Noumea travel guide

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You're Going to Love Noumea

With 93,060 inhabitants, Noumea is the most populous city in New Caledonia. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country. Noumea deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Noumea

Noumea in February
Estimated hotel price
₹ 14090
1 night at 3-star hotel
Noumea in February
Estimated hotel price
₹ 14090
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Noumea


Noumea is served by 2 airports: Noumea Magenta (GEA) and Noumea Tontouta (NOU). The closest to the city centre of Noumea is Noumea Magenta, which is located 2 miles from the city centre. Further away is Noumea Tontouta, 24 miles from the centre of Noumea.

Airports near Noumea

Airlines serving Noumea

Air France
Good (450 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Good (540 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (200 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (110 reviews)
Air Tahiti Nui
Excellent (32 reviews)
Excellent (6 reviews)
Air Vanuatu
Excellent (1 reviews)

Where to stay in Noumea

From 5-star hotels such as the Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa to great affordable options like the Nouvata, Noumea offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around ₹ 8,273 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to ₹ 16,114 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Noumea

Most booked hotels in Noumea

DoubleTree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
₹ 14,792+
Chateau Royal Beach Resort and Spa
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
₹ 12,065+
Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residences
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
₹ 12,974+
Hotel Le Lagon Noumea
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
₹ 10,991+
Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
₹ 16,114+
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
₹ 5,041+
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Hiring a car in Noumea

Mini (Peugeot 108 or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Noumea, while also 32% cheaper than other types, on average.