Aquarium La Rochelle, La Rochelle

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 Edition.
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  • Staggeringly beautiful 'windows' on aquatic life, and a delight to see all age-groups mesmerized by the staggering variety of creatures to discover. This was our second visit, and loved the...  more »
  • We had wanted to visit the museum but found that it was closed on Sunday mornings, whereas the aquarium seems to open all the time ( even Christmas Day!) The selection of fish can be found at many...  more »
  • Took 43 students from the UK to France for five days. The Aquarium ticket was included in the trip itinerary. Although some students had visited aquariums before they thoroughly enjoyed it. It took...  more »
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  • Great place to visit, good value for money. We spent hours here and visiting in january the place was empty. The upside jellyfish were our favourite.
  • What an excellent aquarium. It's really well laid out with great exhibits and there is loads to look at and there is so much more in there than I thought there would be. The sharks and turtles were amazing to see and my 2 year old nephew loved it, well worth a visit especially for young kids. It wasn't too expensive either at €16 each (not sure about kids). You can pay €19 and get an audio guide but there is no need because there are signs in English and French explaining what the exhibits are.
  • Very beautiful aquarium. Compared to Sealife or other aquariums this a much better one when it comes to variety and style. You can easily spend half a day with family and kids here. The collection is huge and there is a auditorium for kids. Beautifully decorated and designed. Absolutely recommended
  • Fun. Well organized. Educational.
  • Calm today, everything looks new and clean. PRO TIP: Free parking at the maritime museum.
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