New Caledonia

Highlights of my travels in New Caledonia with kids

Highlights of my travels in New Caledonia with kids

With stunning islands to explore, friendly locals and a unique blend of French/Melanesian culture and food, New Caledonia turned out to be a fantastic place to have a relaxing holiday.  The best part….it’s only a short 2.5 hour flight from Brisbane!  

Spending a week in New Caledonia with my husband and young son, was a chance to relax before knuckling down and saving IVF money for a desperately wanted baby number 2.

My sole reason for choosing New Caledonia as the destination, was the short flight time from Brisbane.  As that I only had a week to spare I needed to minimise travelling times.




The food, culture and stunning islands were a real surprise and I can’t wait to come back here with more time up my sleeve for exploring.

Below are the highlights of my trip as told through photographs:

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Visiting the Natural Swimming Pool (Piscine Naturelle) on The Isle of Pines
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Watching my ‘spirited’ little boy sit still for 10 minutes at the Aquarium in Noumea
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Watching the same ‘spirited’ child realise he could now run as well as walk
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Jason’s face when he realised the food was French influenced and quite possibly might taste like the food we had experienced in French Polynesia
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Actually getting to sit down and relax on a beach. Letting the kiddo bury my legs in order for this to happen.
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Seeing this sunset from the lovely resort grounds at the Le Meridien in Noumea
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Experiencing a day on this lovely stretch of beach at Kanumera Bay, right in front of “Oure Tera Beach Resort” on The Isle of Pines
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Witnessing this sunset at Kanumera Bay, in front of Oure Tera Beach Resort on The Isle of Pines

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For more blog posts, photographs and information on my travels through New Caledonia with kids, please check out this page: New Caledonia

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