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“The Best Aquarium I have ever visited”
Review of Ucluelet Aquarium

Ucluelet Aquarium
Ranked #2 of 26 things to do in Ucluelet
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Come explore local marine life with all your senses! Knowledgeable staff, interactive demonstrations and fascinating diversity all within our new facility! Features a giant tide pool, kids play area, many touch tanks and video microscopes. Best part is that all the animals are release back into the wild at the end of the season after a short time on display. Admission: Adult $14, Child $7, Student/Senior $10. Under 4 is free. Annual passes pay for themselves in two visits! Staying for a week? Opts for a Annual Family Pass $50.00 Or Annual Adult Pass $25.00
Amersham
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The Best Aquarium I have ever visited”
Reviewed May 27, 2012

The newly re-opened (brand new bigger and better buidling) Ukee Aquarium is stunning. Its filled with creatures from local waters (for the season only - the community then returns them to the ocean at the end of each season) and its literally filled with water from the sea below - barely filtered its the sea temperature and is full of the micro organisms that provide food for the aquarium critters - such a simple but brilliant idea.
The welcome is so warm and enthusiastic, and so knowledgeable, you WILL be inspired.
And the sea life here is so incredible beautiful and varied you can spend hours and hours here.
We are so lucky yo have got here when the aquarium was open (we were at the free First Day "soft" opening) - its is my favourite Aquarium ever.

Visited May 2012
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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“BETTER THAN EXCELLENT”
Reviewed May 25, 2012

Staff is fantastic - displays are great - building is better than could be expected

Visited May 2012
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Genève
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6 reviews
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“Such a charming place”
Reviewed April 26, 2012

It is true, the smallest aquarium, where you can really touch some animals! Very nice young carers, who are there to explain plenty of interesting things about the marine environment

Visited June 2011
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Victoria
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cant wait for you to re-open”
Reviewed April 23, 2012

Love the energy behind this little treasure, cant wait for it to open!

Visited April 2012
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Toronto
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Worth a quick run through”
Reviewed April 21, 2012

Not big however neat place to visit. We rushed through it because they were closing for the day however did enjoy the quick visit.

Visited October 2011
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