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“great for kids” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Aquarium du Quebec

Aquarium du Quebec
1675 des Hotels Ave | (Highway 73, exit 132), Quebec City, Quebec G1W 4S3, Canada
418-659-5264
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Ranked #30 of 118 Attractions in Quebec City
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Come and experience Parc Aquarium du Quebec! Travel into the ecosystems of the St. Lawrence River and Canadian waters and discover northern plant and animal life. This 16-hectare site is the only one of its kind in Quebec. As you make this amazing journey all the way to the North Pole, you'll have the chance to observe 10,000 fresh- and salt-water fish specimens, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, as well as marine mammals, such as Atlantic and Pacific walruses, seals and polar bears. Happy discoveries!
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Edison, New Jersey
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“great for kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

this place was great for small kids, not overwhelming, spent about 3 hrs there, they have a seal and walrus show, a few playgrounds on the property which was unique but the kids loved it. there is also a section where you can touch sting rays and starfish. also had a large selection of jellyfish which was nice. great place to take the kids!

Visited August 2012
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“Lovely!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Not a super-large facility, but extremely well maintained. Lots to do for the little kids, several playgrounds, shaded areas, water jets etc. The Jelly-fish house was fabulous. The gift store is for the kids - no serious marine souvenirs there!

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Montreal, Canada
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“Wow!! Fun for all family with several activities”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

WOW!! I visited the aquarium with my family, we planned our visit to make sure we didn`t miss any show. The one with seal was great but the one with the walrus was funny. Nice outside landscaping, a lot of activities outside including tree to tree challenge, kids park and a very very small water park for babies. The aquarium is divided in two building, the main one il little bit old but you can see many species of fish, need to update the information located close to each windows. The second building is newer and you will see a huge difference, better lighting and better presentation. It was a good day for all famlily. Good service all around the aquarium at reasonable price

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Fredericton, Canada
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“Fun for the whole Family!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We recently went to Quebec City and this was our favorite attraction while there. My 2 kids could have spent the whole day there. We enjoyed seal and walrus show, polar bears, hundreds of fish, beautiful displays of jelly fish, water park, playground, unique sandcastles and more. Can't wait to visit and someday.

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Montreal, Canada
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“A good place to spend a day with the kids but nothing to write home about.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We were there twice: once for the light festival, which was great, and once during the day.
The place is beautiful, the view from the cafeteria is breath taking and the exhibits are nice. The walrus show is cute. We missed the seal show because it was full which was very disappointing for the kids. I think that they shouldn't sell so many tickets if they can't hold all the people.
We were disappointed to find out there were no sharks, no dolphins, the octopus was hiding so we couldn't see it. All and all, we saw a lot of fish, which at some point got too boring for the kids.
There are nice play areas for the kids and the jelly fish exhibit was great.

Visited August 2012
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