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Aquarium du Quebec

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Address: 1675 des Hotels Ave | (Highway 73, exit 132), Quebec City, Quebec G1W 4S3, Canada
Phone Number: 418-659-5264
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Come and experience Parc Aquarium du Quebec! Travel into the ecosystems of...

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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Great family outing

The staff were mostly all bilingual and all the signs were which was great. The outdoor sections were a little sad just because the animals don't have much space to live in and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Stephie7001
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Nottinghamshire
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a lovely well run Aquarium. The animals looked well cared for and the staff are really friendly. Lots of school visits there when we visitied and the children looked like they were having a great time. Worth a visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff were mostly all bilingual and all the signs were which was great. The outdoor sections were a little sad just because the animals don't have much space to live in and not much shade. They could use some updating. The indoor sections however were really great!! Very affordable as well.

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Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a rainy/cloudy day. Took advantage of a break in the rain to do the outdoor obstacle course, which the kids enjoyed. There were two indoor pavilions we visited when it began raining harder.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just over a half day visit was good to see everything. It has grown since my last visit. Walrus's have had pups which was neat to see. Very popular with children with some things to touch, good seal show and nice little playground. I liked the emphasis on local marine fish or mammals. Some English except for the seal show.

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1 Thank MDMzyx
Clifton Park, New York
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful display of jellyfish, sea horses. Outdoor show was cute but too long. Gift shop affordable. Plenty of staff around to guide you.

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1 Thank alanlubin
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is basically a zoo. I found the entrance price quite high. It can be visited in about an hour and is just moderately interesting. I did enjoy the jellyfish exhibit but felt sad for the animals who have to be confined in such tiny enclosures and tanks for the public's viewing pleasure.

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1 Thank weneededavacay
Alameda, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the aquarium with a bunch of friends while on a girls trip. Total waste of money. I love visiting zoos and aquariums, I've been to so many. The aquarium wasn't that big which wasn't a problem the problem was how small the enclosures were for the animals. There were 4 baby foxes who barely had any fur... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to the aquarium. The only down side was that it was raining the day we went so the outside shows were canceled or done in the rain.

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Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being somewhat of a fan of zoos and aquariums, I have seen a few and this one has to be the worst. Though it does have potential you will be deceived once you realize that ALL the aquatic plants are fake, yes plastic! Considering that you can see one of the most beautiful aquarium in the world for free at... More 

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Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with wife and kids. Very clean and well designed park. There weren't too many people so was not crowded.

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