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Aquarium de Noirmoutier

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5 rue de l Ecluse, 85330, Ile de Noirmoutier, France
+33 2 51 39 08 11
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A bit expensive to visit

Visited with 2 adults and 3 kids under 6. Aquarium is quite nice and kids really enjoyed it. Only... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Markus K
via mobile
Took a risk and it paid off

Having ignored all of the precious bad reviews, we decided to visit as a family on a very wet... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
becymum
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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À l’aquarium Sealand les otaries accomplissent leur prouesses 3 fois par jour. Vous assisterez à une surprenante démonstration de complicité entre Gaston, Claudia, Iris et Luna. Mais aussi un échange espiègle avec les dresseurs et avec le public. Découvrez également nos espaces des mers froides et tropicales, qui vous observent aussi comme de curieux spécimens et rêvez autant qu’il vous plaira dans cet univers fabuleux de silence et de couleurs. Entrez à Sealand sur l’ile de Noirmoutier en Vendée, découvrez le monde aquatique… Vous voici au pays des Mers et des Océans. Au son d’une étrange musique, Neptune vous présente l’univers fantastique de la faune et la flore sous-marine. L’aquarium Sealand c’est : 500 000 litres d’eau de mer, 200 mètres de parcours, 200 espèces et 500 animaux à découvrir. Entre mers et Océans, un monde mystérieux vous entraine vers les profondeurs.
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  • Average31%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible17%
30 May 2018
“A bit expensive to visit”
6 Sep 2017
“Two seals and some fish”
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5 rue de l Ecluse, 85330, Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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+33 2 51 39 08 11
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Visited with 2 adults and 3 kids under 6. Aquarium is quite nice and kids really enjoyed it. Only problem is that it cost us 46 euros and even that we went around it reasonably slow it only took 45 minutes. They have good amount...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Having ignored all of the precious bad reviews, we decided to visit as a family on a very wet September day. Our kids are aged 2.5 and 1. I think this age is the perfect age for this aquarium. Entrance is free for under 3's,...More

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direction p, Responsable relations publiques at Aquarium de Noirmoutier, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Hello, Thank you for your very nice review :) Indeed we don't have a big aquarium but we are giving our best to make it attractive for the visitors. Have a beautiful day, Marine

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

We traveled a long way to see this aquarium. Problem is once you get to this place in the middle of nowhere, there is nothing else to do. By comparison to the nearby aquarium in Talmont Saint Hilaire, this aquarium is a dog and pony...More

Thank Tim J
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direction p, Guest Relations Manager at Aquarium de Noirmoutier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking time to let us a review, however, we don't have seals at the aquarium but sea lions. We are sorry that you did not appreciate the charm of the island. I wish you a good day, Marine

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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

The aquarium itself is tiny.. literally in and out within a few minutes unless you manage to catch the seal show which was impressive but made me feel bad for the seals as they performed there routine in such a tiny area The tanks are...More

Thank Katie W
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direction p, Responsable relations publiques at Aquarium de Noirmoutier, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2017

Hello Katie, We do agree that our aquarium is a small structure, but it sound quiet exagerate to claim you need only a few minutes visit at Sealand while you need at least on average 1h30 minutes including the show. Also, we would like to...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

The Aquarium was very expensive considering it only takes 10-15 minutes to walk around unless you catch the seal show which lasts for 15 minutes also. The tanks seemed very small for the size of Fish, Sharks and Turtles and of course seals.

Thank Thomas R
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

I got a 2 euro discount because over 50% of the Aquarium was inaccessible to wheelchair users so it did not start well. It is clean, well laid out but is very limited. The sea lions (or seals) were in a very small enclosure so...More

Thank WheelyP
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direction p, Guest Relations Manager at Aquarium de Noirmoutier, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Hello, Thank you for your review. First of all, yes the sea lions got a backside area which is not accessible for the public. Thank you for your concern but don't worry we really take care a lot about them. Concerning the discount for people...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Visited the aquarium and found it very good. Had previously visited the aquarium in La Rochelle which was very big. Good variety of sealife and parking immediately across the road.

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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

So we came in the Aquarium, and the tanks were OK for some of the smaller fish. However the sea lion enclosure were far to small for the size of the sea lions, and the tank that held the two giant turtles, shark and three...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2016

We left the aquarium feeling very depressed. The welfare of the small fish in the bulk of the aquarium was probably OK. At the back of the aquarium however we came across a tank with a couple of sharks in it, which seemed to be...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2016

Went with kids on a rainy day. .cost 76euro for 2 adults and 5 kids. Was over in 20min and that was dragging it out. General consensus was for 1 out of 10 and that we would have been better sitting in the car. Very...More

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