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Mactan Island Aquarium - CLOSED

Basak Iba, Philippines
+63 32 236 6248
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Sorry folks --it's closed

I went back again in January 2014 to see my friends at the Aquarium (see my previous review), but... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2014
rangergeorge
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Los Angeles, California
Yuricka Akazumie

funny experience with my friends and many im so happy this aquarium is very small and it doesnt... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2013
yurickaakazumie
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Cebu City, Philippines
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good37%
  • Average36%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
25 Jul 2014
“Sorry folks --it's closed”
17 Aug 2013
“Yuricka Akazumie”
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Basak Iba, Philippines
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+63 32 236 6248
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

I went back again in January 2014 to see my friends at the Aquarium (see my previous review), but found that they had gone back to the UK -- and the Aquarium no longer exists. however there is a fish wholesaler nearby (charming wife and...More

7  Thank rangergeorge
Reviewed 17 August 2013

funny experience with my friends and many im so happy this aquarium is very small and it doesnt take long to go though it but it was still a nice place to visit and my friends loved it the guide was vey good and seemed...More

2  Thank yurickaakazumie
Reviewed 3 May 2013

This aquarium is easy to miss unless you're looking for it because it's actually located in the back of a gas station. I believe the town is Maribago and along the main strip (Mactan Circumferance Rd). Nothing spectacular here, but fun for kids and maybe...More

1  Thank daveintoronto
Reviewed 24 January 2013

This aquarium is very small and it doesn't take long to go though it. But it was still a nice place to visit and my daughter loved it! The guide was very good and seemed to know exactly what she was talking about. There´s also...More

1  Thank Laila d
Reviewed 28 May 2012

I liked the fact that our guide appeared to be generally very knowledgable as well as sincerely interested in the fish/water life as well as the ecosystem. Certainly worth a few hours.

Thank Angelescitypi
Reviewed 30 November 2011

If you are not a diver, you should visit this place to come closer to the marine creatures. Most importantly, you can see black-tip sharks and turtles close up, of course with glass panel. Free guide attached to explain about the features of these creatures,...More

4  Thank Stevep21
Reviewed 7 October 2010

Wanting to get out of our resort we caught a cab to the Mactan Acquarium. When you pull up beside the gas station is doesn't look like much, but inside are some excellent displays on the local marine life - well worth a stop in....More

5  Thank seatrump
Reviewed 13 February 2010

There is little to do and see on Mactan Island. " I didn't think much of the beaches, the waves were piddling and small, there were no wrecks and nobody drownded, 'fact nothing to laugh at at all. So seeking for further amusement, I paid...More

7  Thank rangergeorge
Reviewed 21 December 2008

The Aquarium is a worthwhile visit on an island that lacks tourist attractions. We saw seahorses, sharks, jellyfish, octopus and fish. The admission fee was very affordable, with extra discount for local residents. The staff were friendly and gave us a guided tour which was...More

1  Thank mrfishman
Reviewed 20 September 2015
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