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Aquanature

Address: Chalet Aquanature | Marina Port Moselle, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
Phone Number: +687 26.40.08
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Ranked #1 of 26 Activities in Noumea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Outdoor Activities, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The guided Snorkeling tour is a swim equipped with fins, mask and snorkel whose goal is to discover...
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Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Outdoor Activities, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The guided Snorkeling tour is a swim equipped with fins, mask and snorkel whose goal is to discover the submarine fauna and flora of the surrounding area. A half-day trip is ideal for an express discovery of the marine reservations surrounding Noumea. It allows a brief excursion on Signal Island to discover its nature trail or simply enjoy its white sand beach. Two 45mn snorkeling tours with a tea/coffee/biscuit break are scheduled on this half day .Week days 8.30 Am to 1.00 Pm / Saturday 07:45 am to 12:00 Full Day Trip /This type of excursion combines the pleasures of aquatic discoveries and those of a nature trail, with an expedition on a reservation islet of the South lagoon.The day trip includes two Snorkeling tours on two different sites, with a break either on Amedee Island or Signal Island. We all share a picnic on a white sand beach with view on the lagoon!Schedule :Every Sunday or on request for a group of 8 people / 9.00 Am to 4.00 Pm SPECIAL SCHEDULE FOR CRUISE BOAT ON REQUEST.
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Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We booked a last minute snorkelling tour with Aquanature. Our host Valerie was fantastic in every respect. She was both friendly and knowledgeable, and looked after us very well during our excursion to Signal Island. The weather was good for our trip and the boat was very comfortable. Valerie was very kind with one of the other snorkelers who lacked... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We recently traveled to Noumea via cruise ship and went on a snorkeling tour with Aquanature to 'the lagoon'. From start to finish the guides were friendly and helpful with no problem too big or small. As soon as we boarded the boat Valerie quickly organised our equipment and we set off to the lagoon. On the trip to the... More 

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Canyon Lake, TX, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Aquanature is an outstanding snorkel tour operator in Noumea. We worked with Valerie, the manager, to set up an all day snorkel tour during a one day cruise stop. Everything from initial email correspondence with Valerie to the snorkel excursion was top notch. The boat was comfortable and the crew was very informative and delightful, both in the water and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I did the afternoon snorkelling trip whilst on a cruise. Valerie and her staff were excellent and good fun. The snorkelling was amazing - turtles, octopus, fish, a sting ray and small reef sharks. All gear is supplied including wet suits. You are only people at the small island that they take you to so you have a beautiful place... More 

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Christchurch
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41 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This was our first and only on-shore experience as part of our Royal Caribbean cruise and it was very good indeed. We followed the instructions and found Valerie in her marina cabin. She was very polite about my awful French and we spoke English after that! We left the marina and raced out to the snorkeling area -it took about... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were lucky enough to book a snorkel tour as part of a shore tour on our P&O cruise. We thank Valerie, Bernard and crew for making this a very memorable shore tour. From the first minute till the last Aquanature made all persons feel welcome and ensured all levels of snorkelers were catered for. Special thanks to Bernard for... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Like many, we booked this trip due to the good reports on Trip Advisor. I pre booked it as the only day they did a whole day was on Sundays so I thought I'd get in quick. The morning of the trip was somewhat wet as the heavens decided to open. But the hotel gave tham a quick call to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

our decision to book a reef snorkeling trip with Aquanature was influenced by Tripadvisor reviews. We made the right choice. We booked a half day trip. We could not have had better day, the highlight of our Noumea experience. Aquanature's attention to our needs and their desire to ensure we had a great experience was second to none. Thank you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a look in Tripadvisor and we saw this super reviewed day trip, and after some check online we decided to book with them. We did one of the best choices on our trip!!! We met Roberto and Valerie at the wharf and we started a very long conversation with them (overall with Roberto who is italian as us... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We went out with Valerie and Roberto of Aquanature and snorkeled at Sentinel Island and one other location (never did catch the name). The water was crystal clear, the fish and other creatures plentiful and Valerie and Roberto were great. They hauled sea cucumbers from the bottom pointed out lovely coral and creatures and were VERY attentive especially to the... More 

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