Le Voyage à Nantes
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Les Machines de l’île
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Opening hours

  • Ticket offices
    opening hours
  • Last admission 1 hour before closing.
  • 14.00 to 19.00
  • 14.00 to 18.00
  • 10.00 to 19.00
  • 10.00 to 18.00
  • 10.00 to 20.00
  • 10.00 to 13.00 / 14.00 to 19.00
  • 10.00 to 13.00 / 14.00 to 18.00
  • Carrousel on discovery mode
  • Carrousel on discovery mode in the morning

Opening Hours for the Grand Éléphant

from 30/05 to 25/06
from tuesday to friday: 11.00, 11.45, 12.30, 15.00, 15.45, 16.30
saturday & sunday: 10.15*, 11.00*, 11.45, 14.15, 15.00*, 15.45, 16.30, 17.15*, 18.00

/!\ from 26 to 30 June: No Grand Éléphant rides – period of maintenance

from 01 to 07 July (except monday 03)
10.15*, 11.00*, 11.45, 14.15, 15.00*, 15.45, 16.30, 17.15*, 18.00

from 08/07 to 27/08
10.15*, 11.00*, 11.45, 12.30, 13.15*, 14.00, 15.00, 15.45*, 16.30, 17.15, 18.00*, 18.45

from 28/08 to 03/09
10.15*, 11.00*, 11.45, 14.15, 15.00*, 15.45, 16.30, 17.15*, 18.00

from 05/09 to 20/10
from tuesday to friday: 11.00, 11.45, 12.30, 15.00, 15.45, 16.30
saturday & sunday: 10.15*, 11.00*, 11.45, 14.15, 15.00*, 15.45, 16.30, 17.15*, 18.00

/!\ 18 au 22/09: No Grand Éléphant rides – period of maintenance

from 21/10 to 05/11 (All Saint’s Day Holiday – 7/7)
10.15*, 11.00*, 11.45, 12.30, 13.15*, 14.00, 15.00, 15.45*, 16.30, 17.15, 18.00*, 18.45*

from 07/11 to 22/12
from tuesday to friday: 15.00, 15.45, 16.30
saturday & sunday: 14.15*, 15.00*, 15.45, 16.30, 17.15*, 18.00

from 23/12 to 07/01/24 (Christmas Holidays)
10.15*, 11.00*, 11.45, 14.15*, 15.00*, 15.45, 16.30, 17.15*, 18.00

/!\ 24 and 31 December: last ride at 17.15
/!\ 25/12 and 01/01: No Grand Eléphant rides

Annual closure: until 3 February 2023

In 2023 :

No access to Grand Elephant Journey: 26-30/06// 18-22/09
No access to Carrousel des Monde Marins: 11-15/09

*tickets bookable online

The visitor areas are neither air-conditioned nor heated.
Operation is subject to weather conditions.