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Oceanopolis

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rue des Cormorans | Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc, 29200, Brest, France
+33 2 98 34 40 40
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Huge aquariums - and that´s it!

Depending on how many aquariums one have visited before, this is in my opinion quite average. On... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bbjurstr2017
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Norrtalje, Sweden
Excellent day out

After reading some of the reviews from those dissatisfied with the aquarium I was hesitant as to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul W
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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One of Brittany's main tourist attractions, this aquarium is known as the biggest open-air aquarium in Europe.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rainy day” (26 reviews)
“fish” (31 reviews)
“sea life” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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rue des Cormorans | Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc, 29200, Brest, France
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+33 2 98 34 40 40
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Depending on how many aquariums one have visited before, this is in my opinion quite average. On the positive side is the huge tanks where you can watch fairly large sharks swimming around, together with other smaller and large fishes.And one can find other interesting...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading some of the reviews from those dissatisfied with the aquarium I was hesitant as to whether I should visit. The Aquarium is truly excellent. we visited in august, there were no queues (arrived around lunchtime), yes it was expensive,(what family attraction isn't), but...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed with our visit, we almost spent longer queuing to get in than we did in the there. Far too many people allowed in, so trying to see the exhibits was very difficult. So many rude people happy to push others out the way to...More

Thank MKDons66
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We spent about 4-5 hours here, having a look at all the exhibited sea-life. The tropical pavillion was the most beautiful, but I was also very impressed by the Bretagne pavillion. The arctic pavillion was a bit less impressive. In all a lot of information,...More

Thank Henri8888
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went here during our holiday in Brittany. We chose to go on what was probably the wettest day we have ever experienced but as Oceanopolis is indoors, it didn't matter much! The aquarium is without doubt the best we have ever seen - coming...More

Thank Michael J
Patrick P, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Sir, A big hello from Brest, Britanny. Thank you very much for your lovely 5 star review about us. Just one thing: you don't talk about the "Brittany pavilion" which is one of the three exhibition areas at Océanopolis. Did you have time to...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We needed a day out for two teenagers and could't have picked a better place. All the staff were friendly and spoke English. The exhibits are big with lots of information and interactive opportunities. Over the years we've been to lots of aquariums, but this...More

Thank ELIBBYC
Patrick P, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you very much ! We always do our best for our visitors. With its large tanks and thousands of living species, Océanopolis has become one of the biggest and most appreciated aquariums in Europe. We're glad to see that you enjoyed your visit with...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited a few aquariums since the birth of my daughter and thought we'd take the plunge with this place as it is very heavily advertised all around Brittany; we expected something akin to Nausicaa in Boulogne which is exceptional. This place wasn't. It...More

Thank Niceaspies
Patrick P, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

We're deeply sorry that you found the exhibit poor and expensive. Océanopolis has three main exhibits, and not two. You probably missed one of them resulting in this feeling that you paid too much. Nausicaa is a bit larger than Océanopolis, that is true. But...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We visited with our daughters 10 and 8, fantastic aquarium, well presented and split into different areas. Bit pricey but worth a visit. Well presented and animals well cared for

Thank Caroline G
Patrick P, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. Making our visitor's children happy is an every day commitment for us !

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We needed something to do on rainy day in Brittany and Oceanopolis seemed to be the ideal candidate. The place itself is large and made up of three pavilions. The overall experience was OK, the children enjoyed it but the whole place is a little...More

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We brought our one year old to Oceanopolis, and despite the crowds and difficulties of a stroller, he absolutely loved his time there. He got up real close to the glass and watched the sharks and seals swim by for ages. Some of the animals'...More

Thank Andrei F
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Adult tickets are 20.75 Euros and for kids 13.35.
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