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Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

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Gournes Pediados, Crete 71003, Greece
+30 281 033 7788
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Crete’s aquarium, Cretaquarium, opened in December 2005. Belonging to a large European family of aquariums, the Cretaquarium offers its visitors the unique chance to plunge into the great marine world of the Mediterranean. From the big hunter sharks to the tiny seahorses, the sensational jellyfish, the diversity of marine life is set off against underwater Cretan seascapes such as the rock formations at Matala( South Crete)and the sea bed at Vai(North East Crete).
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  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life” (41 reviews)
“nice aquarium” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Gournes Pediados, Crete 71003, Greece
+30 281 033 7788
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good price for the size but would recommend only low season as otherwise you won't get a look in anywhere

Thank randfreear
Reviewed 3 days ago

As aquariums go this wasn't the most expensive, there were several large tanks and a lot of smaller ones. There was information about human impact on the seas. There was not the variety I would have expected but there was some redevelopment going on. Surprisingly...More

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very well set out and very interesting, well worth a visit. Cafe was very good too and a lovely verandah looking out over the sea.

Thank davidlma2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

An excellent aquarium with a lot of species! Friendly staff and entrance fee (9 euros until 30/9 or 6 euros until 30/4

Thank Marianjela C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I came here because I love watching fish. This aquarium is understandably very popular : it is well laid out and there is plenty to see, from the tiniest of fish to really large ones. There were some interesting displays where you had to spot...More

Thank ALIF23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overal it was really nice and we saw a lot of interesting fish. The best part was their big sharks above our heads. Would recommend to visit it, not so expensive also. Only 6 eur per person, cheaper for kids.

Thank Edgars H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great day at the Cretaquarium. 9 euros for adult well worth the money. Beautiful species of fish, sharks etc

Thank marcam04
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are over 65 ask for a senior ticket, the reduction is worth having. Best take your passport to prove your age. As Aquariums go, this is a very good Aquarium, nicely set out, plenty of places to sit with many interesting fish and...More

Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bus stops near the aquarium but then it's still a bit of a walk to the entrance. €9 for adults, 0-4 go free and €6 for 5-17 year olds. Open 9:30-17:00 in winter and 9:30-21:00 in summer. Lots of huge tanks with various sea creatures...More

Thank lea2k13
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice well laid out attraction to visit.Not expensive and well worth a few hours walk around.This is a good wet day activity too.

Thank jlitten
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3 July 2017|
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Response from Sergios H | Reviewed this property |
can t say, a photo would be helpful
19 June 2017|
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Response from csidechandler | Reviewed this property |
They are open 9.30-17.00 in Oct/Nov. You can check their website.
Julia G
10 August 2016|
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Response from Panta N | Property representative |
you have to go to the central KTEL station first.
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