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Kalypso Star

| Old Port, Corfu Town 49100, Greece
+30 2661 046525
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SAVAGE CONDITION

Poor sea lions 😫 Iv travelled a lot and I have an understanding of animal enclosures, and how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Parise24
via mobile
Please don't pay money to encourage the animal cruelty.

If you like animals then this will make you sad as the sea lions have a poor quality of life... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
neil a
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Reading, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good14%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible36%
24 Aug 2016
“Please don't go”
1 week ago
“SAVAGE CONDITION ”
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| Old Port, Corfu Town 49100, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor sea lions 😫 Iv travelled a lot and I have an understanding of animal enclosures, and how keeping them safe comes first. But this is NOT the case. The enclosure itself is horrific, iv never in my life seen such a shallow and small...More

Thank Parise24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like animals then this will make you sad as the sea lions have a poor quality of life especially. However other animals were not able to carry out their natural actions as the conditions are poor. please release the seal Iions especially

Thank neil a
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The boat trip itself is enjoyable. However, the poor old lobster is kept in a cage and the small enclosure for the two sea lions is horrendous. This treatment of animals should not be allowed.

Thank AdrianJones91
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Tips: - We managed to get a discount as we went just before the start of the season and we weren't entirely sure if we wanted to go. The closer you turn up to the departure time, the more likely they are to offer one...More

1  Thank steve_d_fb
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I spent a down in the lovely corfu town so I decided to treat my daughter to this trip. When I boarded the boat the views of corfu were lovely the sea breeze so I thought we are going to gave a lovely day !...More

2  Thank Gina A
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We were in Corfu town and thought we'd try the Kalypso Star.......and soon regretted it. All you get to see is a lobster & crayfish which conveniently appear as soon as the boat stops (I agree with other reviewers about them probably being held in...More

1  Thank MrStubborn
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The boat ride includes a "show" by 2 sea lions kept in a very small enclosure. It wasn't clear beforehand that this was included in the trip, and certainly not that they are kept in such a small space: they did not have much room...More

1  Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I booked this trip through thomson but after reading the reviews was slightly concerned! I shouldnt have been though as we all enjoyed it! We had the morning shoppin in corfu town before the boat trip. The boat trip itself is an hr long, on...More

1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Two seals were kept in a very small enclosure. They did not have much room to swim. It wasn't obvious to us that we would see captive seals, and definitely not in such a small enclosure. Horrible experience. I wish we hadn't financially supported this...More

Thank a w
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Barbaric conditions for these poor animals permanently caged in small area and made to perform on the hour. I notice other reviewers make the comment that it is obvious on the advertising material that these seals are caged in, but actually seeing the size of...More

1  Thank NolaJS
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wendy o
How can this be aloud to continue it is barbaric to treat sea lions in this way !!
16 June 2017|
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Response from KalypsoStar C | Property representative |
The UK has been bombing so-called Islamic State targets in Iraq since 2014 and in Syria since the year after. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) does not release statistics on the number of bombs dropped, but does release weekly... More
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Parise24
Does anyone no of any legal petitions taking place to stop this excursion? It's the worst kept sea lions iv ever seen 😩😩
11 June 2017|
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Response from AdrianJones91 | Reviewed this property |
I don't what the legal position is but I did write to the Greece embassy in London making a complaint.
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