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Address: Bassin des Grands Yachts quai Louis Prunier BP 50004, 17002, La Rochelle, France
Phone Number: 33-5-46-34-00-00
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Great Aquarium

This is a great aquarium to look round,it is interesting from start to finish and is well layed out and good for all ages.It can be a little crowded so a little patience is needed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Nigel S
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Mazamet, France
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very good and well set out expensive especially for family but children would enjoy it good when very hot outside

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Mazamet, France
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14 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great aquarium to look round,it is interesting from start to finish and is well layed out and good for all ages.It can be a little crowded so a little patience is needed but this is hardly surprising considering it's quality.

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Thank Nigel S
Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This aquarium has a great range of fish and is very nicely laid out. However it was a lot smaller then I had expected and quiet expensive.

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Thank twosean
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with two young children (4 & 6) to avoid a scorching day outside. Having read other reviews we brought tickets in advance online, and was very glad that we did as it meant avoiding what looked like a 20-30 minute or so wait to get in (the queue was even longer when we came out). The aquarium itself... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely aquarium to visit. The layout and the exhibits are lovely and really involving especially for children, for whom it is both entertaining, enlightening and educational. It is also generally good for English speakers as many of the staff speak English and most of the exhibits are displayed with English text.

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Thank Tim A
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic range of sea animals - having just seen Finding Dory it was particularly apt. Food on the top floor of three- allow two hours and have a great camera.Range of sizes of tanks and movies available.

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Thank Sumra K
Jersey, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the first aquarium we have visited where all of the exhibits were in clean tanks and well presented. Some of the tanks had been constructed in such a way as to make it easy for kids to see the fish (although we didnt have kids with us). It is worth a visit

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Thank Gary C
care2317
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This has to be one of the best aquariums we have visited. From start to finish we were in awe! The tanks are clean and the fish and sea life are amazing. We hired an audio tour. My 7 year old son was engrossed all the way round. The information given was detailed and even the two little ones were... More 

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Bedfordshire
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We clearly decided to do what lots of other people do on a rainy day and go look at the aquarium in la rochelle. We arrived mid afternoon and were faced with an hour in the queue. Looking at other reviews it seems like prebooking would have avoided that but there you go. It was very busy with buggies everywhere... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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316 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought our tickets on line from the Aquarium website planning to avoid the queue as we had only a couple of hours. Big mistake. the scanners could not recognise the bar codes on my phone and it took half an hour to sort out. Eventually we got in. My other peeve was that despite no flash photography signs everywhere... More 

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