The Tjibaou Centre offers unforgettable insight into the Kanak culture. Continue your discovery with a viewing of the collection of Oceania and Melanesian artefacts at the Museum of New Caledonia. Visit the Noumea City Museum to learn more about the rich history of the city.
What better place than Noumea to practice your French. It is without doubt the closest country to Australia where you can immerse yourself in the French language and culture. Practice your French when ordering your coffee at the local cafe down the street or visit the famous lively and colourful Port Moselle Market, which is open every morning (except Monday), and speak French while making your purchases of local produce and artisan's works.
In a Guided Cultural Tour, explore the surroundings of Noumea and discover Melanesian culture. You will visit the Tjibaou Cultural Centre, as well as the Miracle Church, followed by a stop at the “Plum Spring,” the source of New Caledonia’s own mineral water.
In Bourail, see up close the local New Caledonian and Melanesian cultures at the Bourail Market held every Saturday morning.
Sail on a traditional outrigger canoe over Upi Bay. Discover the stunning lagoon and bays that surround the Isle of Pines. Drift amidst the peaceful bays, guided by a local boatman, and learn about the island’s culture.
In the East Coast, the culture is full of song, dance and sculpture. From hidden waterfalls and luxuriant valleys to bamboo forests and magnificent tree ferns dotting the hillside, this region is perfect for nature lovers of all ages. This coast also offers amazing snorkelling spots.