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Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer

Address: Boulevard SAINTE-BEUVE, 62203 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
Phone Number: 00 33 3 21 30 99 99
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

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Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Its like visting an art installation. Everything is designed holistically. Truly spectacular experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Marvelous aquarium. Good video presentations, Beautiful fishes. Its worth the high entreeprice. With a family of 5 we got a discount.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I have visited this aquarium three times over six years, once as a French teacher and twice with my toddler. The Year 7 group I visited with had a brilliant time; however I felt sorry for any other people who pay to visit this place in July due to many UK school trips (victim of its own popularity!) Next visit... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We have visited Nausicaa about 8 times over the last 12 years. As teenagers they still enjoy it and there is always something new. We would like to see the new turtle in a much bigger enclosure.

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redditch UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

On a cold, windy and wet afternoon in Calais, we decided the best place to be was inside, somewhere not too far away. We'd always wanted to visit this very large aquarium, Nausicaa, in Boulogne but never had the time before We are Seniors so the entrance fee was only 17 Euros each, which was the most amazing deal. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great value, and really entertaining for a full day out, you can even take a packed lunch and there are plenty of tables at which you can eat (great for the children!) Everywhere is very clean and well looked after Get a voucher for discounted entry at the eurotunnel terminal

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Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This place is just impressive and fits the whole family. You just want to act different in your daily life after the visit..... And Nausicaa teams are just so nice, helpful and welcoming! Congratulations!!

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Kent, England
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71 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

They have managed to provide a facility here that is enjoyable, entertaining and informative although there is more here than you can take in during one visit. I thought the imaginative re-creation of being onboard a ship's bridge in a storm was fantastic and the fact that part of the visit brought you ought in the open, to watch the... More 

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Bracknell, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The aquarium is very well laid out with different levels giving the feeling of exploring different oceans and places around the world. There is a lot of information both in French and English and lots of interactive exhibits. The new exhibition is great, allowing you to experience being on a ship in a storm, riding the gigantic waves! A great... More 

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Oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A lovely aquarium well worth a visit if you're in the Boulogne area. Entrance not cheap at €17 for each adult, but there are Internet reductions and family discounts. My only concern was the tank containing many fish and one large loggerhead turtle - the tank looked far too small for such a large creature and he seemed quite stressed,... More 

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