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GRANDE TERRE - 4WD Guided Tour to The Great South - Yate

GRANDE TERRE - 4WD Guided Tour to The Great South - Yate

 
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  • Tour Type
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Description 

Summary

Discover the fascinating and wildly unique landscapes of the Great South. At the Southern end of the main island, the colour palette changes to red due to the oxidised metal-rich soils of the deep South.

This is a unique opportunity for you to explore the pristine and unspoiled landscape where unique vegetation thrives. You will cross the biggest reservoir of fresh water in the area called "le lac de Yate" or Yate Lake.

Guests will see an amazing and specific kind of scenery, generated by the well known Yate hydrophilic dam: The Drowned forest! Sparsely populated but very large, the town of Yate is not to be missed.

It hosts various natural sites, including mysterious areas, desert-like, almost lunar landscapes. You will take a break with your guide for lunch in front of the lagoon. At the Goro tribal area, you can cool off in summer at the waterfall, and sapphire blue swimming hole at Madeleine Falls, whilst basking in the sea views!

Inclusions

  • Transport in 4WD vehicle
  • English speaking driver-guide
  • 2-course lunch, access to all sites

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses

Important Notes

  • Bring: walking shoes/sneakers, comfortable clothes suitable for red soil, sun protection, water, swimwear (possibly in summer)
  • Operating days: Monday - Friday
  • Duration: 8 hours 45 minutes
  • Pick up: Your Noumea Hotel at 8:15
  • Drop off: Your Noumea Hotel at 17:00

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