The Lagoon Aquarium, together with local authorities and environmental groups, organises all turtle watching activities, with each visit led by trained guides. Sea turtles are protected by law in New Caledonia and it is a special privilege to witness the laying and hatching of their eggs.
Important: you must book ahead to join a turtle watching group. Book your ticket at www.eticket.nc, at Maison de Deva or the Bourail Tourism Office.
Groups are restricted to 45 people per observation session.
From 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., 7 days a week (December & January)
From 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., 7 days a week (February)
You can also participate in the early morning at the Turtles Birth ( From 5 a.m. to 7 a.m., in February) : https://www.eticket.nc/observation-des-bebes-tortues