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Aquarium de Biarritz

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Address: Plateau de l'Atalaye | Entrée face au Rocher de la Vierge, 64200 Biarritz, France (Formerly Musee de la Mer de Biarritz)
Phone Number: 33559223334
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A source of learning

It's very different and well arranged between aquarium, animation and explanation. We love the "whale corner". Unfortunately it was on end of June in Friday and one class of 8-12... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
voyageurautourdumond
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Beijing, China
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Vienna, Austria
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

a bit too expensive, but in a rainy day, you can not do to many things outside:-) for toodlers is very funny:-)

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cambridgeshire
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was spectacular - perfect setting with amazing collections of sea-life. We arrived just before seal-feeding time, which was awesome. Would recommend standing on stairs for better view. There is no translation of the talk, so good to speak French for this.

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Thank DorisMunchkinSqueal
Beijing, China
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211 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's very different and well arranged between aquarium, animation and explanation. We love the "whale corner". Unfortunately it was on end of June in Friday and one class of 8-12 years old were in front of use and another behind.... I think that they should restrict class to certain time or give a lower rate for regular guest as it... More 

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Thank voyageurautourdumond
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building and well laid out with lots of different species. The shark tank was eerily amazing and could be viewed from several different angles. The kids loved it, well worth a visit

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Thank Jennifer M
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The site is amazing. Very modern, a lot of space. The 40mn film from Cousteau is a must see. The rest is not at the level. Different attractions are too superficial and the points which could be made- are not unfortunately. There is a potential to tell about ships in stormy weather or la fosse de Capbreton...but instead 6mn film... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really well laid out, cute seals, lots of fish, good sensory whale experience. Great day out with young kids - not too busy!

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Marion E, Responsable relations publiques at Aquarium de Biarritz, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your kind comment! It's true that the seals are the very cute! Hope to see you soon! More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is loads to see here. Multi lever aquariums, interesting displays and staff talks. Great building. Worth a visit.

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nebraska/cabo rojo
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164 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were searching for this aquarium and found it by accident along with handicap parking spot near the entrance. This is a well done aquarium with a nice variety. I think children would particularly enjoy it. I rated it average as there are other more elaborate displays such as the one in Sidney, Australia. I also downgraded it because it... More 

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Thank neblud
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well arranged exhibitions, gorgeous array of species. Took me and my boyfriend 2 1/2 hours to explore at a lingering pace. Highly recommend, although improvements could include a more tourist friendly atmosphere (all the exhibits, signs, etc. were in French) and perhaps more events such as talks, feeding times etc. However, very easy to access, 3 minute walk from the... More 

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Thank Tara D
Limoges, France
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best aquarium we've been too. Previous attempts in both the UK and France have been disappointing! This one was the right mix of lots of different fish to catch the attention of our 7 year old. He wasn't so interested in the Musee de la Mer on the second floor, but that wasn't a problem as the... More 

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