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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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Take me to the beach - Yedjele Beach, Mare

Booked tender and tour on our cruise. We only wanted to go the beach. We booked tour and tender early and were on the first bus to arrive at the beach so we could set up where we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked tender and tour on our cruise. We only wanted to go the beach. We booked tour and tender early and were on the first bus to arrive at the beach so we could set up where we wanted to be for the day. The tree near the decorated, cloth covered stumps is a good area so you see from... More 

Thank marshmallowfeathers
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We went there yesterday for a day visit. The water taxi from our hotel was 2800 francs per person and the trip only took around 10-15 minutes. The boat ride get a little choppy. We arrived on the island to what I call the Noumea Bora Bora because the first thing that you see are the over water bungalows from... More 

2 Thank 3MONKEES
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Half day trip beautiful . Plenty to do Cafe on beach can hire paddle boards peddle boat jet ski kayak perfect to take picnic swim , breezy kite surf one side quiet peaceful on the other

Thank HMSykes22
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Just spectacular day of intro dive from Alexis crew ( on novaltel Parc complex behind Anse Vata hotel .

Thank Paul S
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

After doing Amadee and Canards, thought we would spend the day here. Other reviews had said to swim about 100m out, was glad for the advice or may not have made it to the reef. I think it was more like 200m out, and stronger current (not difficult though if you are an apt swimmer - and this is compared... More 

1 Thank claremontdarcy
Palm Cove, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Nice place to spend a few hours - walk around the island, watch the kite surfers, have a swim on the sheltered side. Pool is strictly for in house guests and unsmiling security guards ensure that rule is upheld. Reef shoes are handy as most of the island is fringed by rock.

Thank ToniP25
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The place is my favorite In Noumea, the color are amazing The hotel is beautiful and very good for swin

Thank tinabo2015
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

If you just want to spend the day relaxing having a picnic by beautiful clear waters with some great snorkelling then look no further. We almost didn't go because we read a few reviews that didn't rate this island or preferred Duck Island more. However, partner and I think it's the other way around. Maitre Island is what you expect... More 

Thank Victor T
Croydon, Australia
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52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Thank you to the General Manager of La Promenade Hilton for generously giving us tickets to this Island. Its a short 20 minute boat ride from the marina. You can easily lap the Island in 20 minutes. At one stage my husband and I were the only 2 people on a stretch of beach. You can have lunch there at... More 

1 Thank Meridee K
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Crystal clear water! Peaceful place! (See picture) •ilot maitre about (15min taxi boat) Combi taxi boat Anse Vata-Ilot maitre-ile aux canards-Anse Vata (4000CFP each). Not via the hotel but via the taxi hut on anse vata. tip someone told me that you might see the turtle early in the morning or in the evening. You might want to investigate! Tip... More 

1 Thank Cecile M

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