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Aquarium du Quebec

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Address: 1675 des Hotels Ave | (Highway 73, exit 132), Quebec City, Quebec G1W 4S3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 418-659-5264
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Come and experience Parc Aquarium du Quebec! Travel into the ecosystems of...

Come and experience Parc Aquarium du Quebec! Travel into the ecosystems of the St. Lawrence River and Canadian waters and discover northern plant and animal life. This 16-hectare site is the only one of its kind in Quebec. As you make this amazing journey all the way to the North Pole, you'll have the chance to observe 10,000 fresh- and salt-water fish specimens, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, as well as marine mammals, such as Atlantic and Pacific walruses, seals and polar bears. Happy discoveries!

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Wet day

Visited the aquarium on a wet day recently where we had about 4 hours to kill. The aquarium was strangely deserted as the school semester had just begun. We had lots of time to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
Alfio D
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Weare, New Hampshire
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very different aquarium experience than in the states. A lot of the exhibits were outdoors with two major indoor buildings. Love the polar bears!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

There are a lot of outdoor areas and even though the weather didn't cooperate it was still fun. The animals were all very active in the cold rainy weather. The walrus just had 2 pups so that was fantastic. The inside parts were great for when it was pouring. Looks like it would be a lot of fun for kids... More 

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Quebec, Canada
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A lot of activities every season... during winter, at Christmas, a lot of lightning, during fall activities for Halloween... during summer... water play.... it is a nice place with the family,,children loves this place!

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Thank Edithe P
Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My boy friend really enjoyed the seal show, my favourite was the Polar Bear exhibit. Lots of marine life to see

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Levis, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We have a subscription and are frequent visitors to the aquarium. There is a large play area outside for kids of different ages in summer. The different buildings have great aquariums with lots of variety. There are great shows as well.

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a fairly small aquarium and but has some interesting exhibits and a nice show with seals put on by the trainers. It also has a beautiful Jellies exhibit. Nice break for the kids if you need one.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the aquarium on a wet day recently where we had about 4 hours to kill. The aquarium was strangely deserted as the school semester had just begun. We had lots of time to wander through each of the exhibits. The polar bears were quite active and a delight to watch. We were able to read our way through the... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is a nice lace to visit. I wish they had some shows happening. It was a Saturday but all they had was feedings of the seals, polar bears and walruses to see. No the less we did stop to see a feeding and that was very entertaining. The jellyfish building is amazing. The main building was a little disappointing... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is only the 2nd aquarium that I've visited and it wasn't too bad. We got there an hour after opening and there wasn't a lot people which was nice because we could take our time observing and learning about each animal/fish. My favourite part was seeing the jellyfish, seals, walruses and touching the sting rays! The sea horses were... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We are 28 & 32 traveling from Vermont The Aquarium was good. It seemed a little run down and needs some updating. The polar bears, walruses and seals were fun to see. The jelly fish exhibit and the touch tank of sting rays were very cool. Would be a good place to take your kids on a rainy day.

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