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Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie

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Address: 3 Route Aquarium Anse Vata, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
Phone Number: 262731
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Very educational and well done.

Great displays , well curated and good value. Loved the turtles although a twing of zoo guilt over their display

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Great displays , well curated and good value. Loved the turtles although a twing of zoo guilt over their display

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Both parents and kids enjoyed seeing a good cross section of the local sea life. Smaller than some but more intimate. Make sure you're there at 1030 or 1430 for feeding time

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Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to spend a hour or two. Went with my husband reasonable price to enter lots of variety of species. The turtles took the cake for me. Would be ideal for a family to visit here with children.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

enjoyed seeing Noumea's sea life. Great aquarium not very big but has pretty coral and sea creatures including turtles. You can just walk in and pay an admission. No need to book a tour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I didn't know what to expect but was very pleased with the compact but satisfying displays. I enjoyed the fresh water, mangrove forest and sea grass displays and then was really surprised and delighted with all the coral and fish displays. There were a couple of good surprises. It wasn't huge but it really was lovely. Nicely maintained with English... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had some spare time in Noumea before heading to Isle of Pines. Glad we visited the aquarium as that gave us a very good idea of the various fishes we saw when we snorkelled at Natural Pool & Nokanhoui. Even the resident turtles were similar to the ones we saw in the gorgeous bays. Aquarium is small but perfectly... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The meandering walk way leads you through key aquatic ecosystems of New Caledonia and features a wide range of species (both animals and plants). A great way to see critters up close and put names to the species that you have seen or will see when out on the reef. Displays are in both French and English.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This aquarium was interesting to visit and learn about how they discovered the Neon Coral. Great for younger children.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent displays with a great variety and some unusual critters (mantis shrimps, mandarin fish, pipe fish & seahorses,humpback turret fish) and a truly wonderful large tank with sharks, groper, Giant Trevally and a myriad of other fish. They feed small amounts regularly so LOTS of activity to watch.

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Dubbo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The displays lead you through freshwater, mangrove and ocean ecosystems. Huge variety of fish and other aquatic animals and plants. Big sharks, tiny crabs, seahorses, huge turtles, corals, anemones, brightly coloured reef fish. "Tricot rayé" is a folk character in NC - a dangerous but shy sea snake. They're there too. Highlight for me was the nautilus tank. Nautilus is... More 

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