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Merimbula Aquarium & Wharf

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Impressive Aquarium

This small Aquarium has good location in town. It is worth a visit and witness her collection of... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Tawau, Malaysia
nice outing

lovely little aquarium to kill a few hours on a rainy day. great restaurant also on premises... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish feeding”(19 reviews)
“scones”(12 reviews)
“big tank”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Lake Srteet, Merimbula, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6495 4446
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All reviews fish feeding scones big tank cuttlefish sea creatures lovely food aquatic animals tropical fish great location morning tea friendly helpful staff jam and cream worth a visit service was excellent rainy day on display great coffee
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Aquarium is old and run down. Needs a major upgrade but still interesting and worth an hour of your time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rob P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decide given it was almost peak season we would reserve a table for the two of us for luch. When we arrived the table hadnt been reserved and only by luck another couple had just left. We were given the table that was almost...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ClintonD21
Reviewed 26 November 2018

This small Aquarium has good location in town. It is worth a visit and witness her collection of specimens of the ocean. View of the Wharf is picturesque.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank petersjsim
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here and thought the food was superb. Husband had seafood linguine and I had the chowder. Very tasty and service was fine. View was good but if you don’t get the front two tables at the window then view could be obscured....More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank KatyS702
Reviewed 14 November 2018

lovely little aquarium to kill a few hours on a rainy day. great restaurant also on premises. Aquarium is a little pricey but we enjoyed it.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank kerri255100
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Drove out to the wharf to have a fish.great view over the lake and town and very peaceful Vought no fish but had a very relaxed time will go again next time and may try out the restaurant also

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 691kelh
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The Merimbula Wharf Restaurant is a lovely place to sit and enjoy scones, jam, cream & great coffee while looking over the channel! The staff were very attentive and the food yum! Got some time to kill, then while away some hours here, you’ll be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Greenhouse104
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. We were given lots of information by a very knowledgeable and friendly staff member (Dave???). Sorry if name is wrong.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Glenda H
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The aquarium is ok. It is a bit overpriced for the contents of it but is interesting especially for kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 462lynnef
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The views are wonderful and the meal we had was enjoyable. Parking at this venue can be difficult as it is popular so it might pay to arrive early for lunch, or perhaps later for an aquarium visit and a cup of coffee. We did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Joan A
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