As will be immediately obvious, snorkeling is practiced all over in New Caledonia, year round! This isn’t heaven, it's even better: a colorful show in crystal clear waters, guaranteed, with lots of fish and few people. At your fins, mask and snorkel, the lagoon does not wait!

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  • Snorkeling in the lagoon in New Caledonia

    Snorkeling along underwater trails

    Several underwater trails have been built to allow you to familiarize yourself with the ‘inhabitants’ of the lagoon. The best known and most popular Duck Island’s, 10 minutes by water taxi from the beach of Anse Vata. Duck Island is a registered marine reserve and its underwater trail a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Just follow the marked underwater trail with a simple mask and snorkel! Equipment is also available for rent. You will find another trail for discoveries in the north, in Hienghène on the island of Hienga.

  • Snorkeling in New Caledonia

    The Pontoon

    In Noumea, anchored to the Tamanou reef in Sainte Marie Bay, the Pontoon offers wonderful scenery. The 400 m2 leisure complex is a unique and original way to explore the lagoon. A trail called the underwater tunnel will let you discover rich flora and fauna, especially at the outskirts of the coral. The floating restaurant welcomes you for a relaxing break, lunch, or a night out.

  • A family snorkeling in New Caledonia

    Family snorkeling

    Snorkeling can be practiced in Noumea between the beaches of Lemon Bay, L’Anse Vata, or Chateau Royal. There’s no shortage of spots around the country, and each island is a new opportunity to go snorkeling. Don’t hesitate to board a water taxi and explore the lagoons as a family. The clarity of the New Caledonian waters will surprise you, and the multicolored fish are a real spectacle.

  • Snorkeling in New Caledonia

    The best spots for snorkeling

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