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Exploris Aquarium, Portaferry

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Aquarium · Zoo
Exploris Aquarium reopens 15th August 2016 after a £2 million investment. With over 150 new species, Retiles, Otters and the Seal Sanctuary the New Exploris promises to give the visitor a top class experience.

Open daily from 10am - 5pm with last admission at 4.00pm
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  • Today we brought our KS1 Autism Class to visit Exploris. We were booked in at a quiet time and the staff met us at the door. Our tour guides Clodagh and Val were so patient and caring with the...  more »
  • In and out in 15 minutes. This was a non-event. Expected way more from an aquarium. A few fish, penguins and one sea lion...waste of time if your travelling a distance.  more »
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  • Great family day out. The aquarium is easy to find and parking is free. There is a electric charge point for electric vehicles so everyone is catered for. The aquarium has a shipwreck theme which the kids love, the staff are helpful and friendly and explain in detail about all the different types of sea life. The aquarium also has a coffee shop and gift shop on site so it makes for an enjoyable trip. Buying tickets online is slightly cheaper and the family tickets are available.
  • Had a ball 😁 5 year old son and 9 month old daughter absolutely loved it. The passport is a brilliant idea but we couldn't find the 9th stamp. My son has been asking to go back every day 🙈
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