Beyond compare, New Caledonia is a land rich in culture and heritage. With an eclectic history, the island is a mixture of Melanesian and French cultures with a Polynesian and Asian influence. Located in the remote Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia is a picturesque landscape surrounded by a glistening blue lagoon.
The capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa, features French cultural influences. This cosmopolitan city feels much like the French Riviera, although it sits thousands of nautical miles away in the South Pacific. Colorful waterfronts are lined with bars, cafes, restaurants, and nightclubs. It is a terrific place to stock up on superb French gourmet food and wine before cruising off to the other beautiful destinations in New Caledonia. For those looking for a bit of adventure, there are some of the world’s most fascinating dive sites. Dip into the crystal blue waters and be transformed into the beauty of the world that exists underwater in this fascinating landscape, with the world’s second-largest coral reef.
Rich in biodiversity, you can site some of their world-famous flying foxes, sharks, whales, green turtles. If you’re feeling adventurous, perhaps an overnight cruise from the capital to the lesser-known islands of Maré, Lifou, and Ouvéa is something considerable during your time onboard. For lovers of beaches and pure natural beauty, New Caledonia is the perfect yacht charter location for you.