Located in the South West Pacific Ocean is the beautiful archipelago of New Caledonia, a special collectivity of France. The islands of this collectivity represent the richest biodiversity of flora and fauna per unit area, with a wide variety of species that are unique to the islands. Its capital of Noumea is a perfect tourist destination with a French Riviera atmosphere, filled with restaurants and bistros serving French cuisine, while local boutiques sell imported clothes, all set to a tropical paradise backdrop close to amazing beaches and other sights across New Caledonia. Travel to this island paradise in 2015 with our tours and activities and enjoy the natural beauty of this archipelago.
Go on a Noumea City Tour by Tchou Tchou Train and discover the city on a unique trailer vehicle that resembles a brightly colored train. Start at the beaches of Anse Vata and go on to Ouen Toro, where a spectacular view of the Amedee Lighthouse and reef await. Go on to Faubourg Blanchot, a community where old residential buildings and historical houses from the colonial period can be found. Stop at La F.O.L to get a great view of the city from atop a hill. Pass through Coconut Square and along Orphan’s Bay, then end your tour at Lemon Bay Beach.
Dive into a Noumea Jet Ski Safari adventure as you cruise along the waters of the largest lagoon in the world. Start with a brief safety course on handling your high-powered jet ski, then glide along past islets and beaches, seeing different sea creatures like dolphins, sea cows, turtles, and more along the way. Stop by one of the islets and disembark for a swim and a snorkeling trip.
For more adventures outside of Noumea, go to Amedee Island for a natural marine park, various activities like fish feeding and a glass-bottom boat cruise, and a delicious buffet.