquarium, but we were still surprised by the diversity of marine life.

Visited June 2014
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5 attraction reviews
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“Unique, Best Aquarium Ever”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Brilliant! With their new facility they have expanded and you get more for your tiny amount of money you pay to enter. There are lots of touch tanks which is unique to this aquarium experience. They have great viewing aquariums to show you the many species that live on their coast. They now have a huge center aquarium that holds lingcod, halibut, rockfish, and rattail fish. There are many other unique things to see. Look for the Albino Salmon fry.
Here is a short video showing what to expect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ip21BFKlOIk

Visited June 2014
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Nice little place to visit”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We took our kids here to kill a few hours, nice little place. Kids had there hands in the water touching as much as they could. I would go back, not the biggest of places but you wouldn't expect that for the area so recommend.

Visited October 2013
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Texas
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72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great Little Aquarium”
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Located in beautiful down-town Ucluelet. Would be great for children because of the hands-on displays of sea creatures. Staff of young people was very knowledgeable and ready to share that knowledge.

Visited May 2014
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