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

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Nomea aquarium

good for everyone... being so close to the ocean makes it even more enjoyable. A really amazing circular nautilus display; had never seen any before....almost alien looking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Noumea, New Caledonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

good for everyone... being so close to the ocean makes it even more enjoyable. A really amazing circular nautilus display; had never seen any before....almost alien looking creatures

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit while in Noumea and within easy walking distance anywhere in the tourist area. There are two large display tanks inside that you could sit and watch for hours. While not as big as what can be seen in the major cities there is still a large variety of interesting sea creatures, fish and coral. The price... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The aquarium is a flat, easy ~2 km (~25 min) walk from our hotel, Chateau Royal. It was a great way to spend a cloudy afternoon. It only cost us 2000 F (~$24 AUD) to enter (2 adults and a 15 year old). We spent about 1.5 hours viewing the displays but you could spend a lot more time there... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A must do for the prospective snorkeller or scuba diver. Inexpensive, well presented with a good range of marine life ... lots of turtles and sea snakes. Great for all ages. Will be busy if there is a cruise ship in town.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A nice trip around the aquarium. Not to the scale of Kelly tarltons in NZ, but gives you a taste of what's to come should you choose to go snorkelling in the sea. Sad to see the turtles in a huge tank devoid of fauna. Poor things.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Could have stayed here for hours. You must not miss a visit here. The fish are absolutely captivating and if you sit quietly and watch, you'll spot new fish every minute as they come out of their hiding spots & watch for the flat fish that looks like the sand and you only see it if he moves & the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Much better than we expected, and a pleasant way to spend an hour or two! They have a good tank for viewing sea turtles, and plenty of colourful sea sponges.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

If you only have a few days (or even a few hours) to see things in Noumea, the aquarium should definitely be on your list. Exploring the wide aquatic life from the river systems through to deeper water sharks, every exhibition will fascinate you until you see the next. Really easy to get to catching the bus from town (10/11/90... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Okay so it's not the biggest aquarium in the world, but you may have noticed that Noumea is not exactly the biggest capital city in the world!! I found it well set out and interesting. The English translation is good quality and won't leave you frustrated. It has a wide range of New Caledonian sea life and I think it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a really interesting attraction - very well set up and a great way to get a close-up view of the reef environment and its residents. The only improvement I would suggest is to the turtle area.

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Additional Information about Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie

Address: 3 route Aquarium, Anse Vata, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
Phone Number: 262731
Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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