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“Great day for all”
Review of Grand Aquarium

Grand Aquarium
Ranked #8 of 63 things to do in Saint-Malo
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 25 August 2013 via mobile

Great for all ages. Great value for money most aquariums are over priced with nothing to sew but this was quite the oppisite. Beautiful tanks of different under water animals amd even a submarine experience.
all staff were lovely speaking good english.
Food was a let down nothing seemed to be in stock good job we were only looking for a quick snack other wise wed have being legt hungry and disappointed.
Apart from this when visiting this activity is a must!

Thank Robyn1008
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

We had a great morning at the aquarium, it was bigger than others we've visited in Brittany, and took us a good two hours to walk around. Feel we probably missed the best bit as my daughter point blank refused to get into the submarine, but we still thoroughly enjoyed the sharks and stroking the rays. I would thoroughly recommend this as a way to get through a rainy day, and I didn't feel ripped off at the price for a family either. Be prepared for a massive souvenir shop at the end though, if you have shopping obsessed children like mine!

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Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

At 16€ per head I think it is a little on the expensive side in terms of value but we had an interesting few hours and the staff on the submarine ride were very helpful in helping my wife, who uses a walking stick, to board the vessel.

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Reviewed 6 July 2013

The submarine was out of order, I guess thats where you see the exciting fish, the place needs a refresh its a little tatty, There was some interesting items, but lets face it, you go to an aquarium to see the big fish and apart from a couple of bigish sharks swimming around and around in a tank that surrounds a viewing area not really offering much for the price, to be honest a lot of whats on display you could go to a tropical fish shop or a garden centre if you want to watch Koi swimming around, maybe if the submarine was working this would be a better review, they did reduce the price slightly because of the sub not working but they would have done better had they offered a return visit instead, I'm not likely to go back now to pay full price to get in the sub. If you do go, avoid the shop, very expensive.

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Reviewed 29 June 2013

Visited the Grand Aquarium recently with my two children who are both nearly three. They had a fantastic day and we were very impressed too; really enjoyed the underwater ride. I think the entrance fee was quite reasonable.

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