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Discover La Rochelle Aquarium

La Rochelle Aquarium, one of the largest private aquariums in Europe

In the city centre, opposite the Old Port, you can visit one of the largest private aquariums in Europe. For 2 hours, you can discover the heart of the oceans, meet more than 12,000 marine animals and let yourself be surprised by the biodiversity of the Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the tropics.


La Rochelle Aquarium, more than 8000 m2 dedicated to the underwater world

In 3 million litres of sea water, you can discover jellyfish or fascinating sharks, this is a unique journey which enables you to learn about the marine world. As an added bonus, the audio guide (adults, children) with its anecdotes will ensure that the secrets of underwater life will be revealed to you. Children can also enjoy a journey tailored to their height.

Each year, La Rochelle Aquarium welcomes more than 800,000 visitors, making it the most visited aquarium in France. The Aquarium is open 365 days a year.

La Rochelle Aquarium: biodiversity and respect for the environment

Discover the world under the sea and observe the biology of marine species. With over 600 different species distributed in aquarium’s 3 million litres of sea water, of which 1.5 million litres are for the shark tank, La Rochelle Aquarium was designed and built in compliance with the technical and biological requirements. Take the elevator to the aquarium and dive into the depths of the sea at La Rochelle Aquarium.

Open 365 days a year

Aquarium de La Rochelle
Bassin des Grands Yachts
BP 4
17002 LA ROCHELLE Cedex 1
Tél : 05 46 34 00 00
Fax : 05 46 45 35 71
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