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Top 5 things to do in New Caledonia

April 14, 2012  by: creativity  Points: 12   Category: Travel & Places    Views: 548

The best place to experience the Pacific with a taste of France is New Caledonia, where Melanesian tradition blends with French sophistication. It is located in the southwest Pacific Ocean. This article describes the top 5 things to do in New Caledonia.

         

New Caledonia is a paradise for sport lovers. The warmth of lagoon, its underwater splendors and the soothing winds that rock the coast all seasons attracts sports lovers to a multitude of activities. Discover a choice of top things to do in travel guide to New Caledonia.
Hiking – Grande Randonnée (great hiking trail) is one of the best hiking place in the South Pacific marked with trails through forest, valleys and into mountains where native plants and birds flourish. Discover the lifestyle of the locals.
Explore the rugged red landscapes of the Yaté district; enjoy waterfalls and a refreshing dip in a swimming hole at Blue River Provincial Park. To get a breathtaking view of the capital Noumea hike through giant kaori trees in the Dumbéa Valley to reach Mount Koghi.

Snorkeling – Beginners are welcomed at Ilot Canard just off Anse Vata. Snorkeling in underwater structure Aguille de Prony, south of Nouméa is everybody’s fantasy. A fun filled guided snorkeling tours around Noumea and on the barrier reef with a custom made catamaran is suitable for the whole family.

Scuba diving – Scuba diving is the best way to explore the biggest lagoon in the world filled with corals .There are diving centers in Noumea, Isle of Pines, Lifou, Ouvea, Poindimie, Hienghene and Koumac and Bourail. Several PADI-approved diving centers offer beginner, training and certification courses as well as night and photo dives.

Windsurfing – Bay of Anse Vata and Côte Blanche, both in Nouméa provides best windsurfing conditions. Annual international competition such as the Trophée des Alizés (“the Trophy of the Trade Winds") is an added attraction to New Caledonia holidays.

Kayaking – New Caledonia offers fantastic opportunities for sea kayaking and canoeing experiences. Kayaking at Dumbea, Tontouta or Blue rivers as well as Yaté Lake and around Lindéralique is hard to miss!




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