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Aquario da Madeira

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Address: Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista 12, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
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Being a tourist aswell as having a interest in nature & wildlife the aquarium was on my to do list. Fair enough, what is there is good but there isn't much at all! If you've been... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Lisa M
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Harderwijk, Gelderland, Netherlands
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Small sea aquarium. Very nice for a short visit or a little longer if you want to sit and observe the fish in front and above you and picture yourself admits the fish under water ;)

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Crieff, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I recommend this small well stocked aquarium. Lovely seating area if you'd like to sit back and watch the fish. Great family attraction. It doesn't take long to walk through and can easily be done within an hour if you're rushed.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Being a tourist aswell as having a interest in nature & wildlife the aquarium was on my to do list. Fair enough, what is there is good but there isn't much at all! If you've been to one aquarium you've been to better. Unless you spend time staring into each tank you'll be out in 10 minutes. It's pretty much... More 

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Small but ok, for a little island is a good stop to see around 50 species and is clear and clean the water. Not bad

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Tonsberg, Norway
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377 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Lot's of different fish to see, nice atmosphere and a thrilling experience for my little daughter of nearly five. Inexpencive thing to do in the little town of Porto Moniz.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

it is very small but displays are well looked after. not many visitors when we went so able to wander at slow pace observing the many fish

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were enthralled by the quality of the design and opportunity to dive with the fishes. Worth a visit

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Thank MMLux2014
Latvia
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95 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Since it was too cold for the pools, we went here, but it is super small and definitely not worth a visit to Porto Moniz of its own. Price doesn't reflect the quality. It was nice half an hour, but nothing special to remember .

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Thank LigaKrista
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Bit expensive if you consider these are a few small fish tanks and one big one. Still nicely serviced and a half hour of your day well spend.

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Thank Elmar H
Loule, Portugal
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The aquarium on the sea front at Porto Moniz is well worth a visit if: you are really interested in the fish found in local waters; if you have small children to entertain; or if you need to kill half an hour during a shower. Don't bother if you are with teenagers or if you are looking for spectacle. The... More 

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