Nausicaā Centre National de la Mer is a public aquarium located in Boulogne-sur-Mer in France. It is the largest public aquarium of Europe. Nausicaa is described as a center of scientific and technical discovery of the marine environment, focusing primarily on the relationship between man and the sea.
More than just a simple aquarium, Nausicaá, National Sea Centre, is the largest European complex entirely devoted to the universe of marine life. Nausicaa offers an entertaining, educational and scientific visit, raising public awareness about the need to act responsibly towards the world’s seas if their resources and beauty are to be maintained. Let yourself be astounded by the immense variety of the sea life: 10 000m2 exposition space, 58 000 living creatures 1 600 different species housed in 17 million litres of water which is dispersed into 85 aquariums, large tanks and terrariums Nausicaá proposes you a wonderful chance to discover the giant manta ray, pengouins, sea lions, and more! Nausicaá, take a plunge to discover the diversity of the marine life.