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“Fantastic little gold mine of sea life” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kaikoura Marine Aquarium

Kaikoura Marine Aquarium
Ranked #17 of 37 things to do in Kaikoura
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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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“Fantastic little gold mine of sea life”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2012

Tucked away on the wharf - we only stumbled on it by accident. Fantastic collection of animals and sea life. Quite unexpected and although basic at first appearance, our kids were entranced for 30 mins. Touch tank has such a great collection of animals and the small amount of text around is great for that little bit of learning. Entry by donation only. Please visit and support. Kaikoura is a great spot for an aquarium and would be a great community and nz asset long term. (maybe a sign on the street would be worthwhile). Thanks for having us.

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briannahbowman, Volunteer at Kaikoura Marine Aquarium, responded to this review, April 11, 2012
Kia ora! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It's positive feedback like this that keeps us going, and spreading the word is very important to us. Hopefully when you come see us next, we will be bigger and better (and in a proper building!) We love that your kids enjoyed it, it really is about the kids and wanting to teach them about the marine envrionment. We are definitely investing in some more signage and advertising :) Again, thank you!
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Kurow, New Zealand
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“Hidden Treasure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2012

Touch tanks were great. Megan was so knowledgeable. Didn't realise there was so much marine life around Kaikoura.

Visited February 2012
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briannahbowman, Volunteer at Kaikoura Marine Aquarium, responded to this review, April 11, 2012
Thank you so much for kickstarting our reviews on Trip Advisor! It's great to get positive feedback. We hope to see you back and to teach you more abou the Kaikoura marine environment!
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