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Oceanopolis

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rue des Cormorans | Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc, 29200, Brest, France
+33 2 98 34 40 40
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Good place to kill time

We went there in autumn. It was a nice visit in Brittany's weird weather. Planned to go with our 2... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruri S
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Very disappointing

Given the description on the web site we were expecting something amazing. It did not live up to... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
lizanneSurrey
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Woking, United Kingdom
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One of Brittany's main tourist attractions, this aquarium is known as the biggest open-air aquarium in Europe.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rainy day” (26 reviews)
“fish” (31 reviews)
“sea life” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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rue des Cormorans | Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc, 29200, Brest, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there in autumn. It was a nice visit in Brittany's weird weather. Planned to go with our 2 nephews but didn't happen. We saw the seal feeding show, that was funny. My favorite spot is the shark aquarium, penguin and the sea otter...More

Thank Ruri S
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Given the description on the web site we were expecting something amazing. It did not live up to the on line descriptions. A few large tanks, but far too many videos and models. Very dark in places with confusing lay outs.Reasonable restaurant with hot and...More

Thank lizanneSurrey
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Have been to better aquariums in other parts of the world so I'm not very impressed with oceanopolis for the price paid. Facilities and building were a little old. Visited oceanopolis because of 2 year old niece who loves fishes and animals!

Thank Rororo97
Reviewed 22 October 2017

to start this is a great place to go on a wet day on your holiday, however that being the case lots of people also think this. It was extremely busy, the car park was quite a walk from the entrance and the rain was...More

Thank Ellsmum
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Depending on how many aquariums one have visited before, this is in my opinion quite average. On the positive side is the huge tanks where you can watch fairly large sharks swimming around, together with other smaller and large fishes.And one can find other interesting...More

Thank bbjurstr2017
Reviewed 1 October 2017

After reading some of the reviews from those dissatisfied with the aquarium I was hesitant as to whether I should visit. The Aquarium is truly excellent. we visited in august, there were no queues (arrived around lunchtime), yes it was expensive,(what family attraction isn't), but...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Disappointed with our visit, we almost spent longer queuing to get in than we did in the there. Far too many people allowed in, so trying to see the exhibits was very difficult. So many rude people happy to push others out the way to...More

Thank MKDons66
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We spent about 4-5 hours here, having a look at all the exhibited sea-life. The tropical pavillion was the most beautiful, but I was also very impressed by the Bretagne pavillion. The arctic pavillion was a bit less impressive. In all a lot of information,...More

Thank Henri8888
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went here during our holiday in Brittany. We chose to go on what was probably the wettest day we have ever experienced but as Oceanopolis is indoors, it didn't matter much! The aquarium is without doubt the best we have ever seen - coming...More

Thank Michael J
Patrick P, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Sir, A big hello from Brest, Britanny. Thank you very much for your lovely 5 star review about us. Just one thing: you don't talk about the "Brittany pavilion" which is one of the three exhibition areas at Océanopolis. Did you have time to...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We needed a day out for two teenagers and could't have picked a better place. All the staff were friendly and spoke English. The exhibits are big with lots of information and interactive opportunities. Over the years we've been to lots of aquariums, but this...More

Thank ELIBBYC
Patrick P, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you very much ! We always do our best for our visitors. With its large tanks and thousands of living species, Océanopolis has become one of the biggest and most appreciated aquariums in Europe. We're glad to see that you enjoyed your visit with...More

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Adult tickets are 20.75 Euros and for kids 13.35.
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