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Grand Aquarium

#6 of 61 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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While the aquarium was enjoyable I must complain about the sea turtles. Two sea turtles we very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Meagan K
via mobile
Tour that finishes well

If you are looking for an entertaining way to spend an hour or two in Saint-Malo, this is very good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hugh r
Sandown, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea life” (16 reviews)
“rainy day” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Avenue du General Patton, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 21 19 00
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While the aquarium was enjoyable I must complain about the sea turtles. Two sea turtles we very poorly habitised and clearly depressed as they were pushing their heads up against a wall, barely moving with their backs to the glass. They were not in tanks...More

Thank Meagan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an entertaining way to spend an hour or two in Saint-Malo, this is very good value, although certainly not cheap. There is a staggering variety of sea creatures of every variety in very easy to view conditions. The tour ends...More

Thank hugh r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite expensive to get in at 16.50 Euros and no concessions unlike the UK. Just about worth the money and quite a lot to see including a simulated descent by submarine to the bottom of the sea - what it really is is a lift...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the nicest aquarium I've visited. Not too big but qualitvely GREAT! Must see! Nemo and Dora are also in tha house ;)

Thank Roy W
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The aquarium shows a wide variety of sea creatures and is well maintained. It's absolutely fair priced for the experience you get. We spend a long time enjoying many different species of the local and tropical sea. The unique experience compared to other aquariums is...More

Thank kef8
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I can definitely recommend this attraction. It has loads of variety in the types of fish, jelly fish, sea horses, sharks and other types of sea creature. Many of which were new to me. Having been to several other aquariums, I think this one was...More

Thank Natt B
Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for this very good comment !

Reviewed 12 December 2016

We like fish, so this was a 'must' visit for us! We chose a cold winters day, so there were no crowds to worry about. Plenty to keep children busy and good for the rest of us too. We took over an hour to go...More

Thank rosalin101
Reviewed 5 November 2016

What a lovely day we had here! an extremely interesting and well thought out attraction with lots of interactive displays and plenty of fun photo opportunities. We visited as a 3 generation family and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

Thank elena_marron
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Definitely a great way to spend a few hours ... all the exhibits were clearly labeled in French and English. Views were clear.

Thank Kev26
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Brilliant Aquarium, definitely the best we've seen, two great 'ride' the nautilus being our highlight.... word of warning.... on a rainy day come early (and queue) otherwise can get really busy.

Thank Mulberrydog
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How long does it take to get round the aquarium? A couple of hours or do we need longer?
1 September 2016|
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Response from mu224y | Reviewed this property |
Yes couple hours
How do I get to the Aquarium from St Malo Condor Ferries terminal?
12 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.
How do I get there coming from Brittany ferry Port....
26 October 2015|
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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