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Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie

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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3 Route Aquarium Anse Vata | Anse-Vata, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well displayed colourful fish and beautiful corals, interesring for adults and children alike. Don't miss the exit to the turtle tank, we just happened to be in time to see them being fed. I only knew about it because I read a review before we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's no Altanis aquarium but is worth visiting due to its convenient location. Little pricey but everything is in Noumea. Turtle pool are main tank are the pick of the displays.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank thelooks
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for everyone. A wonderful collection of fish, corals and other sea life in large, well-lit tanks designed to draw all the fish past the viewing windows. Highlights the variety of life in the sea around New Caledonia, and also the importance of, and the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Susanne_Bellamy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend visiting this aquarium. It has plenty of interesting and beautiful fish and other marine species to see, displays are written in French and English, and it is very well laid out. The ticket price is very reasonable too. Highly recommend visiting before...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Wodger1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the entry cost (which was quite modest) especially if you don't have any plans to dive or snorkel at the reef

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PeterLindsay55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small and dated venue. Interesting to see the local sea and river specimens as well as coral samples for area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank K8095XJdianeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They had some cool fish. great to see some coral, lots of colourful fish, a tank with turtles (which we were not so sure was big enough...) and a ray with reef sharks. Just not sure we like small aquariums, like circus animal attractions.... ?

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tony B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good location, worth the visit, well indicated on what you are looking at, check out the times when they feed certain animals, nice little shop for some souvenirs

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MaaritPG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped into the aquarium not really expecting much but we very impressed with the amount fish and coral that was on display. I would recommend visiting.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Geoff-Dale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The aquarium was medium sized, but had many different displays and animals to look at. The information signs had a paragraph or two that were translated into English, and had interesting and relevant information on them. There were two particularly large tanks that had a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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selwyna_13
April 19, 2019|
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Response from Clara N | Property representative |
The fish feeding start at 10h30 am and the turtle feeding start a 15h PM :)
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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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