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Address: Rue des Cormorans | Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc, 29200, Brest, France
Phone Number: +33 2 98 34 40 40
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One of Brittany's main tourist attractions, this aquarium is known as the...

One of Brittany's main tourist attractions, this aquarium is known as the biggest open-air aquarium in Europe.

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I have been around the world, and seen most what's presented here, because I scuba dive. Anyways this is a great place to teach and introduce people to the ocean's wildlife Had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
Judit K
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this Aquarium in Brest (rivals the excellent one in St Malo) with marine life included from Polar, Tropical and Temperate regions. Watching the seals swim is mesmeric, with huge glass windows to view them through. The Penguins are fantastic and seem to enjoy dive bombing down to see the visitors. Plenty to do for a good 4... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

I have been around the world, and seen most what's presented here, because I scuba dive. Anyways this is a great place to teach and introduce people to the ocean's wildlife Had great fun

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We visited Oceanopolis on a rainy day and spent a happy few hours there. It think it is a little bit overpriced (but these things often are) so if you were a big family it might be quite expensive. We weren't impressed with the cafe where there was a choice of either ham and cheese or cheese baguettes and the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We visited Oceanopolis on a showery day in September. I've been to quite a few Aquariums and this is good but not as good as we'd expected. There are a lot of interactive areas for younger children to enjoy. I liked the layout which was easy to follow. I was disappointed when the main restaurant closed @ 2:30pm and left... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This would be a wonderful place to take children. We visited this aquarium today and found it quite enjoyable - and we are really old "kids". There are exhibits of marine life from all parts of the world - polar, amazon, tropical, etc. Many of the exhibits have an interactive component to learn more, which would particularly appeal to children... More 

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We visited here today and really enjoyed our experience. The tropical area particularly impressed us - all the colourful fish and the sharks. Would definitely recommend people take a visit, especially on a rainy day! Only thing I'd say is that unless you speak good French, you won't be able to read a lot of the information available to you.... More 

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Ottershaw, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

A wide range of ocean residents - fish, penguins etc. exhibited in four sections according to the climatic regions of their natural habitat. To be enjoyed by all ages from young children to pensioners. An opportunity to get close to many of the species, some of them (sharks etc.) we would not normally have the chance to see close up.... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

We travelled here for the day from.Carantec. It was a fantastic day out. Paid €73 for myself husband.and three sons.age 12/7/4. Enjoyed by us all..our middle.son has a keen interest in marine life and.enjoyed it immensely . Great viewing areas and.set up. Definitely worth a trip. It was quiet which was a huge plus..food only.fair in.restaurant and expensive. Shop expensive... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Very good place to visit when its raining. the only thing is not a lot of the info is in English The seals and crabs are fun and the restaurant is reasonably priced. Lots of shopping which is also not that bad.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Best aquatic centre we have ever been too. Plenty to see and do. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

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