Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter...

Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World

Reviews

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Frederik Fuchs

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

A small and family orientated aquarium. A little bit expensive in my opinion. Shark tunnel is an awesome highlight.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Xavier Bistodeau

France

Ranking: 5/10

Nice place but a little expensive ($36 per person) and the visit is too short. The free shuttle between the CBD and the aquarium is a good idea.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Garry Renton

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Very interesting information and well worth a visit.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Jessie Sabine

New Zealand

Ranking: 6/10

Shark Swim. Place is a little run down. Felt like it was more of a shark paddle - not quite adventurous enough. Staff were fantastic though!

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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David Embling

New Zealand

Ranking: 5/10

Very interesting well laid out, but expensive for what it is.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Cindy Bonton

France

Ranking: 4/10

A little aquarium for the big city.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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hendrik king

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Nice place to go to and good for childeren.
Location is great.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in December 2011

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Adam Critchley

England

Ranking: 5/10

Too short, more tailored for children but recommend the walk to Mission Bay.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Remy van Heugten

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Very nice aquarium. I felt a little pity for the penguins, prefer to see them in real life!! Good transport from city to the aquarium.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Lilja Bjork Hermannsdottir

Iceland

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful underwater world encounter - bit pricey for the experience, but worth it. Probably not cheap to keep it running.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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_mel_

Switzerland

Ranking: 3/10

way to expensive for what it is...

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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Candyfloss

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

highlight of my fiancee's life and holiday:swimming with the sharks in the shark tank. 100% recommended. A must for anybody that goes to Kelly Tarlton's.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Tsmith

New Zealand

Ranking: 6/10

We recently went to Kelly Tarltons, We had an enjoyable time, going on the train to see the Gentoo and King penguins twice. Walking around the fish tanks was lovely, so many different species to look at. We didn't see many staff, so were mostly unable to ask any questions. I found the price a little expensive, but we did enjoy our time there.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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Andreas Rath

Austria

Ranking: 4/10

Ridiculous prices for little to see. Overcrowded.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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Michael Eck

Switzerland

Ranking: 5/10

We would not have gone here without a kid.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Jarob Brezigar

Slovenia

Ranking: 8/10

Great fish and photo opportunities.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Wender Jakoleseu

Denmark

Ranking: 6/10

Interesting, not to spend more than 1/2 day and that can be too much.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in February 2010

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winglim

United States

Ranking: 5/10

The main attractions are the stingray tank, the penguin train, and the underwater walkway. There are better aquarium out there. the stingray tank and the walkway is nothing to speak of, the king penguin encounter is decent, but you are sitting in a closed window train, and the train moved continuously.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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Mr and Mrs Scott

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

WOW! AN AMZING ENCOUNTER! great food at the restaurant! definitely a must see!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Ake Erlandsson

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

Very impressive and good price

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Anita de Boer

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Very nice, especially the penguin babies and ugly and beautiful fishes.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Mikey

Ranking: 9/10

Friendly people and lots of penguins.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Rob Boston

Australia

Ranking: 3/10

Not really worth it in my opinion. There are better aquariums out there, and the penguin ride is a bit useless, the penguins are too far away. Seems it is mostly just a place for bored mums to take noisy kids to on rainy days.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in October 2007

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RolandV

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Very nice underwater world. Ask for information guide in your language.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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Neil

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent and good value. Just avoid public holidays unless you like screaming kids.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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RichardE

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Very good day out.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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stephanie

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

A great sea life 'zoo'. Interesting to watch the feedings and amazing underwater walk.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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melissa

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

WOW - it was really interesting looking at all the animals.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Ben

Canada

Ranking: 7/10

Neat place - a little expensive though!

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Michelle

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

A little overpriced but worth the money.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Liz Brown

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Really liked the penguins!

Reviewed about 12 years ago

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Kori Barton

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

A real fish bowl.

Reviewed about 12 years ago

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Toni Keown

New Zealand

Ranking: 4/10

Cost alot for two adult and a child too short

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Myrtille de Vries

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Nice for little children. Not very special.

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Hans Olthof

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Liked this very much.

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Christin

Germany

Ranking: 4/10

$30. Very small and you do not actually see much.

Reviewed over 12 years ago

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Kristine

Norway

Ranking: 3/10

Too small but great penguins.

Reviewed almost 13 years ago and experienced in April 2007

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Herman&Ineke

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Nice set-up. Good info. Great to see the stingrays. Bad parking though.

Reviewed almost 13 years ago and experienced in February 2007