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
Two complementary sites: Biarritz Aquarium which, with its 5,000 fish and living organisms, is one of the most spectacular in Europe, and the Cité de l’Océan devoted to learning about the ocean.
Must-sees: the 11 m lagoon which will whisk you far away from Nouvelle-Aquitaine, and seal feeding time which is sure to delight young and old alike!
Prices: Combined (Biarritz Aquarium + the Cité de l'Océan): from €11 (child 4 to 5 years old)
Biarritz Aquarium: from €11 (child 4 - 12 years old)
Cité de l'Océan: from €9 (child 6 - 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)