Aquarium de Biarritz, Biarritz
(3.8/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web)
Aquarium de Biarritz showcases more than 500 forms of sea life, many from the nearby Bay of Biscay. Since the 1930s, visitors have been coming here to learn about underwater ecology, exploring 50 aquariums that also feature species from the Caribbean and the Pacific and Indian oceans. Be sure to check out the shark tank--the largest of its kind in Europe--offering striking views of these predators alongside rays and barracudas. Ask about times for the seal feedings, where you can see the animals in action. Plan your Aquarium de Biarritz visit and explore what else you can see and do in Biarritz using our Biarritz trip itinerary planner.
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  • Off-season, great for kids, the aquarium from the top with sharks really great, the only downside, it's a bit expensive.
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  • Very nice time with children and aquarium to visit! The staff listening and helping, very diversified fish.
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  • Impossible with a family to go to the aquarium (too expensive) even alone (now aquariums you everywhere...)
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  • Nice place, plenty to see, but we went there for the kids. Picked up a little train outside it too, for a cheeky tour of the town with some whingebag old dear sat behind us tutting the entire way! Old whingebags aside, the aquarium is a nice place.
  • Amazing place and lots to see. Me and my wife do not have an interest in see creatures but that have changed since visiting. Only 14.50 for an pas for adult and I booked my o e online while in France but could not open the PDF with the ticked. Lady at the reception had no problem letting us in after quick look at the confirming email. Must see!
  • We used to visit the Musee de la mer very often with our children. But now we are very disappointed. Yesterday, while on a hike in Biarritz, our 3 year old son surprised us in front of the Musee de la mer with his urgent need to go the restroom. When we asked to use the toilette there, the very unpleasant woman at the front desk refused that. In consequence we had to run with a crying child on our arms through Biarritz to the next public restroom. We know that the Musee de la mer is not a public toilette and we respect that. But refusing to let a small child use it is below everything we ever experienced. Nevertheless, despite this bad and unfriendly employee, the Musee de la Mer is a superb place for submarine life.
  • It's a nice aquarium. It's not very big
  • A mixture of aquarium and museum which was interesting...a great selection of fish, sharks and crustaceans on display