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“Not bad!”

Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie
Ranked #2 of 69 things to do in Noumea
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Not bad!”
Reviewed March 31, 2013

The aquarium is not big but there is quite a variety of fish and quite a lot of them. I would recommend it if you have an hour spare just to visit. The ticket price is reasonable and close to Ansa Vata beach and Quick (a fast food restaurant like Maccas).

Visited March 2013
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good aquarium”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

There's more to this place than meets the eye. An extensive selection of aquaria, including a dark room with phosphorescent corals. Some large tanks with a wide array of fish (though one always feels sorry for the sharks). There's a rock pool which seemed popular with children - they gave a presentation there but it was entirely in French. I found the exit confusing - you continue on from the dark room through a curtain into what looks like a children's area, then through past more tanks and into the gift store. Well worth the trip, and would be great for entertaining children.

Visited March 2013
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Montreal canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Very nice aquarium”
Reviewed March 21, 2013

We visited this very nice aquarium during our vist in Noumea.It is not very big but we loved to see all these different fish we usually don't see in other parts of the world.The displays are well presented . The next day I snorkeled in Baie des Pins and saw many of the same fish I had seen in the aquarium

Visited March 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good time pass for kids”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

The entry price is reasonable..we got a family pass...and the kids loved everything there..and I loved to see my kids happy so it was a good experience.
The aquarium is not very big so kids are not tired during the visit...great displays with nice seating in places so you can rest as well..

Visited February 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“One of the very best aquaria in the world”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

Great displays, good signage, moderate entrance fee. The displays were wonderfully colourful and the quality of the presentations was faultless. After seeing these fantastic corals, fish, etc, who needs to go scuba diving? Deservedly popular, I'd put this right at the top of Noumea's must-sees.

Visited February 2013
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