All posts tagged: Nausicaa

Nausicaa extends two major sea story displays

Nausicca, Europe’s largest aquarium located in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, has enhanced two of its major marine exhibitions with spectacular new displays. Stopovers in the Mediterranean now features a space devoted entirely to shipwrecks, created to allow visitors – like a diver – to discover creatures that have made the underwater habitat their new home – including the […]

Nausicaa whale shark project a success

A year ago, NAUSICAA, the French National Sea Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer, joined forces with the MEGAPTERA Association to launch a crowdfunding project for the tagging of the world’s largest fish, the whale shark. The project was successful and one of NAUSICAA’s diver-handlers joined the MEGAPTERA teami n Djibouti just before Christmas where the tag was […]

Chameleons come to Nausicaa

To mark its 25th anniversary, NAUSICAA, the French National Sea Life Centre in Boulogne, designed a colourful new exhibition inspired by tropical forests and recently a pair of veiled chameleons (Chamaeleo calyptratus), which have been part of the exhibition since early in 2016, gave birth to some 30 very healthy little chameleons. The babies were […]

New tropical forest exhibition welcomes baby gecko

To mark its 25th anniversary, NAUSICAA, the French Sea Life Centre in Boulogne, has created a colourful new exhibition inspired by the tropical forest. When it comes to biodiversity, land and sea are totally interlinked, forming a single ecosystem. Just like a coral reef, the tropical forest is a symbol of biodiversity. On display are frogs, geckos, […]

NAUSICAA is celebrating its 25th anniversary

In 2016, NAUSICAA, the French National Sea Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Yes, twenty-five years of wonder and commitment… In keeping with tradition, Nausicaa will be marking this special occasion with a host of surprises and festivities. During the week of May 18th 2016, the anniversary date, a week long programme of […]

15 million visitors to NAUSICAA

On Wednesday 21st October 2015, 24 years after it first opened, NAUSICAA, the French National Sea Centre in Boulogne sur Mer, welcomed its 15 millionth visitor. It remains the second most popular tourist venue north of Paris, attracting 600,000 visitors every year and continues to play and important role as a driving force in the […]

Cast your vote for the Best Animal Attraction for Groups at the European Group Travel Awards

The European Group Travel Awards, organised by Landor Travel Publications and, recognise the remarkable achievements made by suppliers in the group travel industry. The Awards in 2015 will take place on Thursday 5th March at the prestigious Intercontinental Berlin in the heart of Berlin. With TripAdvisor able to compile a list of the top zoos […]