FLIGHTS TO NEW CALEDONIA
In New Caledonia nature thrives and people proudly display their diversity. Wonder at a lagoon that is listed as a World Heritage site, walk through forests where precious woods and rare essences abound or acquaint yourself with a joyful multi-ethnic population. Visit New Caledonia and discover a melting pot of cultures and splendid panoramas that will make your heart beat a little faster.
Discover New Caledonia, a marvel at the heart of the Pacific
The country is probably best defined by its quintessential values of generosity, respect, tradition and sharing. It stands some 17 000 km from Paris and delivers the promise of great adventures and stories to be told. Outdoor activities, leisure, excursions, slow-paced life and authentic Kanak traditions: New Caledonia has it all! You will be enthralled by the majesty of a tropical island that’s also a fragment of France.
From Grande Terre to the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia showcases a thousand different landscapes. Be inspired by its unique cross-cultural bridge of French and Melanesian influences- a multifold heritage that is echoed by local gastronomy, social interactions and lifestyle. Kanaks, Noumeans or rural Broussards: the diversity of New Caledonia’s human landscape will undoubtedly endear you its population. Book a flight to New Caledonia and discover one of the world’s most splendid destinations: New Caledonia, the beating heart of the Pacific.
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Admire the authentic beauty of a thousand faces destination
Gorgeous powdery sand
While you’re peacefully contemplating the lagoon, sink your toes in sand that is so fine it resembles flour. In New Caledonia, beaches are exceptionally beautiful- and diverse. On the main island (Grande Terre), shores display hues that go from white to black. Some spots even flaunt caramel-colored, golden or reddish sand.
Loyalty Islands: A taste of paradise
Surreal. Sublime. Brilliant. The Loyalty Islands seem to have been conjured up by the mind of an audacious dreamer. See these awe-inspiring specks of land and have a sweet taste of Eden. Maré, Lifou and Ouvéa are like three splendid sisters. Charismatic and mysterious, their personae resemble mythological idols. The islands showcase incredible natural contrasts: the Earth’s quintessential beauty.
A world-class lagoon
New Caledonia is surrounded by the world’s largest lagoon, which hosts the most incredible species. This rich biodiversity- sheltered by an immense coral reef that is 1600 kilometers long- will enchant and reward when scuba diving. Corals, turtles, dugongs, dolphins, sea birds, nautilus, whales and more: New Caledonia hides heaps of natural treasures.
Voluptuous and contrasting nature
New Caledonian nature is a huge territory and is certainly packed with great biodiversity and endemic species. The archipelago hosts the most diverse array of animal and plant species in the world. This richness is echoed by splendid landscapes everywhere you treck. Thick forests cover the inland mountain range, whereas the shoreline is trimmed with long stretches of white sand.
The French touch
It’s winter. Feel like indulging in a heartwarming Tartiflette? A cheese and wine tasting? Handmade chocolates maybe? As a former French colony, New Caledonia proudly showcases its cultural heritage. The French Touch is everywhere: from luxury boutiques to artisan-confiseurs and chefs. Experience the delicious and charming paradox of contemplating coconut trees while devouring a croissant!