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Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie

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Introduction to NC’s spectacular sea life

Interesting visit to see the various coral and tropical fish in a nice setting. We didn’t catch the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
560shardas
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Nice aquarium

An interesting place to visit, we went as a couple but I can see this being a good activity with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
louisecnz
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Onehunga, New Zealand
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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 5 days ago via mobile

I like visiting aquariums everywhere I travel to. So when I was in Noumea, I got on one of their local hop on hop off buses to check out the local attractions. The aquarium was alright, nothing compared to others, but still pretty good. Great...More

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

Interesting visit to see the various coral and tropical fish in a nice setting. We didn’t catch the coral spawning exhibition that’s running through December, check local guides for details as we visited a day earlier. Ask for a student discount if you have a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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AquariumLagons, Responsable relations clients at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The Napelon is indeed the star of the big tank ! Thank you for your visit :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting place to visit, we went as a couple but I can see this being a good activity with kids on a really hot day. Lots to see and the tanks are big, colourful and with loads to see. The signage for the wildlife...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank louisecnz
AquariumLagons, Responsable relations clients at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent display, of local underwater world without getting wet. Great way to occupy the children..

Date of experience: June 2018
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AquariumLagons, Responsable relations clients at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Thank you, see you soon ;)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place ,highly recommended .Very close walking distance to the Anse Vata Bay. Awesome sea turtles.

Date of experience: November 2018
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AquariumLagons, Responsable relations clients at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must to do. Was incredible so many different fish and well planned out tanks one of the best aquariums I've ever seen

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SherylM597
AquariumLagons, Responsable relations clients at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit. We are delighted that you enjoyed our aquarium. See you soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice little aquarium and worth a visit. There were many interesting things to see and an outdoor area as well. Good for families.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jbecknz
AquariumLagons, Responsable relations clients at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit :)

Reviewed November 10, 2018

The turtles were amazing - be sure to go at feeding time - 3 pm! The tanks are full of all sorts of creatures - great for kids.

Date of experience: November 2018
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AquariumLagons, Responsable relations clients at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit :)

Reviewed November 7, 2018

A very enjoyable visit, with helpful and informative volunteer staff - and I just fell in love with the giant blue-eyed Napoleon fish (known in English by the less interesting name of hump-headed wrasse!).

Date of experience: October 2018
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AquariumLagons, Responsable relations clients at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit. You fell in love with the star of our aquarium, us too !

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We recently went to the aquarium while on a day trip in Noumea. The staff were lovely and very helpful conceverting the price into AU$ for us. The aquarium isn’t too busy, you can easlisy get close to the tanks and see the marine life....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy M
AquariumLagons, Responsable relations clients at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you :) We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the aquarium des lagons !

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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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