Ucluelet Aquarium, Ucluelet

4.4
#1 of 13 in Museums in Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District
Visit Ucluelet Aquarium, where all the animals are collected in March and released back into the ocean in December. Running on trial since 2004, the aquarium opened a permanent building in 2012, where the marine species are showcased every season. Discover the underwater world of the Pacific Ocean, interact with fascinating creatures, and attend fun, hands-on demonstrations. On a tour of the aquarium, you can admire an array of marine species, such as crabs, anemones, rockfish, squid, prawns, and even the giant Pacific octopus. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Ucluelet holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ucluelet Aquarium and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Visited this aquarium with two friends, the staff were friendly and being a seasonal exhibit in that the animals are brought in in spring and then released in autumn it is rather different. All the ta...  more »
  • Very knowledgeable staff, friendly and love that the specimens are put back in the ocean after 3 months.  more »
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  • Great place to take the kids. Quite educational and the staff are friendly and helpful. Cute little gift shop as well, a little overpriced but still cute. We bought a magnet souvenir. Will probably take the kids again the next time we’re in town.
  • There are some funny inaccurate reviews on here. It's a room with fish tanks that you can walk around at a slow pace in 2.5 minutes... And it's like 15 dollars a person. I could see how some children in certain age groups who are interested in oceans could enjoy it but there are a ton of people giving it 5 out 5. Honestly just walk out to the ocean it's right there.
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