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“Work In Progress”

Kaikoura Marine Aquarium
Ranked #17 of 37 things to do in Kaikoura
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Wellington, New Zealand
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31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Work In Progress”
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Appears to be very new, and is in need of investment. Cheap enough, but most of the items on the wall looked liked they had been made by school children.

Visited February 2014
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English first
Chambery, France
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very expensive!!”
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I was really desapointed by this aquarium...it's really little maybe around 5 or 6 tank with few fish. The good point is that the most of things display have been done by school child.
I understand they are just starting the aquarium so it must be difficult at start but 8$ it's to expensive for what is inside.

Visited January 2014
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Small but interesting”
Reviewed 31 January 2014

What a lovely little aquarium with great staff. Very informative aquarium but small. Worth a visit as very reasonably priced.

Visited January 2014
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Thank Bridget Q
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Kaikoura
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The kids love this one”
Reviewed 11 January 2014

I have taken the kids to the aquarium a few times they love it good for Mum & Dad to .Its a great place to spend an hour ,Good value for money

Visited November 2013
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A little sad”
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

We ventured to this "developing" aquarium with our four year old. Was a little disappointing and at times felt like I was in a classroom surrounded by children's projects. Felt sorry for some of the fish in rather boring tanks. Having said that, my son loved the rockpools display where he could touch the anemones and see the starfish up close. A young marine biologist has started this up with few resources so we are impressed with her vision and drive to create an aquarium. With more resources available to it, this could be developed into a great site.

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