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travel42 Port Guide: Noumea

Noumea travel42 Port of Call Guide

Noumea, New Caledonia, sits on the southwestern coast of the main island 70 mi/115 km northwest of Ile des Pins. Noumea is the territory's largest city and its capital.

Noumea is also very French, from the wrought-iron balconies to the sidewalk cafes. Its four tree-lined squares, colonial homes and brilliant red flame trees make it a pleasant place to walk around. Reserve a half-day for poking around the excellent (but expensive) shops, sitting at cafes and visiting with locals. Or if you're ...

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