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Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie

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Address: 3 route Aquarium, Anse Vata, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
Phone Number: 262731
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Wasn:t sure about this as had been to aquariums before., but this one is well worth the visit. Lots to see and look at Big Tanks and a huge variety including sharks and a Turtle... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Wasn:t sure about this as had been to aquariums before., but this one is well worth the visit. Lots to see and look at Big Tanks and a huge variety including sharks and a Turtle tank. Guides gave a commentary but this was only in French.

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Stanthorpe, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent aquarium and worth-your-while a visit. BUT note that it is closed on a Monday! Everything tropical is on offer and you may never have seen many of the fish on show. Make sure that you do not use a flash on your camera because the fish do not like it and it is not allowed anyway.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The displays are very well presented & corals & coral reefs are particularly good The highlight is their displays of the Nautilus- something I can now crops off my bucket list

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My other half and I always like to visit aquariums whilst we are on holiday and have been to more than a few. We were not expecting too much from this aquarium and I have to admit we were pleasantly surprised. Though not the biggest of aquariums the displays were informative and well presented. There was a lot of focus... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Very informative and excellent displays. Don't know how they made them so real. The sea creatures as well as the coral were fascinating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

If you're doing a P&O cruise tour your more than likely visit on a Monday when they are closed to the public & turtle enclosure plus gift shop will be closed which was a great shame. Otherwise the displays are lovely.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Spend some time here learning about the sea-life around New Caledonia. Come here before doing any snorkeling or diving.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Certainly worth visiting for a couple of hours, fairly priced and some very cool exhibits. I felt a bit sorry for the turtles as they had nothing in their tank whatsoever which seems rather mean.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Spent around 90 minutes at this aquarium. The turtle feeding was highlight. The commentary was all in French and as my French is just average, I only picked up the gist of the commentary. Worth a visit particularly if looking for something on a rainy day.

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Penrith, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It is a small aquarium but very nice to wander through. The turtle feeding was fun but as we didn't speak French we could not understand the presenter at all. Plan to take the grandchildren next time, it is easy to walk through and well kept.

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