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Ilot Maitre

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Address: , Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
Phone Number: 28-53-20
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20 mins by motor launch, quiet, rest, snorkel, or glass bottom boat ride

Not crowded, nice eating place at hotel, a small boutique shop or like us we went via private launch, picniced, swam and snorkelled as there are many large turtles to be seen in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Beautiful spot, best suited to couples if staying at resort, not very family friendly but still enjoyable for a short amount of time with kids. Ferry across very quick, Water bungalos look fantastic when arriving

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Kone, New Caledonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

During the time we lived in New Caledonia, we visited Ilot Maitre and stayed in a water bungalow. This was an amazing stay, our stay included the transport from the port to the island and vice versa. The breakfast was included in the price and the room was wonderful. Especially at sunrise and sunset, you can contemplate them on your... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Apparently you can kitesurf here from Meridian Beach but we took the water taxi (2800 CPF return, 2500 if you get an abonnement for 11 trips). The kitesurfing beach is across the other side of the island from the jetty. The schools seemed to use the end of the beach closest to Noumea. There is a grassy patch at the... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Ilot Maitre (Escapade Island Beach Resort) is approximately 5km from the beach at Anse Vata. We booked the taxi boat at the Chateau Royal boutique and we were picked up from the jetty outside the hotel. You can also arrange a taxi boat at the 'activities hut' on the foreshore at Anse Vata beach. You can specify your pick up... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

5* location. The place is beautiful and it is so lovely to walk around it in a comfortable 40 minutes. Such a safe wee place to take your kids for water play. Very romantic as well. A place for everyone.

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A day trip to the island. Very well maintained resort area. Swimming at the end of the beach was a delight. Enjoyed the ambiance... people relaxing, enjoying themselves, snorkelling, swimming, soaking up the sun

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Not crowded, nice eating place at hotel, a small boutique shop or like us we went via private launch, picniced, swam and snorkelled as there are many large turtles to be seen in the deeper water. There were many couples whom we spoke to who came for the individual huts that were over the water and you walked on own... More 

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Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was a day where we took Jonathan snorkelling,we went to port Moselle to take the small boat that would take us to the small Island ilot maitre , the cost inclusive of the buffet for one adult and one child is 12,000 pacific francs .Unfortunately there isn't much to see as the coral is dead due to the trampling... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Was not really worth the trip, Duck Island was way better. Having said that we were hoping for a snorkelling experience. Seemed that the Kite surfers had an absolute ball. The snorkelling was very average, we not much to see. Having said that we did see two turtles and a ray. But the underwater life was far less than Duck... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Went here on a day trip by boat. The price was only $80 australian and that included a smorgasbord meal. Normally I do not like smorgasbord meals, this was worth the $80......... Delicious!!!!!!! There is a beautiful pool to laze or you can take a swim and have a drink by the pool in the bar. We walked around the... More 

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