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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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Nice layout, exhibits and clean. Nice attractions, but is small. Has a large multi fish tank with sharks and a turtle tank out the back. No staff bar the person on reception... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Brassall, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A small aquarium, we visit a lot of them as my son is 13 years old and loves aquariums, $11 each to enter, it was ok to spend a little bit of time ashore if you like that sort of thing...

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good little aquarium. Most displays were excellent. However, the display outside was very disappointing. Nothing but a swimming pool with no attempt to make the environment look even remotely natural. It left a sour taste. We visit aquariums in almost every city we go to, we are keen divers, so such a poor display left us bewildered. Hopefully, it has... More 

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Thank Em K
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice layout, exhibits and clean. Nice attractions, but is small. Has a large multi fish tank with sharks and a turtle tank out the back. No staff bar the person on reception. Does have lots of signage and information. It is worth a look but you would need to really like fish.

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Thank Mark C
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took ou 7 granddaughter for a couple of enjoyable hours, she loved it!! We enjoyed it too. The turtles were just lovely. Well worth a look for a relaxing afternoon in Noumea

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Thank Bronwyn G
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the animals you want to see - there is a turtle pond, a large viewing tank with sharks/wrasse etc., a dark room for things like nautilus. Decent size and lots to see. Cost 1500f each. Right across from Anse Vata beach, near the headland. We probably spent 1 hour there and that was enough.

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Thank Laura L
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the BEST day visiting here while on a cruise - the sea life and the information was magnificent. I will definitely go back!!!

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Thank Kirstin F
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128 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For 1000 xpf each, this is a good opportunity to see marine life up close and to find out more about them. Entertaining for kids. Especially the turtle tanks outside. A good way to spend an hour. Note, no flash photography is allowed.

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Bathurst, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids loved it and so did mom and dad! Really worth the visit! Very clean and well laid laid out. Definitely one of the better aquariums we've visited. The gift shop has a great selection of gadgets for the kids too.

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This aquarium is good for young kids. The turtle tank was awesome as was the coral exhibition. But the fish displays were not too many. Perhaps we were comparing it too much to the amazing Sydney aquarium.

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Thank val28j
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely family outing, lots of interesting aquatic life, kids loved the glow in the dark fish, turtles and Nautilus. Huge fish tank with amazing fish was a favourite to sit in front of and watch the aquatic world go by.

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