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Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre

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Address: 7 Filikis Eterias | Hersonissos Port, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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+30 2897 029125
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10:00 - 17:15
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:15
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Aquaworld - Crete's first Aquarium - opened in Hersonissos in 1995 - near...

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!

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We love animals so went here. It's not very big. Will pass an hour or two. Great for children. You get to hold snakes, iguana, tortoises. Very knowledgeable staff and very... read more

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love animals so went here. It's not very big. Will pass an hour or two. Great for children. You get to hold snakes, iguana, tortoises. Very knowledgeable staff and very friendly. Will answer any questions you have.they rescue, heal and hopefully return animals to the wild. Rays, octopus, there's even a sea turtle( unfortunately she's blind but is well... More 

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If You come to Crete and love fishes and reptiles you have to come here. It is a small but interesting aquarium. Most of the fish and reptiles are rescued and the staff are doing a great job. You can hold a snake, a optocus.

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Workington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Small place but can handle snakes lizard etc worth a visit as they are rescued animals and they are doing a great job friendly staff also

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Thank James260186
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing experience! Very helpful owner. Well worth the price, (€6 for Adult and €4 for kids from 3 years, as for May 2017)

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is well worth the 6 Euros. Great hands on experience with different reptiles. Spent around an hour here and would love to go back. Staff are all great, friendly and provide information regarding the animals.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the aquarium on Saturday 13th May 2017 with our 2 year old daughter. It was very reasonable price to get in, €6 each adult and free for our 2 year old, it was a very hot day but as soon as we entered the aquarium we were immediately welcomed by the cool air con! The owner was a... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife is an animal fanatic and I took to the Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre because having read the other reviews I knew she would be able to get her hands on the animals. The centre is small but what makes a visit so worthwhile are the people running it. They are extremely knowledgeable about the fish and... More 

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I are back in Crete for our 4th year (that's another review), over the past 4 years visiting this lovely country we have not moved very far from our sunbeds - maybe to go to the bar!!!!. But we did manage to leave the sunbeds one day (a bit distressing) lol, to go into the town of... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A really great place. You can touch and keep turtles and snakes on your lap. The only minus is the stance of the place

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When there for a quick look and loved it was very educational and the staff knew what they were talking about would say go here

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