Touques* DIY Boat Race

Nouméa -

A celebration of no-holds-barred ingenuity!

At a glance

The Régate des Touques, one of New Caledonia’s wackiest annual sports events, will feature around thirty daredevil crews. 
Public institutions, colleges, high schools and businesses spend months designing and building their crazy craft ahead of the start at Anse Vata.

Info and booking:

  • +687 28 75 80

The event attracts crowds of spectators keen to enjoy the fun as crews struggle to keep their craft afloat. Wildly entertaining! Get there early to watch the wacky beach parade before the race... Absolutely free. 

* home-made boats built on floats known as “touques”

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