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“Too good to miss!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre

Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
Filikis Etirias 7 | (opened April-October), Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 2897 029125
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Ranked #1 of 38 things to do in Hersonissos
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Owner description: Aquaworld - Crete's first Aquarium - opened in Hersonissos in 1995. It features local sea life and reptiles from Crete and from all around the world. Most of the animals are rescued or are unwanted pets which have found a new home at Aquaworld. Our philosophy is simple - bring people and animals closer together and, inevitably, people will begin to respect and care more about the animals!
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“Too good to miss!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Absolutely great for kids and adults alike, loads to see. Ran by a couple who are very friendly, well informed and very focused on making their visitors welcome. Well worth a visit, that kind of thing is not really for me but I can honestly say it was brill :)

Visited May 2012
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“"It's feeding time"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

If you come to Chersonisos - do not miss this fantastic place. This little Aquarium is hidden away in something looking like an apartment block - but do not get fooled. You just pay €6 for adults and €4 for children and then you can come back as much as you want. The couple who owns the place are there to guide you around the facility and are eager to explain every little detail about the animals (where they are from, how they were rescued, their names - YES they actually all have names, etc.).

We had to revisit the place due to the feeding time - and what a sight. At 10:30 you are able to see the LARGE snakes get fed, the octopus, the lizards, the turtles, etc....

Visited October 2012
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“Excellent!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

My son partner and I visited here last week whilst staying in chersonisos. It cost us 16 euro in total and could visit again anytime during our stay at no extra cost.. This place is rather small but really interesting to visit.. The couple that own it make it really interesting and obviously have a great passion for what they do. My son thought it was brilliant watching the snakes eat and blondy eating a banana and trampling all over anything that was in his way (including my feet) great morning out would definitely reccommend to anyone visiting this area :-)

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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

This is a lovely place for everyone to visit, it's not the biggest aquarium you'll see but it has that personal touch. During our visit we had a personal tour & found out loads of interesting facts about all the animals that are kept there, which are very well kept & loved. We also watched the feeding of their lovely sea turtle & got to pet her after wards. Lovely place,worth the visit & the money knowing it is going towards a good cause- keeping the animals warm & fed :). Run by lovely,friendly people who are more than happy to answer any questions & make you feel welcome. Highly recommended!

Visited October 2012
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“Small but fantasic fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

This place is small however John and his wfe were great. We petted the iguana's and held the snakes while the manic giant tortoise shuffled about between our feet. The owners make you feel very welcome, they were lovely to talk to and very knowledgable. They get no help to run this place so everybody who goes to visit means they can help to rescue more animals. If you have kids this place is a must and if like me you are a big kid it is also a must!

Visited October 2012
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