Noumea travel guide

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You're Going to Love Noumea

With 93,060 inhabitants, Noumea is the most populous city in New Caledonia. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country.

When to visit Noumea

Noumea in September
Estimated hotel price
C$ 221
1 night at 3-star hotel
Noumea in September
Estimated hotel price
C$ 221
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Noumea


Noumea is served by 2 airports: Noumea Magenta (GEA) and Noumea Tontouta (NOU). The closest to downtown Noumea is Noumea Magenta, which is located 2 miles from the city centre. Further away is Noumea Tontouta, 24 miles from the centre of Noumea.

Airports near Noumea

Airlines serving Noumea

Air France
Good (508 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (584 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (238 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (137 reviews)
Air Tahiti Nui
Excellent (34 reviews)
Excellent (6 reviews)
Air Vanuatu
Okay (2 reviews)

Where to stay in Noumea

From 5-star hotels such as the Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa to great affordable options like the Nouvata, Noumea offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 130 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 292 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Noumea

Most booked hotels in Noumea

DoubleTree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 230+
Chateau Royal Beach Resort and Spa
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 252+
Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residences
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 233+
Hotel Le Lagon Noumea
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
C$ 185+
Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 292+
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
C$ 87+
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