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Address: rue des Cormorans | Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc, 29200, Brest, France
Phone Number: +33 2 98 34 40 40
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One of Brittany's main tourist attractions, this aquarium is known as the...

One of Brittany's main tourist attractions, this aquarium is known as the biggest open-air aquarium in Europe.

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Lovely day out.

We visited Oceanopolis today and throughly enjoyed ourselves. The place was easy to find and signposted well from the main road. It was a little expensive to get in but we are a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
RooStone
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect for kids between 7 and 77... A very nice day ni perspective! Spend a tremendous time watching Sharks in the Pavillon tropical, discover the Life of the tempered waters ( and meet good looking fishes you appreciated in your stomach😅!)

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Thank MarieFBN
Colerne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a huge aquarium compared to ones I've visited in England. Although the building externally looks a little run down, the sea life inside was fantastic, with a great variety. Even though it was busy when we were there, the viewing panels into the tanks were all big enough that you could always get to the front to see... More 

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Thank Steve S
P-PRIEUR, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for this 5-star review on Océanopolis. We hope we have contributed to make your holidays in Brittany an unforgettable moment. Best regards More 

Brierfield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited at the beginning of September and thoroughly enjoyed. Three areas and each have their own particular highlights. For me the total highlight was the Penguins, so cute. Didn't eat here, but prices seemed reasonable. Easy to find and plenty of free parking.

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Thank Taitti
P-PRIEUR, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5-star review on Océanopolis. We do love our penguins too ! Best regards. More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Oceanopolis today and throughly enjoyed ourselves. The place was easy to find and signposted well from the main road. It was a little expensive to get in but we are a family of for with 2 under 3 so only had to pay for the adults. There is plenty to see and do and is in both French... More 

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Thank RooStone
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

13/9/16 Was a very wet day so on the advice of the campsite we were told to try oceanopolis! It was absolutely amazing our 2yr old totally loved everything about it from the Penguins to the Sharks, from our site it took about an hour and we were there for approximately 4.5hrs and that was only looking at the live... More 

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Thank Ed S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three biomes, lots to see. A little out at the elbows in place. Educational or casual, up to you and your pace.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction is excellent for children and adults alike and most particularly on a wet day. It houses massive aquariums for different species of marine life found in Tropical, Temperate and Polar Zones.I thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the displays and it's all very informative.Entrance fee is a bit pricey, but I suppose maintaining the place and keeping the collection... More 

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P-PRIEUR, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your 5-star review on Océanopolis. Best regards. More 

York, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

An excellent aquarium, especially when you compare it to some of the other poor excuses for an attraction that are dotted around Brittany . Our three young children were suitably entertained for a long afternoon. The main exhibit pool was impressive especially when the Sharks swim over your head. The biggest issue with this place was cleanliness, the toilets were... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to go when the weather is poor - plenty to see.... But It is getting a little tired now - we last went about 8 years ago and nothing seems to have changed except the prices which are expensive to say the least. There are plenty of fascinating viewing galleries of the deep water tanks-especially... More 

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Newliferhoose
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Firstly really well signed and easy to find with substantial parking. Parking for cars and separate camper van / roof box parking. Superbly set out. Well worth starting with the film in each area. This is a visual image only and you do not need to understand French. All of the exhibitions are translated into English and very informative. The... More 

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Thank Newliferhoose
P-PRIEUR, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thanks for your 5-star review of our aquarium, we're glad that you and the kids appreciated the visit. It's always a pleasure to read such lovely comments. Kind regards. More 

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