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Parc zoologique et forestier

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Address: Rue du Mont Te - Montravel, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
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+687 27.89.51
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Tue - Sun 10:15 - 17:45

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Birds are Best

While not a great fan of zoos, this is interesting as it is a chance to see some of New Caledonias birdlife and plants in one place. Bus access is limited to weekends although... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
Bryan B
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You'd think, wouldn't you, that a trip to this place in Noumea, New Caledonia, which [NC] in many ways is to trees as the Galapagos is to animals, would be a delight in store for any tree lover. Out of all 19 known species of araucaria trees (of which the monkey puzzle and Norfolk Island pine are part), 13 are... More 

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Wellington, NZ
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking forward to the visit and seeing the Cagou. In fact, due to weather (a bit of wind and rain) the zoo was closed 30 minutes after we entered. Fortunately we had been able to see the Cagou cage (it was the first place we headed), and they did give us our money back, but I was disappointed.... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Went here thinking it was a zoo, which had animals to see. Instead we saw a lot of birds in cages. It was a very large park with beautiful views across the town. It had one cage with monkeys, I felt a little sorry for them. They have Segway tours around the park, we didn't do that because it was... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

While not a great fan of zoos, this is interesting as it is a chance to see some of New Caledonias birdlife and plants in one place. Bus access is limited to weekends although there is a public bus about 10 minutes walk away. It is difficult to walk there from town as there are few footpaths. Anyway, be prepared... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We were lucky to go on a Tuesday when they feed the national bird. Very interesting and photogenic. Lots of peacocks about and just lovely but slightly hilly walk around. You can get a sedway to ride around but we got there too late. Large cruise ship tours may be there at the same time but that was fine.

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Lower Hutt City, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

While zoos are not really my thing - spending time viewing the local bird life here is time very well spent! How can you not enjoy the Cagou...make sure you visit at feeding time each day and hear the talk and ask questions. You could spend expended periods of time here! It is set on a hill - so be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect day out for a family with little kids. There is a bit of walking involved therefore would recommend getting a pram or baby carrier. Lots of peacocks roaming around the place with very tropical plants and fruit on display. Mostly birds and some monkeys but no big cats or other African/Australian or other animals. Fresh air,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Not many animals but great opportunity to see the birds endemic to New Caledonia. It was a great 2-3 hour stroll. The snack bar did not have a lot of things but what was needed was some ice cream after a hot day's stroll and the had it. There was a nice man made lake in the middle of the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Also flamingoes,lots of birds,some monkeys and overall a cooler, pleasant place to spend a few hours on a hot day as it is on a hill above the main city of Noumea. Dont take the ships' tour because at the pier, $24 AUD will get you entry and a return car ride ,but I didnt do that. I got the... More 

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Seattle
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220 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is a lovely parc just outside the city that displays the remarkable native New Caledonian flora and fauna very nicely in a lovely setting. It allows you to stroll for hours through different examples of bird life and native flora. It is well laid out, inexpensive, and an easy stroll of people of all ages. It is on the... More 

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