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Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre

4.3/5
3 Reviews
Museum
Address: 160 Goat Island Road, Leigh 0985, New Zealand
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Phone: +(64)923 3645

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This is a branch of the University of Auckland that studies marine biology. This is a newly established place. There are still a lot of things inside, but he introduced the basic creatures of the ocean and a glass pendulum. One of them has an octopus to touch.

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  • JaneB57
    JaneB57
    Whangarei, New Zealand
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    A gem for both of us

    For a 5 and 65 year old duo this place was equally enthralling and we struggled to leave, which was only due to being very hungry. Lots of fine memories, we are returning soon.

    Reviewed on /Date(1604069716000+0800)/
  • MichelleH4369
    MichelleH4369
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    Elderly parents

    This was such a wonderful morning outing for my elderly and mobility impaired parents ! Their is a disabled park right outside the facility making this on a wet and windy day such an easy activity . ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1596213844000+0800)/
  • Emily D
    Emily D
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    Much better than we expected

    Small but well presented building full of interactive displays and information. We may have been lucky to visit at a good time because we were there when a temporary resident octopus was being fed. ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580882478000+0800)/
  • Meander17038434384
    Meander17038434384
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    Excellent - A geat place to visit for all ages.

    I brought a large group of seniors up from Auckland. There was something for everyone. It was a very wet day, but there was a warm welcome and lots to see and talk about. We enjoyed the talking with ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1566718916000+0800)/
  • bobf222
    bobf222
    Nairn, United Kingdom
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    Very interesting

    Excellent insights into the research activities. Good place to take children to help them understand the importance of our seas.

    Reviewed on /Date(1548000156000+0800)/

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