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“Nice but expensive!”

Ocean Science Discovery Center
Waco, Texas
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107 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Nice but expensive!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

We got there as it was opening so it wasn't as crowded early on. We enjoyed our visit but we felt the attraction was overpriced for what displays were there. We enjoyed walking through the tunnel with all the sharks swimming overhead! Nice gift shop.

Visited February 2014
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Educational and well laid out, but expensive”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Loved the walk through tunnel where we could sit and watch the reef sharks and stingrays swim about - right overhead! Interesting creatures including sea horses, jelly fish and a strange looking frog fish which had the kid's curiosity. However, the entry price is quite steep for 2 adults and 1 child, and we were all the way through in 1.5 hours.

Visited April 2014
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Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent Aquarium”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

I loved the shark tank! And the giant other fish tanks enabled to just sit and watch the fish for as long as we wanted. Lots of great live displays. The visit was totally unhurried.

Visited March 2014
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Cambridge, Canada
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61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Really well done attraction.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014

This is a well laid out, interesting and educational aquarium and display center. We loved the walk through tube in the aquarium where fish, rays and sharks swim around, over and under you. The attendants were informative and approachable. This is the best aquarium attraction we have ever been to and we highly recommend it.

Visited February 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great little place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

Its not to big but the attractions and displays are superb. We purchased a one week pass as they have different things going on throughout the week (ie. recommend seeing the cleaning of the turtles, which was a ton of fun and very interactive). The restaurant there is also good, fast and friendly service.

Visited November 2013
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