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Guernsey Aquarium

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Some decent displays even though a few were empty, some fish looked too big for the tanks they were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Balloch, United Kingdom
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Pretty poor show, dead fish, lack of information and run down.

Like most aquariums, being next to the ocean allows for constant sea water to be used to keep the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
James M
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Was it worth it”
5 weeks ago
“Pretty poor show, dead fish, lack of information and run down.”
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La Vallette, St Peter Port GY1 1AX
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some decent displays even though a few were empty, some fish looked too big for the tanks they were kept in and the fact that there are no toilets or cafe on sight really let's it down, wouldn't waste me money on it £5 is...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Like most aquariums, being next to the ocean allows for constant sea water to be used to keep the tanks in good condition. This aquarium don't seem to have made best use of this. The fish were in very poor condition, with many tanks containing...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The aquarium is ideally situated close to La Valette Museum so was easy to do the two together. This is a lovely well-kept aquarium with a good amount of exhibits. Worth a visit.

Thank Lesley L
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a small local aquarium and like others we have visited it benefits from passionate ownership. The viewing areas are in two of the tunnels and there is a lot of explanation which is among the best I have seen. We particularly enjoyed the...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 21 September 2018

found on our visit we were the only visitors which is a shame as it deserves more visitors as it has a god selection of fish to look at

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Ok for a rainy day visit, I can understand some of the other reviews here. What I would say was that in the large predator tank there were rays, huss and dogfish in there but most poeple would not be able to pick them out....More

Thank 5c0tchEgg
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A friendly and honest welcome by the owner not to expect a huge aquarium but think along the lines of a petting farm compared to a zoo. A brilliant comparison. Visit because you will see a good selection of tropical fish and marine fish found...More

Thank lindarathome
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Slightly disappointed in the lack of local, marine life promised to be on display. But worth the visit to see the results of the effort put in to install the display tanks in the old Occupation Tunnels.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Good selection of fish with each exhibit comes a description and details of where they can be found and eating habits.

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Quite a small aquarium so you can wizz through it in no time but with the rainy weather we managed to drag it out for an hour so it did the job. Got some nice interesting fish with interesting facts coupled with a mix of...More

Thank Davmistergeneral
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Katie C
7 October 2018|
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Response from lindarathome | Reviewed this property |
So pleased question answered as I’d forgotten! Certainly worth the money as it’s a lovely gentle yet interesting visit. Do be sure to look at the renovated outdoor Victorian swimming areas on your way to the Aquarium, if... More