Fish in Love












Human Voice


When you face the daunting task of locating your partner in the depths of the sea or among the sand and the rocks near the shore, you better have adopted effective methods and practices. Otherwise you might end up feeling like a fish out of water.


  • Dusky grouper

    1. Dusky grouper

    The dusky grouper must eat a lot if he wants to become a man and rule over a cave full of females.
  • Clown anemonefish

    2. Clown anemonefish

    “Love is a two-way street” even for the clown anemonefish.
  • Sea anemone

    3. Sea anemone

    Sea anemones have everything going for them. Should they fail to find a partner for reproduction, they simply split their own body in two halves.

Featured stories


One of the largest and most modern aquariums in Europe, CretAquarium was founded and operates as part of the HCMR.

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Starting point Former American Base in Gournes, Heraklion, Crete.
Finishing point Former American Base in Gournes, Heraklion, Crete.
Opening hours Winter Opening Times ( 1/10 - 30/4): daily, 9.30 in the morning till 5 in the afternoon. Summer Opening Times (1/5 - 30/9): daily, 9.30 in the morning till 9 in the afternoon. CretAquarium remains open 365 days a year 7 days a week, even during festive periods and holidays.
Additional admission General Entrance Fee: 9€ (1/5 - 30/9), 6€ (1/10 - 30/4). Children 0-4 years old: Free Entrance. Children 5-17 years old: 6€

Why take a self-guided tour?

This is a self-guided tour based on the award-winning storytelling concept developed by Clio Muse and the fascinating narratives prepared by our handpicked destination experts.

You can enjoy each multilingual tour by using your smartphone or tablet at your own pace even if you are offline. The interactive map on your screen will guide you step-by-step as you explore all points of interest along your route. Each stop comes with a selection of our signature stories allowing you to tailor the tour experience to your personal interests and schedule.

After downloading Clio Muse app, you can access this tour and activate it any moment you wish and also repeat it any time. To best enjoy our multimedia self-guided tour (comprising maps, video, audio and text) we recommend the use of headphones.

This tour is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. image/svg+xml

By clicking "Add to cart", you are purchasing this tour in English. This tour is also available in the following languages: Ελληνικά.