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      The Cité de l'Océan offers visitors the opportunity to discover the Ocean in a fun, experimental and sensational way !

      They are led to live amazing, immersive and unique experiences on the Ocean: biodiversity, sports activities (surfing...), discovery of species and biotopes, playful discovery of the poles, etc…

      • Virtual Trip 360° leads the audience to dive into the depths of the Ocean: breathtaking !
      • Virtual Surf offers to face 7 mythical waves and win as many points as possible to reach the surfers' podium !
      • The board movements, wind and spray of Surf Sensation 5D make this animation a surf trip between fiction and reality.
      • The underwater base and the polar base are the ideal places to acquire knowledge about the Ocean : why is the sea salty ? What animals live in the North Pole? Perfect for learning and having fun !
      • Dynamic cinema with special effects offers a sensational and original experience across the North and South Poles.
      • 700 sharks in the night is a 12-minute documentary at 360° to dive in the middle of a pack of grey sharks in the Fakarava reserve in French Polynesia.
      • A magnificent 40-minute 3D film to discover or rediscover the wonders of the ocean.
      Indicates : Seaborg is a stunning animation for thrill seekers. Equipped with a virtual reality mask, visitors leave for an immersive journey of 4 minutes at 360°! Sensations guaranteed ! »

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  • Chèques Vacances (Holiday voucher)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Disable access
  • English spoken
  • Garden
  • Groups
  • Lift
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spanish spoken

Useful information

Location : Sea side

Province : Labourd

Location : Avenue de la Plage
64200 Biarritz


Avenue de la Plage
64200 Biarritz

GPS coordinates

43° 27'44.67"N, 1° 34'18.62"W

Traveller Reviews

3.5 sur 5 664 reviews

  • "Stick with the VR"

    3 / 5 Reviews posted by Dumbelton on 01/11/2018

    Basically this place should just have its six virtual reality activities, and ditch the rest. The rest consists of listening to boring and poorly translated waffle about the oceans etc. The VR...

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  • "Visit with children"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by M9522TIaliciac on 19/08/2018

    Most of the experiences involved putting on VR headsets and immersing oneself in diving with sharks/ surfing / diving a wreck. The Arctic 5D was a must and the best of all of them. We waited ages for...

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  • "Good time for kids"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by dantal33 (Tel Aviv, Israel) on 18/08/2018

    Kids had a great time with all the stations and VR activities. Worth the price if you want the kids to be happy for a day. There are many things for them to see and learn. For parents it is decent...

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