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What to do in New Caledonia
New Caledonia is a charming mix of French and Melanesian influences. With a dazzling lagoon, gourmet food under swaying palm trees of pristine beaches, gorgeous land and seascapes, and excellent diving spots, New Caledonia is the definition of paradise.
Start your trip at the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre and the Chapelle Notre Dame de Lourdes to learn more about the history, culture, and heritage of locals. Get even closer to Mother Nature at Noumea Zoological and Botanical Garden and Le Parc des Grandes Fougères.
Enjoy a stroll along Noumea’s waterfront of Baie des Citrons and Anse Vata. There are also beaches around this area where you can get a tan or just enjoy a beach bum day at Fayaoué Beach, Yedjele Beach, Luengoni Beach, and Mahamat Beach.
You can’t miss seeing New Caledonia’s Barrier Reef. It’s also known as the New Caledonia Lagoon, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy snorkelling, diving, and windsurfing at Ilot Canard and Aiguille de Prony.
Fall in love with the Heart of Voh mangrove swamp. Explore the protected Blue River Park, and say hello to countless bird species. Have a ripper time hiking and camping there too, and also at Monts Koghis, Prony, and by joining a hiking group.
Observe the people in the heart of the city at Place des Cocotiers. Don’t forget to include Musee de Bourail, Musee de l’Histoirer Maritime, and the Mwa Ka monument on your travel itinerary.
So start planning your New Caledonia trip now! To help get you started, check out these 16 tips for your New Caledonia holiday.
When to visit New Caledonia
The best time to visit New Caledonia is during the months of April-May, July-August, and October-November. April-May is when the country is lush again and enjoys cooler days. July-August is the perfect season for hikers and whale watchers. While October-November is when you can enjoy fewer tourists before the heat and crowds arrive in summer.
You’ll be chuffed to know that you can fly to New Caledonia and visit the country visa-free for up to 90 days within 180 days. Check if your passport is valid for at least six months when you fly back to Australia. Visit Smartraveller for more travel info.
Travelling to and around New Caledonia
You will be landing at the Nouméa Magenta Airport. Start exploring New Caledonia by bus, taxi, or by car rental.
Enjoy an amazing island holiday at New Caledonia! Get your suitcase and passport ready now, so you can book your flights to Noumea with Skiddoo today.