Lagoon Day Trip from Noumea - New Caledonia

Bourail - Lagoon Day Trip from Noumea

Enjoy an amazing day at Bourail (170 km from Noumea), enjoying the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage listed lagoon of Bourail at sea. This area is a special natural reserve where fishes and birds live peacefully. You will discover beautiful white sand beaches and the crystal clear water of the lagoon.


  • Pick up from your Noumea hotel at the reception around 7:00 am - 7:30 am

  • Transfer by Minibus to Bourail

  • 9.30am: Meet at the boating centre ("base nautique") of "La Roche Percée", board the boat. Enjoy the comments of your engligh-speaking skipper while discovering the quiet Turtle Bay "Baie des tortues" and the majestic "Bonhomme de la Roche Percée" from the sea.

  • Snorkel the turquoise lagoon (30-40 mins), snorkel equipment is provided. If you're lucky, you may spot dolphins.

  • Arrive at the "Ile Verte" (Green Island) for lunch and free time to relax. 

  • 1.30pm: Leave Green Island by boat.

  • 2.00pm: Arrive at the boating centre of "La Roche Percée"

  • Stop for afternoon tea at the table d'hôte in Poé (possibility to take a shower)

  • 3.00pm: transfer by minibus to Noumea

  • Arrival in Noumea around 05.30pm-06.00pm.

Your activity includes:

  • Excursion by boat

  • English-speaking skipper

  • 3 course lunch (mixed salad, couscous/grilled meats skewers or sausages or fish, fresh fruit), drinks included (water, fruit juice, syrup)

  • Loan of snorkeling equipment (flippers, masks, snorkels).

  • Transfers by minibus hotel/boarding point/hotel

  • Stop for afternoon tea at the table d'hôte in Poé (possibility to take a shower)

  • Access to shower.

This tour excludes:​​

  • Personal expenses

Important notes:

  • Available every day

  • Duration: full day

  • This excursion is a shared activity (other customers may participate) and require a minimum of 2 adult 

  • Maximum 12 participants on the boat (several rotations are possible).

  • In case of bad weather, the service provider reserves the right to cancel or postpone this excursion.

  • In case of rain on the islet, lunch will be served at the table d'hôte "Chez Nanane".

  • Children must be under supervision of an accompanying adult.

  • Children under 2 years old are free of charge.


  • Adult:                                                          $325 per person

  • Child (from 2 to 11 years old included):  $195 per person


Prices valid to March 2019


Our friendly staff look forward to assisting you.

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Incredible lagoon around Bourail, New Caledonia
Birds-eye view of Bourail, New Caledonia