2 days ago, everything was calm in New Caledonia and people were quietly enjoying a Kava while watching the sunset. There was no known case of Coronavirus in New Caledonia. Yesterday, our government announced the first imported cases of Coronavirus in New Caledonia. Stricter measures have immediately been announced, including a 14 days quarantine for all entrants on the island and
Looking for a hotel in Noumea? We are happy to present, one of our partnering hotel in Noumea, hotel Le Paris. Hotel Le Paris is a family run boutique hotel, right in the city center of Noumea. It is conveniently located between the commercial and touristy districts. The hotel offers comfortable bedrooms, French breakfasts, a lounge and a conference room.
You believe buying alcohol in New Caledonia will be simple? Not always 😉 ! You cannot buy any type of alcohol, anytime, anywhere… Bans on alcohol exist! And even for us, as locals we sometimes get to our favourite local shop and find a sign indicating that alcohol cannot be purchased. (: This partial ban on alcohol has been in
If you want to stay connected during your trip and use your mobile phone in New Caledonia (1), the OPT (New Caledonian Telecom operator) has recently launched a new product, specifically designed for travellers. The Tourism card is a prepaid sim card valid for 3 months that enables calls, texts and data. The benefits of the tourism sim card: A
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
Located a few kilometers north of the tropic of Capricorne , New Caledonia experiences a very nice climate. The weather in New Caledonia is characterized by : Trade winds. They blow most of the year from the East to South East. They never become very strong. Tropical temperatures, moderated by the ocean that surrounds the islands it is generally said
Over a total of 15 airports, there are 2 main airports in Noumea : Tontouta international airport: Tontouta welcomes international flights from Australia (6 weekly flights from Sydney, 3 from Brisbane and 2 from Melbourne), New Zealand (5 weekly flights from Auckland), Japan (6 weekly flights to Tokyo and 2 to Osaka), Vanuatu (8 flights per week to Vanuatu) and
The currency in Noumea, New Caledonia is the Pacific Franc (abbreviated CFP or XFP). It is tied to the value of the Euro (there is a fixed rate of 1 Euro equals approximately 120 CFP). The question you may ask is whether you need CFP when travelling to New Caledonia? The answer is still YES, but it is very easy