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“Stunning!”
Review of Piscine Naturelle

Piscine Naturelle
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
International
Level 6 Contributor
214 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Stunning!”
Reviewed November 11, 2013

If ever you visit NC then this is one of those places you can not miss! Translucent turquoise waters, radiant sunshine, luxurious vegetation: this is one of those paradise picture perfect spots. As another couple of posts mentioned, it is true NC is not that great at catering to tourists yet and L'ile des Pins can get pretty crowded. Saying this we went back a couple of times and there were also days when few people were there. Besides, surely you shouldn't let that spoil such amazing scenery - especially seeing that for most getting to NC in the first place is some distance! I flew over the area in a heli as well and that was absolutely terrific; highly recommended!!

Visited December 2012
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Mechelen, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Spoilt”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

Too bad that this paradise is overcrowded every single day. Taking pictures with no-one in the background became impossible!

Visited January 2013
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Feilding, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“New Caledonia is not geared up for tourists yet!”
Reviewed October 30, 2013

A lovely place but hard to find! Make sure you get correct directions before you leave base as there are no signs. You will need to speak French!

Visited October 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Natural aquarium”
Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

Don't miss this...if you are cruising to the isle or staying please take the time, and your snorkel!! Absolutely beautiful...

Visited September 2013
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South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Swim with fish”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

This beautiful natural pool is on the island of Pines, ile de pins, New Caledonie..the water is crystal clear and you swim with the fish..take bread with you and they will eat out of your hands..when you swim to the rocks you will see huge clams with the most wonderful colours..if you don't touch them you will see colours together that is unthinkable..if the tide allows you, you can walk to the back of the rocks and spectacular waves flowing over strange looking rocks will make you feel on another island...the rocks have holes in and it's a photographer's dream..just be careful of the slippery rocks..do put shoes on and don't forget your snorkel gear...the tide changes very quickly so do take care..the white beach is beautiful with no facilities and don't have trees for shade so make sure if you are spending a long time there that you have your shades, sunscreen and umbrellas...the walk through the riverbed at low tide, with hanging rocks makes it worth a visit..you will go more than once to this amazing pool..

Visited November 2012
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