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Grand Aquarium

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Avenue du General Patton, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 21 19 00
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Best aquarium I’ve visited so far!

This aquarium is split over 8 rooms with an outdoor space and attractions included. It’s €16.50... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
19pops92
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Well planned attraction, good for a rainy day

Recommended by tourist office in St Malo for a rainy day activity. Tickets for aquarium were 2... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
balloonmouse
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Fantasquatic! Set off to discover the seabed and meet the 10,000 fish in the Saint-Malo Aquarium. From cold abyssal waters to warm tropical seas, more than 600 species of every shape and every colour are here to thrill and astonish visitors of all ages. Discover the 360° ring of the seas, sharks to make your head spin ; the touch pool, to enjoy a unique sensory experience ; and get on board the ‘Nautibus’ submarine and immerse yourself in the fabulous decor of a natural marine world and navigate among 5,000 fishes. Dive head first into a deep sea exploration on board the Abyssal Descender, a true-to-life simulator and a unique worldwide new attraction. Discover deep abyssal fauna and flora, meet amazing sea creatures and enjoy the show. 2015, the tide of the century! Did you know that the bay of Saint-Malo is home to the highest tides in Europe? Enjoy a spectacular exhibition that will leave young and old wide-eyed with wonder.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“submarine ride” (28 reviews)
“rainy day” (27 reviews)
“marine life” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenue du General Patton, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This aquarium is split over 8 rooms with an outdoor space and attractions included. It’s €16.50 per adult. We were really shocked with the aquarium, all the tanks were full of various different fish along with an electric board telling you a fact about each...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Recommended by tourist office in St Malo for a rainy day activity. Tickets for aquarium were 2 euros cheaper to buy from TO who also helped with bus tickets, a special Christmas pass, only 2.50 euros for 24 hours. Buses every 20 minutes outside TO,...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Really was looking forward to visiting. Mid November. Drove here following signs. Parked and then realised it was closed. Very odd. Surely the fish are still there and staff in to care for them. Very disappointing. Perhaps there could be some advertising of hours in...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We have been staying with our family in France and spent the day at St Malo and decided to visit the Aquarium. I have been to several acquariums in England but this one surpassed the ones I've seen before. Yes it was a little on...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It was very well thought out and structured. The rides at the end were particularly excellent but the gift shop was completely overpriced

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

It was wet and windy so we headed to the aquarium. It is very well sign posted and plenty of parking. Sadly the cafe and snack shop were closed so no food on offer. There are lots of tanks to see and outside there are...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We went here as we promised this to our six year old, and even as the weather was very good we could not skip out anymore.... The tickets are quite pricey for an aquarium, we paid €45 for two adults and one kid. The aquarium...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing time! I got there about an hour before its published closing time and was told that they were now closed. But when I questioned it, I was told that it usually takes 2 hours to go around. I said I'd be...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This place is so awesome. There are so many fishes it's incredible! From giant turtle to small clown fish, without forgetting the sharks. It is very interactive too as there is the name of each fish and small description of its personality. Plus there are...More

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Hello and thank you for this very good comment. We are glad to know that you've enjoyed your time with us. Have a great day !

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Visited this aquarium as the weather was very wet. cost around £15 for an adult but I was pleasantly surprised by the exhibits and the large tanks.There is an added attraction (included in the price) of a ride in which you go below the water...More

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for this very good comment. We are very happy to know that you've enjoyed your time in the aquarium and the attractions of the end. Have an excellent day.

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Margo L
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Sorry I can not remember
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Response from westhead63 | Reviewed this property |
We caught the bus there, the bus stopped right outside the aquarium. Very easy to find.
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