Hunters of the deep

Greece,

Cretaquarium

Stops

20

Stories

59

Distance

0.2km

Duration

1h10min

Audio

No

Description

Day and night the sea becomes a vast battlefield, where pray struggle to avoid countless ingenious and fearless predators in search of their next meal. The winner swims with a full stomach, the loser hitches an unwelcome ride inside another creature’s belly.

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Highlights

  • Spiny starfish

    1. Spiny starfish

    Among the many hunting tools employed by hunters all over the ocean floor, ejecting your stomach on the pray must be among the most original and dramatic techniques.
  • Mediterranean Moray

    2. Mediterranean Moray

    Teeth are essential to a successful hunt and the Mediterranean moray takes very good care of them and refrains from eating the dentist.
  • Sandbar shark

    3. Sandbar shark

    It is difficult not to be a born predator when you have six senses and you’ve had approximately 400 million years to perfect your skills.

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Cretaquarium

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

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Details

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.