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Things To Do & Activities in Noumea – New Caledonia Travel 

Departure: Daily from Noumea (Nouville)     Duration: Half day

This 3 hour adventure tour takes you offshore around the main islets (Duck Island, Maitre Islet) and offers a 15 minute swim on Gull Islet before to head to Laregnere Islet for a 40 minute rest break where you can enjoy snorkelling with tropical fish. Riding solo or tandem, you’ll be led by experienced guides through the tropical island paradise New Caledonia.


Solo - 1 person per jet ski: $299

Tandem - 2 persons per jet ski: $398 ($199pp)


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Departure: Daily from Noumea (Nouville)     Duration: Full day

This 6 hour adventure tour takes you offshore around the main islets (Duck Island, Maitre Islet) and offers a 10 minute swim on Gull Islet before to head to barrier reef for a 30 minute rest break where you can enjoy snorkelling with tropical fish near shipwreck. Then you will head to Amedee Lighthouse Island for a free time. Crystal-clear waters and beautiful white sandy beaches are waiting to welcome you to the Amedee Lighthouse Island. Just 24 km away from Noumea on the barrier reef, this natural protected marine reserve is one of the New Caledonia’s highlights.


Solo - 1 person per jet ski: $360

Tandem - 2 persons per jet ski: $470 ($235pp)


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Departure: Every Day     Duration: Full day

Spend the day on one of the most beautiful islands in the world, the Isle of Pines.Fly to the island and discover beautiful Kanumera Bay. Laze around the pool or on the beach at Ouré Tera Beach Resort. Enjoy lunch under a Melanesian thatched hut with stunning views of the lagoon.

Adult: $519 pp - Child (2-11y.o) : $329 pp


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Departure: Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun    Duration: 8 hours

This 'secret' paradise was classified as a UNESCO heritage site in 2009. Come with us on a day trip for a close-up experience of the barrier reef. Our glass bottomed boat tour is specially designed for you to marvel at the multicoloured coral. We will offer you a delicious buffet lunch, which includes many seafood dishes and local recipes. To top it all, you will be entertained by our spectacular traditional dance show.

Adult: $239 pp -  Child (4-12y.o): $130 pp - Infant (Under 3y.o): $65                  


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4WD Guided Tour to the Great South: The “Must See” Tour

Departure: Every Day     Duration: 6 hours  


Go on a 4WD experience and follow the steps of convicts and miners in the far south. 

Stops : Visit in 4WD of Yate Lake lookout, Madeleine Waterfall Nature reserve, Old iron mine lookout, Prony bay lookout, Historic Prony Village. 


From $270 per person

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4WD Guided Tour: The Authentic Tour, Features Tribal Village

Departure: Every Day     Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes


Be immersed in an authentic tribal welcome located in the deep South of the east coast.

Stops : Visit in minibus or 4WD (subject to availability) of Yate Bay lookout, guided tour of goro tribe based on themes of traditional know-how, Wadiana Waterfall ”.


From $359 per person

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4WD Safari to the Blue River Park: “The Exclusive” Tour

Departure: Every Day     Duration: 7 hours

Be among the privileged to explore the Blue river park by 4WD! Your guide will drive you to the most remote area where fauna, flora and landscape will surprise you. Enjoy a French picnic in the middle of wild and admire the crystal clear water of the river. 

From $270 per person 

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Departure: Daily    Duration: 6.30 hours      From: Noumea


Enjoy an unforgettable day on the lagoon near a coral reef home to many species of fish. Lazing on deckchairs to perfect your tanning, go snorkeling, spot fish from underwater observation tunnel, kayaking or stand-up-paddle. Tour includes Welcome cocktail and 2-course lunch.


Price: from $184 per person 

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Departure: Every Day     Duration: up to 9 hours  

Experience a thrilling adventure in a specially equipped 4WD to discover New Caledonia and its remote areas as you've never seen before! 3 choices possible: half day, full day or extreme full day. Guaranteed to get off the beaten tourist track!

From $144 per person


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Departure: Daily    Duration: 7 hours      From: Noumea


Golf-lovers – we have created your best day out in Noumea! With this Golf day in Noumea we have arranged all the details for you. The Tina Golf course is known as one of the best in the South Pacific; Play golf on a beautiful course and take in the views as you go. There is something unique about playing the game you love surrounded by the lagoon!

Price: $290 per person 


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Departure: Every day     Duration: Full day


White sands, towering cliffs and high coral rocks Ouvea is one of the most beautiful places in the Pacific atoll. Small wonder that Japanese writer Katsura Morimura termed this the ‘closest island to paradise’. 

Includes: Gourmet 2 Course Lunch, Use of Hotel Le Beaupre facilities, Airport transfers on Ouvea, Return domestic airfares to Ouvea and Island Tour.

Adult: $745 pp - Child (2-11y.o) : $475 pp


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Day trip to Lifou - Loyalty Islands

Departure: Every day    Duration: Full day 


Lifou is the largest of Loyalty Islands. Long stretches of white sand beach, small coves, limestone caves, grottos and imposing cliffs give the island one of the most dramatic landscapes in the pacific.

Includes: 2 Course Lunch, Use of Drehu Village Hotel facilities, airport transfers on Lifou, Return domestic airfares to Lifou, snorkeling equipment and Island Tour.


Adult: $690 pp - Child (2-11y.o) : $460 pp


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Dumbea River Tour

Departure: Every day    Duration: 5 hours      From: Noumea


The township of Dumbea is located 15km north of Noumea and gets its name from the river that flows through the region. Dumbea is considered as a mini version of New Caledonia, providing a mix of lagoon, islets, rivers, forests and mountains. The tour has several stopovers including the Mt Venus lookout in Noumea, morning markets, Mt Koghi forest, Dumbea River and Paita Village.

Includes: Hotel pick up at 09.00, Wine and cheese picnic lunch, Experienced guide, Kayak hire at extra charge.

Adult: $280 per person  -  Child (5-10 years inclusive): $170 per person

Departure: Daily    Duration: 9 hours      From: Noumea


History buffs will enjoy this tour. Learn about the unique historical heritage of New Caledonia along the West coast. Stop at the white-sandy Ouano beach on the way to Farino. Visit La Foa pioneer city's most iconic places. Full-course lunch made by local produce, and visit 19th-century prison: Fort Teremba. 


Price from: $259 per person



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Departure: Various days

New Caledonia is well known for its French influence in all things gourmet, and the best part is that all this is right on your doorstep – only a few hours flying time from Australia and New Zealand. Here are our suggestions to take full advantage of the culinary delights New Caledonia has to offer.


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Departure: Every Day     Duration: Full Day


Enjoy an amazing day at Bourail (170 km from Noumea) enjoying the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage listed lagoon of Bourail at sea. This area is a special natural reserve where fishes and birds live peacefully. You will discover beautiful white sand beaches and the crystal clear water of the lagoon.

Price: from $295 per person

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Guided City Orientation Tour

Departure: Every day     Duration: From 9.30am to 11am

A great way to start your visit to Noumea. Enjoy panoramic views of Noumea from Ouen Toro Hill outlook, drive along the city’s famous bays, where you will see beautiful beaches and bustling cafés, restaurants and shops. Then head to the City Centre passing by land marks to assist you in finding your bearings. There will be a stop at a local supermarket and learn from your guide about the best of French Products wine, cheese, bread etc.


Price: $60 per person


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Day Trip to Maître Islet / Escapade Island Resort

Departure: Every day     Duration: Full day  


Take a 20 minute boat ride from Noumea (Port Moselle) to Escapade Island Resort (Ilot Maitre). Discover crystal-clear lagoons with stunning coral beds inhabited by colourful undersea life such as rays, little shark of lagoon and turtles.


Adult: $179 pp - Child (2-11y.o) : $109 pp

Includes return bus transfers from hotel to Port Moselle, boat transfer to Escapade Island and buffet lunch

Departure: From Tuesday toSunday    

Duration: From 10am to 4pm  


At the aquarium, discover aquatic treasures found throughout New Caledonia, from the freshwater streams to the depths of the ocean. Then go to the Duck Island, a tiny paradise where you can explore the wonderful underwater wealth. You will discover an incredible fauna and flora along with multi colored tropical fishes, just like a living aquarium!


Price:  $174 per person


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Departure: From Tuesday to Sunday

Duration: From 2pm to 5pm  


The Guided Country Tour is the best way of exploring the surrounding of Noumea and discover the Melanesian culture. Two offers are proposed on this tour. The principal option is the cultural tour, with a stop at Tjibaou Cultural Centre where you will be acquainted with the Custom Gesture. The second option is the botanical tour, with various stops in the Grand South so that you can enjoy incredible vantages. 


Price:  $159 per person


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Departure: From Tuesday to Sunday

Duration: From 1:30pm to 5pm  


The beautiful zoological and forestier park at the heart of Noumea protects over 700 animals including birds. Wander along peaceful paths, walk through gardens surrounded by cactus, native shrubs and bigger trees. Discover the diversity of the Caledonian forest with incredible views of the sea’s backdrops. 

Price:  $160 per person

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Enjoy many different options at Duck Island, the nearest island to Noumea, with return boat transfer and different food options


Price:  from $135 per person


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Catamaran Cruise - Day Trip

Departure: Every day

Conditions: 16 people max + 1 skipper

Exploring the islands of New Caledonia is one of the best ways to explore the largest lagoon in the world.

Price: from $1,799 per boat.

Itinerary depends on the duration of hire - includes fuel

Possible to pre-purchase lunch option/per day  Extra charge for chef to prepare meals on board / per day

*Reservations essential - Cancellation charges apply



Sunset Cruise

Departure: Every day

Conditions: Maximum 16 People +  Skipper

A very pleasant 4-hour comfort formula that allows you to spend all evening on board a catamaran.

Departure at 5 p.m. to watch the sunset on the islet Master and return to sailing.

Price: from $899 per boat

Whale Watching (from mid-July to mid-September)

Departure: Every day from mid-July to mid-September, according to the migration of whales 

From: Nouméa - Baie de l'Orphelinat

Conditions: Minimum 2 people


Every year from the middle of July through to September whales can be seen swimming in the southern lagoon. You will board a catamaran to observe (in respect) the graceful whales come to our warm waters to reproduce.

Weekdays: $220 per adult / $176 per child / $99 per infant

Weekends: $240 per adult / $196 per child / $109 per infant

Departure: From Tuesday to Saturday

Duration: 3 hours 


Visit and wander around the local markets, located by the water at Port Moselle. Enjoy the different sights and fragrances. Exotic fruits and vegetables displayed on the stalls will give you a taste of the Pacific cuisine’s diversity and intensity. Then walk to the famous “Quartier Latin”, lined with shops and restaurants before to visit the renowned workshop boutique of chocolate Morand and make a stop at the best bakery of Noumea. 


Price: $175 per person    

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Departure: From Wednesday to Sunday ( Monday and Tuesday would open for group of min 6 pax)

Start time: 09:00 or 13:30


Discover the fauna and flora of Païta (45 min from Noumea) while having fun.1,2 km of zip lines are divided into 4 stages + pedestrian route of approximately 800 meters through the forest.

Adult: $100 pp 


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Departure: Every day

Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes


Enjoy your time wandering along the thirty shops in the mall and around, go shopping in the shoes, jewellery, perfume and handbag stores. Discover the big and famous French sports’ store called “Decathlon” and the well-known local brand “Tricot Rayé”, the perfect place to find gifts to your friends and family.


Price: On Request   

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Departure: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

Duration: 2 hours

Aboard a comfortable Tchou Tchou Train, embark on a sightseeing city tour in Noumea. One of the most westernised capitals in the Pacific Islands, the city features beautiful beaches and stunning colonial mansions.


Adult: $50 pp - Child (2-12y.o): $25 pp


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Cooking Class

Departure: Every Day except on Sunday and local school holidays 

Conditions: Adult only - Maximum 6 participants

Duration: 3 hours


Let a French Chef teach you the secrets of French cuisine. Spend two hours learning and assisting the Chef in producing some real traditional French treats.


Price: 2 - 4 adults - $790 per group      5 adults - $990 per group      6 adults - $1,190 per group

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Segway Tours

Departure: From Monday to Saturday 


  • BAY TOUR  (1 hour duration): $119 per person

  • CITY TOUR (2h45 duration): $195 per person

  • VIP CITY TOUR (3h45 duration): $230 per person

Min weight 45kg / Max weight 118kg (closed shoes required)

Includes segway, helmet and radio guide 

Botanical Garden Tour by Segway

Departure: From Monday to Saturday 

Duration: 2 hours


This Segway visit allows you to get up close with some magnificent African and American animals. 


Price: $170 per person

Departure: Every day

Are you looking for a breath of fresh air? Do you want to spread your wings far from solid ground? Would you like to discover New Caledonia from the azure heavens? Ultralight flying is the perfect way to make your dreams come true! Take a flight above the stunning lagoon and reef barrier on an ULM (Ultra Light Model) seaplane.


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Mini Moke Rental

A great way to explore Noumea and good for the environment. Easy to drive (no gears) with no previous experience required.

• Capacity 4 pax
• No drivers license required
• Free pick up / drop off to hotels or cruise terminal

4 hour hire:  $300   -  8 hour hire:  $430  -  2 day hire:  $700  -   Extra hour:   $100

Blue Pearl Electric Pedal Boat Rental

A great way to glide effortlessly over the lagoon. No boating experience necessary and because the boats are electrically powered very little physical effort is required!

• Each pedal boat can accommodate up to 4 people
• Equipped with a GPS and lifejackets.
• Possibility to stop off at Duck Island.
• Departs watersports centre far end of Anse Vata beach

1 hour hire:  $99   -  2 hour hire:  $169    -  3 hour hire:  $219

Departure: Every day

There is no better way to view New Caledonia than by air. Based at the domestic airport of Nouméa Magenta, our partner will transport you anywhere you want – the only limit is your imagination. Flights can take you over the lagoon, to the Isle of Pines, the Coeur de Voh or across the North of Caledonia. This is also a popular form of business trip. 


Price: from $1090 per Helicopter

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Water Taxi Boat Hire

Exploring the islands of New Caledonia is one of the best ways to explore the largest lagoon in the world. You can take the trip in any way you want.

Hire of water taxi boat with skipper: 2 - 4 pax    

Departure and return: City, Anse Vata Beach or Lemon Bay

2 hours: $430    - 4 hours : $700   - 8 hours : $1250


Itinerary depends on the duration of hire - includes fuel

Possible to pre-purchase lunch option/per day  Extra charge for chef to prepare meals on board / per day

*Reservations essential - Cancellation charges apply



Fishing Tour - Day Trip

Departure: Every day  - Conditions: Maximum 10 people per boat


Full day tour with a professional guide on 15 meters catamaran. 
Pick up Noumea hotel at 06:00 – Drop Off Noumea hotel at 16:00
Itinerary subject to weather conditions 
Children (minimum 5 years old) are permitted on board but under parental responsibility.
Included: transfers from/to Noumea hotel, 1 professional skipper, fuel, equipment provided for big-game fishing, shower, toilet and fridge on board.
Not included: Lunch and drinks (on request), rod and reel fishing equipment & jigging equipment (fees applied), equipment for underwater spear fishing (if session requested* at time of booking clients need to bring their own equipment). 


Price: $3,161 per boat, per day

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*Prices are in Australian Dollars and subject to availability at time of booking.

The above prices are per person and valid for travel until 31 March 2020.

All prices are subject to change at any time without notice. Conditions, amendment and cancellation fees apply.