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Fokarium

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ul. Morska 2, Hel 84-150, Poland
+48 58 675 08 36
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it is a small place with currently 3 seals (I hope that's the correct word). you pay 5 zloty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katharina H
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Vienna, Austria
Waste of time

Please don't go... 3 focas, mass of people, auditorium not prepared... a disaster. You basically... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
German P
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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average17%
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“entrance fee” (4 reviews)
“baltic sea” (4 reviews)
“feeding times” (3 reviews)
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ul. Morska 2, Hel 84-150, Poland
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+48 58 675 08 36
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a small place with currently 3 seals (I hope that's the correct word). you pay 5 zloty entrance fee which goes directly to the cause. unfortunately all is only in Polish though I assume this would be really interesting information. it is still...More

Thank Katharina H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please don't go... 3 focas, mass of people, auditorium not prepared... a disaster. You basically waste your time there after 2 hours in katamaran

Thank German P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good attraction for the price (about 1.50 British pounds) The let down is the size it's very small.

Thank Jarvisbt
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

My son and I visited the Fokarium last September and we loved it. It isn’t a flashy operation, but it is well run and a joy to see. The announcements and commentary from the keepers/staff are in Polish, but it didn’t really spoil the visit...More

Thank webbyj06
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

We went there during feeding time and it was really nice. The trainers/carers were feeding the seals so they went out of the pools (seals spend most of the time underwater and do not normally come out to land). The feeding was accompanied by a...More

Thank Tomasz P
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

The Fokarium is easy to find on the seafront near the pier in Hel. It is 5 zloty to enter and an exta zloty if you want to go around the tiny museum. Unfortunately all the information shown was only in Polish with no translation...More

107  Thank Samantha H
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A small pool with two seals. All information is only in Polish. Costs 5 pln and you're back out in 15 minutes tops.

108  Thank nathaliejacquemyn
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great experiense with 3crazy seals there is a show when theyfeed them tickets are cheap and donation help safe lifes other seals good for kids

Thank AAndzia
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't understand any of the information in the museum as nothing is translated in any other language than Polish. Cute animals, well staying even in the limited space. Nice (english speeking) staff! Unfortunately we missed the show as we had no coins to...More

Thank smartissimo
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

I waited for more than 40 minutes in a 20 meter long row and eventually gave up. Apparently, they let people in in groups, in certain time frame, but it was impossible to wait to get in. Bit disappointing, considering I really wanted to see...More

Thank lelujam
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