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Parc zoologique et forestier

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Address: Rue du Mont Te - Montravel, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
Phone Number: +687 27 89 51
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10:15 am - 5:45 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:15 am - 5:45 pm

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Nice place to have a stroll and look at birds

Ok place to visit. Drove up here and walked around. Saw some birds, Although the "exhibitions" should have been updated. But for that price one cannot expect much more. Ok... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Stavanger, Norway
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Because the soil is so nutrient deficient in New Caledonia, there isn't much to see in the way of flowers and the animals were in small cages and looked pretty bored. I felt sorry for the monkeys and birds.

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Stavanger, Norway
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Ok place to visit. Drove up here and walked around. Saw some birds, Although the "exhibitions" should have been updated. But for that price one cannot expect much more. Ok playgrounds for the children (4 and 5 years old).

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Raglan
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57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My last visit to the Parc Forestier was many years ago. Since then the enclosures have been improved a lot - especially for the New Caledonian birds. I also enjoyed the walk through the dry forest seeing the kauri trees growing to a good size.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We spent a pleasant 3 hours here last Friday. The 35 hectare park is situated on top of a high hill about 4ks from the city centre. There are some great views (between the trees) from several points. Entrance fees are 400XPF for adults, 200XPD for seniors (over 60), students, handicapped and 12 - 17yr olds. Under 12s are free.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The areas are clearly defined at entrance. You go through gates and down, down and down as you see the various birds in the cages with both english and french language. Nice pond with ducks and good playground for children with good and well signed amenities/toilets. Plants very lush, green and varies. You need water, hat and there is seating... More 

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Meeniyan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

There were 6 in our group with 2 guides. Had some lessons first, fairly easy to learn and control and fun! I'd love one for use in our very steep garden. Hope I'm allowed to buy one in Australia for use at home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We booked the Segway tour of the Parc Forestier as a shore excursion from the Carnival Legend and while it was one of the more expensive options it was the best tour we did. The "zoo" was an interesting place to visit, more birds than animals (loved seeing the native bird- the cagou ) but located in a nice forest... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Pretty much like any zoo. Unfortunately we found that the larger birds seemed to have the smallest cages - which we found sad. Lovely setting and well maintained. Be warned that if you take the bus - it is a long walk up a steep road. (Remembering that is is well above 30 degrees Celsius). We were very fortunate that... More 

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Vancouver British Columbia
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138 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

There was an introductory pavilion which showed the various effects of man on the environment of New Caledonia. There were many peacocks wandering around. We were happy to see the famous cagou, native to New Caledonia. I also liked seeing the large red flying foxes. There were iguanas and many colourful parrots and other species native to tropical regions. The... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It has mainly birds although not a big variety. It is a nice place to go for a picnic as it has plenty of tables and chairs to sit down relax and enjoy the quite nature. Not worth the trip if short in time.

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Additional Information about Parc zoologique et forestier

Address: Address: Rue du Mont Te - Montravel, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
Phone Number: +687 27 89 51
Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Tuesday 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Wednesday 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Thursday 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Friday 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Saturday 10:15 am - 5:45 pm

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