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Grand Aquarium

#5 of 63 things to do in Saint-Malo Features Animals
Avenue du General Patton, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 21 19 00
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Packed and too expensive

The price is extremely expensive for the experience . 17 euros per adults to see a couple of sharks... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pauline g
via mobile
Good aquarium

France generally does aquariums better than we do in the UK, and this is a great example. Kills a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Crawley, United Kingdom
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Ready to explore! Discover the seabed and meet the 10,000 fishes of the Saint-Malo Aquarium. From cold abyssal seas to warm waters of the tropics, over 600 species of all shapes and colours are waiting to delight and amaze both young and old. 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.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“rainy day” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Avenue du General Patton, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 21 19 00
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The price is extremely expensive for the experience . 17 euros per adults to see a couple of sharks and turtles ... far too much. The staff was not helpful at all . It was packed and we had to queue to watch each little...More

Thank Pauline g
Reviewed 3 days ago

France generally does aquariums better than we do in the UK, and this is a great example. Kills a few hours, and fun for all ages. Tip: If you want to see a better aquarium, stop at Nausica in Boulogne on the way back to...More

Thank jlkpregan
Reviewed 3 days ago

This aquarium is providing a combination of classical aquarium with focus witch some kind of entertainment at the end: within a separte area an u-boat dive is simulated. All-in-all not cheap, but worse the money.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a day which couldn't be a 'beach day' as it was forecast to be raining (luckily it didn't). We arrived at around 11am, the car park was full, people were dumping their cars on grass verges, we eventually found somewhere to park...More

Thank Stacey325_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

A rainy day in august. Having visited several times before was looking forward to showing the Aquarium to my partner. However it was absolutely packed. We spent more time standing in the linking corridors than in the actual displays. Unable to look at many displays...More

1  Thank Helene L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go early especially on a sunny day you get more peace and quiet.We spent a lovely morning wandering around. We found the staff very friendly with superb English. The tanks of fish are entertaining and informative. The submarine ride is great fun. My...More

Thank Aydinfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interested in how to ensure you never want to see another fish in your life unless it is battered and served with chips? Take the family to this aquarium. Nowhere to park despite arriving at 4pm. Clearly they have no limit on entrance numbers which...More

Thank Amy h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a wet July day with our 2,4 and 8 year olds. We arrived at 10am and most of the parking was already gone. Cars circling and parking on the verges by the time we left at 11.30. Though the aquarium itself is...More

2  Thank Cartersandkids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very impressed by this attraction , There were so many species from tropical to sea and crustaceans to sharks , there's other attractions including in the price as" the nautibus" a ride that takes you through the sea for the best 3 -4...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit with teenagers and younger children. Takes a couple of hours to see everything they have on offer. Really well laid out with some interesting rides; the Abyss - 3D ride and the Nautibus - underwater ride in a submerged pod - both very good...More

Thank Spike S
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2 September 2016|
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Response from mu224y | Reviewed this property |
Yes couple hours
12 July 2016|
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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.
26 October 2015|
Response from Aline G | Property representative |
Hi, you can take the bus number 1 for coming at the Grand Aquarium. We hope to see you soon !
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