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The Fluvarium, located in St. John's, NL, is a unique venue that strives to promote a healthy climate and ecosystem awareness. It is a family friendly attraction that engages young learners through the use of interactive props, information boards, and intriguing wildlife displays.

The Fluvarium, St. John's, Newfoundland
The Fluvarium is a family friendly venue that places emphasis on healthy climate and ecosystems.

Info board detailing the history of the Fluvarium and restoration of healthy wetlands to promote ecological balance.
Info board detailing the history of the Fluvarium and restoration of healthy wetlands to promote ecological balance.

Inside the Fluvarium, the underwater fish observation zone is a popular attraction. Nine large viewing windows allow guests to view under the water's surface to see fish, plant life, dabbling ducks, and more water loving creatures in their natural environment.

Fresh water fish observatory and information boards can be found inside the Fluvarium in St. John's, NL.
This is the underground fresh water fish observation zone at the Fluvarium.

Information board at the Fluvarium provides education, through features and pictures, on the types of trout in Atlantic Canada.
This information board details several species of Atlantic Canada trout.

Trout swimming in Nagles brook, seen from the underground viewing window at the Fluvarium
Trout swimming in Nagles brook, seen from the underground viewing window at the Fluvarium

Beyond the underground fish observation zone, there is a room containing an assortment of aquariums containing different species of small fish, trout, eels, mussels, and frogs. Each aquarium has information boards pertaining to the animal featured within.



Banded killifish in its aquarium at the Fluvarium.
This aquarium contains the banded killifish.

American eel hiding under a rock in its aquarium at the Fluvarium.
Inside this aquarium is an American eel partly hidden under a large rock.

Blue frog perched next to a log in its aquarium at the Fluvarium.
A Blue frog is sitting next to a log in this aquarium.

East river pearl mussel in an aquarium at the Fluvarium.
This aquarium contains east river pearl mussels.

Three spine sickleback in a fishtank at the Fluvarium.
Within this aquarium, there are several small fish known as three spine sickleback.

Green frog in an aquarium at the Fluvarium.
Inside this aquarium is a green frog.

Rainbow trout swimming in an aquarium at the Fluvarium.
Here, a rainbow trout swims atop rocks in its aquarium.

Throughout the Fluvarium are information boards and fun activities that inspire learning about Newfoundland wildlife, insects, the ecosystem, and a healthy planet.

Information board at the Fluvarium explaining the water cycle.
Information board at the Fluvarium explaining the water cycle.

Colorful information and photo board comparing the wing span of different raptors.
Info & photo board comparing the wing span of different raptors & encouraging kids to measure against them.

Beaver information board, signage, and nature photos are found in a featured display at the Fluvarium in St. John's, NL.
Beaver information board, signage, and nature photos are found in a featured display at the Fluvarium in St. John's, NL.

An archway leads to zone featuring information boards and taxidermy displays about various species of Newfoundland wildlife.
Taxidermy displays and information boards provide information about Newfoundland wildlife.

Information board at the Fluvarium's underground fish viewing window
Information board at the Fluvarium's underground fish viewing window

Outside the Fluvarium, enjoy a walk along a 7.5 km nature trail where you will find educational signage of our wetlands, marshes, plants, freshwater species, and more.

Wooden bridge serving as a viewing platform along Rennie's river on the Fluvarium walking trail in St. John's, NL.
Wooden bridge serving as a viewing platform along Rennie's river on the Fluvarium walking trail in St. John's, NL.

Green rest hut and observation area where people can view nature and wildlife along the Fluvarium walking trail.
Green rest hut and observation area where people can view nature and wildlife along the Fluvarium walking trail.

Gravel pathway dissecting a mature forest along the Fluvarium nature walking trail.
Gravel pathway dissecting a mature forest along the Fluvarium nature walking trail.

Rabbit hopping into the woods from an open clearing along the Fluvarium walking trail in St. John's, NL.
Rabbit hopping into the woods from an open clearing along the Fluvarium walking trail in St. John's, NL.

The video below was taken by Dominique Hurley, and captures beautifully the nature and wildlife experiences found along the walking trail at the Fluvarium. More information about the video can be found on the Fluvarium information page.

Please continue to follow my blog as I showcase more amazing tourist attractions in eastern Newfoundland.

Sandra Murray, owner of Murray House Vacation Home and writer of Newfoundland Travel Blog standing on a bridge overlooking a forest clearing and waterfall.
Sandra Murray, owner of Murray House Vacation Home and writer of Newfoundland Travel Blog.








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