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Address: quai Louis Prunier - BP 4, 17002 La Rochelle, France
Phone Number: 33-5-46-34-00-00
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A facinating afternoon

The aquarium was busy but not too crowded and there was plenty of time to study the fish as long as you wanted. The tanks were clean and the fish seemed happy, although sometimes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The aquarium was busy but not too crowded and there was plenty of time to study the fish as long as you wanted. The tanks were clean and the fish seemed happy, although sometimes I felt they'd like more space! The tropical rain forest zone was a great addition. A drink in the café concluded a very interesting and enjoyable... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A stunning collection of marine creatures, beautifully presented and with copious explanations. A very enjoyable visit and an almost humbling reminder of the infinite variety of creation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Beautiful experience which visitors to La Rochelle should not miss. Really well laid-out and information in both French and English. We loved it.

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Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a wonderful modern aquarium. They have some unusual things, for example, a tank with nautilus and horseshoe crabs. Great jellyfish exhibit, too. When I went there on a Tuesday afternoon in June the place was jammed with school groups.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This certainly a must visit and although a tad expensive it is very well run. The audio guides are well worth having and you can linger on the way round to take it all in. There is nothing rushed about this experience and the fish and surrounding tanks are well maintained and cared for. There were several school parties when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very nice place with a big variety of animals. All kind of fish, shark, etc. Huge Aquarium. I visited with friends and all were happy after the visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Large tanks and easy to see the fish places to sit to admire the layout of the tanks, if you want the restaurant remember it closes @ 12.00 Sunday

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It is a long time since we have visited an aquarium but this was a great reintroduction to it. Although a little expensive it was well worth the cost. It was reasonably quiet except when the school parties invaded and at one point the kids turned up and the adults both French and English left. We all had the same... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We love to visit aquariums on our holidays, this is the best so far, exquisite sea creatures from tiny to the great whites, nice rainforest area with turtles, brilliant price compared to others in Europe, nice cafe and gift shop, on the harbour too so nice to walk along after your visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The aquarium is deservedly one of the premier attractions in La Rochelle. Our 5 year old son loved the aquarium. Its really well run with plenty of information in French and English and great displays. We spent a great 2 hours there but its a pretty expensive day out though we felt it was worth the cost. On a wet... More 

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Address: quai Louis Prunier - BP 4, 17002 La Rochelle, France
Phone Number: 33-5-46-34-00-00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle

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