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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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As we had booked online we felt we had to go in but otherwise would have turned back. The wait was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ciaferaid
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London, UK
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Highlight is the turtle

Very crowded but worth a visit. Very interesting with many things to see. Out favourites were the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul M
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Average15%
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“shark tank” (23 reviews)
“rainy day” (28 reviews)
“couple of hours” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 20:00
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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"shark tank"
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"rainy day"
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"couple of hours"
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"sea lions"
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"art deco"
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"large tank"
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"marine life"
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"few hours"
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"on display"
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"great place to spend a rainy"
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"don't speak french"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As we had booked online we felt we had to go in but otherwise would have turned back. The wait was around the block. Not very obvious how to join the queue. Once inside the building it was uncomfortably warm and not easy to move...More

Thank ciaferaid
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Marion E, Responsable relations publiques at Aquarium de Biarritz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello I guess you came during a rainy day... the Aquarium is more comfortable to visit when the weather is good... or at the opening (9.30) or in the evening (from 18.00 to midnight).

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very crowded but worth a visit. Very interesting with many things to see. Out favourites were the upside down dozing seals and the turtle.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many of the tanks seemed crowded. The seals didn't seem to have much space and the space they did have was just white concrete with no shade. I've seen other aquariums where they try to give the seals a space resembling their natural space....More

Thank Gabriel H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice thing too do in your stay. Not many people not very expensive, as many other aqariums. Worth a couple of hours

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was really cool. If you like museum type activities with an interactive feel to it, this is a great place. And the kids will love it anyways because you can see all kinds of fishes and maritime life. You can easily spend 1-2...More

Thank Mārtiņš G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great aquarium on 3 or 4 Levels. Highlight were the seals! Great for at least an hour or two with the kids - pair it with Cité de L’ocean if you have a car.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OK activity for a rainy day, but would have liked more tanks, more displays, etc. Can be a bit crowded later in the day also.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

No info anywhere on any fish in english which made it quite boring. The seals were nice but the rest where quite ”Meh”

Thank Amanda H
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you love see animals, do not miss it! Is a small place, but full of stories and animals! The jellyfish tank I could be hours whatching it!

Thank Daphne L
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Nice aquarium. I've been to a lot of these with the kids over the years in different places. I have to say compared to others there was a little less fish display tanks and a bit more museum material. It is also over a lot...More

Thank Brenda D
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