New Caledonia

Outback plains on the West Coast contrast with tropical mountains on the East Coast. Discover dazzling beaches in the Loyalty Islands and deserts in the Great South with buzzing city life in Noumea.

 Welcome to Australia’s closest French Pacific neighbour, New Caledonia is an ideal destination for those looking for an overseas holiday with a difference and without the distance.

 

Visit the stunning UNESCO Heritage-listed lagoon, feast on a world of culinary delights, explore artistic fairs and cultural festivals, and hike through outstanding natural landscapes.

 

New Caledonia offers the contrast between a cosmopolitan city of Nouméa and the rugged North and the raw beauty of the Loyalty Islands, suggests a unique diversity of scenery and experiences to be discovered.
Destinations In New Caledonia
New Caledonia
Islands of New Caledonia
Encompassing Ouvéa, the Isle of Pines, Lifou, Tiga and Maré, these five islands that border New Caledonia’s main island are a slice of island paradise.
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Nouméa
Facing the lagoon, and founded in 1860 this sprawling city blends heritage, entertainment and leisure activities set around several protected bays.
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The East Coast
From Pouebo to Ponerihouen, the East Coast unfolds along a narrow coastal strip set between the central mountain range and the ocean.
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The Great South
Home to the biggest park in New Caledonia, the Blue River Provincial Park, is the ideal setting for hiking or kayaking along with its natural wealth
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The West Coast
The West Coast of the mainland or the Grande Terre is characterised by both large spaces favouring cattle farming and a lagoon of stunning beauty, and the West Coast’s rich cultural heritage.
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