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Reefworld Aquarium and Shark Swim

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Address: Pulgul St | Dayman Park, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655 , Australia
Phone Number: +61-7-41289828

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Lovely experience for the kids

We visited to feed the turtles with 2 girls under 2yrs. The owner was very friendly and explained the aquarium and gave us pointers on what to look for and left us to wander... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Tasmania, Australia
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Gladstone, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It was $50 for our family of five to enter the aquarium. The host was very knowledgable and answered all our questions. The kids loved feeding the salt water turtles at 11am and we came back at 230pm to feed the sharks. My daughter's favourite was the touch pool were she got to hold a starfish. Definitely recommend.

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Tasmania, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We visited to feed the turtles with 2 girls under 2yrs. The owner was very friendly and explained the aquarium and gave us pointers on what to look for and left us to wander around to look through the ranks until feeding time, then came to find us to help the girls give the big turtles a feed of lettuce.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The man that was there when we visited had such good knowledge of the local marine life. The entire aquarium was built as naturally as possible to minimise disruption of the environment. You even get to pat and feed the animals. We had a great time and would definitely go again.

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hervey bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Hervey Bay Reefworld is a great spot to take the kids. Don't go there expecting Seaworld. This is a family run business that has been around for over 20 years, and does a lot of work in marine rehabilitation. It is down to earth with an emphasis on environmental protection.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Guy who runs it very good at explaining everything you need to know about the marine life of the area. The aquarium isn't huge but great fun feeding the giant turtles and sharks. All day pass lets you come and go to catch various feeding times.

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Launceston, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Just a small average aquarium. The best thing about it was being able to get close and feed and pat the turtles.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had a group of 47 seniors, who had no place to sit down at all on the way round (only 2 small chairs at the entry) the turtle feeding is finer for say half a dozen but no good with a group.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A bit overpriced for what you see but in saying that great for the kids, especially gettin up close with the turtles.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Was such an amazing experience hand feeding and patting the giant sea turtles it was the best thing I've ever done so far!! If you love turtles I suggest u have to come here! Was good to learn about different animals whilst walking around the aquarium (there is information on so many different sea creatures) will definitley have to come... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The reefworld place is pretty damn good. Wasn't particularly keen on going because I was sick but my friend dragged me there and honestly glad he did. The owner or manager was a super chill guy with a winning personality. Between getting to pat turtles, feed sharks and giant fish you really do get a good experience from it. Seriously... More 

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Address: Address: Pulgul St | Dayman Park, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655 , Australia
Phone Number: +61-7-41289828
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay  >  Urangan

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