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The Lofoten Aquarium

#2 of 8 things to do in Kabelvag Features Animals
Storvagan, Kabelvag 8310, Norway
+47 76 07 86 65
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Enjoyable location

Small kids enjoyed it. Compared to other aquariums one has visited, I'd rate this as average... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Vancouver, Canada
Don't miss the aquarium in Lofoten Islands!

In your trip to Lofoten islands, don't miss their aquarium (Lofotaqvariet), in Storvagan, near... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Maria F
Lisbon, Portugal
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average29%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
18 Feb 2017
“Great for small kids”
23 Aug 2016
“Interesting to see fish we eat, as we' re not fishermen ! Better English labelling required.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Storvagan, Kabelvag 8310, Norway
+47 76 07 86 65
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Small kids enjoyed it. Compared to other aquariums one has visited, I'd rate this as average aquarium with local fish in the aquarium. A good educational place for kids. The location of this aquarium is worth it all. The view is spectacular. A great place...More

Thank bnwtravel4u
Reviewed 27 March 2017

In your trip to Lofoten islands, don't miss their aquarium (Lofotaqvariet), in Storvagan, near Kabelvag (some 10 / 12 km away from Svolvaer). First of all, it s located in a beautiful natural environment. Preview some time to enjoy it! And take your picnic, they...More

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited this place with 5 and 7 years-old girls and they really liked the place. We were lucky to come there when it was feeding time for the seals and otters. Seals were for sure the best attraction of this place. Also the sightseeing...More

Thank Teharax
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We spent an hour looking round this small aquarium, on combined ticket (with museum and art exhibition - aquarium was best value!). Interesting to see fish live that we were being presented in restaurants, as we're not fishermen. However had to work hard to work...More

Thank BotanicJules
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Lofoten Aquarium is part of the Skrei (COD) Experience, a three venue location also including a history and art museum. I highly recommend buying the ticket that gets you into all three. They are all great. Overall, this aquarium was really well done. Everything...More

1  Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We saw all kinds of ordinary fish like cod etc. Great fun. Some fish were beautiful and some fish amazingly ugly. Also some information on the salmongrowing industry. Go there!

Thank Kersti S
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Lofoten Aquarium displays various species, most of them with can be found in the area and the sea around the north of Norway. The various containers show varius species, and the level of diseases and scars on fish differs between the cabinets. The largest...More

Thank Andreas F
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It is 8 years since I was here, and was a little disappointed that there was not much changes since my last visit. It is educational for the kids, and they loved the seals. Ok attraction for the family.

Thank wanjamathilde
Reviewed 23 July 2016

There were quite a lot of different fish in the aquarium, and I liked the idea of showing the species living in the Lofoten area. However, I would have liked to see more information about the fish in English. And I couldn't help being a...More

Thank FinnTML
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Lofotakvariet has a good variety of different types of fish and shellfish indiginous to the area. At noon, there's a feeding of the seals and otters in the pools outside of the aquarium. When we were there, the person feeding the seals, told us briefly...More

Thank slauk
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