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“A little bit of fun!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Underwater World Aquarium

Underwater World Aquarium
Rees St | Main Town Pier, Queenstown, New Zealand
64 3 442 6142
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“A little bit of fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

This was a cute little experience. It's quite a small roon but it's a good chance to see some New Zealand wildlife up close. I fed the fish twice and it was great when the little ducks dove down to join in on the food.

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“Great place to see the fish and diving ducks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

THis must be the best valued attraction in Queenstown. You can see the huge fish, and feed them too, and watch the ducks diving down to feed on the bottom, and of course there are the eels to look at too.

Visited May 2012
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“It was okay. Great for kids probably .”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012 via mobile

Was disappointed that there was spotty algae on the windows which was hard to find a clear patch to photograph through. Worth a look though if you haven't seen anything like it before . Kids would love it. What I liked was the crazy ducks diving and fighting the fish for the food.

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“Not worth the money”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

This is only worth visiting if you get a deal or voucher, others its a waste. It's very difficult to find as there's hardly any signage, very poor on their part.

Once you arrive, there's only one wall with some windows to look out. For $1 you can release some food for the fish, which the ducks mostly eat, I think maybe one or two fish got a pellet. There are Rainbow trout, Brown Trout, Salmon and Eels that can be viewed, but we only saw Rainbow trout and one eel.

There are loads of ducks which are cool to see swimming under water, however as mentioned, they mostly eat all the pellets if you pay the $1 to release them.

Probably worth about 10 minutes of your time, but don't go paying good money to view the "attraction" as it's not worth it.

Visited May 2012
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“Nothing to see”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Just someone trying to make a buck out of an opportunity but certainly not worth paying for.

Visited October 2011
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