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Nausicaa

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Open Now: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Entrance Ticket to the NAUSICAA, the biggest aquarium in Europe
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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Entrance Ticket to the NAUSICAA, the biggest aquarium in Europe
From $27.90*
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  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lions”(62 reviews)
“great aquarium”(21 reviews)
“all ages”(27 reviews)
About
Nausicaá is open everyday from 09:30 to 18:30. Nausicaa is closed on December 25th. Nausicaa opens at 2 pm on January 1st. Annual closing from 7 to 25 January 2019.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Boulevard Sainte-Beuve, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
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+33 3 21 30 99 99
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All reviews sea lions great aquarium all ages an aquarium three hours rainy day sea life centre marine life we spent hours different species per adult whole family free parking tropical lagoon family ticket main tank touch tank
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Reviewed yesterday

This is supposedly the largest aquarium in Europe. It is certainly vast. There is a great deal of work in progress at the moment constructing a huge tank. As a result it not always easy to see all the exhibits. We missed the tropical bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lizanneSurrey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our 2 young boys for one of their birthdays and had really been looking forward to seeing the Hammerhead sharks. We did eventually see them, on a tv screen! Very disappointing but apart from that the centre is very good but don't rush...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karis M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally worth the money, fantastic place, exhibits are superb Different areas for different types. It took us three hours to walk round

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lynns337
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a miserable Sunday afternoon, as we were in Boulogne-sur-Mer for the weekend. It’s quite expensive for what you get. You walk round and look at all the exhibits in a circle. It was quite busy as it was raining, although it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Heathy720
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Next to the fantastic visual experience, both life and virtual, the aquarium does also a great effort to create awareness around environmental issues related to our waterworld. I highly recommend to take the audio-guide as a supplement, because there is no time enough to read...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joostdemuynck
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We went on rainy school holiday and had to queue to get it. Quicker to buy online if you know what day you are going. Even though it was really busy it was still great.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed November 2, 2018

This is a great aquarium and you can see they have spent a lot of money on it. we were here around 2 and a half hours which was plenty for 3 kids 7 and under. Only little quibble was there were lots of areas...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diveboy77
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Lovely acquarium. Great exhibition and loads of information panels, easily substituted with an audio guide for those with small kids, who can't stop to read through all the info. Penguins, rays, seahorses, sharks ... my son wished he could have seen the hammerhead sharks too,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rachel Z
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We went here when visiting France for the day and we were very disappointed. It cost an absolute fortune to get in €92 for a family of 4 and it definitely wasn't worth it. Once you have seen the large tank you have kind of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank marmorri
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

A good day with the children, we spent about 3 hours here, we could have spent longer if we took part in all the activities. The queue to get in was long, im glad we prebooked tickets. The day trip was costly, but the sealife...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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himwoman87
June 23, 2018|
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Response from mamabeachy | Reviewed this property |
There used to be one a few years ago but not any more - even in the enlarged version of Nausicaà
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Andy B
October 24, 2017|
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Response from Daniel D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I search for their English version of their website (nausicaaDOTcoDOTuk). You'll find every answer there, and if not, you can mail them. I wish you all much fun there ! Daniel
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Phil L
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth J | Reviewed this property |
From my experience we felt to book on line, was cheaper and on the day worked well. The underground park was a great help and not too expensive, supper place,
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