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Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos, Gournes Pediados

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Get close to hundreds of species of Mediterranean sea life at Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos. Relevant for both kids and adults, the aquarium houses sharks, turtles, eels, jellyfish, and more. The aquarium opened in 2005 and is operated by the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research. Pick up an audio guide to learn about the animals in each tank and their natural habitats. Make Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos a part of your Gournes Pediados vacation plans using our Gournes Pediados itinerary maker.
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  • The AquaWorld Aquarium is a gem on the area and it has all kinds of sea animals. Lots of things to learn about the ocean and how to protect it. When you leave this place you will feel that there is an...  more »
  • Enjoyed and loved the place. i recommend this place. the price is 9 euro and not 6. Beautiful place. its for families with children a bit far from where i was (herssonisos) but worth the driving there...  more »
  • Just visited here with our 9yr old girl and friends with their 10yr old girl. My husband was a bit reluctant to leave the pool and slides for being indoors initially but admitted it was really worth i...  more »
  • Pretty awesome aquarium. Loved the layout of the aquarium and the tanks. Best bit was the jellyfish. Not the biggest aquarium in the world, but well worth a visit
  • Great place to visit with kids. There might be more interesting aquariums with more spectacular variation of animals and fishes, but you recognize the effort and enthusiasm of the team to present the local sealife. And the prices are much better than we experienced in similar places.
  • Very usual place, I visited more impressive Aquariums. The most interesting fishes are two sharks. I'm not impressed.
  • It is a great Crete secret. Clean, very informative and much better than expectations. Finished off the tour with a lovely coffee and bite to eat in pleasant surroundings served by very friendly staff. Well worthwhile.
  • Very big aquarium, worth visiting. Even toddler was impressed. A lot of people even in mornings.