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Acquario Cala Gonone

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Address: La Favorita, 08022, Dorgali, Sardinia, Italy
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The Cala Gonone Acquarium is placed in a marvellousMediterranean park. The...

The Cala Gonone Acquarium is placed in a marvellousMediterranean park. The exhibit, projected as an acquatic journey from the shore to the dephts passing trough coral reefs, displays different ecosystems of the Mediterranean Sea in 24 entertaining and educational tanks, with great attention on typical organism living in our sea.La splendida struttura dell’ Acquario di Cala Gononeè ospitata in un’ area di notevole interesse paesaggistico. Il percorso espositivo, che comprende 24 vasche, illustra seguendo un criterio progressivo legato alla profondità, l’ ambiente marino Mediterraneo.

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A well-presented display of undersea creatures with good descriptions. Not too big, nicely laid-out building

It took about an hour to go round the acquarium. The building is very light and airy with big display tanks of fish, a turtle, small sharks and coral. A very enjoyable and... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I do agree that it is quite expensive compared to the size but it is very nice to see We enjoyed the trip to cala gonone through the tunnel and nice panorama And arrived 50mn before the closure Were first in rush but then we succeeded in seeing all For us a good surprise but after thinking expensive

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It took about an hour to go round the acquarium. The building is very light and airy with big display tanks of fish, a turtle, small sharks and coral. A very enjoyable and informative visit.

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Thank Carol M
Budapest, Hungary
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Was worth to visit the aquarium, the price is a bit expensive (10 eur per person) vs the 30 minutes experience, although the story about the turtle was really moving, i am happy that they saved him. Once worth to see this place!

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Thank Orsi84
Monserrato, Sardegna, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

There is a beautiful, large water tank in the middle of the acquarium with sharks and a turtle. Also, you can (safely) touch small sharks in a special tank. The ticket price is €10 though...a bit too high I think.

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Torshavn, Faroe Islands
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47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I took us about 25 minutes to go past everything, and thats not a long time for 10€. Some fish were interesting, but many weren't. The touch pool was the best thing there, it was pretty cool! If it is raining, then it's an alright place to go to, but if the weather is good, then go to the beach... More 

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Thank Ragnar R
Prague, Czech Republic
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69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

You can. For 8EUR you can spent hours of watching sharks, tunas, octopus and lot of fisher in amazing designed aquarium. And in the end you can touch a manta, it is amazing!

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Thank Jan_carribean
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

This beautiful sea turtle was kept in a tiny concrete tank with dirty water and couple floating dead fishes. It was swimming in tiny circles and I just couldn't look at it. All the rest of the aquarium was quite small but all right, some colourful interesting fishes, but I really wish they didn't keep animal like a sea turtle... More 

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Thank Magda B
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

We were here to escape the rain and payed 10€ for only half an hour of visit. The Acquario did not present much to see and the explanations about the fishes weren't very informative. If I had been there with kids, they'd been more than disappointed.

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Thank Rebekka M
Rotterdam
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58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Good aquarium with lots of different fish tanks. There is much to see. From a big tank with Rays and Sharks to small tanks with yellyfish and clownsfish. There are even Piranhas and a Seaturtle . For the childeren there is a Seaturtle themed playing area and a tank where you can touch Rays. Also there is a small gift... More 

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Thank Pieter v
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Loved the aquarium! Fantastic price for the whole family...great few hours and even a play area for the kiddies.

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