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Kanumera Bay

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

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Drop dead gorgeous beach

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
oneils1956
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Adelaide, Australia
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singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW 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 4 days ago NEW

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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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Mike P
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Marjen183
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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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Thank Regine K
Papamoa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Easy walking distance from the pier. Great snorkeling with a great variety of fish. We did a bit of walking along the beach and had a great relaxing time. Would recommend to everyone whether snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing or just wanting to relax.

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Thank brg68mga
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

What a beautiful place this is. Whether you want to scuba, snorkel or just walk along the fine white sand this place is just beautiful.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

An easy walk from the Pier; as is Kuto Bay on the opposite side… Transparent waters, soft white sand underfoot, but no near reef to speak of, to snorkel around coral. Coming from Queensland the June waters were too COLD for me to bother getting wet and freeze my... This was not an ideal time of year for us to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Out first visit to the South Pacific and our first stop. WOW! The old jail looking over the beach made me wonder if anyone ever bothered to try and breakout! The sand is so super fine and the water so azure. It is just a short walk 'across' the island to a bay in which the sacred Kanumera Rock stands.... More 

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