Port boisé is a hidden gem of the great south of New Caledonia. Southern inhabited point of the great south, Port Boisé is really worth the trip. From Nouméa, count a 2-hours drive to arrive to Port Boisé. Then enjoy! Port Boisé (meaning timbered harbour) has been an important site for timber exploitation in the early days of the colony.
So what to do in Nouméa? If you don’t know yet, a unique experience is a night or 2 at Escapade island. Located just 20 minutes from Noumea by boat, the “Escapade island” luxury resort is a heaven of peace, and the only resort of its kind in New Caledonia. Half of the luxury accommodations are built on land, while
What are the best Noumea tours? It really depends on what you are looking for. The capital city of New Caledonia offers many options for those looking for great Noumea tours. Historical Noumea tours: Being the capital city of New Caledonia since 1854, Noumea concentrates lots of the history of the colony. Discover and visit some of the historical colonial
What is the best tour in the great south? That is a question that a few of our clients recently asked us! The Great South of New Caledonia is indeed a land of contrast and variety and many options exist. You know it as well, as we do: everyone has its own likings and tastes. Determining the best tour is
If you are looking for a National Park in New Caledonia, you might look for a long time… 🙂 There is none! The reason is simple, the environment is a competency of each province of New Caledonia. Therefore you will not find National Parks in New Caledonia, but Provincial Parks 😉 That is just a difference of wording! In the
Just 8 kilometers from Noumea’s city center, the Tjibaou cultural center is a true haven of peace. It is an art and festival center where exhibitions and concerts are held all along the year. The center was named after Jean-Marie Tjibaou, the kanak priest and leader of the independence movement who co-signed the important Matignon agreement (Peace) in 1988. True
(Cheap or) Free things to do in Noumea? You don’t want to spend much money, but still want to discover Noumea. Here are a few things you can do in Noumea’s town center, we recommend. Compared to other islands in the South Pacific, New Caledonia has very good museums. Small country means that they are not the smithsonian ;), but
The Ouen Toro is the most popular touristic viewpoint in Noumea. Enjoy the Beautiful view over the lagoon and admire all the shades of blue. On a beautiful day, you can even see the great reef, about 20 kilometres away from the coast. The Ouen Toro is a popular touristic lookout but it is also a favourite spot for many