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New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre

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Loved our time there sad we missed the seal show but the kids had an amazing time learning... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Dieppe, Canada
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Surely worth visiting

This place is surely worth visiting. The local authorities and officials responsible for... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
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Open from June to September every year, the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre is Atlantic Canada's largest aquarium, unmatched in size and quality of displays, anywhere east of Quebec city. Our staff is available to teach anything from the...more
100 De l'Aquarium St, Shippagan, New Brunswick E8S 1H9, Canada
+1 506-336-3013
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Loved our time there sad we missed the seal show but the kids had an amazing time learning interacting with animals and games kids aged 4,7,9 had a lot of fun even the adults learned a few things

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mandykhc
Reviewed 15 August 2018

you will see alot of kind of fish verry clean will go back . the people down theyre are verry nice and friendly .

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cynthiaboudreau471
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Make sure to go when they are feeding the harbor seals. They put on a nice show. The aquariums are well maintained, and they are stocked with indigenous fish from NB. We can even touch see urchins, starfish and sea cucumbers. For the size of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shawn D
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Coming from Canada's West Coast, we are experienced aquarium visitors. This was certainly one of the best, also being very instructive in that it dealt with some species that are not found out West. We particularly like the lobsters - we don't have them, worse...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We recently visited with our grandchildren. Our 4 year old granddaughter loves all sea creatures and enjoyed looking at all the different fish in the tanks. We all enjoyed the seal show and appreciated the bilingual presentation. The touch tank was disappointing. It is quite...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NancyC1977
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The staff was very friendly really enjoyed the senery it was great nothing like the ocean .saying the very first blue l9bster ever capture the kids thought that was awesome

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This place is surely worth visiting. The local authorities and officials responsible for maintenance have done their work very well.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank kirtan777
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Please take the time to visit this place. It will teach what is really in the ocean, including sharks (yes sharks!). A lots of history too. We pas a good time there. The tanks are filled with great specimen. They also tell yo about the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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LR0b, Public Relations Manager at New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! Our staff will be delighted! Happy travels! :)

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Enjoyed all the displays and games. Hands on activities for kids. Various species and possible to take pictures through the glass easily. Entrance fee is reasonable.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Chantal D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Stay for the Seal Show. Albeit short, it is super cute and worthwhile. Visited on a Thursday afternoon with a group. The aquarium was much smaller than I expected. If you are used to bigger aquarium, it may not be as impressive. There are a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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