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  • Average20%
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  • Terrible2%
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“rainy day”(26 reviews)
“sea life”(16 reviews)
“an aquarium”(6 reviews)
One of Brittany's main tourist attractions, this aquarium is known as the biggest open-air aquarium in Europe.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
rue des Cormorans | Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc, 29200, Brest, France
+33 2 98 34 40 40
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All reviews rainy day sea life an aquarium different areas worth a visit tropical section plenty of free parking self service restaurant gift shop excellent aquarium set aside different species large tanks young children family visit any age entrance fee
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I visited Oceanopolis recently and was pleasantly surprised. They have a lot of rescue animals that they will eventually release and that made me happy. They also are pretty good at trying to educate the public about the stages of feeding in the ocean and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jacog171
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Loads to do even on a wet day! Loved the penguins. Similar price to sea life centres but so much bigger you can easily spend a full day here. The cafe was rubbish so take your own picnic!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emma C
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Good exhibit of Otters, seals and large mixed fish tank. There are much better examples in other cities but this one is reasonable. Good displays with English translations. Nice gift shop with clothing items if you need an extra scarf or two.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DrZitney
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is the most impressive aquarium I have visited. I is also a great educationonal instrument (while there we have watched 3 classes of kids taking classes there). It is well organized and maintained, has areas dedicated to the aquatic fauna of dirrent areas around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank julo972
Patrick P, Responsable relations clients at Oceanopolis, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you so much for your 5-star review about us. Please let us know if you ever have an opportunity to come back !

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Reasonably priced if you book online and for a given day(this also allows you to avoid the main queue). The three domes all offer not only live creatures but also numerous historic and environmental information and the otter enclosure outside is superb. Plenty of free...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maharg2013
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Went today. Hardly any people so was great as I could keep an eye on my 3 year old. When busy, I expect would be every parents nightmare. Entrance fee is a little steep. Polar and Tropical arenas were very good, massive tanks, lots of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nickie D
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The park is outdated and realy needs to be brought into 2018. They invested a lot of money in 3-D glasses but all the spaces were already booked when I was in the park. Soething they did not tell you when I bought my entrance...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sightseer813857
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Oceanopolis is a must-see in Finistere. Very charming atmosphere, reasonably priced, lots of animals. Especially the atlantic and tropical section were worth visiting again and again. Also great pedagogical approach. Go for it - our kids (and parents) loved it!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank UC2002
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Oceanopolis Aquarium of Brest is quite big and interesting, the entrance is quite expensive and through there's a lot what you can see I find it overpriced. We were lucky and the day we visited it it was not too overcrowded but gor what I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bastosgonzalezj
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This was a really place, with 3 big themed areas including a large selection of penguins in the polar zone, and lots of sharks in the tropical zone, together with many other fish

Date of experience: August 2018
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30 April 2018|
Response from Patrick P | Property representative |
Sorry for not having answered to your message before. As you probably saw, we put free shuttles from the cruise port to Océanopolis and back, with discount tickets to the park. We hope you spent a great time with us. All... More
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29 April 2017|
Response from JJBuirski | Reviewed this property |
Adult tickets are 20.75 Euros and for kids 13.35.
15 May 2015|
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