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Lagoonarium

Address: Afareaitu pk 8.5, Cote mer, French Polynesia
Phone Number: +689 87783115
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Bora Bora Snorkel, Sharkfeeding and Lagoonarium...
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Moorea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rainbow City, Alabama United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Whatever else you do, don't miss The Lagoonarium. This tiny islet is a lifetime labor of love. The owner will pick you up in his little boat and take you there, where you'll have the most amazing day snorkling with an incredible array of fish, sting rays (sans barbs!), etc. Everyone gets their own little grass hut where you can... More 

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Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

This place is amazing! It rained during our trip but it doesn't affect the visibility at all. The huts are cute and provide a nice relaxation area when you need a rest. Also, the views from the beach are excellent! We enjoyed swimming with the fish, sharks and rays. The coral was great too. Great low prices too. Don't miss... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We made a trip to Wilfred's lagoonarium in December 2014, and left in complete awe and excitment (despite a rainy day). Wilfred is a renaissance man that works so hard to ensure tourists enjoy themselves on his island and lagoonarium. I highly recommend any visitor to Moorea check out this amazing attraction and experience Wilfred's amazing hospitality. Before the trip... More 

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French Polynesia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Quite a nice place to mingle with locals the buffet was fair, the view nice, but the lagoonarium aquarium was closed for renovations, too bad.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My boyfriend and I were lucky enough to check out Lagoonarium with a local. Its set up very well, it really does feel like you're swimming in an aquarium the water is that clear! They must feed in the area because we saw some larger black tips hanging around. The biggest plus to doing a tour (or getting lucky and... More 

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El Dorado Hills
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Wilfred is a one man show. He comes to the shore with his dog and takes you to his motu (island) for a day of snorkeling and lunch. The island is equipped with bathrooms and small huts on a first come-first served basis. They also have a small beach so you can rest in between your swims. This is much... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The Lagoonarium is an absolute MUST when visiting Moorea! Wilfred, the owner, and his darling dog, Tootsie, took us by boat and oriented us to the Lagoonarium, which is a shallow reef inhabited by thousands of fish, rays and sharks in which he built a system of ropes that allow you to keep from washing away with the strong current... More 

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london
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a very popular place where day trippers go to swim, snorkel and interact with the the sting rays and small [safe] sharks. The experience could be tacky or too touristy or smack of the marine zoo, but the clever owners manage to avoid all these pitfalls. it's a rather charming set up in a beautiful setting where the... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My husband and I went to the Lagoonarium while in Moorea for our honeymoon. We tried to think of something we didn't like about this experience, but honestly we couldn't think of anything. Wilfred and his assistant Henri (sp?) were very nice. You can tell that the rays are Wilfred's friends. They were a bit shy around us, but they... More 

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La Crescenta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've been coming to Moorea for almost 20 yrs and discovered the Lagoonarium only this year. OMG. I can't believe what a magical place this is to snorkel with the Rays, Sharks, Eels and beautiful tropical fish. Can't say enough for this place. Almost as good as the Motu Picnic with Zeke or Bruno...

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