Oceanic Wonders: A Voyage through Nausicaá

Nausicaá is located along the picturesque coastline of northern France in the enchanting port town of Boulogne-sur-Mer. As Europe's largest aquarium, Nausicaá invites visitors on an extraordinary journey into the enchanting world beneath the waves.

View on the big aquarium in Nausicaá in Boulonge-sur-Mer

With over 1,600 species and 58,000 marine animals, Nausicaá is a real paradise for marine enthusiasts and curious explorers alike. From graceful sharks to playful sea lions, vibrant tropical fish to mesmerizing jellyfish, every corner of Nausicaá calls with the promise of discovery.

Fish in aquarium in Nausicaá in Boulogne-sur-Mer

View of aquarium with coral in Nausicaá in Boulogne-sur-Mer

At the heart of Nausicaá lies the High-Seas Tank, a true marvel of engineering and innovation. Spanning an impressive 60 meters in length, 35 meters in width, and reaching a depth of 8 meters, this colossal tank holds the distinction of being the largest in Europe. With its monumental bay window measuring 20 meters long and 5 meters high, visitors are treated to an unparalleled view of the wonders within.

Explore the diverse ecosystems of the world's oceans as you journey through Nausicaá's meticulously crafted exhibits. Marvel at the delicate beauty of coral reefs, witness the majestic movements of sharks, and encounter the playful antics of sea lions. With interactive displays and hands-on activities, visitors of all ages are invited to engage with the wonders of the sea and gain a deeper understanding of marine conservation.

Turtle in aquarium of Nausicaá in Boulogne-sur-Mer

Jellyfish in aquarium of Nausicaá in Boulogne-sur-Mer

Discover the depths of the sea like never before with Grand Large, an extraordinary augmented reality experience at Nausicaá. Step into a captivating space and immerse yourself in a world of unparalleled beauty. With Microsoft HoloLens 2 smart glasses, lifelike holographic projections bring marine life to life in stunning detail. To experience Grand Large, reservations can be made at the entrance of Nausicaá. Upon arrival, speak to the person responsible for the augmented reality in the Grand Large area to receive your projectors and ensure a seamless experience.

Caiman in Nausicaá in Boulogne-sur-Mer

Pinguins in Nausicaá in Boulogne-sur-Mer

Nausicaá is easily accessible by car, train, or ferry, making it the perfect destination for a family day out or a weekend getaway. With its convenient location, diverse range of attractions, and commitment to conservation, Nausicaá promises an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

Location: Boulevard Sainte-Beuve, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France.

Website: Nausicaá

Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We're a family of five from the picturesque scenery of Belgium. Come along with us as we share stories from our journeys so far. And if you're curious about any of the places we've visited, don't hesitate to ask. Your dream European getaway is within reach, and we're here to make it extraordinary!

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