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Port Vila Self-Guided Audio Tour
"Relax in the beautiful and culturally vibrant city of Port Vila located in the Republic of Vanuatu. This incredible audio tour will take you to Vanuatu Cultural Centre where you can learn about its traditions you'll also take an easy stroll through the stunning Waterfront that will provide you with great photo opportunities. You'll also see the Cenotaph the amazing Lookout Point a Cathedral Port Vila Markets and the famous Port Vila Post Office. This tour offers a great insight into the magic of Vanuatu and is the perfect way to make your stay unforgettable. Take a trip to paradise. As a self-guided audio tour you have the power to control your experience. Set the pace and take in the atmosphere. Your tour your way."
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3-Hour Ash Me Tender Volcanic Spa and Massage from Port Vila
"Volcanic Ash is nature’s natural healer for dry and damaged skin. This treatment celebrates the many benefits of the rich mineral content of natural volcanic ash and clays. Because of these benefits volcanic therapies have long been used to treat skin di even skin. It’s also an anti-ageing remedy as it restores skin radiance and elasticity.Enjoy this wonderfully relaxing treatment with full body deep tissue massage using lava stones as the natural heat released from the lava stones eases muscle tension followed by a Volcanic Ash Scrub and Mud wrap Mineral Explosion Tub Bath and to finish a Magnesium Foot Soak and Foot Massage. Fresh tropical fruits and tea is served during the treatments."""
From $165.00
 
3-Hour Volcanic Signature Spa Package including Massage in Port Vila
"This indulgent Vanuatu spa package is one of our most popular spa treatments. It starts with a volcanic ash scrub and mud wrap to detoxify revitalize and refresh the body (includes a mini facial). The exfoliating qualities of volcanic ash will gently polish and rejuvenate your skin while being nourished by natural oils and butters. The full body massage that follows is a 1-hour rhythmic movements of our experienced Ni Vanuatu therapists induce deep relaxation and a feeling of total bliss. This is topped off with a 30-minute Coconut Cream Bath. Coconut is renowned for its restorative and skin enlivening qualities - simply&# hydrate and cleanse your body. The green tea and fresh tropical fruit platter that is served during these spa treatments is complimentary.""""Relax and enjoy a 3-hour volcanic signature spa package at a Port Vila Day Spa. This unique ""signature"" package includes a detox volcanic ash scrub and mud wrap. It also includes a deep tissue remedial full body massage and a relaxing coconut cream tub bath. Fresh tropical fruits and tea/water are served during this treatment and are complimentary."
From $140.00

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Transportation

Tchou Tchou train

I did not actually ride the Tchou Tchou Train as we did a similar city tour by bus. However to provide comprehensive tips I include photos and information here. The tour starts by the Ouen Toro where...
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Transportation

Getting Around

For me, Ile des Pins was a stop on a short South Pacific cruise. A number of operators offer cruises from Australia stopping at Ile des Pins and this is the way the majority of international visitors...
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General

For me, Maré was a stop on a short South Pacific cruise. A number of operators, including Carnival (the one which I travelled on) and P&O, offer cruises stopping at Mare and this is the way the...
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Local Buses

The only buses I was aware of on Mare were the tourist buses to Yedjele beach from where the cruise ship tenders dock at Tadine Bay. Many people have inclusive tours booked to Yedjele from their...
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private bustours in Noumea

When you take a cruise to Noumea there is no need to book expensive tours onboard of your cruiseship: As soon as you get to the Tourist-Infornation-Centre where all of the cruise-passangers are taken...
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Noumea: rent a scooter &a car-scooter

There might be a lot of cartrafic and traficjams in the very centre of Noumea, BUT as soon as you go outside of the very centre the trafic is really relaxed and very low. So renting a motorscooter or...
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Noumea: how to get to town from your ship

The only way to get ashore for cruise-passengers in Noumea is by shuttlebus, although the portgates are just 200 meters from the ship's pier. BUT the authorities will not let you walk there (for safty...
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Noumea has a Tchou Tchou tourist-train

This was a surprise for me, when arriving in the port of Noumea: There is also a Tchou Tchou tourist-train in Noumea and this tourist-train is allowed to take the passangers that have booked a tour in...
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cruising to Noumea

in 2009 I came to Noumea on a cruise with the Dawn Princess, a ship with 77.000 GRT and 1950 passengers onboard and even ships of this large size are able to dock directely in the port of Noumea.The...
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walking is the best option in Lifou

In Lifou walking is the best option and within just a few minutes you will get to a nice sandy beach, you can walk to one of the 2 churches that I mention in my other tips, each of them is in a...
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private sightseeing by taxi in Lifou ?

As soon as a large cruiseship like ours will arrive in Lifou, You will hardly find any free taxis on this island !!! All cars and buses will be hired for the tours that are organized by the...
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rent a bicycle in Lifou

For me it was too hot to drive a bicycle but maybe that will be different when you get to Lifou: Right at the place, where the cruiseships will take their passangers ashore in the tenderboats you will...
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Cruising to Lifou

In Lifou giant ships like the Dawn Princess, with around 2000 Passangers onboard, have to anchor off the shore and take the passangers ashore by the small tender-boats.From the place, where the...
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Car hire makes getting around easy

If you are planning on getting out of Noumea, but staying on Grand Terre, hiring a car is almost essential. While there are buses running to most towns, many of the things to see and do are out of...
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Nouméa

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Île des Pins

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Lifou

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Hienghène

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Maré

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Top Hotels in New Caledonia

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143 Route de l'Anse Vata, Noumea, Grand Terre, 98845, New Caledonia
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Baie d'Oro, BP 175, Ile Des Pins, 98832, New Caledonia
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RT 1, BP 57 , Township Centre , 98880
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La Plaine aux Truies BP 48, 98881
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Paita Rue De Gadji, PAITA, New Caledonia, 98890, N
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109 Promenade Roger Laroque, Anse Vata, BP 8142, Noumea, Grand Terre, 98807, New Caledonia
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Top Things to Do in New Caledonia

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La Barca Noumea

So here we are in Noumea. Nothing much planned. So after downing our sorrows nicely at the Les 3 Brasseurs in Lemon Tree bay, Howie and I went for a swim and built up more thirst and hunger........
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Kuto Bay

Tenders from cruise ships dock just a short walk from Kuto Beach and for many this is the only place they will visit on the island. This is one of the most beautiful beaches I have seen anywhere in...
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Mare Island

Don't let what you hear about Mare Island having just 1 beach (Yejele) let you be put off visiting.... especially if you are doing a day trip off the Carnival Spirit cruise like us. As I said in my...
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Nouemea Cathedral

The cathedral is a 15 minute uphill walk from the place the cruise buses drop you off in the city centre. You can see the cathedral on a hill and so it is just a case of follow your instincts. The...
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Queen Hortenses Cave

There are several limestone caves on the Ile des Pins. The best known and most accessible one is the Cave or Grotto of Queen Hortense, set in verdant tropical rainforest and abounding with...
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Yedjele Beach

Maré, one of the four Loyalty Islands of New Caledonia, is one of the least developed places in the country but what it lacks in facilities it more than makes up for in beauty. Also, most importantly...
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"Cruising to Lifou & Noumea"
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"New Caledonia: Mediterranean Melanesia"
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"La Nouvelle Caledonie"
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"South Seas Gem with a European Flavor"
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