Cite de l'Ocean, Biarritz

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#9 of 87 in Things to do in Biarritz
Educational Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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Dive into Cite de l'Ocean to understand more about aquatic life. Where does the water in the oceans come from? How are waves formed? Did Atlantis really exist? Would we be here if the ocean never existed? Is the ocean in danger today?

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  • The VR animations make the ticket price worthwhile. Some interesting exhibits but more geared towards kids. If you have time it's a nice, spacious place to spend 1-2 hours, otherwise it's not a must.....  more
    The VR animations make the ticket price worthwhile. Some interesting exhibits but more geared towards kids. If you have time it's a nice, spacious place to spend 1-2 hours, otherwise it's not a must.....  more »
  • Two adults and one eight year old. We had combination ticket with the acquarium in Biarritz but decided to do it on a separate day. We were glad we did for two reasons. The first us the recommended....  more
    Two adults and one eight year old. We had combination ticket with the acquarium in Biarritz but decided to do it on a separate day. We were glad we did for two reasons. The first us the recommended....  more »
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  • Retired engineer. Came by myself because my wife was busy. Very impressed. All the staff are bright young things who speak excellent English and are very enthusiastic. You feel very welcome. A couple of exhibits could do with a little maintenance (Shackleton audio) but I'm sure that's scheduled to happen. Overall the design and layout are excellent with fun facts and appropriate use of Virtual Reality. An enjoyable and informative 3 hours.
  • A lot of interesting section. I do think that there is a bit too much of virtual reality spots (4 out of 19) There are a lot of funny and approachable way of learning about the ocean. It's well suited for kids. I would've love a bit more information about new ocean technologies and the latest"partnerships" between us and the ocean.

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