New Caledonia is a special collectivity of France located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, 1,210 km (750 mi) east of Australia and 16,136 km (10,026 mi) east of Metropolitan France.The archipelago, part of the Melanesia subregion, includes the main island of Grande Terre, the Loyalty Islands, the Chesterfield Islands, the Belep archipelago, the Isle of Pines, and a few remote islets. The Chesterfield Islands are in the Coral Sea. Locals refer to Grande Terre as "Le Caillou" ("the stone").
Visit Amedee Island, a natural marine park located on the barrier reef and in the biggest lagoon in the world. Experience crystal clear waters with beautiful corals teeming with colorful tropical fish. Enjoy a tropical buffet with French Polynesian music and traditional dances.
Discover the South of New Caledonia with its lunar landscape and fabulous colour contrasts, red lunar soil, towering green Columnar pine trees and turquoise blue lagoon. Learn all about the fascinating species in this botanical reserve and enjoy a swim in the river whilst your chef barbecues some local food.
Join an excursion to the beautiful Tenia Island, a little paradise just off the mainland. See dolphins during the boat trip, then snorkel or just relax upon arrival.