Feel your heart beat for the Ocean

Beauty, abundance and mystery, but at the same time, such fragility

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Opening times

Closed 09:30 to 18:30


Adult: 28,50€ Child: 21,50€

Events of the day

10:30 De aanraaktank voeden

Mankind and Shores - N°17

11:00 Backstage tour (fee payable, booking required)

See you in the lobby

11:00 Feeding on the High Seas

Journey on the high sea - N°12

11:30 Diamond Feeding

Mankind and shores- N°3

13:45 Guided tour: the sharks at Nausicaá (fee payable, booking required)

Activity with commentary in French

14:00 Backstage tour (fee payable, booking required)

See you in the lobby

14:00 Les contes du Hublot

french activity

14:00 Les expériences du labo

french activity

14:00 Feeding on the High Seas

Journey on the high sea - N°12

15:15 Sea lion entertainment

Mankind and Shores - N°15

15:30 Les Jeux de l'Academie (payant, sur réservation)

[BA1]Blue Academy

15:30 Les Ateliers de la Fabrik'

french activity

About your visit

The Lagon area is currently closed for renovation

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New exhibition 2024 : Journey into the Abyss

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The largest aquarium in Europe

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Guided tour : the sharks at Nausicaá (in french)

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In the depths of the Ocean
Discover & Marvel

Unforgettable emotions and sensations thanks to 3 immersive and playful visitor routes.

Journey on the High Seas

Live a unique experience around the biggest aquarium in Europe which reproduces Malpelo Island off the coast of Colombia.

Journey on the High Seas

In the Eye of the Climate

Climate change is real and is experienced every day: as you move through the exhibition, you will discover this phenomenon at its heart.

In the Eye of the Climate

Mankind and shores

Passing through the North Sea, the Mediterranean, the Tropics, the coast of California…

Mankind and shores

Enjoy a unique and personalised experience

Explor'actor visit booklet



Here and there Meet & Support

Nausicaá is a truly unique conservatory of oceanic biodiversity and is home to over 58,000 animals

From the outset, the Nausicaá crew has always been dedicated to preserving the ecosystems of the oceans and conserving marine animals.

Discover our animals


Help us support those who take action in the field


More than 20 baby penguins have been born as part of a European conservation programme.

Dominique Mallevoy, Director of Aquariology

For the blue planet Understand & Engage

Uncover all the secrets of the Ocean and discover just how fragile it is.

Read the Ocean Magazine to find out more about the Ocean and what is at stake...

Discover our magazine


poisson vipère

Life in the depths: how do creatures in ...

Abyss 5mn

What are the physical characteristics that allow them to sur...

poisson-clown né à Nausicaa

Reproduction and the preservation of bio...

Biodiversity 2mn

At Nausicaá, reproduction is a necessary step for the preser...

United Nations Ocean Conference 2025: wh...

International news 3mn

The 3rd United Nations Ocean Conference will take place in N...

chaunacops Avec l'aimable autorisation du Schmidt Ocean Institute

New species discovered in the seabed off...

Abyss 3mn

An oceanographic campaign has led to the discovery of about ...

United Nations Ocean Conference 2025: an...

International news 2mn

Be the voice of the younger generation at the Nice Conferenc...

United Nations Ocean Conference 2025: Na...

International news 3mn

The younger generation is making the case for the ocean.

banc de poissons

The European Parliament has just voted t...

High Seas 2mn

The High Seas Treaty is set to be adopted at the Ocean Confe...

What is the water column?

High Seas 3mn

What lies beneath the surface of the ocean?

What do fish look like in the water colu...

Biodiversity 2mn

Depending on whether they live in open water or on the botto...

Explore or mine the deep seabed: what is...

Abyss 3mn

Should we mine deep-sea mineral resources?

Deep-sea mining: what impact will it hav...

Abyss 4mn

The treasures of the abyss are attracting a great deal of in...

Méduse de profondeur NOOA

Geography of the abyss: what does the de...

Abyss 3mn

Can you imagine that beneath the surface of the ocean, there...