Immersion in Malpelo

Come and contemplate on the magic of the largest tank in Europe

Inspired by the unique ecosystem of the island of Malpelo!

Take the time to immerse yourself in the depths of the Pacific Ocean and admire the incredible biodiversity of the island of Malpelo.

A mediator will introduce you to the different species that live there, including the mesmerising Oceanic Manta ray and the majestic sandbar shark. Studying the example of Malpelo will also give you a better understanding of the major issues currently at stake in the High Seas.

Included with your ticket

The "Diving in Malpelo" activity is included with your ticket. Just turn up at the Giant viewing panel - space n° 12 in the "Journey on the high seas" tour - at the time indicated in the schedule of activities.

The Ocean Mag

Browse through our Ocean Mag

In the spotlight

Nausicaá forum on the deep sea

Faced with the threat of deep-sea mining, we must join forces to protect the deep seabed!

Faune abyssale ifremer


Life in the depths: how do creatures in the abyss adapt to extreme living conditions?

What are the physical characteristics that allow them to survive in the depths of the ocean?


Reproduction and the preservation of biodiversity

At Nausicaá, reproduction is a necessary step for the preservation of biodiversity.