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Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos

Heraklion, Crete 71003, Greece
+30 2810 337788
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Ranked #4 of 33 Attractions in Heraklion
Type: Aquariums
Owner description: Crete’s aquarium, Cretaquarium, opened in December 2005. Belonging to a large European family of aquariums, the Cretaquarium offers its visitors the... more » Owner description: Crete’s aquarium, Cretaquarium, opened in December 2005. Belonging to a large European family of aquariums, the Cretaquarium offers its visitors the unique chance to plunge into the great marine world of the Mediterranean. From the big hunter sharks to the tiny seahorses, the sensational jellyfish, the diversity of marine life is set off against underwater Cretan seascapes such as the rock formations at Matala( South Crete)and the sea bed at Vai(North East Crete). « less
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We spent the afternoon looking at the various sea life and my 3 children loved it. It was a reasonable price for the 5 of us to get in and we almost had the place to ourselves. Very enjoyable.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

it's ideal for families with children, half of day of fun and fish watching, good variety of fishes ans sea animals, not as big as i was expecting but defenetly deserves a visit. a bit difficult to arrive though

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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Our 8 year old loved the turtles and sharks. She really liked the wide variety of fish and the gift shop had lots of different soft toys. Only downside is that it is a really long walk from the bus stop.

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Ashdod, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Very nice for children and for adults! very recommended! :))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The place is great for the kids and the aquarium with the sharks is amazing. A little cold inside but better than the hot sun :)

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It's not one of the biggest ones, but it's very interesting, with a lot of different specimens, including sharks, turtles and beautiful fishes. The kids go crazy. Also the place is very clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Everything was OK. It was amazing to see the sharks and other sealife. The bus stop could be closer to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Nice place to visit, especially to get out of the blazing hot sunshine. Good easy access by either local buses, but they have a large car park. Very interesting place to see

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Just back from a holiday in Crete, and went to this aquarium one day when the weather was really bad. It's right down beside the beach with two car parks. It costs 9euros each for adults, but looks like there are concessionary fees for various other people. Well laid out inside with plenty to look at and information. There's also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Aquarium is quite big. Fish are so many and it was interesting for adults and also for children. If you have a chance, please visit it!

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