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New Caledonian Language Tours

Les meilleures excursions éducatives de la Nouvelle-Calédonie.

Sample Itinerarys

NEW CALEDONIA: BASSE-TERRE

Day 1 Australia - New Caledonia (D)
Depart Australia on your flights to Nouméa. Upon arrival, transfer to a meeting point in town, where your host families will be waiting for you. Begin your Nouméa homestay.
First night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 2 Nouméa (B,PL,D)
This morning, take part in your first 2-hour French lesson. After lunch, explore the centre of Nouméa. Visit Place des Cocotiers, St. Joseph’s Cathedral and admire the colonial-style buildings.
Second night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 3 Nouméa (B,PL,D)
This morning, take part in your second 2-hour French lesson. After lunch, enjoy an excursion to the Tjibaou Cultural Centre, where you learn about the Melanesian lifestyle and tribal traditions.
Third night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 4 Nouméa (B,L,D)
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Phare Amédée. Spend the day exploring the beautiful island and lighthouse. Enjoy a buffet lunch and cultural show. Return mid-afternoon to the mainland where you will be met by your families.
Fourth night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 5 Nouméa (B,PL,D)
This morning, take part in your third 2-hour French lesson. After lunch, make your way to the beach for an afternoon’s windsurfing instruction. Return to your families for dinner.
Fifth night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 6 Nouméa (B,L,D)
This morning, participate in a Caledonian cooking class. Enjoy the food you’ve just prepared for lunch! In the afternoon, travel to Nouville and visit the convict buildings with a guide. After your visit, enjoy a swim at Kuendu beach.
Sixth night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 7 Nouméa (B,PL,D)
This morning, take part in your fourth 2-hour French lesson. After lunch, enjoy a hands-on craft class. Learn how to construct a traditional chief’s hut and a Melanesian roof spire, and be instructed in the art of painting sea shells.
Seventh night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 8 Nouméa (B,L,D)
Spend a full day with your host family. Experience family life in a French New Caledonian home.
Eighth night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 9 Nouméa (B,L,D)
Spend a full day with your host family. Experience family life in a French New Caledonian home.
Ninth night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 10 Nouméa (B,PL,D)
This morning, practice your French at the city market, where you will find local produce and traditional handicrafts. Enjoy a free afternoon with your teachers leading the group. You might like to walk to Anse Vata and Baie des Citrons and go for a swim.
Tenth night’s accommodation with your familles d’accueil

Day 11 New Caledonia - Australia (B)
After breakfast, say goodbye to your host families and meet your coach for transfer to the airport. Arrive home to Australia

Extension Option

Netcha (B,L,D)
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Netcha, on the southern Grande Terre. Meet your kayak instructor/guide and spend the day swimming, bushwalking, kayaking and exploring the Madeleine waterfalls. Enjoy lunch in a fare on the rivière des lacs. Return to Nouméa for dinner.
Overnight accommodation in Nouméa

Alternative Day 4

Ile des Pins (B,L,D)
Depart early this morning by ferry for the Ile des Pins. Meet your guide for a tour of the island. Enjoy a buffet lunch. Spend the afternoon swimming or snorkelling on the island’s beautiful beaches. Return to Nouméa in the evening for dinner. Overnight accommodation in Nouméa


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NEW CALEDONIA AND LOYALTY ISLANDS

Day 1 Australia - New Caledonia (D)
Depart Australia on your flight to Nouméa. Upon arrival, check in at your accommodation. Enjoy a restaurant dinner before retiring for the night.
First night’s accommodation in Nouméa

Day 2 Nouméa (B,D)
This morning, practice your French at the city market, where you will find local produce and traditional handicrafts. After lunch, explore the centre of Nouméa.
Second night’s accommodation in Nouméa

Day 3 Nouméa (B,L,D)
Spend a full day at a local school, participating in classes, meeting students and eating lunch at the school cafeteria. Enjoy a restaurant dinner this evening.
Third night’s accommodation in Nouméa

OPTION 1 - MARE

Day 4 Tadine (B,D)
This morning, transfer by plane to Maré. Upon arrival, check in at your accommodation. Spend a free afternoon exploring your surrounds and swimming at Eni beach.
First night’s accommodation in Tadine village homestay

Day 5 Tadine (B,D)
After breakfast, visit a traditional Kanak plantation with your host. This afternoon, snorkel with your guide in Hnalé bay. Return to your accommodation for dinner.
Second night’s accommodation in Tadine village homestay

Day 6 West-Coast Tour (B,D)
Enjoy a half-day tour of the West Coast. Travel to Nécé village and Padawa. Return to Tadine for a free afternoon in the town. Third night’s accommodation in Tadine village homestay

Day 7 Shabadran (B,L,D)
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Shabadran on the South-West coast. Depart for Kurine village for breakfast. Set off on a guided hike to Shabadran. Upon arrival, swim at the beach and enjoy a seafood lunch with green coconut juice. Return to Kurine village by foot and then transfer back to Tadine.
Fourth night’s accommodation in Tadine village homestay

OPTION 2 - LIFOU

Day 4 Grotte du Diable, We (B,D)
This morning, transfer by plane to Lifou. Upon arrival, meet your coach and visit the Grotte du Diable. Travel south to your accommodation in We.
First night’s accommodation in We village homestay

Day 5 Bay of Chateaubriand, We (B,D)
After breakfast, enjoy a morning of guided horseriding along the bay. Spend the afternoon in We. Visit the town’s churches and beach and walk to the Grotte d’Avio for a swim beneath stalactites in the cave’s pool.
Second night’s accommodation in We village homestay

Day 6 Mu, Luengoni Beach, Jozip (B,L,D)
Visit Mu this morning and observe the villagers preparing a Bougna meal, which you will enjoy for lunch! This afternoon, swim at Luengoni Beach, considered the most beautiful in New Caledonia. En route back to We, stop at the sculpture workshop of a local artist at the tribe of Jozip.
Third night’s accommodation in We village homestay

Day 7 North-Island Tour (B,D)
After breakfast, visit a traditional hut in Hnathalo, home to one of the district’s grand chiefs. Continue on to the Jokin Cliffs for beautiful views across the bay. Stop at the vanilla plantation at Muchawengi for a cup of vanilla tea. This afternoon, visit the village of Easo. See the Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel, before spending free time at Jenik Baie. Return to We for dinner.
Fourth night’s accommodation in We village homestay

OPTION 3 - OUVEA

Day 4 Fayaoué (B,D)
This morning, transfer by plane to Ouvéa. Upon arrival, check in at your accommodation in Fayaoué. Pick up your rented bicycles and tour the local area as a group. Spend the late afternoon at the beach.
First night’s accommodation in Fayaoué village homestay

Day 5 Wadrilla, Mouli, Fayaoué (B,D)
After breakfast, transfer to the tribe of Wadrilla. Visit the Coconut Oil Distillery and Soap Factory. Travel to the southern tip of the island for a swim at beautiful Mouli beach. Return to Fayaoué and go kayaking with a local guide.
Second night’s accommodation in Fayaoué village homestay

Day 6 Houloup Hike (B,D)
Transfer to the tribe of Houloup this morning. Enjoy a half-day guided hiking excursion, taking in ancestral remains, the Houloup Cliffs, the legendary local Banyan tree and the Grotte de Kong Houloup. Stop for a swim en route and taste freshly picked coconuts. Return to Fayaoué in the afternoon for free time at the beach.
Third night’s accommodation in Fayaoué village homestay

Day 7 St. Paul (B,L,D)
Attend church this morning. Transfer to St. Paul and enjoy a guided tour of a vanilla plantation, including vanilla coffee and cake. Return to Fayaoué for a final afternoon at the beach.
Fourth night’s accommodation in Fayaoué village homestay

Day 8 Loyalty Islands - Nouméa (B,D)
After breakfast, transfer by plane to Nouméa. Enjoy a free final day on the island, swimming and doing last minute sightseeing and souvenir shopping!
Overnight accommodation in Nouméa

Day 9 New Caledonia - Australia (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home. Arrive home to Australia.

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