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Underwater Observatory Marine Park

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Address: Highway 90 Eilat, Israel, Eilat 88106, Israel
Phone Number: +972 8-636-4200
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Fee: Yes
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This marine park features a variety of exhibits including the Aquarium...

This marine park features a variety of exhibits including the Aquarium Museum, Shark Tank, Turtle and Stingray Pool, Underwater Observatories, Reef Tanks and the Oceanarium

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Interesting and beautiful

The fishes are beautiful, however one need to spend a lot of time in the underwater observatory to see various species. Aquarium is awesome!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Mariya C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The fishes are beautiful, however one need to spend a lot of time in the underwater observatory to see various species. Aquarium is awesome!

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Thank Mariya C
Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went there as a family and almost spend half a day there! There is so much to see and since the weather is always good in Eilat you can enjoy being on the bridge or on top of the tower and just watch the water with its corals and fish or look on the other side of the sea... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are some very good exhibits here, with sharks, Ray's and marine fish. The reason for my poor rating was the turtle exhibit. I simply could not get over the fact that these amazing animals which roam for miles in open water were kept in a small tank. Hated it. If you want to go, get the number 15 bus... More 

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Thank Patsyann100
Teaneck, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best visited early morning. Start with the tower and underwater pavilion and beat the crowds for full enjoyment!

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Thank prattmarilyn
Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

- The under water observatory is kinda old, and not that exciting - The shark tanks are quite new and epic. It offers a great view of the marine life - There's also a reef tank, rare fish room (quite nice), and a few amazonian tanks - There are a few restaurants and a few gift shops

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Thank Shai R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The set up of the sea aquarium is pretty cool, one gets a great look at sea life in the Red Sea. However, the park looks old and needs an update.

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Thank CcH1971
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The variety of corals and fish in the red sea is amazing. The park and uderwater observatory gives a great opportunity to watch it first hand.

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Thank Abraham K
Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to be repeated every time we go to Eilat. The Oceanarium; the Underwater Observatory; the Corals and the Shark World are first class World Tour Sites; from all points of view.

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not your typical tourist trap -- lots of entertaining and informative displays. We went before visiting the Coral Reef which was perfect since we could then identify some of the fish and coral we saw while snorkeling. We got there early, before the tour buses arrived. By the time we were leaving, the places was mobbed and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative displays, but the underwater "aquarium" is the main feature. Climbing down in order to see the real reef outside the window is great!

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