• When is the aquarium most busy ?

    Peak season runs from mid-July until the third week of August. During this period we recommend you visit on weekends, on sunny days and early in the morning. With the exception of bank holiday weekends, Saturday is normally the quietest day of the week. If it is raining, it’s better to visit in the morning.

  • Is the shop open to the public all year round ?

    The Coralline shop is open to all members of the public whether or not they have visited the Océarium, whenever the aquarium is open.

  • I am a teacher, do I get a special rate ?

    We do not offer discounts for teachers. If you would like to organize a visit with your class, you can sign up for special discovery tours for teachers. Please see this page for further information.

  • What sort of catering options are available ?

    At the Croisic port (near the Océarium) you will find a large selection of restaurants, crêperies and snack bars. There are also picnic spaces near the Océarium.

  • Can we eat inside the Océarium ?

    It is not possible to eat inside the Océarium. All food is prohibited inside.

  • Organizing my stay in the Pays de la Loire

    To help you organize your trip, visit or get in touch with the following organizations and websites :

    Bretagne Plein Sud Loire Atlantique Tourisme

  • Is there parking at the aquarium ?

    Yes, the aquarium has a free car park. It is neither manned nor under surveillance. Special spaces are reserved for buses and visitors with disabilities. It closes at 6 pm from October to March, 7 pm from April to July, 8 pm in July and August, and 7 pm in September.

  • Are camping cars allowed in the car park?

    Yes, there is an area reserved for camping cars solely for use when visiting the Océarium. It is not possible to park there overnight.

  • What facilities are available for children ?

    Pushchairs can be borrowed from the reception at the entrance to the park. A piece of ID will be requested as a deposit. Only a limited number of pushchairs are available. They cannot be booked in advance. The toilets near the reception are equipped with a baby changing table. You can also ask to use a microwave at the reception.

  • What facilities are available to visitors with disabilities ? Do you have wheelchairs ?

    The entire park is wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs can be borrowed for the day. A piece of ID will be requested as a deposit.

  • Are lockers available?

    The Océarium does not have any locker facilities. As part of the Vigipirate plan, luggage is also no longer allowed inside the park.