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“Nice little aquarium”
Review of Mactan Island Aquarium - CLOSED

Mactan Island Aquarium
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Malmo, Sweden
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice little aquarium”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

This aquarium is very small and it doesn't take long to go though it. But it was still a nice place to visit and my daughter loved it! The guide was very good and seemed to know exactly what she was talking about. There´s also an area where children can sit and draw afterwards.

Visited February 2012
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1 Thank Laila d
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Guam, Mariana Islands
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“Nice little aquarium”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

I liked the fact that our guide appeared to be generally very knowledgable as well as sincerely interested in the fish/water life as well as the ecosystem. Certainly worth a few hours.

Visited May 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A little knowledge”
Reviewed November 30, 2011

If you are not a diver, you should visit this place to come closer to the marine creatures. Most importantly, you can see black-tip sharks and turtles close up, of course with glass panel. Free guide attached to explain about the features of these creatures, their habitat and they are willing to clear any of your doubts.

Visited November 2011
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4 Thank Stevep21
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Providenciales
Level 6 Contributor
41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Take the kids - they will learn a lot about the local fish”
Reviewed October 6, 2010

Wanting to get out of our resort we caught a cab to the Mactan Acquarium. When you pull up beside the gas station is doesn't look like much, but inside are some excellent displays on the local marine life - well worth a stop in.

We took our two three year old kids there and spent an interesting hour looking around. The acquarium is quite small but does have displays on all the fish you might have seen snorkelling. Nemo and Dory are present along with lots of other colorful local fish. Best of all was the knowledgeable staff, one of whom took us around and explained all about the fish we saw. There are also touch pools with starfish and crabs for the kids to pick up and a large tank with reef sharks that you can pay extra to feed. Definately worth a visit and reasonably priced - their website has prices and opening hours on it.

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5 Thank seatrump
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Los Angeles, California
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great find!”
Reviewed February 13, 2010

There is little to do and see on Mactan Island.
" I didn't think much of the beaches, the waves were piddling and small, there were no wrecks and nobody drownded, 'fact nothing to laugh at at all. So seeking for further amusement, I paid and went into the Aquarium. There was one great lion fish named Wallace, his nose were all covered in scars. he lay in a somnolent posture with the side of his face on the bars."
Seriously, folks, the Aquarium is a great place -- go visit it.

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7 Thank rangergeorge
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