Get Inspired / Pacific Islands / New Caledonia Noumea Sightseeing, New Caledonia Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Pacific Islands / New Caledonia Noumea Sightseeing, New Caledonia story by: Inspire South Pacific NOUMEA EXPLORER This is the ideal way to get orientated with Noumea, giving you the option to explore as you please and at your own pace. This bright and vibrant bus picks up and drops off every hour at all the popular sightseeing spots in Noumea including Anse Vata Bay, Baie des Citrons and Botanical Gardens. Learn about the Melanesian culture at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre or grab a bargain at the Port Moselle Markets. DEPARTS : Tue-Sun DURATION: Pass valid 9am-5pm A TASTE OF FRANCE A great way to sample what the French do best. A visit to a French bakery has you salivating with the smells of freshly baked baguettes. Visit a creperie and sample some delectable delights before shopping at the local markets. Then it’s on to a wine shop to learn about the art of French wine making before getting the chance to sample a glass or two along with tasting some French gourmet specialties – just perfect. DEPARTS : Wed-Sat DURATION: 3 hours DUCK ISLAND Spend the day on this small islet which is easily seen and accessed by water taxi from Anse Vata Bay. It’s truly a tiny paradise with its rich underwater fauna and flora. Snorkel along the underwater paths with explanatory signs where you’ll discover superb multi coloured tropical fishes and feel like you’re in an aquarium! Take time to enjoy the light lunch which is included and served in the traditional kanak thatched hut. DEPARTS : Daily DURATION: Full Day COOKING CLASS Let a French Chef teach you the secrets of French cuisine! Spend 2 hours learning and assisting the Chef in producing a truly French main course and dessert. Sip a glass of wine or local home made juice as you prepare to taste the results of your skill. The chef will also present you with your very own souvenir diploma to confirm your talent in the kitchen! And to impress your friends back home, you’ll also receive a personalised copy of the recipe. DEPARTS : Mon DURATION: 3 hours Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Actively Relaxing on a South Pacific Cruise Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Ask us about South Pacific cruising Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.