Noumea, New Caledonia Cruise Port

3.4 out of 5

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mrandmrshall says ...
Took an excursion with a company that accommodated 6 passengers, it was ok. This Island...
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About Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea is the chief port and capital of the French overseas territory of New Caledonia, on New Caledonia island, South Pacific. It was the site of a U.S. airfield in World War II. Noumea is the seat of the South Pacific Commission, an international body formed in 1947 to promote the economic and social welfare of Pacific island people. The town was a French penal colony from 1864 to 1897.

What people said about this port:

"We chose the high-speed zodiac boat ride to Duck Island( NU24) for some snorkeling." in 3 reviews.


38 reviews and tips of Noumea, New Caledonia




becadam says ...

Noumea is my favourite stop. We go to Escapade Island with Noumea shore tours gateaway tours and love it! It's a beautiful secluded island with huts over the water And you can swim with turtles. Can't wait to go there in a few months 👍👍

Koalcash says ...

Did the hop on bus to Duck Island. Pretty little island with upscale furniture but poor snorkeling because all the coral was broken. We saw better fish as we swam towards the buoys. They wanted $ to sit on the chairs. I got annoyed and left. Took the bus again and stopped at the little aquarium. Fantastic exhibit and good turtle exhibit also.

Visited: Feb 21, 2017

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brianr222 says ...

Take reef shoes, due to coral. Snorkel if you can, either take your own or you can hire. Use local currency & buy from markets.

Visited: Apr 22, 2017

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mattpickard says ...

Well developed port. Excursions at welcome centre were fraction of the price of ship for same experience, and hop-on-hop-off shuttles got us to every location for the day very cost effectively.

Visited: Mar 01, 2017

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glomarrone says ...

Travel to FOL lookout for a great view. Visit the church of La Conception. Then stop Promenade Vernier. Wander the shops in the Palm Beach Gallery.

Visited: Sep 21, 2014

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