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Exclusivement dédié à la présentation de la faune et de la flore locales, cet aquarium nouvelle génération présente environ 300 espèces de poissons, invertébrés et végétaux marins, qui évoluent au sein de bassins dont les décors représentent de...more
We visited 2 years ago just before it moved to its new venue. We enjoyed it then but liked it even more now.
it is not cheap but it is very interesting and we feel it was worth the money. We were lucky enough to...More
A purpose designed and built space that somehow managed not to quite fulfil its potential, A most unwelcoming entrance and then spaces that felt accidental rather than a planned route through the exhibits, Lots of traditional wall boards with explanations in French only and some...More
The aquarium offers a deeper understanding of the local underwater habitat and diverse species which can be found there. It also gives insights into the research which is carried out in the local lab and the techniques they use to study as well as its...More
On the whole a nice new aquarium and worth a visit BUT...... the most magnificent of all the exhibits was a big OCTOPUS which so sadly was in FAR too SMALL a tank to the point of cruelty. It was unable to swim at all...More
Date of experience: September 2018
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Biodiversarium, Curator at Aquarium de Banyuls-sur-Mer - Biodiversarium, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018
Thank you for your message. The octopus was released this week not in a larger tank but in the sea. We took photos and movies of this release in the sea. It's the concept of our aquarium. Most of the animals spend just...More
The design of this aquarium was done with a lot of intelligence & beauty. The tanks were really well designed out and accessible for adults & children standing about 1.5 metres so adults could look down into the tanks. It was very refreshing take as...More
Relatively new it specializes in aquatic life in the Mediterranean Sea. Displays are well done but very little explanation in any language other than French. Tourists experience could really be enhanced with multilingual displays. There is an increased effort to have France be French but...More