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The Lofoten Aquarium

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The introduction movie was nothing special. The fish exhibitions very interesting. The otter was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tel Aviv
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Nice and well done aquarium. Beautiful and informative. Our 2,5 year old loved it! Only downside... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Catharina P
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“fish”(14 reviews)
At the aquarium you can learn about the Lofoten cod - or Skrei: Skrei is the name of the east Atlantic cod that migrate from the Barents Sea to Lofoten every winter to spawn. Check out the skrei aquarium room when visiting us. Within our tanks, you...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Storvagan, Kabelvag 8310, Norway
+47 76 07 86 65
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The introduction movie was nothing special. The fish exhibitions very interesting. The otter was photos by, however the seals were in playing mood and made a fantastic natural performance without food or human interference.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We loved our visit to the Lofoten aquarium. The exhibits (aquariums) were fairly large and the staff was very nice. Our kids even got to feed the seals! My favoriter was, however, mr Otter.

Thank Hristina B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Nice and well done aquarium. Beautiful and informative. Our 2,5 year old loved it! Only downside was that it fler a bit sponsored by oil and fishing industries.

Thank Catharina P
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It is a pleasant place to discover the local fauna but very small with few species and mammals especially.

Thank Fredmuenchen
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Went with our two kids age 4 & 7, and we all quite enjoyed our visit. Not the larges of museums but it manages to give us a nice understanding about everyday life in our oceans. Worth a visit if you have a few hours...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nice setting, great to see the sea otters and seals. Fish tanks were good for learning what the sea animals look like, boy are some ugly! It was lovely to se children getting involves with nature.

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Small kids enjoyed it. Compared to other aquariums one has visited, I'd rate this as average aquarium with local fish in the aquarium. A good educational place for kids. The location of this aquarium is worth it all. The view is spectacular. A great place...More

Thank bnwtravel4u
Reviewed 28 March 2017

In your trip to Lofoten islands, don't miss their aquarium (Lofotaqvariet), in Storvagan, near Kabelvag (some 10 / 12 km away from Svolvaer). First of all, it s located in a beautiful natural environment. Preview some time to enjoy it! And take your picnic, they...More

1  Thank Maria F
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited this place with 5 and 7 years-old girls and they really liked the place. We were lucky to come there when it was feeding time for the seals and otters. Seals were for sure the best attraction of this place. Also the sightseeing...More

Thank Teharax
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We spent an hour looking round this small aquarium, on combined ticket (with museum and art exhibition - aquarium was best value!). Interesting to see fish live that we were being presented in restaurants, as we're not fishermen. However had to work hard to work...More

1  Thank BotanicJules
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