New Caledonia Activies
The Activities of New Caledonia
Explore the Lagoons of New Caledonia
The lagoons of New Caledonia are a UNESCO World Heritage site and are renowned for their extraordinary coral reefs. Snorkeling, scuba diving, or even taking a glass-bottom boat tour in these lagoons can provide breathtaking encounters with marine life.
Visit the Isle of Pines
Often referred to as the “Jewel of the Pacific,” the Isle of Pines is known for its white sandy beaches and tall Araucaria pine trees. Whether relaxing on Oro Bay or exploring the natural caves, this island offers a serene and picturesque environment.
Experience Kanak Culture
New Caledonia is home to the indigenous Kanak people, and visiting a traditional tribal village is an excellent way to immerse yourself in their rich culture. The Tjibaou Cultural Centre in Nouméa offers insights into Kanak art, traditions, and history.
Hike the Terrains
New Caledonia’s diverse landscapes offer excellent hiking opportunities, such as the trails in the Blue River Provincial Park. Here, you can explore dense rainforests, see local wildlife, and even visit the Grand Kaori, one of the largest and oldest trees in New Caledonia.
Indulge in Local Cuisine
Don’t miss out on trying local dishes that reflect the unique blend of Melanesian and French influences. From freshly caught seafood to the traditional Kanak dish Bougna, which is a combination of chicken, lobster, or fish with yams, bananas, and coconut milk, the flavors of New Caledonia are not to be missed.