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Aquarium La Rochelle

quai Louis Prunier - BP 4, 17002 La Rochelle, France
33-5-46-34-00-00
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Ranked #4 of 27 Attractions in La Rochelle
Type: Aquariums
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Oakville, Ontario
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113 reviews 113 reviews
52 attraction reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We arrived in La Rochelle in the late afternoon and since we wanted to visit the aquarium, we bought our ticket around 6:00. This was a good move on our part because there were very few visitors at this time. I think it closed around 8:00, giving us enough time to check out the most popular exhibits. This is a... More

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Somerset, England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

If you like Aquariums and want to spend 2/3 hours here then this is the place for you. The displays and info on offer were good, however I have seen better (Gijon for instance). The price was a little high and I know visiting in August is going to be busy, but would have preferred that they didn't let do... More

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Bloody fantastic, what a day, what an experience! We loved this place and will no doubt be back again! You should allow 2 hours minimum and if you are from an English speaking country grab yourself a headset, this will really help you enjoy the experience more. I personally loved the rain forest section, which was great at the end!... More

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Hampshire, UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Being season pass holders for an Aquarium in Bournemouth UK and regular visitors to the one in Portsmouth i was a little worried about making a 2 hour drive to this one. With 3 young children this was a gamble. I am pleased to report that it was well worth the time and money to get in, lots of marine... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This was a truly great day out. The fact you are inside for all the displays and then travel between the exhibitions outside is really refreshing as you don't get that closed indoors all day feeling and want to rush the last few displays to get out. The Shark Tunnel is great and our children loved it went back twice... More

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Durham, England
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We only queued for 5 minutes to get in, and it was well worth it! Loads to see and plenty of info in English. Only disappointment was that the cafe stopped serving food at 3pm and we were starving by then. Lovely views from the cafe though. Overall a good outing.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Located a couple minutes walk from the city centre of la Rochelle, we were amazed by the variety of species represented in this aquarium. The buidling itself is very modern and spacious and did a marvelous job at immersing us in the experience. The staff was friendly and the gift shop had loads of cool gifts (great for my niece... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

As others have said, this attraction does become busy - but having visited others aquariums in England, when we visited (August - holidays for both French and English), there was still space to see exhibits, as long a you have a little patience! The displays are informative, with information in both French and English - which is great for those... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We visited the aquarium on Sunday morning first thing. Great location and easy to find in La Rochelle. Entry was quick and easy and cost €15 per adult. The aquarium was set out lovely with many different species of fish including sea horse, jelly fish and bull sharks!! There was some beautiful viewing areas (glass wall) to sit and watch... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

great range of fish to see. well organised route through which helps when busy. Relatively speedy queue and fountains to play in for kids while adults queue up. Under £10 seems good value to me. Kids really enjoyed it.

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