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Europe's largest marine park is Antibes' most popular attraction. This isn't the place to explore animals in their natural environment, but the impressive spectacle of dolphins and sea lions somersaulting through the air or through hoops is a sure-fire winner for most children. After you've watched the whale, sea lion, and dolphin shows, you can admire the park's latest arrivals: two polar bears in a new 3.5€ million refrigerated home. You can even wade in the dolphin tank and meet the dolphins (with an escort). You'll need at least half a day to visit Marineland, although there's plenty of entertainment for a whole day out, as the park is surrounded by its mini-empire of attractions, including Aquasplash (with wave pools and waterslides), Adventure Golf, and La Petite Ferme du Far West (an adventure farm suitable for young families). Bring dry T-shirts for the whale show as those on the front row are sprayed with water.