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Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie

3 route Aquarium, Anse Vata, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
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Ranked #2 of 17 attractions in Noumea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Aquariums
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is no Kelly Tarltons but there is a beautiful collection of marine life. There are some stunning coral and anemone as well as beautiful fish. There is a walk through legend of the turtles for the children. Don't be fooled into thinking it is all in French. Each station has a big book page which is bilingual. This attraction... More

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NZ
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I've been to better but I've also been to much worse. It's not a very big complex but they have set up some very cool displays and some that I would say were unique. One tank had a number of nautiluses wobbling their way around, another section was devoted to night time with coral and fish that glowed in the... More

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Easy to reach around the bay, and full of surprising exhibits. Fabulous fish and some pretty (poisonous) snakes. Fluorescent coral - who'd have guessed? And it's all local wildlife...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Compact aquarium but very interesting. Located Ansa Vata beach near Le surf hotel opposite the ferry to duck island. Great displays good to look at before diving. Shows which fish are dangerous and how to treat the reef. After diving you realise how well made the displays are set up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Clean tidy and interesting. Displays are in English as well as French. Great for families or anyone who isn't in to snorkelling and wants to see some of the local up close. Entry price was reasonable for the amount of displays

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Aldinga Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was a shore tour from our P&O cruise. We only had 45 mins here. Seemed to be a good length of time for most people, but my 13 yr old photographer was in awe. I was fascinated with the flouro coral. The exhibits are small, but really well presented. They've done a great job. Plaques were in French &... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Even though the aquarium is smaller and less lavishing to Sydney's aquarium, I believe this aquarium can gives Sydney's a run for its money. They have amazing displays of fishes is big tanks. There's also a dark area where coral are seen I'm there natural light (deep under water where there's no natural light). Well worth the visit, only costing... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were stuck for a rainy day activity and this is a good one. For visitors from Sydney, manage your expectations as the aquarium is very small compared to the Sydney aquarium, but the exhibits are good and it's a great activity if you need to while away an hour or so for a morning or afternoon activity. It's a... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Aquarium des Lagoons should be a compulsory visit, especially if you have kids in tow. It is a small aquarium, but there are fascinating fish and corals on display. Lots of clownfish too!

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Having recently visited the London aquarium which was very poor it was great to find a small but really well run aquarium in Noumea. You get to see many species of fish particularly those found in the local waters. It was a great introduction to the area and was great to do on a day when the weather wasn't great... More

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