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Aquarium du Quebec, Quebec City

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Zoo / Aquarium
Discover Canada’s fascinating wildlife at Aquarium du Quebec. Opened in 1959, the aquarium offers visitors the chance to admire more than 300 marine animal species. Stroll through a tunnel in the spacious water tank and observe the underwater animals of the Pacific Ocean, including rays, jellyfish, and seahorses. In the coastal sector, you can interact with and see starfish, sea urchins, and sea cucumbers. Wander the outdoor area that houses animals from the St Lawrence River and the wetlands, or view a selection of arctic animals, such as harp seals, polar bears, and walruses. Take a look at our Quebec City vacation builder to schedule your visit to Aquarium du Quebec and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Super interesting to see, very beautiful visit in summer probably return and a pic nic, we can even touch some specimen and pet the rays
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  • The visit of the aquarium is a great experience. The name "aquarium" does not reflect reality because bears, walruses and foxes outside were much amused the children. Bravo!
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  • She's amazing animals massively White polar bears up close and when you think about the coldness of almost Quebec City that was an interesting experience to see up close.
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  • Go here. It is a unique experience that you will have as a lasting memory of your visit to Quebec City. Unlike many aquarium's this is a place that has about half of the exhibits outdoors. This is very important to know if you're planning a trip in the winter (like us). It can actually still be fun even in the cold, because the polar bears, walruses and seals are in their more natural atmosphere.
  • Absolutely AMAZING! Great place to visit. Even saw a personnal guide there for a birthday party! Indoor exhibits were breathtaking. You can pet rays and touch starfish. Outside exhibits were great as well. We caught a few feedings. Games throughout the site. Even water games near pinic area. Going back next year for sure!
  • Overall nice experience but it was a little dirty ive seen much better aquariums and lots of the animals you could'nt even see. It's a nice family visite if you've done and seen everything else their is to see. Too expensive for what it is.
  • I love this place! It's a shame that it was pouring rain the day that we went because 40% of the exhibit is outside. We stayed for 2 hours, but if the weather had been nicer, we would have stayed all day. The polar bears and the walruses were my favourite part of the aquarium. They also have a very nice jelly fish exhibit that will amaze you. Also, there is a pool full of sting rays and you get to touch them, which is pretty cool!
  • Great aquarium, very interesting. Lots of fun for young kids! We learned a lot about stingrays, walruses, and many other kinds of fish and mammals! We laughed a lot. The polar bears were a little listless, but that's understandable in the hot Quebec sun. The highlight of the whole fantastic experience was the underwater tunnel through the tank full of many kinds of exotic, exciting, and rare fish! I saw a clownfish up close!