Compared to other Merlin’s Sea Lifes the one in Manly is pretty small. Not a suprise it will closed in next week since it would require major changes to be more interesting.
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Visited the aquarium for the first time since I was at school because my sister and I heard it is closing at the end of january! Fantastic enclosures, educational talks, and even the touch pool. Great time with the kids, the only downside is all...More
We took our two grandchildren to the Manly aquarium and although they'd been before they still enjoyed it. Personally us older folk found it lacking in many ways. There's a sort of petting pool but the only things in it to touch are shells and...More
Great fun to walk beneath sharks and sting rays, watch the octopus and admire the elegant seahorses. However, this place is just tired and read for renos (it closes for that purpose end Jan 2018). Disabled access very poor (no lifts, lots of stairs, cramped,...More
I was only here for the shark dive which was amazing 5* however the sea life sanctuary is small and I felt the creatures kept there could have done with a little extra room. interactive for children and educational
The aquarium is small, but the advantage of that is that the children managed to stay interested for pretty much the entire visit. Feeding times with keeper talks were great. We had a lovely time here.
This is an old and tired Aquarium with only a small number of displays - The Darling Harbour part is far better and if you want to see the attraction done properly go to the original at Kelly Tarltons in Auckland, NZ.