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AQUARIUM DE LA REUNION - St Gilles les Bains

Aquarium de la Réunion

The Aquarium de La Réunion offers an immersion in Reunion’s seabed while staying dry.
Whether it be the bottom of the lagoons, that of the Indian Ocean’s deep crevices or average depths, the Aquarium de La Réunion hosts the whole marine ecosystem of Reunion, in several tanks with a combined capacity of 600 000 liters.

Come watch our 500 fish and discover the backstage through educational tours showing you how fish are fed, how our aquariums are maintained and how Reunion’s marine ecosystem works.

The stars of the Aquarium:
• The zebra shark
• The black tip reef sharks
• Reunion’s clown fish
• The damzelfish
• The seahorses and pipefish
• The lionfish
• The sea bat
• The triggerfish, boxfish, surgeon fish ...

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The five areas of the aquarium:

• Marine biodiversity
• Coral gardens
• The reef depths
• The open sea
• The volcanic cliffs

Through the above five areas you will discover the variety of fish species of Reunion, but also the diversity of coral reefs, and learn to know how this fragile ecosystem operates and thus understand its importance.

Follow the life of the Aquarium on our Facebook page!

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Activities and services

The Aquarium de La Réunion opens its doors to offer school tours and educational visits, guided by playful visual animations, allowing children but also adults, to easily understand the complexity of the marine world.
For groups (school ...), optional animations on reservation:
• Isa the pirate girl
• Facial Mask
• Backstage tour
• Tactile Pool

The Aquarium de La Réunion also offers works councils and associations formulas that are dedicated to them, with the possibility of privatizing all the facilities for a day or half a day.

Good to know
• Accessible to people with reduced mobility

• Plage des Roches Noires
• Water Activities

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  • Photo 1 : Reunion's clown fish
  • Photo 2 : Zebra shark
  • Photo 3 : Lion fish
  • Photo 4 : Anthias
  • Photo 5 : Emperor angelfish juvenile
  • Photo 6 : Cleaner shrimp
  • Photo 7 : Apogon
  • Photo 8 : Zoom on coral
  • Photo 9 : Zoom on coral
  • Photo 10 : Zoom on coral
  • Photo 11 : Parrotfish
  • Photo 12 : Coral wall
  • Photo 13 : Sea urchin
  • Photo 14 : Shrimp
  • Photo 15 : Aquarium de la Réunion
  • Photo 16 : See you soon!


Adult = 9,90 €
Children from 4 to 12 years = 6,90 €
Children under 4 years old = free
Reduced rates for people with disabilities, students, job seekers, seniors

Please note: to tour the aquarium and
its exhibition spaces, it takes about one hour.

Special activities are planned daily:
for example, feeding of animals, scientific workshop (on Wednesdays), backstage tour (at extra charge 3 €)

Open daily throughout the day from 10am to 6pm
(also Sundays and public holidays)

Ticket office opens till 5:30pm

Recommended by
• Lonely Planet
• Le Guide du Routard
• Le Petit Futé
• Le Guide Michelin



Aquarium de la Réunion
Port de Saint Gilles

Reunion Island

Telephone : 02 62 33 44 00

Site :

Lat. : -21.054593
Long. : 55.224974