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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Dingle Oceanworld

Dingle Oceanworld
Ranked #3 of 72 things to do in Dingle
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Owner description: A large aquarium filled with countless species of marine life.
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Worth a call...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2012

Just that it is unusual and an interesting way to spend an hour, especially if the weather is bad. great array of fish species and the new penguin enclosure is great. Loved the Tom Crean model. Could do with cheering up though!

Visited November 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Surprised how good it is.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2012

We have just returned from a visit to the Aquarium in Dingle with some friends visiting Ireland.
I had not any great expectations on what to expect. I was delighted with the experience and even happier with our friend’s reaction to this lovely aquarium.
As our friends said it is not a Monterey size wise but it has a wonderful display of marine life.
We were delighted to see molly the huge turtle swim in front of the glass which also has great sharks. The touch tank was an experience as was the tunnel tank.
The well stocked shop was great for visitors they were able to buy lots of bits and pieces for their grandchildren. We spent over an hour and half there aided and abetted by returning to see the penguins which was fascinating we could have stayed longer only time was pressing. The all day ticket is a great idea. You can leave and return anytime during the day as there is also nice coffee shop with a lovely aroma of freah coffee when you enter. I could go but all I can say to finish if you want to experience something different in Dingle the aquarium is well worth a visit

Visited November 2012
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St. John's, Canada
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Delightful spot!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

We did not anticipate going here when we planned our trip, but had some free time in the afternoon and decided to visit. It was a delightful surprise! I was very impressed with the amount of different marine life they had on display, it felt like we were visiting an aquarium in a large city somewhere! A little pricy, but I recommend it for sure if you are interested in marine life :)

Visited October 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“fun fish!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

We went to Dingl oceanworld in July. We thought it was great, our 1year old daughter especialy loved it and enjoyed pointing to everything and saying "fish" . The shark tank was great and we sat there for ages looking at all the marine life. The place was very spacious and clean. We even had a little tea & coffee in the cafe afterwards. If traveling with kids, it's a great way to spend a couple hours.

Visited July 2012
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“Wonderful small aquarium in a surprising location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

We never expected to find an aquarium in Dingle, but are so glad we did! It was just down the road from the Dingle Marina Cottages where we stayed, and we passed it every day on our walks into town and back home. Since we were staying in Dingle for two weeks, we bought a week pass for 40 Euros for two adults and because it was so late in the season, the manager graciously extended the pass to cover our two week stay. We visited just about every day, I think, and got to know some of the staff. They were very friendly and talked to us at length about the various tanks and their inhabitants. The aquarium is also a wi-if hot spot, so we took the time to sit in the small snack shop and catch up on emails before or after our visits to the fishies and penguins.. We definitely recommend the aquarium.

Visited October 2012
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