Island Legacy


Join your local guide to explore the most notable sites on land and discover the rich heritage of Isle of Pines and its people. As we tour around the island, your guide will share a legend of Queen Hortense, the inspiration for the 'Kunie' people. You will be taken through an elaborate storyline as we visit Vao Village, Notre Dame de L’Assomption Church, St Joseph’s (Canoe) bay and St Maurice Bay, where a Christian monument stands side by side with mystical Kanak totems. For the final magic of the story, discover hidden in the forest the sacred Oumagne grotto, a giant limestone cave adorned with gigantic stalactites and stalagmites which served as a refuge to the young queen Hortense during a difficult time of inter-tribal conflicts.
  • Tour Code

    IP1050

  • Location

    Isle Of Pines

  • Activity Types

    Sightseeing / City Tour

  • Experience Types

    Sightseeing

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Fitness Level

    Good

  • Price

    Adult from $65.99
    Children (12 & under) from $55.99

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Buses and vans used for these tours are not equipped with air conditioning or microphones. Comfortable flat-soled walking shoes are a MUST. Restroom facilities may be rustic. Please wear clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat, biodegradable sunscreen and bottled water. Surfaces within the natural Grotto of Queen Hortense, may be rough, uneven and dark in places, please use caution when entering the Grotto. This tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility or who have trouble walking.

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