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8 Days

New Caledonia

Island Hopping Getaway

Noumea, Amadee Island, Isle of Pines

 

Country

Australia

Travel Period

6th October 2024 – 13th October 2024

Starts

Noumea, New Caledonia

Ends

Noumea, New Caledonia

Price From

$5,299.00

Overview

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the vibrant city of Noumea and the stunning beauty of Ile des Pins on this exclusive women’s group tour of New Caledonia. Discover Noumea’s highlights with a private guide as you savor local wine and cheese, explore the fascinating aquarium, and soak in spectacular vistas. This Island paradise is just 2 hours from the East Coast of Australia!

Cruise to Amedee Island for a day of pure bliss on its pristine beaches, where you’ll witness captivating dance performances and snorkel in crystal-clear waters. In the serene Ile des Pins, uncover hidden treasures like Queen Hortense’s Cave, admire the totem-lined Bay of St. Maurice, and relax in natural swimming pools. Wrap up your adventure with a blissful boat excursion to Moro and Brosse Islets, where you’ll enjoy swimming and a delicious seafood feast under the tropical sun. Join us for an unforgettable escape that blends natural beauty, rich culture, and new friendships.

Duration
7 Nights
Starts and Ends:
Noumea, New Caledonia: 6th October 2024 – 13th October 2024
7 Nights Luxury Accommodation
4 Nights Noumea, 3 Nights Isle of Pines
International Flight quotes / booking
Assistance, quotes and booking of international flights from anywhere worldwide
24/7 support
A LWT hostess will be with the group for the full duration of the tour to support guests. As well as local guides and drivers
Locations
Noumea, Amadee Island, Isle of Pines
Transport
All hotel transfers by shuttle All Tour Transport, Boat trips, internal flights
meals
Daily Breakfast 3 x lunch 2 x Dinners
Activities
All activities and tours listed in itinerary

Pricing and Payments:

All prices are displayed in AUD

Dates: 6th Oct – 13th Oct 2024


Single Room: $6,990.00* AUD Per Person

Twin share: $5,299.00 AUD Per Person

(twin share is available for friends or family members sharing or upon request as a willing to share option with another guest- subject to availability)

Add Return Flights from AUS or NZ From: $600.00 AUD

Deposit of $1,250.00 AUD

2x Equal payments thereafter

Full comprehensive travel insurance is required to attend.

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Highlights

  • Travel with a group of like-minded women
  • Enjoy a fully hosted and managed tour with a Luxury Women’s Tours hostess.
  • Explore the vibrant city of Noumea on an expertly guided tour, discovering its rich culture and history.
  • Capture stunning panoramic views at Noumea’s picturesque lookout points.
  • Savor the flavors of the region with a delightful wine and cheese tasting.
  • Visit a world-class aquarium to marvel at New Caledonia’s fascinating marine life.
  • Relish a gourmet 2-course lunch that showcases the best of local cuisine.
  • Indulge in an exotic buffet lunch while enjoying a vibrant island dance show, featuring the captivating fire and “Tamure” dances on Amedee Island.
  • Discover the underwater world on an unforgettable glass-bottom boat tour.
  • Master the art of sarong-tying, a tropical fashion essential.
  • Send a postcard from the world’s smallest post office on Amedee Island.
  • Relax on white sandy beaches, soaking up the sun with comfortable loungers.
  • Explore Ile des Pins with an English-speaking guide, revealing the island’s enchanting landmarks.
  • Capture breathtaking photos from the scenic ilot Brosse lookout and the northern island.
  • Visit the historic VAO village church, adorned with colorful stained-glass windows.
  • Marvel at spiritual totems carved from wood at the Bay of St. Maurice.
  • Discover traditional outrigger canoes at the Bay of St. Joseph.
  • Venture into Queen Hortense’s Cave, surrounded by lush greenery and exotic flowers.
  • Take in the scenic beauty of Basket’s Bay and its pristine waters.
  • Uncover the historical ruins of fortresses and prisons, steeped in fascinating stories.
  • Swim in the tranquil waters of a natural swimming pool, a serene oasis on the island.

Whats Included:

  • Assistance, quotes, and flight bookings.
  • Fully escorted and managed by a Luxury Women’s Tours hostess.
  • 24/7 tour leader support throughout the trip.
  • Luxury accommodation throughout, as outlined in the itinerary.
  • All hotel transfers, tour transportation, and internal flights.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Three lunches and two dinners included.
  • Private, highly experienced English-speaking guides.
  • All tours, activities, and entrance fees as per itinerary.
  • 24-hour support from our exceptional in-country team.
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel staff, restaurant staff, or boat staff.

Exclusion


  • Travel and medical insurance (required)
  • Alcohol (unless listed)
  • Additional snacks and meals
  • Souvenirs
  • Airfare cost

Itinerary

Itinerary Inclusions Accommodation Booking Conditions
Day 1- Sunday, 6th Oct 2024, Arrive in Noumea, New Caledonia ( D)

Upon arrival in Noumea, Meet our airport rep and transfer to our hotel.

Remaining day at leisure before our group welcome dinner later.

Meals: Dinner (D)

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Day 2 – Monday, 7th Oct 2024- Noumea Discovery tour (B,L)

Embark on an enchanting full-day city tour of Noumea, designed to immerse you in the vibrant culture and stunning scenery of this picturesque capital. From the moment you board your private minibus, you’ll be swept away on a journey of discovery, accompanied by a knowledgeable English-speaking guide who will share fascinating insights and stories about the city’s rich history and vibrant culture.

Your day begins with a delightful wine and cheese tasting at a charming local venue, where you’ll sample an array of fine regional wines paired perfectly with exquisite cheeses. This experience not only tantalizes your taste buds but also introduces you to the culinary traditions of New Caledonia.

Next, dive into a world of aquatic wonders at Noumea’s premier aquarium. Here, you’ll come face-to-face with colorful coral reefs, exotic fish species, and the delicate ecosystems that thrive beneath the surface of the Pacific. This visit offers a unique opportunity to understand the marine biodiversity that makes the island so special.

After your underwater adventure, indulge in a delectable 2-course lunch at one of Noumea’s renowned restaurants. Enjoy a meal thoughtfully prepared with local ingredients, offering a taste of the island’s gastronomic excellence.

The afternoon is dedicated to exploring Noumea’s most scenic look-out points. Each stop provides breathtaking panoramic views of the city’s landscapes, from the bustling harbor and rolling hills to the serene beaches that line the turquoise waters. These look-out points are perfect for capturing stunning photographs and soaking in the beauty of the island.

Throughout the day, your  expert guide ensure a comfortable and engaging experience, allowing you to relax and enjoy every moment of your Noumea city tour.

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Day 3: Tuesday, 8th Oct 2024: Amadee Island day trip (B,L)

Set off on an unforgettable adventure with the Mary D Amedee Island Daytrip, a vibrant escape to this tropical paradise. Begin your day with a convenient  pick-up from your hotel, followed by a picturesque 45-minute ferry journey over turquoise waters to the tranquil shores of Amedee Island. As you step off the boat and onto the soft sands, a warm welcome cocktail awaits, setting the tone for the day’s festivities.

Indulge in a lavish buffet lunch filled with exotic flavors, perfectly complemented by complimentary red or white wine. As you dine, be mesmerized by the island dance show, where the rhythmic beats of the fire and “Tamure” dances performed by the graceful island girls bring to life the spirit of the South Pacific. This captivating performance, complete with swirling sarongs and fiery displays, immerses you in the vibrant local culture.

After lunch, set sail on a mesmerizing 30-minute glass-bottom boat tour, offering a window to the underwater wonders of Amedee’s pristine lagoon. Marvel at the vivid coral reefs and the colorful marine life swimming below, a true feast for the eyes.

Back on the island, master the art of tying a sarong in the traditional island style, gaining new skills in tropical fashion. Take a stroll to the Amedee Island post office, officially the smallest post office in the world, where you can send a unique postcard to share a piece of this paradise with loved ones back home.

Browse the boutique for local souvenirs, from hand-painted sarongs to postcards and t-shirts. With extra drinks available at the bar, kick back on the sunlit sandy beaches, and take full advantage of the comfortable beach chairs. Revel in the sun, sea, and serenity, soaking in the island’s natural beauty and pristine white sands before the return boat journey back to Noumea.

 

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Day 4: Wednesday 9th October 2024, Fly to Isle of Pines (B)

Today, we embark on a breathtaking journey to the Isle of Pines, often called “The Jewel of the Pacific” for its stunning natural beauty. Upon arrival, we’ll transfer to our luxurious hotel, a serene haven nestled amidst the island’s pristine beaches and towering pine forests. Here, time seems to stand still as you bask in the peaceful ambiance, with the gentle waves lapping against the white sandy shores. Spend the remainder of the day unwinding and exploring at your leisure. Stroll along the coast, feeling the soft sand beneath your feet, or simply relax by the pool, soaking up the island’s tranquil charm while savoring the balmy sea breeze. Indulge in the luxury and serenity that the Isle of Pines offers, preparing for the adventures that await in this tropical paradise.

 

Overnight Ovre Lodge, Isle of Pines

Day 5: Thursday, 10th October 2024: Isle of Pines Circuit tour (B)

Embark on a memorable tour of the Isle of Pines, starting with a scenic shuttle ride from the hotel to our first stop, Ilot Brosse Look-out Point. Here, take in the panoramic views of the island’s southern coastline, offering stunning photo opportunities. Next, visit the VAO Village Church, an architectural marvel built in 1860 and adorned with vibrant stained glass and unique baptismal backgrounds.

At the Bay of St. Maurice, marvel at the religious monuments framed by an impressive palisade of intricately carved wooden totems. Discover the Bay of St. Joseph, where you’ll witness traditional outriggers gracefully floating on the water. From there, journey to Queen Hortense’s Cave, a magnificent natural wonder with an enchanting garden featuring towering arborescent trees, kaoris, coconut palms, and exotic blooms.

Next, pause at the northern look-out point to capture the sweeping views before heading to Basket’s Bay, known locally as La Baie de la Corbeille, where you can snap stunning photos of the island’s western coast. Then, step back in time as you explore the remains of ancient fortresses and prisons, revealing the island’s intriguing history.

Finally, unwind at the island’s iconic Natural Swimming Pool, a serene lagoon embraced by lush greenery and shimmering waters. Recharge before returning to the hotel at 3 p.m., reflecting on the day’s immersive exploration of this tropical paradise.

Overnight Ovre Lodge, Isle of Pines

Day 6: Friday, 11th October 2024: Boat Excursion to Moro and Brosse Islets (B,L)

Set sail on a full-day boat excursion to Moro and Brosse Islets, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the lagoon. Your adventure begins with a 9 a.m. pick up in front of Oure Lodge. Glide across the turquoise lagoon, keeping an eye out for manta rays, playful dolphins, and turtles.

Arrive at Brosse Islet around 9:45 a.m. and dive into the warm waters for a vibrant snorkeling session. Witness the stunning underwater world, with colorful fish darting through intricate coral reefs. By 11:30 a.m., you’ll reach Moro Islet, where a tantalizing seafood feast awaits at noon. Dine with your feet in the sand as you savor freshly grilled fish and lobster, papaya salad, grilled coconut, and fried manioc, while children can enjoy a chicken option. Your guide’s infectious enthusiasm and the serene setting will create a joyous atmosphere.

After lunch, unwind under the shade of a traditional faré or embark on another snorkeling session in the clear, shimmering waters. This journey promises an unforgettable day of exploration, relaxation, and exquisite flavors amid the enchanting landscapes of the lagoon.

Overnight Ovre Lodge, Isle of Pines

Day 7: Saturday,12th October 2024: Fly to Noumea (B, D)

Bid farewell to the idyllic Isle of Pines as you board your flight back to Noumea, taking in the scenic views from above. Once you land, the day is yours to explore at your leisure. Wander through the bustling markets for souvenirs, stroll along the picturesque beaches, or relax at your luxurious hotel. Perhaps, treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa session or enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool.

As evening falls, join your group for a memorable farewell dinner at a charming local restaurant, where the flavors of New Caledonian cuisine blend perfectly with the warm ambiance. Share stories and laughter over exquisite dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients while toasting to new friendships and unforgettable memories made on this journey. This celebratory evening will be the perfect capstone to your tour, leaving you with lasting impressions of the enchanting landscapes and vibrant culture of this island paradise.

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Day 8: Sunday, 13th October 2024: Noumea Departures. (B)

After savoring your final breakfast in Noumea, reflecting on the remarkable adventures shared and the lifelong connections forged, it’s time to prepare for your journey home. Enjoy one last serene morning walk on the beach or sip coffee as the tropical breeze dances through the palm trees.

Your airport transfer will be arranged according to your departure schedule, ensuring a smooth and comfortable journey. As you bid farewell to this island paradise, take with you the unforgettable memories of exploration, laughter, and camaraderie that will linger long after you’ve returned home.

See you next time.

Luxury Inclusions
        • Assistance, quotes, and flight bookings.
        • Fully escorted and managed by a Luxury Women’s Tours hostess.
        • 24/7 tour leader support throughout the trip.
        • Luxury accommodation throughout, as outlined in the itinerary.
        • All hotel transfers, tour transportation, and internal flights.
        • Daily breakfast.
        • Three lunches and two dinners included.
        • Private, highly experienced English-speaking guides.
        • All tours, activities, and entrance fees as per itinerary.
        • 24-hour support from our exceptional in-country team.
        • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel staff, restaurant staff, or boat staff.

Exclusions

Exclusion


  • Travel and medical insurance (required)
  • Alcohol (unless listed)
  • Additional snacks and meals
  • Souvenirs
  • Airfare cost
7 nights Luxury Accommodation
  • 4 nights  Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residences
  • 3 Nights Orve Lodge, Isle of Pines
Terms and Conditions of booking

Please take the time to read and understand the booking terms and conditions prior to booking a trip with us.

DEPOSITS AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE

For all advertised LWT itineraries and dates, a trip-specific deposit amount per person required to confirm and secure your booking.

Final balance payment is due 60 days before the trip start date.

If your booking is made within 60 days of the trip start date then the full amount is payable at the time of booking.

Full Refund if you cancel more than 90 days prior to the trip start date.

Deposits become credits if you cancel your spot (in writing) between 90-60 days before the trip start date. All other payments will be refunded.

Cancellations 59 days or less before commencement: All payments will convert to a credit, including deposit: credit must be used with 24 months

Less than 30 days: No refunds or credits

PRICING

Trip prices include all applicable taxes.

Trip prices are based on shared occupancy. Single travelers will be assigned a roommate by LWT for no extra single supplement fee.

LWT is not responsible for any fees incurred due to currency exchange or fees charged by your credit card/bank for processing funds in any currency.

CANCELLATION OF A TOUR BY THE CLIENT

Any cancellation by a Client must be made in writing to

jamie@luxurywomenstours.com.au

After written confirmation of the cancellation by LWT, your spot on the trip will be released immediately and is not guaranteed to be available for rebooking.

Refund terms if cancelled by the client:

Over 90 days before commencement: Full Refund
• 90 days to 60 days before commencement: Deposit will turn into a credit and all other payments refunded*
• 59 days to 30 days before commencement: All payments will convert to a credit, including deposit: credit must be used with 24 months
• Less than 30 days: No refunds or credits

CREDITS

Credits are valid to use to rebook for the year of the original trip or the next calendar year Valid for 24 months from issue

Credit may be transferred to another woman. You may find another woman to take your spot. She pays you directly for the deposit and assumes responsibility for any outstanding balance payments. The replacement participant must meet trip registration requirements and be approved to join the trip by LWT.

Credits may be used towards the final balance of another trip, applied at 90 days in advance of the trip start date. Credit may be transferred to any other trip, and you may cancel and reapply your credit as many times as you like, before 90 days in advance of the trip date, within the original credit expiry date.

Credits will be in AUD

CANCELLATION OF A TOUR BY LUXURY WOMEN’S TOURS

Our trips are confirmed to depart when they have a minimum group size booked. LWT reserves the right to cancel any trip for any reason, but will rarely cancel a tour less than 60 days before departure except for Force Majeure, unusual or unforeseen circumstances outside LWTs control.

When a tour is cancelled by LWT before the agreed date of departure for any reason other than Force Majeure or the fault of the Client, the Client can either:

  • Take a substitute tour of equivalent or higher price if LWT  is able and willing to offer such a substitute and pay any difference in price between the price of the tour originally purchased and that of the superior substitute tour; or
  • Take a substitute tour of lower price if LWT  is able and willing to offer one and to recover from LWT  the difference in price between the tour originally purchased and that of the substitute tour; or
  • Receive a full refund of all monies paid under the contract as soon as possible.

LWT is not responsible for any incidental expenses or consequential losses that the Client may have incurred as a result of the booking such as visas, vaccinations, non-refundable flights or rail, non-refundable car parking or other fees, loss of earnings, or loss of enjoyment, etc.

If the Client is offered a refund but requests an alternative tour of a higher value than that originally booked, then the Client must pay the difference in price.

Where, after departure, a significant element of the trip contracted for cannot be provided, LWT  will make suitable alternative arrangements for the continuation of the trip.

Questions? Contact us – Jamie@luxurywomenstours.com.au or 0401293235

Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residences

Noumea

4 nights

Orve Lodge

Isle of Pines

3 Nights

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