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Hop On Hop Off Noumea Highlights Tour

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Climb aboard Noumea's most convenient way to get around the island city with stops ranging from Duck Island to downtown on this scenic tour in Noumea.

Explore Anse-Vata Bay, Lemon Beach, and other popular attractions surrounding Noumea at your leisure when you book this scenic Noumea excursion. You'll get a ticket that allows you to hop on and hop off comfortable air-conditioned buses as many times as you want for the day to visit up to six attractions, including the Aquarium of Noumea, the Port Plaisance Shopping Mall, the Museum of New Caledonia and the Noumea Morning Market. You'll get to relax on the beach or explore the underwater world of the coral reef on Duck Island and Anse-Vata Bay. With so many stops to explore, this tour is a perfect option whether you're traveling with family or friends.

Journey from your cruise ship terminal to Noumea Morning Market and discover some of the local produce available or shop for handcrafted rings and souvenirs at the craft market. If you prefer a shopping mall-like experience, consider a stop at the Port Plaisance shopping mall, where you can shop for fragrances and find French-style boutiques, a supermarket, and restaurants all in one central location.

If you want to experience a beach setting, hop off your bus to enjoy the beaches of Baie des Citrons. You can choose from two beach stops to Noumea's most beautiful beaches and relax on its white beaches, swim in the crystal-clear waters of the lagoon or enjoy a drink or two at the waterfront restaurant or beer brewery on the beach. You can even enjoy indulging in chocolate bites when you visit the nearby Tonton Jules, a renowned chocolate shop in New Caledonia. Visit the Island Duty Free Shop which is the only one available on Lemon beach area.

Head to Noumea's largest bay Anse-Vata Bay to enjoy wind-and-water sports like kite surfing and windsurfing. The Anse-Vata Bay also is a gateway to Duck Island, where you can enjoy some of the Caledonia Lagoon's best diving spots. If you want a cultural experience or marine life encounter, consider visiting the Aquarium of Noumea and the Museum of New Caledonia, where you'll learn about the Kanak culture, the Patini, and other Pacific island cultures. Before ending your tour, you can also hop off and get a taste of the west with a touch of Noumea and visit the local McDonald's restaurant.

Make hopping on and off your bus simple and plan your day exploring the many attractions of Noumea on this scenic tour. Sign up to take advantage of this convenient tour and enjoy exploring Noumea the way you want.

Please Note: The bus runs every 20-25 minutes and it takes approximately 45-50 minutes to complete the route without getting off. Entrance fees to Duck Island, the Aquarium, and the Museum of New Caledonia are not included. The Noumea Morning Market is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 5:00 AM to midday and is closed every Monday. First and last tour times will be detailed in your electronic ticket.

  • French Patisserie
  • Noumea Morning Market
  • Port Plaisance Shopping Mall
  • Baie des Citrons
  • Anse-Vata Bay / Duck Island
  • The Aquarium of Noumea
  • The Museum of New Caledonia
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from $15.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Active, Scenic, Walking
Tour Duration
0.75 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
Outside Noumea Cruise Ship Terminal.
Food/Beverage Provided
None Included
Special Instructions
Comfortable, casual seasonal clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Sunglasses and sunscreen are suggested.
Some mobility is required to get in and out of the tour vehicle. This tour is wheelchair accessible only if the passenger has some mobility.