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Aquarium de Noirmoutier

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Open Now: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 19:00
Open today: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 19:00
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A bit expensive to visit

Visited with 2 adults and 3 kids under 6. Aquarium is quite nice and kids really enjoyed it. Only... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
784markusk
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Two seals and some fish

We traveled a long way to see this aquarium. Problem is once you get to this place in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Tim J
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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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À l’aquarium Sealand les otaries accomplissent leur prouesses 3 fois par jour. Vous assisterez à une surprenante démonstration de complicité entre Gaston, Claudia, Iris et Luna. Mais aussi un échange espiègle avec les dresseurs et avec le public...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5 rue de l Ecluse, 85330, Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

We took our children, aged 5 and 3, to the aquarium one morning in August and had a good couple of hours exploring. They adored spotting all the creatures in the tanks and we watched the sea lion show, which was fantastic. Lots of reviews...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jenerallyspeaking7
direction p, Responsable relations publiques at Aquarium de Noirmoutier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to know you spend a good time with your family at Sealand. See you soon! Marine

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Took a punt on a rainy day and our two year old loved it - especially the seals and the sharks Not too bad price wise 40 euros for two adults and a child Not suitable for anyone who doesn’t like animals/fish in tanks or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Visited with 2 adults and 3 kids under 6. Aquarium is quite nice and kids really enjoyed it. Only problem is that it cost us 46 euros and even that we went around it reasonably slow it only took 45 minutes. They have good amount...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 784markusk
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Having ignored all of the precious bad reviews, we decided to visit as a family on a very wet September day. Our kids are aged 2.5 and 1. I think this age is the perfect age for this aquarium. Entrance is free for under 3's,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank becymum
direction p, Responsable relations publiques at Aquarium de Noirmoutier, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hello, Thank you for your very nice review :) Indeed we don't have a big aquarium but we are giving our best to make it attractive for the visitors. Have a beautiful day, Marine

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We traveled a long way to see this aquarium. Problem is once you get to this place in the middle of nowhere, there is nothing else to do. By comparison to the nearby aquarium in Talmont Saint Hilaire, this aquarium is a dog and pony...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tim J
direction p, Guest Relations Manager at Aquarium de Noirmoutier, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking time to let us a review, however, we don't have seals at the aquarium but sea lions. We are sorry that you did not appreciate the charm of the island. I wish you a good day, Marine

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The aquarium itself is tiny.. literally in and out within a few minutes unless you manage to catch the seal show which was impressive but made me feel bad for the seals as they performed there routine in such a tiny area The tanks are...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Katie W
direction p, Responsable relations publiques at Aquarium de Noirmoutier, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hello Katie, We do agree that our aquarium is a small structure, but it sound quiet exagerate to claim you need only a few minutes visit at Sealand while you need at least on average 1h30 minutes including the show. Also, we would like to...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The Aquarium was very expensive considering it only takes 10-15 minutes to walk around unless you catch the seal show which lasts for 15 minutes also. The tanks seemed very small for the size of Fish, Sharks and Turtles and of course seals.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank tomjamesr
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I got a 2 euro discount because over 50% of the Aquarium was inaccessible to wheelchair users so it did not start well. It is clean, well laid out but is very limited. The sea lions (or seals) were in a very small enclosure so...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank WheelyP
direction p, Guest Relations Manager at Aquarium de Noirmoutier, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Hello, Thank you for your review. First of all, yes the sea lions got a backside area which is not accessible for the public. Thank you for your concern but don't worry we really take care a lot about them. Concerning the discount for people...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the aquarium and found it very good. Had previously visited the aquarium in La Rochelle which was very big. Good variety of sealife and parking immediately across the road.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

So we came in the Aquarium, and the tanks were OK for some of the smaller fish. However the sea lion enclosure were far to small for the size of the sea lions, and the tank that held the two giant turtles, shark and three...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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