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“Pleasant interesting visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Stanley Seaquarium

Stanley Seaquarium
1 Wharf Road | Fisherman's Dock ( P.O Box 41), Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
+61 3 6458 2052
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Ranked #7 of 9 things to do in Stanley
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Owner description: Open Daily from September through until June then Weekends only throughout the Winter months. The Seaquarium is found on the waters edge alongside Stanley's fishing fleet and housed in a shed originally constructed for crayfish processing. Stanley Seaquarium transforms the interior into a fascinating discovery of Tasmanian Sea-life. Colourful and vibrant, the emphasis is on fun and facts as you come face to face with resident sea creatures. From delicate Seahorses to Sharks and Lobsters, maritime artefacts, shells and ships, Stanley Seaquarium provides a unique world of delight for all ages.Sea theme gift lines and souvenirs, frozen local seafood and cooked crays (Southern Rock Lobster) in season.
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“Pleasant interesting visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

It was an interesting visit you are able to take your time and see all the exhibits up close. The staff are pleasant. Young kids will particularly love the tanks, but it is something that can be enjoyed by all ages.

Whilst you are there you can buy crayfish to eat in the front shop, they are the cheapest and nicest in Stanley. Tip don't buy from the fish and chip shop up the road they are MUCH more expensive.

Visited October 2012
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Seaquarium, Manager at Stanley Seaquarium, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Thank you for your review of Stanley Seaquarium, we always welcome feedback and are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and the crayfish :)
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“Good fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We visited Stanley from Adelaide and decided to go into the Seaquarium. Cost $30 for 2 adults and 1 child. You get up close and personal to the sea life including giant crab, giant eel, and octopus. It's a local set up but we enjoyed it a lot and supported local business.

Visited April 2013
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Seaquarium, Manager at Stanley Seaquarium, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review the Seaquarium, we love to hear feedback and are pleased that your enjoyed your visit,
thanks again!
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“Very Interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This establishment is not big but we found it very interesting with the staff willingly answering any question you have. They certainly know thier stuff!!!

Visited March 2013
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Seaquarium, Manager at Stanley Seaquarium, responded to this review, March 20, 2013
Thank you for reviewing your visit to Stanley Seaquarium, we are pleased you enjoyed it and found out something new about our amazing Tasmanian sealife.
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“Just didn't do it for us.....”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

A little on the expensive side, and twenty minutes and thirty dollars later we were on our way to other attractions. At least we supported the locals.....

Visited January 2013
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Seaquarium, Manager at Stanley Seaquarium, responded to this review, March 20, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review the Seaquarium, we appreciate all input.
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“Fascinating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Truly informative and educational. A great way to observe sea life up close. I agree with a previous review that the outside appearance does not do justice to the place

Visited January 2013
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Thank you for taking the time to review the Seaquarium, We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and found it educational. :)
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