EcoWorld Picton Aquarium, Picton

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#5 of 9 in Zoos & Aquariums in South Island
Interact with wildlife at EcoWorld Picton Aquarium, geared towards entertaining and educating visitors of all ages. Experienced staff members answer any of your questions and guide you through the aquarium. Get up close and personal with unique animals like little blue penguins, Hector's dolphins, native parakeets, pot-bellied sharks, and more. Enjoy live entertainment, interactive exhibits, and vibrant displays. Children will love the movies, fossils, and touch pool, while adults will have fun observing the fascinating creatures and learning through informative displays. To visit EcoWorld Picton Aquarium and get the most from your holiday in Picton, create itinerary details personal to you using our Picton road trip planning site .
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  • Very interesting, these guys are doing a lot for the environment. Very hands on you can touch some of the fish, great for kids. Interesting information and displays.  more »
  • I am so glad we stopped in this aquarium after we took the ferry. The staff were incredibly helpful and nice and we got there when a tour was beginning. I highly recommend the tour! It was only my boy...  more »
  • It may not be a large aquarium, but the staff are really friendly and we got in at the right time to have a guide take is through which I recommend as it is an added bonus.  more »

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