Discover an all-new itinerary in New Caledonia, a world’s end French territory located right in the middle of the South Pacific. A 14-day expedition cruise, with an emphasis on the idyllic lagoons of the Kanak culture.
You will board Le Lapérouse in Auckland. This New Zealand city bordered by two seas will surprise you with its modernity and its cosmopolitan atmosphere. In the far north of New Zealand, you will also fall under the charm of Waitangi, in the Bay of Islands, where you will be able attend a Maori ceremony.
Your ship will then set sail north to reach New Caledonia. After a first stop on Kouare Island, discover the sublime Lifou with its picture-postcard landscapes of white-sand beaches and tropical vegetation.
Further north, the isolated and authentic Bélep Archipelago welcomes you in the heart of a UNESCO-designated lagoon, unique in the world and home to abundant marine biodiversity.
Before disembarking in Nouméa, admire the mysterious beauty of the Chesterfield Islands, lost in the Coral Sea. A real paradise for nature lovers, they offer its rare visitors immaculate long beaches, which provide refuge to thousands of sea birds.