News of the City of the Ocean
Film in the auditorium3D
It is a land of mystery, yet what happens here affects each of us. Through never-before-seen footage, our story takes viewers to the farthest reaches of this wild and majestic continent. It is the coldest, driest and windiest place on earth, with the harshest oceans. Yet, strange and wonderful creatures thrive there in astounding abundance. Antarctica is perfectly suited for the giant screen.
Ocean 3D, the blue planet
Film in the auditorium3D
New 40-minute 3D film.
The City of the Ocean is proud to show you Ocean 3D, the blue planet, a new 3D film with breathtaking images.
It is a true odyssey across the largest and the less explored habitat on Earth.
White Ocean, enter into the polar base
A new universe arrives in the City of the Ocean !
The contribution of science to the understanding of climate change is essential.
The City of the Ocean is interested in ice and ice-caps because of the important role they play in relation to the ocean.
An ocean musical at the City of the Ocean
On Sunday April 14 from 3 pm, the Conservatoire Maurice Ravel will immerse you in an ocean of music !
Water, in all of its poetic beauty, is a recurring theme in classical music : from the sea, calm or agitated, to the aquarium, passing through rivers and springs, invoking all of the divine facets of this element.
Discover the video of Biarritz Océan !
The Biarritz Aquarium and the City of the Ocean are two exceptional places to visit with family, friends, couples…
Soak up the atmosphere and discover these 2 venues with this 3 minute video !
The pictures speak for themselves.
New diving experience in the bathyscaphe
There is a new version of the 3D animation now showing in the bathyscaphe. Not only that, but this diving experience is twice as long as the last one ! New 3D Pop-out technology has been used for this film that provides the ultimate “I was there” experience !
A submarine setting, comfortable seats, polarized glasses…
Have you ever seen a coelacanth ? A what ? A coelacanth…
The coelacanth is a fish with an extraordinary story to tell. Until 1938, the scientific community was only aware of the existence of this creature in its fossil form.
The City of the Ocean wins the Annual Design Review 2011
The prestigious building designed by architect Steven Holl working in collaboration with Solange Fabião was presented with the Annual Design Review 2011 award on 19th December in New York.
The Annual Design Review is the most prestigious design award in America.