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Acquario Cala Gonone

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Via La Favorita s.n.c., 08022, Dorgali, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0784 920052
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Small but well worth a visit!

Upon arrival it is clear that this is a small aquarium, but very well presented. We spent just... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
bikergirl
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Good for the kids

Spent about an hour here one afternoon with the kids. Only takes about half hour to get round but... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
ferg17
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Essex
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The Cala Gonone Acquarium is placed in a marvellousMediterranean park. The exhibit, projected as an acquatic journey from the shore to the dephts passing trough coral reefs, displays different ecosystems of the Mediterranean Sea in 24 entertaining and educational tanks, with great attention on typical organism living in our sea.La splendida struttura dell’ Acquario di Cala Gononeè ospitata in un’ area di notevole interesse paesaggistico. Il percorso espositivo, che comprende 24 vasche, illustra seguendo un criterio progressivo legato alla profondità, l’ ambiente marino Mediterraneo.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“main tank” (3 reviews)
“touch pool” (3 reviews)
“lovely story” (2 reviews)
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Via La Favorita s.n.c., 08022, Dorgali, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Upon arrival it is clear that this is a small aquarium, but very well presented. We spent just over an hour here, and thought that was pretty good value for €10 each as we felt we were contributing to the important works this place does,...More

Thank bikergirl
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Spent about an hour here one afternoon with the kids. Only takes about half hour to get round but if you are there at 3pm you get to see the fish fed in the main tank. Some of these fish are huge! The turtle which...More

Thank ferg17
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Small but well worth a visit. Lovely story about the turtle they saved and lots to see. My 3 daughters had a great time and particularly loved the big fish and shark. The gift shop could be so much bigger and better. 18 euros for...More

Thank TizzieBelle
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Lovely small aquarium, great fun for about 45 minutes visit. Kids loved the big tank with plenty of different species, turtle, shark in there. Also the petting area is very enjoyable. The place is small but very nice on a rainy day or if you...More

Thank Miranda P
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We made the combo: snorkeling + guided tour of the aquarium. The guide, Cinzia, was excellent! In 1h of snorkeling we saw 20+ species of fish, many of which we also saw later at the aquarium. The sea was perfectly flat and the mistral wind...More

Thank Gabriele P
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I do agree that it is quite expensive compared to the size but it is very nice to see We enjoyed the trip to cala gonone through the tunnel and nice panorama And arrived 50mn before the closure Were first in rush but then we...More

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed September 30, 2016

It took about an hour to go round the acquarium. The building is very light and airy with big display tanks of fish, a turtle, small sharks and coral. A very enjoyable and informative visit.

1  Thank Carol M
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Was worth to visit the aquarium, the price is a bit expensive (10 eur per person) vs the 30 minutes experience, although the story about the turtle was really moving, i am happy that they saved him. Once worth to see this place!

Thank Orsi84
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

There is a beautiful, large water tank in the middle of the acquarium with sharks and a turtle. Also, you can (safely) touch small sharks in a special tank. The ticket price is €10 though...a bit too high I think.

1  Thank Andrea P
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I took us about 25 minutes to go past everything, and thats not a long time for 10€. Some fish were interesting, but many weren't. The touch pool was the best thing there, it was pretty cool! If it is raining, then it's an alright...More

Thank Ragnar R
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