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Stanley Seaquarium

#3 of 16 things to do in Stanley Features Animals
| Lot 1, Fisherman's Dock, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
+61 3 6458 2052
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Good for a small town

Of course it's not huge, but what a fantastic place for such a small town. Perfectly situated at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kayley P
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Worth a quick look 😳

I went in on my own and actually enjoyed it. It's a bit dated and probably needs to be modernised a... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Jennifer H
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Stanley Seaquarium transforms the ordinary building into a fascinating discovery of Tasmanian Sea-life. Colourful and vibrant, the emphasis is on fun and facts as you come face to face with resident sea creatures. From delicate Seahorses to Sharks and Lobsters, maritime artefacts, shells and ships, Stanley Seaquarium provides a unique world of delight for all ages. Sea theme gift lines and souvenirs, frozen local seafood and cooked crayfish (Southern Rock Lobster) in season. Adults- $6 Children (4-16) - $4 Family- $15 School and Tour Group discounts available
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  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea aquarium” (27 reviews)
“sea life” (8 reviews)
“hermit crabs” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Lot 1, Fisherman's Dock, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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+61 3 6458 2052

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of course it's not huge, but what a fantastic place for such a small town. Perfectly situated at the wharf

Thank Kayley P
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I went in on my own and actually enjoyed it. It's a bit dated and probably needs to be modernised a bit but if you're interested in local marine animal knowledge it was ok. I would imagine that the business doesn't have the capital to...More

Thank Jennifer H
StanleySeaquarium, Manager at Stanley Seaquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and the photos Jennifer! I am very glad you enjoyed your visit. We will actually be starting some planned upgrades and modernisation of the business in the next few months so hopefully we will see you and your daughter sometime...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Great set of ponds including a touch pond for the littlest to learn about the sea creatures of the northern Tasmanian waters. Excellent value for money.

Thank Mim2012
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We promised our daughter a trip to the Sea Aquarium but even though we were there during apparent opening hours it was unfortunately closed. Very disappointing.

1  Thank Fleur L
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A gold coin donation to enter. There was lots to learn here. Great variety of sea animals. Changed owners recently.

Thank Skye H
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Such a shame it was closing down! We enjoyed a close encounter with sealife, especially being able to handle the Hermit Crabs!

Thank Knocka24
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This Aquarium is not very large in area but it is filled with interesting sea life. You can touch the beautiful little seahorses and watch the hermit crabs as they change their shells. The attendant was very informative and helpful. I spent an enjoyable hour...More

Thank Margaret L
Seaquarium, Manager at Stanley Seaquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thank you for reviewing your visit from last year, sadly we have to close down in October but are pleased to have shared our wonderful creatures with so many people.

Reviewed 3 July 2016

Great little stop over family friendly activity. Very affordable with helpful enlightening staff. Kids had a ball with the variety of displays and the touch pools were a huge hit!

Thank jackyholness
Seaquarium, Manager at Stanley Seaquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 2 July 2016

Great aquariums well kept great little rock pool able to pick up and see hermit crabs. Couldnt find the seahorses and the lady was very helpful to help me to see them in the aquarium recommend very imformative

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Seaquarium, Manager at Stanley Seaquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thank you! we are pleased that you enjoyed meeting our sea creatures!

Reviewed 3 June 2016

Great little aquarium with close view tanks, and the lady there was very friendly and helpful. Much easier than going for a SCUBA in the chilly waters to see all these beautiful creatures!

Thank Tammy W
Seaquarium, Manager at Stanley Seaquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Hi there! Thank you for reviewing Stanley Seaquarium, we are pleased that you enjoyed meeting all our sea creatures!

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