Noumea Market is open daily beside the marina at Port Moselle in five hexagonal pavillions topped with blue tiled roofs. It has a cheerful multi-cultural atmosphere and is a great place to wander and catch up with friends. Just about everyone in Noumea visits this market, not only to buy... more »
Offering a fascinating underwater adventure, Ile Aux Canards is an island just a five minute taxi-boat ride from Anse Vata Beach in Noumea. The island lies within one of the oldest marine reserves in New Caledonia and the water is teaming with schools of brightly coloured tropical lagoon fish.
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A stunning example of eco architecture, the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre was built as a tribute to honour the assassinated Kanak leader, Jean-Marie Tjibaou, and to celebrate the culture of the Kanak people. Sitting on a narrow peninsula of approximately eight hectares, the Centre's series of tall, curved pavilions rise majestically above the... more »
Parc Zoologique Et Forestier Michel-Corbasson is a wonderful 36-hectare reserve brimming with animals and plants, many native to New Caledonia. Accessible via a very bumpy road about two kilometres from Noumea’s city centre, it's a great spot to spend a morning or afternoon with the family.
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