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“Excellent aquarium”
Review of Oceanarium

Oceanarium
Ranked #7 of 70 things to do in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Oceanarium is the perfect all weather attraction - discover the mysterious beauty of our watery world in a spectacular underwater journey. From stunning sharks, curious rare green sea turtles and brightly coloured clownfish, to menacing piranhas, venomous lionfish and the weirdly wonderful octopus – they are all waiting to be discovered!Experience the world's first virtual Interactive Dive Cage and take a magnificent adventure without getting wet.... Then discover the interactive Global Meltdown to unveil the potential effects of climate change. Be enchanted by two very cute Oriental small clawed otters, watch them swim, splash, feed and play in their exotic, naturally themed oasis.Open daily from 10am. Closing times vary throughout the year – please check before visiting. Closed Christmas Day. Tickets valid all day with nine daily feeding presentations.Book tickets online to make great savings.
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Honiton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Excellent aquarium”
Reviewed 22 May 2014

An excellent aquarium with lots to see and a strong narrative about anthropogenic climate change and other environmental issues.

My favourite things to see have got to be the otters and the turtles

Visited May 2014
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
“Great”
Reviewed 21 May 2014

The oceanarium is great fun. it is nicely layed out and has lots of interesting underwater creatures. There are lots of daily opportunities to see the fish be fed... also the otters are awesome!

Visited May 2014
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Bournemouth
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“enjoyable”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

we went here and spent a pleasant couple of hours looking around. The kids were disappointed that the interactive shark cage was broken. We loved watching the otters and liked walking through the shark tunnel. Its a good place to go if the weathers not good.
The shop and café are also both worth a visit.

Visited April 2014
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London, England, United Kingdom
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“Good afternoon out.”
Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

A great morning/afternoo out whatever the weather whatever your age young and old alike you will find some underwater creature swimming around but look behind the
rocks as well you will sure to find something lurking around.

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bournemouth
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“Great for familys”
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Went here with my family which kept them entertained for ages. Place has been in bournemouth for some years now and could do with a spruce up. A little costly too but I am sure thats because its not cheap looking after all those fish.

Visited April 2014
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