Noumea, New Caledonia

Explore the startling architecture of the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre on the island of Grand Terre in New Caledonia, which celebrates local Kanak culture. There are French influences in Noumea too, in the colonial architecture and in the shops, bars and restaurants. Enjoy stunning beaches and popular water sports and visit the Aquarium des Lagons to learn more about local marine life and conservation.