Mount Koghi park comprises 3 mounts (Malaoui peak, mount Moné and mount Bouo). It offers a wide variety of sceneries (primary forest, waterfalls, bush…) and is known for its very rich and diversity biodiversity.

July event New Caledonia – Yaté Kanak fair. A must do! Once a year, the region of Yaté (South of New Caledonia) organizes the famous Kanak fair of Yaté (Nûévarè Xéjö Mô Xé Dra” in local Kanak language) in June or July. There is a good reason why the fair is organized at this period: it is the fresh season

There are lots of events taking place in an around Noumea, mainly during weekends. Here is a shortlist of a few things to do, when you are visiting New Caledonia. Saturday June 1st, 2019 – 9:30am: Guided visit of the maison celieres. La maison celieres is one of the most well-known colonial house of Noumea and is really worth a

Born and raised in New Caledonia, after working as a translator and interpreter, Wamy has been a guide since 2012. Passionate about his job, he sees his mission to share his knowledge about New Caledonia. Oleti Tours (0T): Where are you from? Wamy: I am originally from the small island of Tiga in the Loyalty islands of New Caledonia. I

Learning French in New Caledonia in full immersion is perfect! Enjoy great weather, splendid countryside, taste delicious French and local  food, while you learn French! Only 2 hours from Brisbane, 3 hours from Sydney, Auckland and 3 hours and a half from Melbourne, New Caledonia is the closest French speaking neighbour to Australia and New Zealand. If New Caledonia boasts

You are a cruise passenger on a pacific trip and you wonder what to do during your call in Noumea? You can do really a lot in Noumea, but our advice is not to try to do everything. Noumea is a small city but nonetheless very active, and it won’t be possible to all in just a day. Our advice

If you are visiting New Caledonia and are interested in a botanical tour to discover its flora and fauna, we recommend you to visit its mangrove forest. The mangrove forest is not endemic to New Caledonia but nonetheless it is a vital environment, unique and often mysterious. The mangrove forest offers a protection of coastline from cyclones, and acts as

Whether you are interested or not by the plants of New Caledonia, there are 2 trees that you can’t miss during your visit to our island: the Flame tree and the African tulip tree! Both are covered with redish/orange flowers but they are not to be confused. First let’s clarify that those 2 plants of New Caledonia are not endigenous

One Sunday a month, Samuel Machon the French chef from the restaurant L’alinéa (one of the best in town, ranked #7 out of 246 restaurants in Noumea on tripadvisor at the time of writing this article), opens the doors of his kitchen for an authentic French cooking class. Sunday August 5th: today the French cooking class topic is the preparation of

Can you bring and fly your drone in New Caledonia? New Caledonia is a beautiful island. It is beautiful from the land, but is really be amazing when observed from the sky. No wonder you want to take your drone during your visit to New Caledonia! But, can you do so and fly your drone in New Caledonia? The answer