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Aquarium du Quebec

#23 of 217 things to do in Quebec City Features Animals
1675 des Hotels Ave | (Highway 73, exit 132), Quebec City, Quebec G1W 4S3, Canada
+1 418-659-5264
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Spent an enjoyable afternoon here

We enjoyed our visit to the aquarium. The only down side was that it was raining the day we went... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
BarbK303
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Dallas, Texas
What a deception

Being somewhat of a fan of zoos and aquariums, I have seen a few and this one has to be the worst... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
LucRolland
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Montreal, Canada
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Come and experience Parc Aquarium du Quebec! Travel into the ecosystems of the St. Lawrence River and Canadian waters and discover northern plant and animal life. This 16-hectare site is the only one of its kind in Quebec. As you make this amazing journey all the way to the North Pole, you'll have the chance to observe 10,000 fresh- and salt-water fish specimens, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, as well as marine mammals, such as Atlantic and Pacific walruses, seals and polar bears. Happy discoveries!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“polar bears” (135 reviews)
“sea cucumbers” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1675 des Hotels Ave | (Highway 73, exit 132), Quebec City, Quebec G1W 4S3, Canada
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+1 418-659-5264
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

We enjoyed our visit to the aquarium. The only down side was that it was raining the day we went so the outside shows were canceled or done in the rain.

2  Thank BarbK303
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Being somewhat of a fan of zoos and aquariums, I have seen a few and this one has to be the worst. Though it does have potential you will be deceived once you realize that ALL the aquatic plants are fake, yes plastic! Considering that...More

3  Thank LucRolland
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went with wife and kids. Very clean and well designed park. There weren't too many people so was not crowded.

3  Thank Alex N
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Though not the largest aquarium I've visited, this was probably the most charming. There's a play area for little ones and spots for picnicking. Almost an entire hall was devoted to jellyfish, and we saw several types of seahorses that we'd never seen before. And...More

1  Thank athenaaugie
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We spent the better part of our day visiting the Aquarium today (about 3.5 hours) and were pleasantly surprised at the exhibits and the aquarium's commitment to educating the public on planet and wildlife conservation. The place is well laid out and the exhibits were...More

1  Thank FunSeeker1973
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I am a huge lover of animals and very conflicted about 'zoos'... This aquarium doesn't raise any huge flags but left me feeling just uneasy about some of the pools and the mammals in them. Both my husband and I felt like this place was...More

2  Thank BrennaSmith15
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We brought our family here and spend much of the day. There are several buildings and performance areas that have scheduled shows during the day. Grounds are well kept, exhibits are pleasant and informative, lots of hands on for everyone. Just a lot of fun...More

1  Thank jordanvt
Reviewed 20 June 2016

i've been to aquarium du Québec for the first time of my life last Week, Can i tell you that i almost cried all the way there? The inside part was great with the fishies and the raie and the star fish(the starfish aquarium was...More

4  Thank AlexandraThibeault
Reviewed 15 June 2016

My friends and I visited the aquarium and had a wonderful time. We saw a good variety of fish both big and small, an octopus, a polar bear at feeding time, an owl, seals and a walrus with her baby. The setting was beautiful and...More

1  Thank Pam164
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Some parts are interesting but the rest is just depressing. Too small habitats for the animals, who are clearly unhappy (esp. polar bear), small enough aquarium that their low budget is spent on everything except the animals, instead of improving the lives of the animals....More

4  Thank Bpkengor
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Andreia C
21 June 2017|
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Response from Manon F | Property representative |
19 $ plus taxes for adult or for a family 57 $ plus taxes. ;) Have a good visit !
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Shivam P
15 April 2017|
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Generally 3 hours. ;)
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mberg56
29 January 2017|
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Yes, all site is accessible but with some differences in level.
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