Built inside the Gulf Park this small aquarium is an absolute delight if you are accompanied by children or if you want to spend some quiet time between other fun activities in and around the gulf - like mini golf, gulf cruises, a walk in the Butterfly Garden, etc. Highlights and must sees include:
- 50 aquariums classified on the basis of the kind of water their residents belong to. There are three aquatic worlds- the cold waters, the warm waters and the fresh waters.
- Major Aquatic animals that you’d get to see- Seahorses, turtles of the Coral Reef, Sharks, Piranhas and Electric Eels.
- Eleanor is a 3 meter long and 250 kgs heavy crocodile that will have you both amused and scared as it roams in its peculiar enclosure that’s been intricately designed to match its resident’s origin- an old sewer in an unaware city of Paris.
- An interesting Animated Touch Pool, where scientific leaders will impart knowledge and take you closer to the lives of aquatic animals. This is a major attraction when it comes to local school trips.
- Feeding is an important activity wherein the scientific leaders guide you as different animals are fed on different days.
This aquarium is also a safehouse for these two species that are found in the gulf but are close to extinction- the Cuttlefish and the Sea Horse.
- Good to go on a rainy day.
- The visit here can be teamed up with that of another attraction as the time spent here would not be much.
- Adults (over 12) : 13 €
- Childs (4 to 11) : 8,90 €
- Free for children under 4
Special Discovery Pass: Aquarium + Butterfly Garden
- Adults (over 12) : 19,10 €
- Childs (4 to 11) : 13,3 €
- Free for children under 4
- Until the first Sunday of the spring break, 02:00 pm to 06:00 pm.
- Bus no.: 11@Park du Golfe.
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95% of people who visit Vannes include Aquarium De Vannes in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
41.84% of people start their Aquarium De Vannes visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Aquarium De Vannes
92.8% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Aquarium De Vannes
Loved it! We wandered about for a couple of hours and even the teenagers didn't get bored! Really lovely staff too. Definitely recommend x
small but great aquarium, the kids loved it. take note of the opening times as sometimes closes for lunch but we spent the morning in the Amazing Vannes and parked opposite the aquarium for free and took the park and ride into town. much easier than parking in town.
We took our 18 month old son thinking he might enjoy it - there wasn't really enough to justify the cost of entry although he did like the sharks. Most of the tanks seemed quite small for the fish contained within - especially the Parisian crocodile and the "big" main exhibit
Bought joint ticket for the aquarium and butterfly house and it was over 70euros for a family of four which is too much. Although there are big car parks opposite, finding a space was very hard. When we went it was a very hot day and so hot inside. There is no cafe inside and there was nowhere to buy water as the vending machine was out of order which for a large attraction is crazy. My daughter actually fainted as she came away from one of the talks. Entry was also chaotic - very slow with barriers across pre-paid aisle so confusing as to whether you can just walk in or not. Having queued for 30 minutes with only 20 people in front we followed others who had also pre-paid and walked past payment kiosk.
Sadly I have to say although fun for the kids it cost 50 euro and is only a small area. I can't recommend for the price. Max family of 4 should be is 25 euro for this place