New Caledonia 

Join the Isle of Pines family
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Isle of Pines boasts some of the world’s whitest beaches flanked by azure waters to one side and palm trees to the other.
 
Experience the cosmopolitan Noumea
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Discover what it means to mix European chic with tropical heat as you discover the New Caledonia’s mesmerising capital.
Lifou in all its glory
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With one of the most diverse and beautiful landscapes in the Pacific Islands, Lifou is a holidaymaker’s dream.
Lost in Noumea
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Meet comedian Monty Franklin in our next destination video as he discovers Noumea on foot.
Myth of the Kanak Culture
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Discover the Pacific region’s rich and varied indigenous culture at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre, designed by world famous architect Renzo Piano.
Jetskiing in Noumea
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Participate in a fantastic 30-minute ride on a jet ski in Noumea’s picturesque harbour.
Scenic Drive with Cheese and Wine Stop
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Relax and enjoy French wine with cheese
Amadee Island
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Amedee Island is a tiny coral atoll located just 18 kilometres south of Noumea.
Tree to Tree Adventure
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Test your balance and boldness in total safety amongst the tree canopy of the Koghis Forest.

Join the Isle of Pines family

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Situated 50km southeast of its mainland of New Caledonia, Isle of Pines is truly a tropical wonderland. With a population of 220,000, the close knit atmosphere and breathtaking surroundings make for a true escape from the everyday.

Experience the cosmopolitan Noumea

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Heavily influenced by both its French roots and South Pacific locale, Noumea is a place unlike any other. Ride Le Petit Train into town from the port to sample traditional French and local delicacies, shop in old markets and take in the colonial architecture.

Lifou in all its glory

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A much loved stop on many P&O Cruises itineraries, Lifou proves itself an unforgettable destination to all visitors. From limestone caves and white sand beaches, to coral reefs teeming with brightly coloured marine life, the island’s beauty is only surpassed by the warmth of its people.

Lost in Noumea

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Meet comedian Monty Franklin in our next destination video as he discovers Noumea on foot. He has a few hints and tips about what you might like to see and eat while you are in port. Whether you decide on a Shore Tour or solo exploration time, planning is key when visiting this incredible city.

Myth of the Kanak Culture

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Discover the Pacific region’s rich and varied indigenous culture at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre, designed by world famous architect Renzo Piano. The centre showcases world class exhibits and collections of both Kanak and Pacific cultures.

Jetskiing in Noumea

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Participate in a fantastic 30-minute ride on a jet ski in Noumea’s picturesque harbour.  Take the controls of a 1200cc-100p horse power, 2-seater jet ski, and with your instructor, set off to explore part of the world’s largest lagoon.

Scenic Drive with Cheese and Wine Stop

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Relax and enjoy French wine with cheese to compliment the vintage at one of Noumea’s top restaurant , La coupole, passing by Anse Vata Beach on the journey.

Amadee Island

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Amedee Island is a tiny coral atoll located just 18 kilometres south of Noumea. Step ashore and enjoy white sandy beaches with ample shaded areas, pathways criss-crossing the island, a children’s playground and crystal clear water boasting an abundant array of colourful coral and fish species.

Tree to Tree Adventure

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Test your balance and boldness in total safety amongst the tree canopy of the Koghis Forest. From this perspective, enjoy a bird’s eye view of the virgin forest of Mount Koghis, together with the exhilarating adrenalin rush of adventure.

Cruise to New Caledonia in style

Holidays in New Caledonia offer glorious Pacific Island charm infused with a distinctly French flavour.

In Noumea, you’ll find fabulous dining, stylish boutiques and stunning bays and beaches. Outside the city, there is a wealth of diverse landscapes, from rolling plains, lush river valleys, steep mountains, tumbling waterfalls, cool rainforests and wild coastlines for that perfect holiday experience.

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Ports of Call in New Caledonia 

  • Isle of Pines

    Resort style island du jour Want to find Nemo? He's on holiday on the Isle of Pines, where white-sand beaches are the joy of relaxed holiday makers...

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  • Lifou

    An aquatic wonderland Lifou has one of the most diverse landscapes in the Pacific Islands and is the largest coral atoll in the Loyalty archipelago....

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  • Mare

    A rustic island experience Life's a beach on Mare, set between towering limestone cliffs and water so blue it looks fake. (We promise, it's real.)...

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  • Noumea

    The Pacific's most cosmopolitan city is also its most French. Noumea is where Pacific Island lifestyle meets French sophistication. A unique mix of...

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