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Major cities and airports in New Caledonia
- Nouméa: La Tontouta International Airport
- Koné: Koné Airport
- Lifou: Lifou Airport
- Maré: Maré Airport
- Ouvéa: Ouvéa Airport
Time and Communication
New Caledonia is in the New Caledonia Time Zone (UTC+11). It does not observe daylight saving time. Mobile coverage is extensive with operators such as OPT-NC offering reliable service. Call quality is generally excellent.
Money and shopping
The local currency is the CFP franc (XPF), which is pegged to the Euro at a rate of 1 Euro to 119.33 XPF. While credit card payment is common, especially in urban areas, cash is preferred in more remote areas. Visa and MasterCard are generally accepted, while American Express may not be. Currency exchange offices are usually open during regular business hours.
Public transportation in New Caledonia is mainly through buses, while taxis are also available. For more convenience and flexibility, car rentals are a popular choice among tourists.
- The Heart of Voh: An amazing natural heart-shaped formation of mangroves that can be seen from above.
- Nouméa: The capital city, known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture.
- Blue River Provincial Park: A national park that offers hiking, cycling, and wildlife viewing.
- Isle of Pines: Known as the “Jewel of the Pacific”, it boasts stunning white-sand beaches and turquoise waters.
- Amedee Lighthouse: Located on Amedee Island, a short boat ride from Noumea, this historical lighthouse offers panoramic views.