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Amedee Lighthouse Island

Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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good place to visit again

visit this island on a cruise , lt was great experience for snookling but too expensive . The food... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2016
thari m
Good but not as good as locals would lead you to believe

The island trip is a full day outing so you need to be prepared for a long day. The trip to the... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2016
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The Amedee Lighthouse island is located 24km away from Noumea,in the largest lagoon in the world which has been classified by Unesco a world heritage site in 2009. Crystal clear waters with tropical fishes, turtles and corals, powdery white sand beaches await you in this protected marine reserve next to the main barrier reef of New Caledonia. Mary D Enterprises,a family owned and operated business,has experience in operating full day all-inclusive ( glass bottom boat trip, reef cruise, welcome punch, tropical buffet lunch with wine and coffee, island dancing show, free entrance to visit the lighthouse...Etc ) daytrips to Amedee Lighthouse island since 1981. We have a fleet of 3 high speed ferry boats : the Mary D Dolphin, the Mary D Princess and the Mary D Odyssey. Embark with us to the Amedee Lighthouse island where the weather is always nicer !
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Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

visit this island on a cruise , lt was great experience for snookling but too expensive . The food was ok but not engough for the hope group have to run quick to get second turn otherwise wll be run out .

1  Thank thari m
Kar yuet K K, Front Office Manager at Amedee Lighthouse Island, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2016

Dear cruise passenger Thank you for your short review on our day, we have a good reputation for having hte best value-for-money excursion to do in Nouméa Merci beaucoup

Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The island trip is a full day outing so you need to be prepared for a long day. The trip to the island can be a bit rough so take some sealegs before leaving if you're prone to seasickness. The island itself isn't that impressive....More

2  Thank ICDtraveller
Kar yuet K K, Front Office Manager at Amedee Lighthouse Island, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2016

Dear client Thank you for taking some time to submit this review, we are surprised that you did not see the beautiful tropical fishes and the beautiful corals in this natural marine park. There is a colony of about 15 turtles in the weedy parts...More

Reviewed May 24, 2016

Amedee Island is a beautiful, stunning place during the day. There are plenty to do on the island if you like water activities; paddle boards and snorkel gears are available at the little souvenir store. We were so fascinated with snorkeling we completely ditched the...More

1  Thank Janet J
Kar yuet K K, Front Office Manager at Amedee Lighthouse Island, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Bonjour dear valued customer Thank you for taking your time to submit this fabulous review, our team here at Mary D were glad to have you with us and are so happy that you have enjoyed your day with the turtles and marine fishes and...More

Reviewed May 21, 2016

Only the French could do something this dumb. A truly beautiful place with lots to see and a great tour, but the place is loaded with sea snakes. They are harmless I am told but who wants to put up with this. They are everywhere....More

1  Thank LGA1999
Kar yuet K K, Front Office Manager at Amedee Lighthouse Island, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2016

Dear client First of all, we thank you for submitting your views on our page, however we would like to point out the fact that the seakraits are an endemic species to New Caledonia and for this reason are protected like all the other marine...More

Reviewed May 21, 2016

Unfortunately, you can't just visit this lighthouse. You are forced to a day trip, with entertainment, buffet lunch and you have to pay for the snorkelling equipment:( We are not interested in snorkelling and all the other forced activities so we couldn't see the light...More

1  Thank peterandheidi2016
Kar yuet K K, Front Office Manager at Amedee Lighthouse Island, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2016

Dear visitor Thank you for stating your views on this page, we would like to correct your statement that you are forced to take a daytrip ...etc; which is not true, as the island is open to everyone, who is then free to select the...More

Reviewed May 20, 2016

Got here via a Royal Caribbean Cruise. It was really worth it. The Island is small and there is a pretty lighthouse there, but the highlight of the day is the warm hospitality of the locals who put on a great buffet lunch and provide...More

Thank Jagamaloo
Kar yuet K K, Front Office Manager at Amedee Lighthouse Island, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Bonjour dear valued cruise passenger We are happy that you have enjoyed your daytrip with us during your cruise, we hope that you will come back for a longer stay in New Caledonia and to come and see us again ! Merci beaucoup !

Reviewed May 19, 2016

What a way to fill a day! We were under the water snorkelling for about 20 seconds and came across amazing turtles and tropical fish. The walk up the lighthouse is well worth the 247 step climb. All of the staff were very friendly and...More

Thank markchchnz
Kar yuet K K, Front Office Manager at Amedee Lighthouse Island, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2016

Dear valued customer We are so glad that you have enjoyed your day with us and that you saw the turtles and the other beautiful fishes and corals in this natural marine park of the Amedee island. We hope to see you or your friends...More

Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We visited amadee island off a carnival cruise in April, weather was amazing, people were amazing, we had 2 small children with us who loved the snorkelling and jumping from the wharf, food was great. Shopping was expensive do were cocktails. Toilets were clean. Highly...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful island - clear water and coral reef Amazing staff - always smiling, helpful, courteous, also multi skilled, the girls do various roles, all with ease and a smile They will pick you up from your hotel and drop you back The boat ride is...More

Thank OZtravellerAust
Reviewed May 15, 2016

So by now you have probably realised from your research that Noumea is not cheap. This day trip run by the MaryD people is very good value for money. Boat trip out and back (about 45 mins each way), glassbottom boat trip, lighthouse entrance, lunch,...More

2  Thank Paul N
Kar yuet K K, Front Office Manager at Amedee Lighthouse Island, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2016

Bonjour dear satisfied client We thank you for your nice review and for confirming our reputation of being the best value for money daytrip to do here in Nouméa ! We are in a protected marine park and there are plenty of turtles and fishes...More

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mibel40
July 15, 2017|
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Response from Twodogs2603 | Reviewed this property |
This tour is only offered by the cruise company if the ship is in port for at least 8 hours. If you are in port less it will not be offered. This tour leaves at 8 am and returns at 4:30 pm.
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Michelle M
May 11, 2017|
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Response from capnhd | Reviewed this property |
Hello Michelle, Unfortunately, the Amedee Dive Club is closed from June 1st until the first week of July. There is a company called Mary D Tours that goes to the island but if you are coming in on a cruise ship, you will... More
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110donna
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Jeremy L | Reviewed this property |
Mine off ship was $180 aud but still well worth it.
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