Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, Hersonissos

4.7
#1 of 16 in Zoos & Aquariums in Greece
Discover the wild side of Crete at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, which displays both local sea life and exotic reptiles. Founded in 1995, this natural history museum provides a safe home for animals injured in the wild, as well as unwanted pets. The aquarium features 15 tanks, two pools, and several terrariums which serve as recreated natural habitats for various species of snakes, sea turtles, frogs, lizards, and fish. You can have your picture taken with most of these wild animals, or learn about their feeding and breeding habits from the staff. Join a daily guided tour to gain insight into the local efforts to protect and care for Crete's native wildlife. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre by using our Hersonissos travel route builder site .
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  • I’m always a bit weary of visiting places like this as the conditions can sometimes be poor for the animals. It’s clear here, however, that they’re very well taken care of. A good amount of space for ...  more »
  • Mr. John B. McLaren is the owner of this exeptional Aquarium and the reptile shelter. Despite the relative small size of the Aquarium, every watter tank in John's magic animal world, every reptile, fi...  more »
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  • Both my kids aged 8 and 4 loved the hands on experience with the reptiles. Staff were very polite and laid back and made it fun for everyone. Admission fee is very cheap and very easy to get to via local buses or car. Would recommend to everyone even if you have no kids to take!
  • A wonderful little place. Of the two aquariums in the region, my 4 year old (and us) enjoyed this one the most by far. We got to hold and touch all sorts of snakes and lizards, and the staff were very friendly. My little guy won't stop talking about snakes now :)
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