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New Caledonia

Experience the natural beauty of the Loyalty Islands – Mare, Lifou and Ouvea. Bask in the sun and enjoy the powdery beaches scattered around the islands. Located in the one of the most beautiful atolls in the South Pacific, Ouvea is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its 16-mile beach of pure white sand and great biodiversity. Explore the sparkling waters of Lekiny Bay or stroll along Fayou Beach, New Caledonia’s longest beach featuring a 22-kilometre of white sand. Gear up for an adventure in Lifou, where the island features an incredible landscape of white beaches, steep coral cliffs and lush forests. The island of Mare also features unspoilt natural beauty and rich history. It is also known for its stunning rocky headlands including the fabled Warrior’s Leap in Wakone.

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When to visit

The climate is tropical. Hot and humid from November to March with temperatures in the high 20’s to low 30’s. And a cooler, drier period from June to August with temperatures in the low to mid 20’s. You can swim and relax all year round.

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Read more about New Caledonia
Official language
French, English
Local currency
French Pacific Franc (XPF)
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