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Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre

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Lovely place

Really enjoy our visit here it was a lovely place and the coupe hours spent here were great value... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brenda F
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Worth a visit

Lovely place to take the kids to see the animals. Friendly and helpful staff. Please visit and... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
jennyd658
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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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...more
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7 Filikis Eterias | Hersonissos Port, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoy our visit here it was a lovely place and the coupe hours spent here were great value for money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not really impressed. there is a bigger aquarium in gouves that has much more things to see. but this one is comfortably located at the center of herosnissos. so we could actually walk there from our hotel.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to take the kids to see the animals. Friendly and helpful staff. Please visit and support them to carry on the good work

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jennyd658
Reviewed 5 November 2018

small but good attraction for ids and parents. very friendly people maintain the place. i would visit it again. My 1.5 year old son was very excited to see and feed a BIG turtle and iguana.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Arthur D
Reviewed 4 November 2018

4th visit this year for us ! This is our favourite place to visit in Crete. My kids love the opportunity to hold & interact with the animals & the guys who work here are so friendly & knowledgeable. Great fun for kids & adults...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank djsven2015
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We visited this reptile centre price was 8 Euro each which is brilliant, We personally as reptile lovers said we wouldn’t of minded paying more for entrance as all funding goes to looking after and caring for the reptiles. The staff were absolutely amazing, very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

We attended the Aquarium in October 2018. Staff were great, very friendly. Lovely animals too and great hands on experience. First time holding a snake was very memorable. Was only 8 euros pp, great experience at great price :)

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Got to hold a big snake a bearded dragon and stroke a igana and giant tortoise. Very freindly and knowledgable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great stay today at the aquaworld today. The staff os super friendly and funny. It seems like they take good care of the animals. Its rather small but that's what makes it so personal. Loved it, thanks again!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 772melinah
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

I totally loved this place the guy through the back just kept giving me thinks to hold theirs turtles wandering about and the young lass was so knowledgeable I really enjoyed listening to her she was always very willing to tell us about the different...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jedlady
John M, Owner at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you very much, Jedlady! I'm truly pleased that you enjoyed your Aquaworld visit so much :)

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aliakbarharnesswala
5 November 2018|
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Response from ScotAbroadCrete | Property representative |
Yes, Aquaworld is open every day except Sundays from 1st April until 31st October. Entrance cost is 8 for adults and teenagers, 4 for younger children
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ZoeHartley
4 August 2018|
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Response from MarilynC1068 | Reviewed this property |
We went at midday on a Monday too as we were leaving that evening. It was fairly busy but not uncomfortably so. I had a lovely cuddle with a big snake.
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harwood111
15 March 2018|
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Response from ScotAbroadCrete | Property representative |
Just about 4 km - straight through the main street of Hersonissos and then turn left at the supermarket Halkiadakis. Then we are just 50 m or so up the side street.
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