New Caledonia Accommodation, Hotels, Tours & Information
Places in New Caledonia
Discover New Caledonia – where the French Riviera meets the South Pacific.
With its white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and mountain rainforests combined with French and Melanesian cultures, New Caledonia is the perfect island holiday.
The capital city of Noumea and its waterfront are teeming with French restaurants, cafés and bars. Don’t miss the popular weekly evening carnival at Place des Cocotiers where you can enjoy food, art, music and entertainment. Discover the rich Melanesian culture at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre.
Part of the unique attraction of New Caledonia is the distinct French influence. Take in the outstanding French architecture, while shopping at the large number of fashion boutiques. Indulge in world renowned gourmet cuisine or enjoy French pastries at an outdoor patisserie.
New Caledonia boasts the largest lagoon in the world. Snorkel or dive the clear waters and explore the diverse marine life including whales, dugongs, turtles and a large array of tropical fish. The water activities are endless; try surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, water skiing or jet skiing. Go deep sea and big game fishing or sail the smooth idyllic waters. There is just so much on offer, the choice is yours!
Explore the beauty of the Isle of Pines with its sparkling clear waters, undiscovered sandy beaches and towering pines. Known as the ‘Jewel of the Pacific’ and surrounded by coral reefs, the Isle of Pines is the ideal setting for swimming in the natural pools or just simply relax on the pristine white beaches.