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Aquarium de Biarritz

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Great way to spend 1-2hours with little ones

Took the 5yr and 7yr old there for a visit during our day trip to Biarritz. Smaller than the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JNg512
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Singapore, Singapore
Great place

Small acquarium but nicely organized. We enjoyed our visit, buautiful species. Nice for kids and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
juanluis1957
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Plateau de l'Atalaye | Entrée face au Rocher de la Vierge, 64200 Biarritz, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went there for about two hours during our visit in Biarritz. It was really nice, the staff was really friendly and helpful and knew good English (at least the ones in the reception). You get to walk through “caves” at the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view of Seals playing outdoors. Big shark tank as well, can be viewed from lots of angles. Nice variety of fish. Price not too bad (about €15 when I went).

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the 5yr and 7yr old there for a visit during our day trip to Biarritz. Smaller than the Oceanarium at Lisbon but still a good way to occupy the little ones (older kids/teenagers may probably be less interested) for 1-2hours. My kids were fascinated...More

Thank JNg512
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small acquarium but nicely organized. We enjoyed our visit, buautiful species. Nice for kids and families. Nice personnel. I must to see

Thank juanluis1957
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

With a son obsessed with sharks, a visit here was a must. Lovely Art Deco building, concentrating on a few specialities rather than cramming every species in. Plenty of open spaces, an interesting display of types of fishing from line to trawling which was great...More

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

As we had booked online we felt we had to go in but otherwise would have turned back. The wait was around the block. Not very obvious how to join the queue. Once inside the building it was uncomfortably warm and not easy to move...More

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Marion E, Responsable relations publiques at Aquarium de Biarritz, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Hello I guess you came during a rainy day... the Aquarium is more comfortable to visit when the weather is good... or at the opening (9.30) or in the evening (from 18.00 to midnight).

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Very crowded but worth a visit. Very interesting with many things to see. Out favourites were the upside down dozing seals and the turtle.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

So many of the tanks seemed crowded. The seals didn't seem to have much space and the space they did have was just white concrete with no shade. I've seen other aquariums where they try to give the seals a space resembling their natural space....More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice thing too do in your stay. Not many people not very expensive, as many other aqariums. Worth a couple of hours

Thank Remitas
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

This place was really cool. If you like museum type activities with an interactive feel to it, this is a great place. And the kids will love it anyways because you can see all kinds of fishes and maritime life. You can easily spend 1-2...More

Thank Mārtiņš G
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