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Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre

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Address: 7 Filikis Eterias, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Phone Number: +30 2897 029125
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10:00 - 10:01
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 10:01
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Aquaworld - Crete's first Aquarium - opened in Hersonissos in 1995 - near...

Aquaworld - Crete's first Aquarium - opened in Hersonissos in 1995 - near Bus Stop 20. It features local sea life and reptiles from Crete and from all around the world. Most of the animals are rescued or are unwanted pets which have found a new home at Aquaworld. Our philosophy is simple - bring people and animals closer together and, inevitably, people will begin to respect and care more about the animals!

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Definitely worth a visit

Wasn't really sure what to expect when we visited this place but we spent a really lovely hour meeting all the different rescue animals and learning all about them. Make sure to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't really sure what to expect when we visited this place but we spent a really lovely hour meeting all the different rescue animals and learning all about them. Make sure to head to the courtyard bit and meet all the different reptiles. The visit was absolutely made by Dimitri who isn't afraid to shove a reptile in your face... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The man in charge is a Brit and has time to talk to all visitors. If you like to handle snakes and lizards then this is the place to be. No problem with taking your own photos as it is encouraged. Well worth a visit although it doesn't take too long to see everything. Premises are due to be updated... More 

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Thank Allan H
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little place is the definition of don't judge a book by its cover! on the outside this small aquarium & reptile centre looks like you could walk right by without noticing it but I urge you look twice. For a small entrance fee we were ushered into a courtyard area where we were told the reptiles were just about... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wee gem of a place. Just arrived when the animals were available to see out of their enclosures / tanks. People are obviously so committed to these animals and it was nice to see them in such a nice, well kept, relaxed atmosphere. Not a huge place but plenty to see. Pay a visit, definitely worth it.... More 

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Thank Brenda S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but fantastic value. Highly recommend. Close contact with the reptiles and quite a range too. Kids loved it. A real hiddem gem with a personal touch.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here on the last day of our holiday. We weren't being picked up to go to the airport until 10.00 pm so needed to try and fill our day. we spend a very pleasant couple of hours here and thoroughly enjoyed it. Although the place isn't that large the wonderful staff that run it and the way it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife had a really great visit to Aquaworld in August 2016, they had cool animals and very nice staff! They told us about every reptile and their life stories 😀 if you are in chersonissos visit them and tio them well! They save lifes!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner decided to visit early in the afternoon in September 2016. From the beginning the staff were so friendly and helpful and extremely knowledgeable about the animals. The sheer love the staff had for the animals was clear immediately and the animals were clearly happy in their surroundings. It was an absolutely fantastic day and I would... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit.....and only 6 euros to get in...certainly a great job they do of helping and rescuing the animals. clean and tidy well kept place, and the reptiles and snakes made our visit, and the gentleman who showed us the pythons and lizards too.Our 8 yr old grandson did not want to leave...would pay to go again...keep up the... More 

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Malmo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fun for kids and adults. May be not very suitable for small children, as daughter ( 5 y.o.) was afraid of gigant snakes in the terrarium. Overall impression - good!

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