Marineland

bassin-des-raies-toutes-son_referenceThe Marineland of Antibes is one of the biggest sea themed aqua park which was founded by Roland de La Popye in 1970. It is spread over 26 hectares and includes Marineland Resort, a three –star hotel, Aqua splash which is a water park, Kid’s Island which is a park for children , a dolphinarium and a marine zoological park. It actually is owned by a multinational company based in Spain and has its major stake holders from Britain. It is one of the most popular and visited attraction of that province and houses Orcas/ Killer whales which is the largest member of the oceanic dolphin family. Marineland is one of the two dolphinarium which houses Orcas in Europe and statics indicate that 1.2 million people visited the park in 2014.
It has a lot of aquatic shows filled with performances of both human and animal performers including polar bears, dolphins and orcas. It is quite well organized with a queue system and has a separate fees structure. The park also houses snack bars and cafeterias which are not very expensive. However it could be time consuming, and you could include it in your plan if you are visiting Antibes for a long holiday and also especially if you have children. You could avail more information on the park from their website or catalogues that are widely available in the area.