Dive in the unknown seas at Europe’s biggest aquarium!
A rendez-vous with the Ocean!
Located on the Opal Coast in the center of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Nausicaá takes you for a journey to the heart of the ocean. Nausicaá is more than simply an aquarium, it’s one-of- a-kind centre for the discovery of the aquatic environment that’s simultaneously fun, educational, scientifc, and essentially focused on the relationship between Man and the Sea.
Young and grown-up explorers get onboard for a day-long expedition to conquer Planet Sea. Discover all its secrets and treasures through two immersive and fun-filled exhibitions: 'Journey on the High Seas' and 'Mankind and Shores'.
Nausicaá has become the biggest aquarium in Europe with the opening of a gigantic extension...
Live an unforgettable experience around the biggest aquarium in Europe that reproduces the island of Malpelo off the Coast of Colombia. Admire the Ocean Show in front of the bay window and discover the breathtaking species such as grey reef sharks, the impressive Manta ray, ocean sunfish, schools of fishs and many others!
Discover all the beauty and immensity of the Ocean and how much its preservation is essential for the future of humanity...
Discover or re-discover 'Mankind and Shores'
Set off on a journey through the North Sea, the Mediterranean, the Tropics, the Californian coast and more...During this journey you will gain an understanding of human’s impact on the Shores and the Oceans. Learn about biodiversity, far away countries ecosystems and the many things that the sea offers to Man – and hence the need to protect it.
News in 2020!
In 2020, Nausicaá promises even more discoveries and wonder within the largest aquarium in Europe. The Nausicaá experience is expanding:
- Download our new mobile app for free: it will guide you throughout your visit and provide you with useful information
- Take advantages of our audioguides available in French, English, Dutch and German
- Go behind the scenes of the largest aquarium in Europe! You’ve always dreamed of going backstage: Live a first-ever experience for an hour!
- Take advantage of a newly designed catering area in an exceptional setting