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Babou Cote Ocean

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Hienghene, New Caledonia
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About Babou Cote Ocean
The adventure started in august 2000 with the will to offer different services, unforgettable dive experiences, quality training, amazing excursions and hikes, tailored services and hospitality. We offer a dive centre, camping accommodation, dive excursions and boat trips within the same structure. “An activity for everyone” could be Babou Ocean Side‘s slogan. We are here to satisfy all your expectations.
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Reviewed May 3, 2019

this is a well run place, the dives, especially the second dive was one of my top 3 dives in my life and i have dove over 200 dives !

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Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 405lesliek
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

A fantastic day with Martine. With splendid diving over 2 dives. Large fish including sharks, canyon, gutters and caves as good as Poindimie. Boat trip 40 mins to outer reef. Thier Gear looked good but we had our own Weather strong SE approx 16 kms...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Jon S
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I had heard great things about this dive shop and I see almost all reviews for Babou are positive but unfortunately my dive experience was terrible. Having signed up for two morning dives, we set out in the boat with two groups on board (snorkelers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Babou_Cote_Ocean, Propriétaire at Babou Cote Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018
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Bonjour Darren, Il y avait en effet un courant assez fort ce jour là mais pas dans la proportion que...More

Reviewed June 24, 2018

Perfect camping spot for those who'd like to discover the North east of New Caledonia. Clean showers and toilets. Wifi is available but because of the remote location the connection is patchy. During our 4 stay night it was almost impossible to get both wifi...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tainataleim
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Antoine was very helpful and assisted us with a smile with anything we asked. We hired some kayaks and paddled around the lagoon behind Koulnoue with interesting limestone rocks rising from the lagoon. After some lunch in Hienghene we snorkeled on the point at Babou...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ross G
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Nice clean Campsite with cold showers, toilets, sinks. The owner and staff are very nice ! Good space for tent place 700 f/night. I did snorkeling with them around hienga island. It was a good half day ! Price 5000f I recommended !

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Stephanieroutarde
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Definitely the highlight of our New Caledonia trip. Camping is perfect with lots of activities. Location is to die for. Hienga island tour is must do. Special call out to Antoine for his patience with non- French speakers like us...

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank suniltheone
Reviewed July 10, 2016

conveniently located at the camp ground, the dive instructors speak good english and had nice new gear for use. Dive sites are on the nearby outer reef on pinnacles and canyons around some of the channel mouths that pierce the barrier reef thru to the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank davidhughtaylor
Reviewed August 6, 2015

We took the tour to the Islet Hiengha in the winter time (July 2014). The scenery is wonderful, the water is turquoise blue with white sand beach. The tour includes and explanation of a botanical tour, where the guide explained the use and origine of...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Andrea R
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Did 2 dives in the morning and had a wonderful time. The staff is really helpful and pleasant - lots of laughing! The gear is of good quality, quite new, and well maintained: a pleasure to use. Only one thing missing: they don't provide depth...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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