Enjoy superb panoramic views on the way to Montravel. The Church of the Immaculate Conception, built in 1874, is the oldest in New Caledonia. Inside, you will see exquisite stained-glass windows depicting the miracles of Lourdes. Continue back via the bays and stop at Ouen Toro Hill for views of picturesque tropical islands and reef-protected waters. Then travel through Anse Vata to the aquarium filled with New Caledonia’s stunning marine life, including fascinating prehistoric nautilus and rare fluorescent corals. Pass elegant waterside apartments, numerous marina facilities and the downtown area on the way to Baie des Citrons (Lemon Bay). Lastly, drive through Noumea city centre and pass the famous Coconut Square before returning to ship.
What to Bring: Wear comfortable, flat-soled shoes and clothing suited to the weather conditions. Bring a hat, plenty of sunscreen, and bottled water.