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Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Decided to do this to fill in some time on our last day, as it was cheap (1500 XPF for adults) as... read more

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camerony525
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Croydon, Australia
Live nautilus, sea snakes

Great range of local marine life, including a few that you rarely see in aquaria, like the nautilus... read more

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Coastal691645
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Sydney, Australia
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The "Aquarium des Lagons" is a public joint venture between the Government of New Caledonia, the Government of the Southern Province, and the City of Noumea. The statutes of the organization define its major goals and objectives : Management of the...more
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3 Route Aquarium Anse Vata | Anse-Vata, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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Reviewed yesterday

Decided to do this to fill in some time on our last day, as it was cheap (1500 XPF for adults) as we figured we may not really see anything that we hadn't seen while snorkelling. Pleasantly surprised with some marine life that we hadn't...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great range of local marine life, including a few that you rarely see in aquaria, like the nautilus and sea snakes. Good displays of fluorescent coral, plus the usual crowd pleasers like sharks and rays. Well worth a visit, and not expensive.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very spacious lots to see colourful fish not a large aquarium but nice to see local fish etc enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours nothing over the top but nice

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My teenage daughter who loves to snorkel loved this small but well maintained aquarium. We loved the turtles!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nickis714
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place! Very well kept, many tanks both small, big, and huge, full of all kinds of marine live. Much better than expected, and worth visiting for adults and children alike.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MikeLuana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In terms of aquariums, this is ok, not mind-blowing if you compare to other larger city aquariums. We had a 10-year-old in the group and she was totally unimpressed. The good thing was the ability to identify local fish and sea snakes before we went...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice array of fish, sharks, turtles. Too small tanks for some creatures I would have thought but I'm no expert

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ymerejaussie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you’re sick and held hostage by the rain, head to the aquarium. As I OD’ed on cough syrup, everything became trippy and as many aquariums I’ve been to in my life, I’ve never seen a few of the sea creatures! The best part of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kimwillrule
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to take the family for a couple of hours. The aquarium is fresh and modern. Its signs are in French and English, and its guided tours are only in French. There is a focus on plant life and ecology as well as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a recent cruise stopover, visited mainly for my grandson with not much expectation but was pleasantly surprised with the set up, was way better than expected with plenty to look at, there are a few areas that you walk through that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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haroldf916
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Vacation602322 | Reviewed this property |
I concur its about $20AUD per adult. We were there for about 90 minutes maybe 2 hours and it was amazing. One thing to be aware of is they don't accept foreign currency - not a huge issue but just make sure you either have... More
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Lavon B
December 4, 2016|
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Response from Megan C | Reviewed this property |
Bus or taxi. Taxis are cheap so I would do that as saves waiting. There is a lovely beach and many restaurants close by you can make a day of it
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