One of the largest European aquariums, CRETAquarium of Crete is located to the East of Heraklion, between the resorts of Kato Gouves and Kokkini Hani. Visiting the aquarium is an amazing and educational adventure for adults and for kids right here with your own eyes you can see the inhabitants of the deep sea of the Mediterranean.
60 aquariums inhabited by fish of different shapes and colors, seahorses, jellyfish, rays and even sharks. The external design and the bottom in CRETAquarium designed to best match natural sea conditions. Artificially created caves and crevices in the bottom, and also corals, seaweed and special lighting give the visitors the feel of a real stay at the bottom of the sea. Almost 2 million litres of seawater are home to 2.5 thousand animals (250 species), for life which you can observe with 100 different points. On average, to inspect all the rooms, will take about 2 hours. Continue reading