La Rochelle Aquarium
Right at the heart of the town of La Rochelle, take an amazing trip into marine biodiversity! A one-of-a-kind journey to dream and to learn about the sea. 12,000 animals, 600 species spread over 82 aquariums.
New feature: “Endangered species, protected species”, with an exploration logbook (adult and child versions), find out more about threatened species.
Prices: from €12 (child 3-17 years old)
Aquarium Périgord Noir
The Back Périgord aquarium, nestling at the very heart of Dordogne, is the largest, private freshwater aquarium in France with over 6,000 fish.
Must-see: Alligator Park! Discover the fascinating world of alligators, lizards, snakes, iguanas and turtles, etc. in this space covering over 1,500 m².
New for 2019: 4 new spaces for the Aquarium’s 30th anniversary: Yangtze alligator, Swamp carapaces, Bayou Farm, Freshwater Giants.
Prices: from €10.90
The Biarritz Aquarium invites you to discover about fifty aquariums. Discover the inhabitants of the Atlantic coast, sea turtles, seals, hundreds of colourful fish. Take the time to admire the giant aquarium of 1.5 million litres of water in which 7 species of sharks, barracudas, rays and the Napoleon fish live.
Not to be missed: the animation around the seals' meal, every day at 10.30 am and 5 pm.
Prices: from €11 (child 4-12 years old)
A fun-filled, family-style aquarium hosting species from around the planet. Over 300 species and 2,500 animals await you in the unusual setting of a former underground water reservoir.
Must-see: The touch pool: an activity inviting you to touch and feel the animals and to find out more about them through an expert biologist.
The extra-little-something: The Pokémon treasure hunt! The Aquarium invites children to discover 30-odd species which inspired the famous Pokémon characters; a free treasure hunt and a place where older children may charge up their Poké Ball.
Price: from €5.50 (child 3 to 12 years old)