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Kanumera Bay

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Address: Isle Of Pines, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia

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Ideal swimming location

We cooled off here after our island tour. Perfect place to stretch out on a towel, read a book, relax, and unwind. Swimming is fantastic also, the water is a beautiful blue... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mel_Cat75
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Geelong, Australia
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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We cooled off here after our island tour. Perfect place to stretch out on a towel, read a book, relax, and unwind. Swimming is fantastic also, the water is a beautiful blue colour! Snorkelling near the beach is okay, however near the rock is a great location, around the base many fish and beautiful coloured coral can be seen. However... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a part of our cruise ship journey, Kanumera was a welcome sight and a lovely place to relax and soak up rays whilst enjoying samples of the local cuisine. A very safe place for snorkeling, swimming and paddle boarding. Took some nice pics of the local sea life which wasn't as abundant as one would hope, probably due to... More 

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Emu Plains, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited with my wife, daughter her husband and three children (two teens). It was one of the port visits while cruising on the Pacific Jewel. Beautiful clear water and nice snorkelling around the little sacred island. The teens really loved our time there. In the park opposite there are a few vendors selling local cuisines.......snails, anyone ???.

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful spot - and unexpected, just over the rise from Kuto beach. Typical white sand, vivid blue and green reef and fabulous drift- wood. Swim, take a book, take a picnic .Great photo opps. Veedon

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singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kanumera Bay is great for photo taking. White sand and clear turquoisewater. If you are here for some sun or enjoy some peace (only if the cruise ship is gone), it's great.But you will be sorely disappointed if you are a snorkel fan. It must have been really beautiful once. Could tell from the wide patch of dead corals. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

After spending the morning snorkeling at pristine naturalle this was second rate. It was free though so maybe a good option on the cheap side of things. The sand was all chopped up by all the boats and people, making the water quite murky. There was enough to see but if you want quality I would go to the natural... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

1st stop of our Pacific Jewel cruise (July 2016), after an Island tour, we grabbed lunch at the market and walked over to the beach. Walked down onto the sand that leads to the Sacred Rock, stopped and just looked at the most beautiful beach I've ever seen. Check out the photos, white crescent bay, coconut palms fringe the brilliant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

The second bay cruise ship passengers see is Kanumeara Bay with its postcard-perfect beach of white sand lapped by turquoise water. There are many places to lay down a towel and sunbathe if you get there early. The water around the old coral head island called La Rocher or Sacred Rock is shallow and protected making it the ideal place... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

What a wonderful spot for snorkelling, swimming or just relaxing and watching other visitors having a great time. The water was too cold for us, but that didn't stop many others enjoying the clear, turquoise waters. It is a short walk from the pier. We wondered what people staying at the nearby resort were thinking, as a ship load of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We visited Isle of pines for the second time. Kanumera Bay had beautiful crystal clear water to swim in and many alcoves to explore.

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