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Kanumera Bay

Isle Of Pines, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Stunning beaches, views, snorkelling or simply relaxing. Water clear as glass and much to see in the way of fish and coral.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is the best spot on the island to swim and snorkel. The water is not too deep, and there are a lot of fish around the left side of the 'rock', the main attraction of the bay. On cruise ship days this area is PACKED with tourists, so best to go on another day if you want the place... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were fortunate to visit here in June in the low season and when no cruise boats were visiting, so we were literally the only people in the bay. No crowds, no-one trying to make a quick buck. The water was beautiful and warm enough for swimming despite it being the cool season. Beautiful sunset to cap it off. Fantastic!

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Narre Warren, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This beach was relaxing and snorkeling around for young children and adults were great. I loved it. Its unspoilt and that is great. Its natural beauty of the island is great. So glad the resorts have not distroyed it. Thats what I love. Noumea is over commericalised. Isle of Pines, Mare and Lifou still has all the natural beauty of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

If you get in early you can get a nice piece of white clean sand with no one else around. Water was nice and warm and clean, good for relaxing. Dont get ripped of buying a beer, they were 12 aud and one guy some how got charged 27aud for a can !!!

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I have just been on a P&O cruise and we went to Isle Of Pines, I must say that I was very disappointed about the place. 1. If you are going to snorkel specially around the sacred rock it's a waste of time as the water is churned up and the visibility is poor. 2. The pricing for food specially... More

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Just snorkel here, the view is even better underwater. Try the local bbq cray fish, its delicious. Beers at the resort are expensive as it is anywhere in New Cal, but a must on the beach after a big day in the ocean. We took the wo woba (a ball that bounces on water) and the flippers and had a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Absolutely beautiful to sit under the trees and look a the bay but I thought the snorkelling was terrible. So much of the coral has been damaged by the tourists and there's not much there thriving. The water is incredibly calm and very shallow making it a fabulous swimming beach for young families.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Arrived by tender from cruise ship Rhapsody Of The Sea to this beautiful piece of paradise in early December 2013. We enjoyed watching off our balcony the ship slowly making it's way to Isle Of Pines, the waters were so blue and very calm. Once the ship anchored we boarded a tender and made our way to the small and... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I enjoyed great snorkelling around Sacred Rock. Just a 5-10 minute walk from the pier, you'll see the beach on the left and the rock on the right. Whilst visiting Isle de Pins, I did the Natural Aquarium in the morning (separate review) and snorkelled around the Sacred Rock in the afternoon. The Natural Aquarium was better, but if you... More

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