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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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One of the best aquariums !

When visiting La Rochelle and/or the surroundings, this is a MUST GO be it alone, with friends or better with families and children. The visits are well planned and organized and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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La Rochelle, France
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

After deciding to visit La Rochelle and making a 90 minute train ride each way to do so, the first place we headed for was the Aquarium. We had seen some menu's outside so after about 40 minutes decided to go upstairs to the restaurant, on arrival we realised this was not the place that sold the food we had... More 

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La Rochelle, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

When visiting La Rochelle and/or the surroundings, this is a MUST GO be it alone, with friends or better with families and children. The visits are well planned and organized and it is quite easy to spend half a day gazing at all these marine undersea marvels : I've loved it so much that I keep going and going each... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Lots of fish and sea life To see, we especially liked the room where the Sharks swim over you and come right up to the glass, can definatley spend a good few hours here, slightly over priced I think but definatley worth a visit if your in La Rochelle

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Hue, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It was fun and exciting. It felt like I was under water swimming with the fish. I took loads of photos and I really liked the turtles in the jungle at the end. (TV aged 7)

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I really liked the underwater feel and the diversity of exhibits.My 7 year old daughter was surprisingly very taken by the audio guide which was very useful when the labels were blocked.My 16 year old could relate a lot of the information to GCSE Geography material.The parents found it interesting especially the ample facilities to put your feet up and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Spent two days in la Rochelle , and following reading the other reviews we opted for a visiting , The best €16 I've spent for a long time. The setting , music and journey around the world underwater was really great , spent nearly 3 hours in there. I must visit and this place makes sea life centres look like... More 

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Berridale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best aquariums we have visited anywhere in the world, It is very extensive and includes specimens from all over the world. The tanks are so clean and all the specimens within are so healthy. We loved our visit and appreciated the classical music playing in the background which calmed the large school group from the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

La Rochelle is a beautiful town and the aquarium is located by the quai and is easy to park near. Have been a number of times and it does not disappoint. Educational with multi language information and a number of places to sit and enjoy the experience. Best out of children's holidays The restaurant is good for a visit too,... More 

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Ladignac Le Long
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The aquarium. This is a fantastic place to go the initial entrants really gets you into the field of being under the sea. We had an audio guide which was informative but it would have been good to have more information. The tanks with the creatures on display are really good and you get a very good view of life... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Not only the place will provide you better knowledge of sea life, it will also provide you a good time for relaxing and dreaming ... provided the aquarium is not too busy (avoid children vacation periods ... unless you bring your children).

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