New Caledonia

New Caledonia

A mix of French and Melanesian cultures with refined European touches and spectacular scenery - New Caledonia is just a short flight from Australia and New Zealand and a popular cruise ship destination. The main island Grande Terre is surrounded by a World Heritage listed lagoon while lush mountains run through the middle to the sea and offer panoramic views. The 5 islands off the mainland: Ouvéa, the Isle of Pines, Lifou, Tiga and Maré are unique South Pacific gems just waiting to be explored. 25 km stretches of perfect white beach, world class diving spots at Pléïades Reef, lagoons teeming with eagle rays and turtles, deep caves, lush forests and towering cliffs - venture out of Noumea for a true taste of New Caledonia.