Secrets of coconut square walking tour
If you like to scratch beneath the surface, “Secrets of Coconut Square” is the perfect tour for you: Join us and you will discover why « La place des cocotiers » also known as Coconut Square is at the heart of Noumea in so many ways !
Construction of the square started in 1864 in the middle of the historical town center of Noumea and it was made « ground zero » in calculating distances of New Caledonia.
Since its creation, New Caledonian, as well as foreigners have had mixed feeling about coconut square : Place of celebration with its charming Gazebo dating from 1883, heaven of peace in the middle of the city, place of gathering where native kanak people like to chill out, it has also been a place where sweat, blood, tears and scandals have existed.
In this 2 hours walking tour, you will not only explore coconut square but learn about its history and find out about its secrets, scandals and stories.
Lively and entertaining, you will love our « Secrets of Coconut Square » tour and you will discover this central place of Noumea in a unique way. The tour does include a visit of the City Museum that does retrace life during early colonization till 1st world war. (or a coffee 😉 when the museum is closed)
For more information, please contact us.
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION: music kiosk on the top of coconut square
WEAR: Comfortable clothing
- English speaking knowledgeable guide
- Entrance fee of the city museum or coffee
- lots of fun 😉