1. New Caledonia
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Noumea: Botanical Park & Zoo Trip from Cruise Ship Terminal

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Away from the city noises, meet the Cagou and many other species of New Caledonia's flora and fauna. Experience the Botanical Park and Zoo, one of the most popular attractions in Noumea.
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  • Enjoy a family-friendly and peaceful activity
  • Explore a unique educational park
  • Roam amongst New Caledonia's beautiful plants and flowers
  • Meet the Cagou and other remarkable species
Full description
This park was created to guarantee the protection of one of the last plots of dry forest that exists in the city of Noumea. Covering an area of 34 hectares, it houses the only collection of live terrestrial animals of New Caledonia.

The park is home to several areas of dry forest, araucaria plantations, a palm grove and a collection of cacti. The animal collection numbers more than 700 animals, including several species endemic to New Caledonia. Birds, reptiles and endemic mammals are on show for visitors. Some remarkable species included in the park are the Cagou (Rhynochetos jubatus) the emblem of New Caledonia and protected bird, the Flying fox (Pteropus ornatus), and the Caledonian crow (corvus moneduloides).

Embark on an educational forest walk within the park and see some beautiful plantations (Araucariaceae, maquis minier and other collections of exotic plants, such as palms and cacti). Lastly, the Nature House, located at the entrance of the park, displays samples of rocks forming the Caledonian soil, as well as a history of the local fauna and flora.
  • Entrance fee to the attraction
  • Return transfers in an air-conditioned van
What’s Not Included
  • Guide

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Meeting point

You will find Lyvaï Company at the Cruise Ship Terminal. Please note that many Cruise Ships dock at the deep water Container Terminal. If that's the case for your ship as well, please use the free shuttle buses running every 5-10 minutes between your ship and the terminal. The ride itself takes about 5 minutes.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• The park has all facilities available like a snack bar, toilets, drinking water, shady resting places, several children playgrounds, and a mini farm
• The package includes transfers and admission fees to the park (note this is not a guided tour)
• You can choose to leave from 10:00 AM onwards and stay as long as you wish
• Enjoy hassle-free return transfer in an air-conditioned van

From £15.69 per person