South Pacific - New Caledonia (PDF Chapter)
This is the New Caledonia chapter from Lonely Planet’s South Pacific guidebook.
New Caledonia isn’t just a tropical playground. There’s a charming mix of French and Melanesian: warm hospitality sitting beside European elegance, gourmet food beneath palm trees, sand, resorts and bungalows.
- swim with tropical fish at La Piscine Naturelle on Île des Pins
- fly in a microlight over The Heart of Voh and the ‘blue hole’ in the lagoon from Koné
- head into the surprisingly isolated Far South for a hike in Parc Provincial de la Rivière Bleue
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes:Grande Terre, Noumea, La Foa & around, Bourail & around, Poindimié, Koulnoué Village, Pouébo, Loyalty Islands, Maré, Lifou, Ouvéa, Île Des Pins, Vao, Kuto, Baie d’Oro & around.