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Guernsey Aquarium

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Was ok nothing special. Felt that the states of Guernsey should be giving some money to them as it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ginger7381
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Was it worth it

Some decent displays even though a few were empty, some fish looked too big for the tanks they were... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
hurricaneman77
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Balloch, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Family trip”
8 Nov 2018
“Was it worth it”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the aquarium as half the places to see in Guernsey during January are closed, but also as I am a keen fish keeper with tank and pond. To say we were disappointed is a understatement. The aquariums are very poorly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank suechris2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was ok nothing special. Felt that the states of Guernsey should be giving some money to them as it has the potential to be something exciting.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ginger7381
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Some decent displays even though a few were empty, some fish looked too big for the tanks they were kept in and the fact that there are no toilets or cafe on sight really let's it down, wouldn't waste me money on it £5 is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Like most aquariums, being next to the ocean allows for constant sea water to be used to keep the tanks in good condition. This aquarium don't seem to have made best use of this. The fish were in very poor condition, with many tanks containing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank James M
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The aquarium is ideally situated close to La Valette Museum so was easy to do the two together. This is a lovely well-kept aquarium with a good amount of exhibits. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lesley L
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This is a small local aquarium and like others we have visited it benefits from passionate ownership. The viewing areas are in two of the tunnels and there is a lot of explanation which is among the best I have seen. We particularly enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed September 20, 2018

found on our visit we were the only visitors which is a shame as it deserves more visitors as it has a god selection of fish to look at

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Ok for a rainy day visit, I can understand some of the other reviews here. What I would say was that in the large predator tank there were rays, huss and dogfish in there but most poeple would not be able to pick them out....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 5c0tchEgg
Reviewed September 10, 2018

A friendly and honest welcome by the owner not to expect a huge aquarium but think along the lines of a petting farm compared to a zoo. A brilliant comparison. Visit because you will see a good selection of tropical fish and marine fish found...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lindarathome
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Slightly disappointed in the lack of local, marine life promised to be on display. But worth the visit to see the results of the effort put in to install the display tanks in the old Occupation Tunnels.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter B
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Katie C
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Response from lindarathome | Reviewed this property |
So pleased question answered as I’d forgotten! Certainly worth the money as it’s a lovely gentle yet interesting visit. Do be sure to look at the renovated outdoor Victorian swimming areas on your way to the Aquarium, if... More
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