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Address: Oceanografic Nel Quartiere Delle Arti E Delle Scienze | City of Arts and Sciences, 46013 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 902 10 00 31
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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What a wonderful place this is - especially for nature lovers

We spent hours and hours exploring this vast and wonderful celebration of life in and on the 7 seas. The long tunnels of the aquariums where sharks and stingrays floated over our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Colmar, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We spent hours and hours exploring this vast and wonderful celebration of life in and on the 7 seas. The long tunnels of the aquariums where sharks and stingrays floated over our heads. All the fantastic forms and colours of life in the Ocean are on display. There are penguins, ducks, pink flamingos, swans with black necks in the basins... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Oceanografic is a really interesting place - educational and at times suprising. The Tropical section is particularly interesting, but I was abit sad for the 2 Beluga whales who looked like they were going nuts in their small (for their size) pool.... A great place for adults and children. A little expensive, but worth the effort.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The exhibitions inside the aquarium are amazing, especially the underground/underwater corridors and tunnels. You can really get very close to so many species. The architecture of the place is influenced by the futuristic building around - HEMISFÈRIC and the whole park. A very pleasant walk starts at the Gulliver kids park and ends at the Oceanografic. During winter the place... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We enjoyed our visit here, but made the mistake of not buying tickets in advance of our first visit. The queues were very daunting and we decided that we would visit the Science museum first. You can buy the tickets on line, which is good if you have access to the internet, but you can also buy the combination ticket... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Perfect place for both adults and children. Huge amount of species. Well set up with a lot of information. A must see.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We took our children here in the summer of 2014. It was a toss up between here and the zoo. We'd had been to Mundomar in Benidorm in the past and the children loved it so decided to give this a try. It's not cheap so we were expecting lots of entertainment and wow! Compared to Mundomar we were disappointed.... More 

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Absolutely amazing presentation of marine life, with dolphins show as pinnacle of the whole experience. Liked very much how sustainable environment theme is integral part of the content on display. Put some time aside, three hours at least to see it all. Book online or get your tickets at the hotel (in my case Westin) in order to avoid queues.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Oceanographic is the largest marine complex in Europe. This complex is divided into a few areas for different species geared to their living environments. Each of the buildings and area are unique in their refreshing design. The day that my husband and I visited, we saw a few groups of happy school kids having their day trip there. It... More 

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Murcia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Had a great time here, well worth a visit. Do book tickets on line save queuing time, no food allowed inside. If splitting visit of all 3 attractions you will need to know what days you are going on and also will need to book the actual time for the hemispheric show, as per the online ticket sales.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The oceanografic is probably the only thing worth visiting in the Calatrava complex, all the other buildings are probably more spectacular than this one, but this is the place to go if you really want to enjoy your day in Valencia and get the most out of it. Try and get a discounted entrance, otherwise it can be a hefty... More 

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