Welcome to New Caledonia. A unique blend of French and Melanesian cultures all surrounded by the world's largest lagoon and 2nd largest coral reef.
In 1774, Captain cook discovered and named New Caledonia, now it's your turn. A beautiful tropical paradise in the South Pacific which is a long way from France but only 2 hours from Australia and 2.5 hours from New Zealand.
The diversity of landscapes here is amazing. Magnificent flora and fauna. Spectacular mountains and lush forests. emerald green waters ideal for swimming and diving. Snow white sandy beaches, bays and coves. A blend of French and Melanesian cultures. The traditional to the sophisticated. These islands can be enjoyed in a level of comfort to suit you. There are palm thatched bungalows metres from the waters edge to a luxury 5 star hotel.
This land is blessed with a semi-tropical to tropical climate and the warm Coral Sea and South Pacific Ocean are always close by. You can snorkel crystal clear waters or try a water sport like windsurfing, water-skiing, sailing or fishing. Of course just swimming and bathing are popular as the climate and landscape invite you to take it easy and enjoy yourself. There are land based activities too, such as: golf, mountain biking, mountain climbing and horse riding.
New Caledonia is one of the four richest areas on Earth in terms of bio-diversity. It is home to one of the largest variety of endemic botanical species and one of the richest tropical forests on Earth.
New Caledonia has something for everyone. Vive la difference.