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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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We really enjoyed our visit to the aquarium seeing sea life that we do not usually get to see. While we were there, there were numerous small school groups and seeing the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Liane M
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our visit to the aquarium seeing sea life that we do not usually get to see. While we were there, there were numerous small school groups and seeing the children enjoying their time there was also good. I recommend you make the time to go.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This isn't the Sea life Aquarium as in Singapore or other places, so don't expected it. It's a nice little aquarium that has a lot of topical fish that are in the waters around the area. For a family it would ideal going here before heading out to one of the islands, every fish you see here is what you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited 'Aquarium des Lagons' out of curiousity, after walking by during a morning stroll - it piqued our interest and made us wonder whether the marine life in New Caledonia differed much from what we have in Australia. To be completely transparent, we weren't expecting too much, but thought it would be a fun activity as well as a... More 

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Broadbeach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wasn't really expecting too much but was pleasantly surprised. This is a must place to visit, about $20 Aus to get in and well worth it. The place is set up beautifully as you walk around it and the variety of fish and aquariums to see is extensive. Many things to take your breath away.

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Carrara, Queensland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Expecting not much because it's a little island but this aquarium was great...especially at the entry price of 1500 Francs per person - Aus$18. It wasn't super cheap, as you might hope for on a little island in the middle of nowhere but in New Caledonia where everything is expensive this visit represented valuer for money. Good tanks and displays... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is something magical and restful about aquariums. Our aquarium trip was magical but not very restful as our kids were so excited about everything they saw and were constantly badgering us to go to the next exhibit :-) We finally got them to chill and enjoy when we got to the main "tank" where we sat and watched for... More 

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

We enjoyed a couple of hours here and was actually really well done with plenty of fish you may not have seen before! Loved the massive turtles also. Well worth it and really enjoyed the afternoon here.

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Thank KiwiSummer2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well done viewing for seeing lots of different fish and coral. Quite a lot of English on the explanations etc. We watched a video on dougons that was interesting and could pick up most of what was going on even with our poor French.

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Emu Plains, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a group of seven we took a ''get on get off'' bus tour whilst in Noumea, one of the places we stopped/visited was the Aquarium, although not a big aquarium it was still quite enjoyable, our group in particular really liked the outdoor site with the turtles, where you could view them through a glass window. All in all,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This aquarium is excellent. Wide variety of fish, lots of displays, sharks, turtles but no dugongs as advertised! The shop was a bit disappointing but everything in Noumea is overpriced.

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