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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Outstanding views of the chambered nautilus

I love aquariums and this is about my favorite! Don't miss it. You can easily get there by going on the hop on bus.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Redmond, Washington
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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I love aquariums and this is about my favorite! Don't miss it. You can easily get there by going on the hop on bus.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We visited the aquarium after reading the great reviews on TripAdvisor and we were pleasantly surprised how good it was. Great layout very informative with excellent descriptions in both French and English. Make sure you go outside and view the turtles

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

A very special place spotting natural tropical Marine life. I enjoyed especially Recent turtles home

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Sydney, Australia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Acquariums can become tired and unexciting. However, this long-established and well-located acquarium in Noumea offers a novel collection of tropical fish species and marine creatures. Some of the presentations are amazing. Great value for a modest admission price.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

If you're terrified of fish (like I am), this is not a fun time at all. It is however, very beautiful and does make for amazing photographs to take home! If cruising here - don't book shore tour with the cruise ship (it is overpriced) - much better off to book when you hit land.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Lost if information also in English and a good selection of fish, Great for kids or if its a bad weather day.

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Pondicherry, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Had a nice time to learn about the marine life in the pacific area. The new aquarium has been very well done and there is alot to see.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I travelled here last year (sorry late review) with my sister. Despite my poor French found the aquarium with help from locals & free bus service. Aquarium was quite modern with lovely exterior. We were surprised that the hour we spent there, only 4 other customers. Impressed with the attraction ( though small). Easily 1 hour is long enough to... More 

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Vancouver British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This was an excellent aquarium with the floor to ceiling viewing windows and many interesting displays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Definitely worth a visit - such a great variety of marine life. Highlights included seeing the sea turtles being fed and a glimpse of the nautilus.

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