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Escapade Island Resort

"The price was a bargain and well worth it so if you are heading over to Noumea, this tour is a must."
- Trip Advisor Reviewer

​This is  the best value island deal in New Caledonia. Others do not  come close for value and enjoyment!!! From the moment we meet at the Cruise Terminal till you return your day will have many wonderful memories. Don't pay $250 AUD, only pay $160 p adult and $100 p kid to get your share of this "paradise".Where else could you find a better deal, honestly?

Escapade island is a small coral atoll just 25mn by ferry from Nouméa. Sail away to paradise aboard a high speed ferry with a capacity of 95 passengers- the instant you step aboard, you will feel the relaxed atmosphere!

 

At Escapade Island, crystal clear waters & a beautiful white sand beach await you and welcome you to this little piece of paradise, a natural protected marine park. You will marvel at the multi colored coral, the beautifully clear turquoise water and all the tropical fish swimming around the island."Things to do" are very diverse on Escapade Island ranging from just lying on the beach looking at the horizon, to going on a fun banana boat ride, trying a 30mn jetski ride to the reef, going on a relaxing tour on a aqua cycle, or simply discovering the atoll on a canoe. From the moment you will step onto the wharf in Nouméa, to getting on board around 5 hours later, you will be surrounded by smiles, inclusiveness, activities and food!! Our package includes a delicious buffet lunch- plenty of fresh & yummy food of an amazing variety: seafood dishes, local recipes, and of course fine pastries!! Some are addicted to them, some like to eat them with tea, some prefer them for dessert. But almost EVERYONE loves them!! So dear cruisers, DONT hesitate any longer and book your seat today!

Throughout the day, Alfred, your local "Gracious Organiser" will be on site to make sure you take advantage of everything the island has to offer. Whether you are a water lover or just want to relax on the beach and watch the day go by slowly, we highly recommend you join us on Escapade island!! We guarantee you will go back home with tons of unforgettable memories and with a more positive image of Nouméa and Newcal!

Cruisers only:

Includes return transfers to and from the ship terminal,

return ferry to Escapade island, stop at the local markets (except on Mondays)

English speaking guide, hot and cold buffet lunch,

Price:

11 000 Francs PER ADULT or 160$AUD

7500 Francs or 100$ p kid aged 2 to 10

Departure time: 10 am

Return to ship terminal by 3.30 pm (or 2.30pm on Thursdays)

MIN PAX REQUIRED: 10

GUYS PLEASE NOTE WATER ACTIVITIES ARE EXTRA AND NEED TO BE PAID ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR

POOL ACCESS IS EXTRA AND AT THE DISCRETION OF THE RECEPTION (1000 Francs p adult and 500 Francs p kid​​) AND NEED TO BE PAID ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR

Skip Breakfast!

"Pimp my Taste Buds"

"I did this tour in October And a really great tour and well worth doing 😀🍰🍢🍭🍬🍩"
- Facebook guest

 

Skip breakfast!!! This tour will satisfy the most demanding foodie. From delectable real French pastries at L' Atelier Gourmand, to the mouth watering chocolates of Chocolat Morand and the refreshingly surprising flavoured ice creams of Amorino, our new "Pimp my taste buds tour" has a lot to offer to the curious and indeed lovers of food.

Alfred will take you to the best places to tempt your taste buds!! Start with a caffeine kick or coconut milk at the local morning markets; continue to Chocolat Morand (or Tonton Jules), the famous local chocolatier who works chocolate into all sorts of delightful chocolate concoctions. After an interesting and commentated drive along the seafont (passing lemon beach; Anse vata beach, the French Riviera, etc..) you will arrive at the newly established Amorino Ice cream: with their refreshing and orignal  flavoured icecreams , Amorino  Ice Creams is sure to  satisfy your hunger for sweets. Then its time for more sweet delicacies at Atelier Gourmand- the famous shop that sells French pastries made from heaven. if you cant decide which one to taste, we can recommend their chocolate eclair and their Vanilla slice!!

Each participant will receive:  a small icecream at Amorino, a pastrie of your choice (up to 500 francs per person),  a pack of assorted chocolates at Chocolats Morand

Cruisers:

8000 francs PER ADULT or $120

8000 francs per kid or $120 aged 5 and over

Kids under 5 are free

Tour departs at 9am or 3.30pm

Duration of the tour: approx 4 hours

MIN PAX REQUIRED: 6

THIS TOUR DOES NOT OPERATE ON MONDAY MORNINGS

Best of  both!

City & Snorkeling - Duck Island

"I cannot rate Alfred and Noumea Shore Private Tours highly enough. We chose a tour around Noumea and a glass bottom boat to Duck Island.."
- Trip Advisor Guest

 

This is a great tour for water lovers, those who want to relax on a beach and those who love snorkeling. Kick off from the terminal and head to the local markets on Baie de la Moselle- visit the fish markets, grab a local souvenir from the arts and craft markets, try the local fruits, etc...Continue your discovery with a drive pass the French Riviera (Orphans Bay), Port Plaisance area and Lemon beach. Stop at the WW2 site of Ouen Toro for a fantastic view over the bays and the small islands. Before heading to the island, we will stop at the famous French pastries shop so you can grab some food and drink & cakes + yummy pastries.

Then we head off to Anse Vata to catch a glass bottom boat to go to Duck Island- a small but pretty island extremely close to Noumea where the water is crystal clear and the snorkeling is fantastic. Take your time to relax, swim and put your heads under the water to see an abundance of fish. There is also a brilliant underwater trail for snorkelers, marked by buoys, very close to shore. If you are more into other type of water activities, we can arrange for wind surfs, kayaks and stand up paddles to be ready on the island for you. Lunch will be on the island- If you haven't quite filled up at the French pastries shop, the restaurant on Duck island offers a wide variety of salads, entrees, mains and wine/cocktails.

Cruisers:

Includes return transfers to Duck island with glass bottom boat, return transfers to ship terminal, one hour city tour

5000 francs PER ADULT or $70

3000 francs per kid aged 2 to 10 or $45

Departure Time:  9am and returns at approx 2pm

MIN PAX REQUIRED: 6

Water activities are EXTRA and need to be booked on the day

Memorable!

City and Country Contrasts

"Alfred ...he jam packed great fun, local sites, local tasty treats and facts. We got the lot... a memorable few hours that our group will be talking about for a long time!!!!!"
- Trip Advisor Reviewer

 

The City and Country Contrasts tour was especially created for people wishing to actually see/visit the city and better understand our way of life here in beautiful New Caledonia.

First drive to the local markets and take your time to visit the different stalls offering local artifact.

Drive along Coconut Square with its Xmas trees, pass China Town and its colourful lanterns. Continue to the French Riviera, passing luxury houses and marinas; drive to Lemon Bay and stop at Anse vata beach.

Your next stop is "Atelier Gourmand"- the BEST bakery/pastries shop in NC: enjoy the mouth watering, locally sourced delicacies this gem has to offer.

Continue to the Ouen Toro lookout- a very famous stop for a great view over the bays and the lagoon and its numerous islets.

Drive to the country side towards Mt Dore and stop at the Church of Miracle.

On the way back to the city, we will pay a visit to the now famous local milk bar- you have got to try their milkshakes made of 100% natural ingredients (one milkshake costs 350 francs and they have a wide range of flavours to choose from such as passion fruit, bananas, coconut, strawberries, etc..) . Before dropping you off at the terminal, we will stop at the Virgin of the Pacific lookout for a perfect view to your temporary home away from home- the best spot to wave goodbye to your ship as it leaves the harbour....Haahahaha

 

Cruisers:

Included is 1 milkshake per person 

5000 francs PER ADULT or $70

Kids under 3 are free of charge
Departure time: 9am  or 3.30 pm (depending on what ship you are cruising on)
Duration of the tour: approx 3 hours

MIN PAX REQUIRED: 6

C'est la vie!

French Wine & Cheese 

"increased our understanding of the history of NC settlement, cultural interactions, variety of food and good French wine.."
- Trip Advisor Reviewer

 

Fancy a typical day out with your guide?? Wanna experience the French Way of Life (C'est la Vie!!) and a French picnic? Well, don't search any further guys, because this is the tour for YOU!!!!

We pick you up at the terminal or your hotel and take you on a short ride to the local markets on Baie de la Moselle- explore the art and craft stalls, the fish markets, the fruits and vegies aisle, sample local produces, pick up a hand made souvenir for your loved ones, blend with the local population and simply enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of the place. Stop at L'Anse Vata beach and have your picture taken with the famous Duck Island in the background.

Continue to Ouen Toro lookout point- discover what the Australian army left behind during WW2. Drive past the White Coast area, Magenta area, sightsee local slums on the way as well as other cultural and natural landmarks. Stop at the Church of Miracle at St Vincent and pay a visit to a small local family attraction, the country milk bar!! Definitely the BEST milkshakes in New Caledonia, 100% natural ingredients, 100% delicious, 100% healthy!

Then we head to Nouville, one of the oldest areas of the city, that's also where the first French convicts arrived in the 1800's. The scenic drive to Kuendu Beach will show you more of our country side landscapes before you sit down and relax to enjoy your French picnic. French baguettes, a variety of French cheeses, and some delicious wine to be savored right on the beach!!  Now that's a meal with a view you can't resist!

Cruisers:

Includes return transfers to ship terminal, one milkshake per person,

Cheese and Wine Picnic Lunch (choice of French cheeses, baguettes, local cold meats, red/white wine)

7500 Francs PER ADULT or $110

Kids under 3 are free of charge- Kids from 3 yo to 10 yo are 5500 francs or $80

Departure time: 9am and returns at approx 1pm

MIN PAX REQUIRED: 6  MAX PAX ALLOWED: 20

King Gourmand City Tour

The Savoury and the Sweet Nouméa!

Our new city tour. Perfect introduction to Nouméa with a delicious twist as an extra!!

The best of both worlds for those wanting to discover the main touristy spots of the capital AND at the same time have a go at our local Burger King restaurant & finish with a sweet touch in the form of a delicious cafe gourmand

Stop 1: Local morning markets (this stop is replaced with a the Town Museum for the afternoon option)

Stop 2: Notre Dame Du Pacifique lookout

Stop 3: The 360 lookout

Stop 4: Ducos Industrial Area & Burger King restaurant

Stop 5: Coconut Square and China Town

Stop 6: French Café Gourmand

Cruisers:

Includes return transfers to ship terminal, 1 cafe Gourmand per person

5 000 Francs PER ADULT or $70

Kids under 3 are free of charge-

Departure time: 9am and returns at approx 12pm OR 3pm to 6pm

MIN PAX REQUIRED: 4  MAX PAX ALLOWED: 20

Escapade Turtles Budget Tour

"Great experience,delivered what they offered, snorkeling was just beautiful, kids enjoyed seeing and snorkeling with the turtles.."

Memorable wildlife experience!

Anyone interested in getting away from the busy and noisy city to spend a great day swimming and snorkeling with turtles, this is THE BESToption for you. Only half of the normal price to get your share of paradise topped with turtle encounters!! Families with kids, large groups, people travelling  on a budget, we highly recommend this option.You have access to the water activities (jet skis,kayaks, paddles, water bikes, etc..) and the food truck offering a good range of on the go food such as sandwiches, paninis, French  fries, sausages, salads, etc..

Cruisers:

Includes return transfers to ship terminal, return transfers by taxi boat to the island, stop at the local markets (except on Mondays)

5000 Francs PER ADULT or $70

4000  Francs PER KID (aged 2 to 10) or 60$

Departure time: 9am and returns at approx 3pm

MIN PAX REQUIRED: 4  MAX PAX ALLOWED: 35

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