Aquarium La Rochelle, La Rochelle

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Take a trip across the seas of the world at Aquarium La Rochelle. The largest aquarium in the country, this private center features 75 aquariums set in the diverse waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. It’s home to over 12,000 marine creatures, which live in 3 million L (1.5 million gal) of seawater. From all three floors of the indoor space, you can view massive sharks in the gigantic central tank. Surround yourself with 1,000 jellyfish by walking through the 360° tunnel, and explore the colorful coastal area that reveals the mysteries just off land. The Center for Sea Turtles is an absolute must during your visit. Several children's activities promote ocean conservation and fun for all age groups, while interactive kiosks throughout the center provide information about each environment. Aquarium La Rochelle is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, La Rochelle Edition.
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  • Great place, it takes about 1 h 30-2 h 00 visit. Aquariums are superb. Magical lighting. A place to visit if you're on La Rochelle.
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  • Very nice tour. Price a bit high but understandable. I just wish I could have a little more information on the preservation of the oceans.
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  • Nice place. Make at least once if we just has the new rochelle. Can be more appreciated with children.
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  • One of the best aquariums visited in my life so far. Very modern and contemporary building with restaurant situated on the top floor which has a wonderful view over the port. Very promising lobby, grand entry via lift, well thought layout, installations and displays, descriptions both in French and English, audio guides available as an option with several languages to choose, clean toilet facilities throughout (which is important for families with small children). Worth booking tickets online at least day before planned visit for extra discount. Had a great time. Definitely will come back with my children.
  • 100 stars. Superb aquarium with an diverse and beautiful menagerie in an well informed, modern presentation. The aquarium is large but it is worth the few hours it takes to enjoy it all. The same for the price, it is not too steep but the aquarium is worth it
  • Great fun for any age. really enjoyed my visit!
  • Superb Aquarium with a great verirty of exhibs with fish frowm around thw world. Well worth a few hours to walk around.
  • Absolutely fascistic. A huge range of fish species, all looking in good condition and in ample sized habitats. Impressive coral in many tanks. Well laid out, nicely presented rout around. Didn't take the audio tour, most tanks have sufficient written info in English. Well worth the visit.
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