DAY TRIP FROM NOUMEA - THE DEEP SOUTH BY 4WD

Yaté, NC

DAY TRIP FROM NOUMEA - THE DEEP SOUTH BY 4WD

Explore the Great South of New Caledonia in a 4WD vehicle package tour and in complete safety.
Travel on good paved roads and some 4x4 side routes, off the beaten track, to discover the unmissable sites in the area.
Enjoy a picnic and idyllic swim at the River of lakes, a preserved wetland which is of international importance.


Duration of trip: 6 hours - Traveling 150 km.
Pick up from your hotel between 8.15 - 8.45 am.


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Details

Price : From 105.98 GBP

Duration: 6 Hours

Place : Yaté, NC

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Payment : Credit card

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Description


YOUR EXPERIENCE
 


HIGHTLIGHTS :

 

  • Be able to admire contrasting landscapes of terracotta soil, situated between the lagoon and rivers.
  • Immerse yourself in the story of convicts and miners, at Prony village.
  • Explore the botanical trail at the Madeleine Falls reserve, in a prehistoric setting.
  • Enjoy a picnic and swim, at the edge of the River of lakes.
  • Be guided in a small group, maximum of 6 people.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

 

  • Personalized experience
  • Pick up from and drop off back to your hotel in Noumea
  • Bilingual English/French speaking guide
  • Transport 4WD Toyota Prado Land Cruiser 
  • Picnic, with options of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free
  • Entry ticket for the Madeleine Falls Reserve

 

 

DOES NOT INCLUDED :

 

  • Drink
  • Snack

 

 

PLAN FOR THE DAY :

On leaving your hotel your adventure to the Great South of New Caledonia will begin.

You will ride on old forest tracks of red rock, across the mining maquis (a shrub dominated area,underlain by rock that was mined for nickel) and you will benefit from viewpoints of the plains of the battlefield and Prony bay.

Visit the historic village of Prony on foot, to learn about the history of the penal colony and the mine.
Venture onto an old iron ore mining site of predominantly red soil, as on the planet Mars.

Take a walk on the botanical trail, in the Madeleine Falls reserve and admire the waterfall in a prehistoric setting, unique in the world.

Enjoy a tasty picnic “whilst bathing your feet” on the edge of the River of Lakes.

After lunch, you will continue on the route to Yate lake and benefit from a final stop to, once again, admire the contrasting colours which this special region offers.

Ride along the lake’s edge to complete the round trip in the Great South and return to Noumea.

 


 

WHAT TO BRING :

 

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Clothes (that you don’t mind being stained by the red soil)
  • Sun hat 
  • Sun screen
  • Full water bottle
  • Swimming costume, towel

 

 

PROHIBITED ON SITE:

 

  • Drones
  • Pets
  • Collecting plants and animals.

 

 

USEFUL INFO :

 

If you would like a different departure date to what is proposed on the calendar, please don’t hesitate to let us know.
Cancellation due to bad weathe: the trip may be cancelled due to bad weather-in the case of a torrential rain warning or cyclone alert. In either situation, you would have the option of a credit note valid for 1 year, or a full refund.

 

 

PRICES :

 

  • Adult : 15 000 XPF per person
  • Child -12 years : 10 000 XPF per person

 

Departure is guaranteed with a minimum of two people.

 

Price


Adulte
6 Hours 1 105.98 GBP
Enfant ( 3 à 12 ans)
6 Hours 1 70.65 GBP


Map

entrée du parc de la rivière bleue
Yaté, New Caledonia