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Macduff Marine Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fantastic place

Very hands on staff knowledgeable interacting with the children go when divers are in tank with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Such good fun and good value!

I took my two young children to the aquarium and we had a wonderful time. There was a variety of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Huntly, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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“sea life”(19 reviews)
“big tank”(11 reviews)
“main tank”(20 reviews)
Scotland’s Moray Firth is teeming with amazing marine life and it’s all on show at Macduff Marine Aquarium. This fascinating attraction leads you to discover the firth’s underwater habitats, with realistic displays taking you from the shoreline to...more
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11 High Shore, Macduff AB44 1SL, Scotland
+44 1261 833369
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All reviews sea life big tank main tank different types of fish moray firth marine aquarium rainy day well worth a visit brilliant place divers feeding all ages family ticket feed the fish enjoyable visit car park on display tanks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very hands on staff knowledgeable interacting with the children go when divers are in tank with fish

Thank judithkyle1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my two young children to the aquarium and we had a wonderful time. There was a variety of talks and feeding of the fish. Cant praise the knowledgeable and friendly staff highly enough. Its a shame there is no cafe but there is...More

Thank equalities_champion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was working up in Banff and rain stopped work. So decided to have a scoot round here. The Aquarium isn't the largest but there is a great selection of fish and sea creatures. A good place to spend a hour or so.

Thank Regerro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The aquarium is not huge but they have a very large central tank in which we watched divers feeding the fish which was an interesting show. Staff are all helpful and full of information. The fish appeared to be in very good condition and the...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is a lovely little place to visit. We had a party off all ages from 1yr to14, and adults too, including a powered wheelchair user. Everyone enjoyed it. It was totally accessible although when crowded it could be a bit of a squeeze. The...More

1  Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 10 September 2018

What a brilliant place. Myself, wife, son and nine year old grand daughter spent a very enjoyable two hours at the Aquarium. Lots to see, everything well laid out with great displays of fish and other marine life in tanks. We heard a talk on...More

1  Thank alister b
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

A great place to see the local sea life up close.Its quite deceiving how large it actually is inside.The staff are very helpful,with talks and feeding at regular times through the day.A must see if you love nature,or have young children.

Thank Caroline K
Macduff-Aquarium, Manager at Macduff Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Many thanks for taking the time tor review - we very much appreciate it! Hope to see you again soon...

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the visit. Staff extremely knowledgeable. The feeding using divers was different - just a shame that there was lots of noisy children in the talk - made it difficult for the lady to continue and for us to hear. I would have liked a...More

Thank itsmeplayer
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very interesting visit to the Aquarium. Very friendly staff who were always willing to interact with the public. All the exhibits are from the local environment, which makes a change from the usual sea life centres that can be found around the world, crammed full...More

Thank TonyPeterCarter
Reviewed 27 August 2018

It is a fantastic place for both adults and children. I loved stroking the fish and they would come back for more.

Thank Kathy F
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Richard A
8 October 2018|
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Response from mikeZ4216FF | Reviewed this property |
No I think it would be unlikely that a dog would be allowed into the aquarium. Perhaps a guide dog would be the exception? Contact the Reception and they will give you a definite answer.
Yvonne N
11 July 2018|
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Response from Mick B | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Suggest contact them.