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“Fantastic! All visitors to Crete should go to Aquaworld Aquarium.”

Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
Ranked #1 of 43 things to do in Hersonissos
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Aquaworld - Crete's first Aquarium - opened in Hersonissos in 1995 - near Bus Stop 20. It features local sea life and reptiles from Crete and from all around the world. Most of the animals are rescued or are unwanted pets which have found a new home at Aquaworld. Our philosophy is simple - bring people and animals closer together and, inevitably, people will begin to respect and care more about the animals!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 19 May 2011

Wow! What a great find! This aquarium and reptile centre is small but offers so much. It is very well kept - spotlessly clean and the animals all appear to be very contented. We saw them being fed - I think they eat better than us. Two highlights are : You pay once and you can keep going back throughout your holiday ( so don't miss the giant pythons being fed); watching the octopus unscrew his own food jar.

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Reviewed 16 May 2011

Medium sized and very nice and familiar aquarium. A must see when you are around Hersonissos. You will proberbly not find a place where you can get so close to these animals. It's clear to see, that Judith and John are doing this not for the money, but for the love for the animals. Thank you both for a great time. Keep it up! Greetz, Alex and Mary

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Reviewed 15 May 2011

Hospitality and a personal approach whenever there are questions.
John and his wife love their work!
Affordable entrance price an a second visit during your holiday for free....

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Reviewed 13 May 2011

This was the highlight of my trip BOTH DAYS! We were in Crete for a week. But visited Aquaworld twice. John and Judith are such lovely people and I learnt so much about reptiles and sea creatures. And if you go, you MUST go see Stephania. She is a almost blind sea turtle that they are looking after. you will just fall in love :D

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Reviewed 21 April 2011

John and Judith are great hosts. The reptiles and fish are fabuluous and you will never get as close to sooo many animals in one place.

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