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Grand Aquarium de Saint-Malo

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Avenue du General Patton, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 21 19 00
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Well presented with lots to see and do

Went here with husband after last visiting 12 years ago with the children. It was great being able... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SueVOldham
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Great Deep-Sea Experience

The visit to this aquarium is a must for every family staying around the St. Malo area on holiday... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Mohammed S
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Fantasquatic! Set off to discover the seabed and meet the 10,000 fish in the Saint-Malo Aquarium. From cold abyssal waters to warm tropical seas, more than 600 species of every shape and every colour are here to thrill and astonish visitors of all ages. 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. Annual closure of the Aquarium: January 1, 2018, from January 8 to 26, 2018 inclusive, from November 12 to 23, 2018 inclusive, and December 25, 2018.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“rainy day” (27 reviews)
“marine life” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenue du General Patton, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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+33 2 99 21 19 00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with husband after last visiting 12 years ago with the children. It was great being able to actually read all the information and learn about the thousands of species! Enjoyed the simulator ( which is new) and went in the submarine again. Didn't...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

The visit to this aquarium is a must for every family staying around the St. Malo area on holiday. It's easily accessible and got a very professional staff throughout. A good variety of sea creatures, you could spend hours gazing at. The virtual reality deep...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

simply amazing, my children love this place. spent at least 4 hours. very reasonable pricing. lots and lots of close ups big the big sharks for the children.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Lovely day spent here with the family, they even have a submarine and the kids loved it. Lots of different species of fish to see. All in all a great day out.

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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

This aquarium is split over 8 rooms with an outdoor space and attractions included. It’s €16.50 per adult. We were really shocked with the aquarium, all the tanks were full of various different fish along with an electric board telling you a fact about each...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Recommended by tourist office in St Malo for a rainy day activity. Tickets for aquarium were 2 euros cheaper to buy from TO who also helped with bus tickets, a special Christmas pass, only 2.50 euros for 24 hours. Buses every 20 minutes outside TO,...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Really was looking forward to visiting. Mid November. Drove here following signs. Parked and then realised it was closed. Very odd. Surely the fish are still there and staff in to care for them. Very disappointing. Perhaps there could be some advertising of hours in...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

We have been staying with our family in France and spent the day at St Malo and decided to visit the Aquarium. I have been to several acquariums in England but this one surpassed the ones I've seen before. Yes it was a little on...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

It was very well thought out and structured. The rides at the end were particularly excellent but the gift shop was completely overpriced

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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

It was wet and windy so we headed to the aquarium. It is very well sign posted and plenty of parking. Sadly the cafe and snack shop were closed so no food on offer. There are lots of tanks to see and outside there are...More

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Sorry I can not remember
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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.
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