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Aquarium de Biarritz

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Plateau de l'Atalaye | Entrée face au Rocher de la Vierge, 64200 Biarritz, France
+33 5 59 22 33 34
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A very old and boring Aquarium

Having visited some amazing aquariums this one is boring and uneventful. The only thing I enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MARIPOSITAVIAJERA
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VANCOUVER
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Fun family day out, for big and small.

Nice little family out here. The kids really enjoyed it with all the bright colors for instance... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sunnymuffins M
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shark tank” (20 reviews)
“rainy day” (28 reviews)
“fish” (37 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Plateau de l'Atalaye | Entrée face au Rocher de la Vierge, 64200 Biarritz, France
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+33 5 59 22 33 34
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited some amazing aquariums this one is boring and uneventful. The only thing I enjoyed where the seals. I understand this aquarium is one of the oldest in Europe yet that does not safe it from its mediocrity. Would have skipped it if known...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little family out here. The kids really enjoyed it with all the bright colors for instance. Very big shark tank with multiple angles and lots of species! Also very informative expositions about the history of the sea, whalehunting, etc. Only thing that is not...More

Thank Sunnymuffins M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent about an hour at the aquarium on a rainy day. Good in parts but seemed quite expensive overall. Impressed by the huge shark tank. Nice cafe and views but overall was left expecting more.

Thank GastroCraig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parts of this aquarium were very good but my main complaint was that none of the 'residents' were described in English (or any other language than French). Frustrating to say the least !

Thank sandim203
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just like other people, we went to the aquarium on a rainy day. The fish tanks are all very clean and (mostly) not too small for the animal living in it. The shark and turtles were our favorite. During the visit, you have to go...More

Thank MeInTheClouds
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

To be fair, it's not only for rainy days, just very convenient. I didn't think this aquarium was as good as the one I recently visited in San Sebastián, but it's spread over several levels with seal, turtle and hammerhead shark displays of note. Worth...More

Thank Brantome2
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The aquarium itself is relatively good, with the usual suspects found within. The middle floor is unusual - with whale skeletons and local fishing-related artefacts present. Unfortunately for us they were all captioned in French - but I think we got the gist. However it's...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here wandering round. They have managed to pack a lot in with lots to see. The views from the top are spectacular. Only gripe was it cost 40 euros for 3 of us.

1  Thank laura r
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Very Nice aquarium with a lot of different aquariums with beautiful fish. Not to busy and a very Nice Store.

Thank Tjandra B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Teenager daughter is a real fan of aquariums and to get out of the heat spent a good few hours enjoying the aquarium. Suitable for all ages and teenage son even enjoyed it. Sea turtles as great and the seals amazing to watch when in...More

Thank Fred130565
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