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“Fantastic Day Out”

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 25 July 2014

Overall a fantastic aquarium with plenty of variety.
The staff were excellent, would definately recommend a visit if nearby!

Thank Daniel922
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

We visited in early May 2014. Our holiday rep recommended this place as somewhere our 18month old would love. It was wonderful, informative and great that you get up close to the animals too. My little girl loved it and so did we. The animals are so well cared for and it is such a happy place. We got some great pictures - lovely memories. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

May not be the biggest aquarium/reptile exhibit but makes up for it with friendly and knowledgable staff. Many animals are rescues or unwanted pets, and it is nice to see a staff that cares so much about the animals. Personal animal interactions were given, we got to hold a turtle, pet an iguana and a wear a boa constrictor like a scarf. Most the animals have a story behind them and it's interesting to hear, it's nice to see a place wear the staff builds connections with the animals.

Thank Danydude
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I was on holidays again in Crete and I just had to go back and visit Aquaworld Aquarium to see if they had any new rescued reptiles and to say hello to the old familiar ones. Once again I had a really fun time and took lots of great photos! Thank you John and Judith for taking such good care of these animals! See you next time I'm in Crete. P.S Give Blondie a banana treat from me :)

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Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Me and my 11 year old daughter visit aquaworld in 2013 and again now in july 2014.such a great place to visit.enjoy the explanations from john about all the creatures and offcourse you ar allowed to touch most of them.you pay only one time and can come back with the card as much as you want during the vacation.

Thank liesbethcharlotte
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