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Grand Aquarium

#5 of 62 things to do in Saint-Malo Features Animals
Avenue du General Patton, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 21 19 00
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Good but very busy; even mid-week term time.

The aquarium itself was good, but i found the whole experience a little claustrophobic. There were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Em M
Good aquarium with something different

We visited with our 7 month baby who was captivated by the bright, colourful tanks. It's very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mikeanddani2013
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Ready to explore! Discover the seabed and meet the 10,000 fishes of the Saint-Malo Aquarium. From cold abyssal seas to warm waters of the tropics, over 600 species of all shapes and colours are waiting to delight and amaze both young and old. 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.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea life” (16 reviews)
“rainy day” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 20:00
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 1 week ago

The aquarium itself was good, but i found the whole experience a little claustrophobic. There were so many people attempting to look in all the tanks that I was actually unable to look in many of them. You've got to be fairly tenacious and rude...More

Thank Em M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our 7 month baby who was captivated by the bright, colourful tanks. It's very typical in terms of what you will find in an aquarium but it's good nonetheless. You can navigate with a pushchair fairly easily via the lifts although the...More

Thank mikeanddani2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It took a while to get into the aquarium as there was only one queue for on the door tickets and it was very busy! The tanks seemed very overcrowded.. the terrapins were constantly fighting and chomping at each other and other species overlapping the...More

Thank Rosie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all ready enjoyed our visit today. Very large aquarium with lots to see and do especially for children. Very well thought layout. We especially enjoyed the 2 rides at the end.

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to be while You in the area. Many great fishes, and attractions for kids but not only. Submarine is nice expirience.

Thank p00hat3k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grand Aquarium is a good place to go to not only during rainy days. Family enjoy the U boat trip which is unique worldwide. The aquarium could definitely employ explanations in English language to share more background information on the fantastic creatures that the...More

Thank sternenkaiser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very educational tour of the sea.Areas unexposed to daily life.So much to learn under the sea.Did not see the octopus,was too shy or off sleeping?Amazing ride near the end of the tour.Takes you in a capsule into deep sea.Great experience! The staff were very friendly...More

Thank parishome m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place for all ages and wonderful fish to see. Great cafe and lovely activities inside the aquarium

Thank Amy W
Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this very good comment. We hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is very nice especially for kids . Many discovery methods : see , hear and even touch some marine animals . The most interesting part is the last one in which you sink in a kind of submarine . Do not skip it

Thank Roubzita
Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this very good comment and your good advices. We hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 12 June 2017

I really enjoyed this even more with my grandson. He was so excited watching all the fish close-up, as they swam so near to him. It made a grey day a real success.

Thank Judith M
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Turtle1204
1 September 2016|
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Response from mu224y | Reviewed this property |
Yes couple hours
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LV25family
11 July 2016|
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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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TannedBodies
26 October 2015|
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Response from Aline G | Property representative |
Hi, you can take the bus number 1 for coming at the Grand Aquarium. We hope to see you soon !
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