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Austin Aquarium, Austin

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#16 of 20 in Parks in Austin
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  • the Austin Aquarium was a whole lot of fun. so many sea creatures to see as well as some really cool birds and reptiles. this is an interactive place which means you can pet some of the animals as wel...  more »
  • Glorified pet store...essentially. If taking your time even, the whole thing can be done in 30 minutes. Be careful with little ones in the feeding exhibits ( rays, fish, sharks), as these areas were u...  more »
  • Let me be frank. The Austin Aquarium (AA) is not a stand alone aquarium. I was surprised to see it in a strip mall, think of a small older Kroger building. I was thinking to myself it's not going to b...  more »
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  • We had a GREAT time!! The staff were all knowledgeable and happy to give a total experience. Each time we enquired about an animal, someone made sure we had the best possible encounter. The stingrays, (which were fantastic!) giant tortoise, the large iguana (that you can interact with), and the 75 parakeets (that you can go into an enclosure to feed) were all so stimulating! We had a GREAT time!
  • So when we first got there I thought we were in the wrong place. It's built in an old Kmart or something. The aquarium itself was really nice for the price. This place is definitely kid friendly.
  • This is a small local aquarium, and my family loves it! The reason that it's so great is because everything is up close and you get to touch and feel and feed so many of the animals. We recommend it highly!
  • Great place. This place is SUPER awesome, so many birds, fish and so much more to see here. Highly recommend. Anyone that rates this place as one star has mental problems, something wrong with them, maybe misery in their own personal life. IDK. What I do know is that for a privately owned aquarium, this place is great.
  • I felt extremely welcome and loved feeding the tropical fish. Getting to explore most areas and extremely helpful staff made my experience beyond pleasant. But the one staff member who went above and beyond was Timothy P. He helped assuage my fear of birds by having me feed them and pet them and explained their behaviors to me. I would really like to come back--it's not likely I'll forget this last experience.

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