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Guernsey Aquarium

La Vallette, St Peter Port GY1 1AX
44 (0)1481 723301
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Ranked #14 of 14 Attractions in St Peter Port
Type: Aquariums
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Cambridgeshire, England
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117 reviews 117 reviews
58 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

With a limited range of fish and a smaller array of reptiles, this attraction will entertain most families for about half an hour. The premises also houses a shop selling all things aquarium related including fish and does have some interesting specimens to look at, but the labelling is not always accurate and some looked decidedly deceased (especially one crab).

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Bangor, NI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This aquarium was the absolute crowning glory of Guernsey for us. Our tour would show us such marvels as specsavers European office, an old BBC mast, a school our driver used to work in, Doris's house, a house that used to have goats and now doesn't. This though, was a 20 minute walk to a pet shop.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is really an individuals collection of reptiles and fish - housed in an underground tunnel. A lot of the tanks are really far too small for the creatures and it's all a bit amateur. We popped in as my husband was visiting the military museum next door and it was raining - probably wouldn't have bothered otherwise!

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Wolverhampton
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I like a good aquarium and this place looked inviting from the outside, Going inside it is like a regular pet shop with a few tanks to go and look at. The building is shabby and floors were wet, some of the tanks werent labelled and others had photos on in black and white that were so faded you couldnt... More

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Hampshire, UK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

As others have said, this venue needs some attention. To be fair, it's cheap to get in, but many of the tanks were empty or lacking in signage or had signs that weren't lit and were virtually unreadable. The staff weren't that interested in us either although they did at least allow a student a reduced entry fee. It passed... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Very nice place to visit, it takes only few minutes, maximum one hour. Lot of interesting fish and reptiles to see.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
9 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Tucked away under the cliffs, south of St Peter Port this aquarium cum aquatics shop needs some attention. Some tanks were empty, some with no information and the whole environment was below what you now expect from this type of attraction.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Staff very friendly and made us most welcome. Was very quiet when we visited but meant we had plenty of time to watch and study the fish and retiles.

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Polegate, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Very friendly & Helpful staff that have a Great Knowledge of the wonderful display of sealife that are on view here!! The surroundings add a Great deal to the exhibits & the star of the show was for me the tiny seahorse which was rescued from the road in the parish of Vale! For under a fiver I thought it... More

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Bournemouth
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Just visited this aquarium for the first time and wanted to balance some of the reviews. My son loves sea life so we have visited quite a few aquariums around UK and overseas. We thought this one was good; atmospheric in the dripping, low light of the tunnel complex, with some charming examples of local marine life. Raymond the seahorse... More

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