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Noumea Morning Market

Rue Georges Clemenceau, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
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Ranked #4 of 4 shopping in Noumea
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Fruit, veges and local arts. This gives you a look at Noumea from both the local and tourist views. The fish market is busy and interesting. Closes at noon so get there by 10am if you can as some start closing after 11am.

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We visited the Noumea morning markets when we were on a cruise on the Celebrity Solstice visiting Noumea recently. As our ship was there on a Sunday, the markets were just about the only thing that was open for tourists to view. Fresh produce is available and seafood, plus various touristy items, souvenirs, clothing, jewellery etc. for sale. It was... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We had a short time to visit while our cruise was in port, a trip to the local market is usually on our 'to do' list. This market is nothing like I've experienced in the many other countries I've visited. It is definitely geared for the tourists with a lot of very average and overpriced souvenirs. If this isn't what... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Not really what I expected, found most of the fresh food a little expensive and the souvenirs very over priced. Grabbed a few pastries but didn't really hang around very long. I would not put this on the "have to" do list, if your in the area and it's on then head over and have a look.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We visited around 9.30am on a Friday morning and found a great selection of fruit, vegetables and seafood on offer together with some souvenir stalls. We found it very interesting and spent around 1 hour there also buying some local fruit and veges. Lovely outlook next to the Marina.

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Warrnambool, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The Noumea Municipal Markets were a disappointment to me ... I agree with many of the comments of other reviewers ..... - a beautiful outlook at the marina (probably better than the markets!) - a good range of fruit and vegetables though nothing particularly cheap (as another reviewer suggested if self catering worth visiting) - numerous pastries available at multiple... More

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We eagerly travelled into the markets to see what unique souvenirs we might find and were disappointed to find all the usual tourist things that can be bought anywhere in the South Pacific. The produce was great and well presented but not what we were looking for. If you want to buy fruit etc then this is the place to... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Noumea is probably the most under rated destination I have visited. The markets are a small but delightful experience with local fresh food, meats, fish and pastries (French of course) situated on the harbour in a pretty setting. There are your usual cheap trinket stalls for souvenirs but no worse/better than any other destination. The highlight ironically for me was... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

A great place to get fresh seafood. Fruit and vege here is better than the supermarkets. Go down on the weekend and sit with the locals at the café and have an espresso & croquet madame.

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

A fun market to go to with the family. I enjoyed seeing the fruit stalls and bought some groceries and pastries there. I agree with the comment by cqwines that if you're self-catering this is definitely a place to go and try fruit and veges you haven't seen before. The kids (9 and 11) enjoyed it a lot and found... More

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