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CANNOT MISS THE AQUARIUM

This is the highlight of our trips to the West coast. The kids absolutely love spending time with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
F4046LAtanyas
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Impressive

The staff was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Enjoyed reading and seeing the different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynn N
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the highlight of our trips to the West coast. The kids absolutely love spending time with all the marine organisms in the touch tanks and big pool. They learn so much! Note that the aquarium is closed between Dec 1-Mar 1 when all the animals are released back into the ocean and they do their maintenance etc.

Thank F4046LAtanyas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Enjoyed reading and seeing the different fishes, crustaceans, and such they collect for viewing. What really impressed us was they collected locally and returned back to the ocean.

Thank Lynn N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This aquarium is unlike any I’ve ever seen; every year they catch local fish, etc, early in the year and then release everything in November. The aquarium staff is super friendly and knowledgeable, and they have some exhibits where you can touch the fish, starfish, etc. Very cool!

Thank Norb G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by with family and 3 children. Kids had fun with the few small touch pools, though had questions about the creatures in them and there was no signage or explanation as to the animals.

Kids had fun, good to explore for an hour or so and staff were pleasant.

Thank Livingtheslowlife
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about the aquarium from some locals. Very proud of the eco friendly nature of their catch and release aquarium.

Foggy morning in Ucluelet so thought we would visit the aquarium waiting for the fog to burn off.

It’s a small place. Lots of kids their the day we visited (looked like a school was visiting). We enjoyed our hour there. Enthusiastic knowledgeable staff. A nice visit.

Thank yournamehereCanada
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

The displays are all local and are "catch and release". They return all the animals to the ocean before winter. Lots of interesting displays. They have some that you can touch gently. Staff were friendly and knowledgable. A great way to spend a rainy morning.

Thank qhfemme
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

A small aquarium with a big appeal. Enthusiastic staff (presumably marine biologists given their knowledge of the subject), and the opportunity to touch (some) of the creatures made it a great experience for kids and adults. Look out for the octopus.

Thank breoke
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The staff were cool nice and helpful.

The little signs and write ups were informative and interesting.

A good variety of sea life to look at and was nice info to know later on when we were identifying sea stuff on our hikes in the area.

1  Thank JoryE
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A wonderful, small & unassuming aquarium with many small basins filled with different marine creatures & great staff that explains how these animals interact grow and feed. Great for kids and for whoever is curious about what you are walking on, when you step into the waters.

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Well worth a visit particularly on a rainy day. Very friendly, helpful staff and many exhibits are hands on. Don't miss the giant pacific octopus!

Thank zenocan50
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