Ile aux Canards island, Noumea

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Famed for its coral reef, the tiny Ile aux Canards island remains a snorkeling paradise just a stone's throw from the mainland. See exotic marine life up close and personal, or just stay on the sand and relax. Rent a beach chair and umbrella, and pick up a few snacks at the cafe serving light meals and drinks. Remember to wear reef shoed to avoid cutting your feet on washed-up coral. If you can, avoid visiting when a cruise ship arrives to take adavantage of the best spots on the sand. Plan to visit Ile aux Canards island during your Noumea vacation using our convenient Noumea vacation planner .
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  • Come spend the day with my children we found a clean site and a very welcome the beach goers are nice restaurant and well organized and the waitresses are friendly rates are more or less correct if have just for the day but I is returned IIBA with pleasure
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  • MOST CORAL CAYS TAKE SOME REACHING – THIS ONE IS 5 MINS FROM NOUMEA CITY VIA FREQUENT WATER TAXI. As a coral cay it’s typical – small {circled UNDER 15 mins), flat, sparsely vegetated, a circumferenti...  more »
  • Duck Island is small island that is reached by boat from Noumea, great place for snorkelling, be prepared to pay for a sunlounger and an umbrella.  more »

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