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Parc zoologique et forestier

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Address: Rue du Mont Te - Montravel, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
Phone Number:
+687 27.89.51
10:15 - 17:45
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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 6 days ago
Bryan B
Auckland, New Zealand
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Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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138 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Bryan B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 

1 Thank Wayne M
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 

1 Thank 557jill557
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220 reviews
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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 

Thank yummyrib
Noumea, New Caledonia
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104 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Wonderful and huge variety of bird species. The park is located on a hill and takes more then 3 hours to visit.

Thank flashgordon2016
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9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The zoo and botanics themselves are pretty light on animals and plants. There's a few native animals (mostly birds), and some plants. Entry is cheap, but it's on the side of a hill, so walking would be tiresome. We did the Segway 2-hour guided tour. Plenty of time to see everything, and much more fun on the Segway and with... More 

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