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Panorama-Foto von: Richard Chesher PRO EXPERT MAESTRO Fotografiert: 00:33, 23/08/2009 - Views loading...

Waterfall New Caledonia Pepite River Pool

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Pepite River is the smallest of 4 rivers that empty into the Baie du Carenage in Prony. It is a "cute" little river that flows all year long, clear and fresh.
This sphere image is the second of a series from the start of the river down through the tumbling cascades to the sea. To get down to this pool you need to climb down a very steep slope from the access road.

The Baie du Carenage is one of hundreds of splendid anchorages in New Caledonia. See the Cruising Guide to New Caledonia for full information on cruising in New Caledonia and this walking trek.

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A: Waterfall New Caledonia Pepite River Upper

von Richard Chesher, 40 Meter entfernt

Pepite River is the smallest of 4 rivers that empty into the Baie du Carenage in Prony. It is a "cute...

Waterfall New Caledonia Pepite River Upper

B: Waterfall New Caledonia Pepite River middle

von Richard Chesher, 160 Meter entfernt

Pepite River is the smallest of 4 rivers that empty into the Baie du Carenage in Prony. It is a "cute...

Waterfall New Caledonia Pepite River middle

C: Pepite River Prony New Caledonia

von Richard Chesher, 300 Meter entfernt

I have taken quite a few sphere images of Pipete River. You can, from the comfort of your where you a...

Pepite River Prony New Caledonia

D: Pepites Water Falls New Caledonia

von Richard Chesher, 310 Meter entfernt

This sphere image was taken durring the rainy season nearly 4 years after the one right next to it on...

Pepites Water Falls New Caledonia

E: Waterfall New Caledonia Pepite Rivier Prony

von Richard Chesher, 310 Meter entfernt

Pepite River is the smallest of 4 rivers that empty into the Baie du Carenage in Prony. It is a "cute...

Waterfall New Caledonia Pepite Rivier Prony

F: Mangroves New Caledonia

von Richard Chesher, 350 Meter entfernt

In New Caledonia, the red mangrove, Lumnitzera littorea, bursts into clusters of tiny, brilliant red ...

Mangroves New Caledonia

G: Anchorage New Caledonia Carenage

von Richard Chesher, 530 Meter entfernt

The Baie du Carenage is one of the most protected anchorages in the South Pacific and is at the landw...

Anchorage New Caledonia Carenage

H: Trekking New Caledonia GRNC1 Fern Glen

von Richard Chesher, 940 Meter entfernt

The GRNC1 is a walking trail that will, someday, go from one end of Grande Terre, New Caledonia to th...

Trekking New Caledonia GRNC1 Fern Glen

I: Helicopter Lagoon Excursion New Caledonia

von Richard Chesher, 1.1 entfernt

Olivier and JF flew from Noumea to Baie du Prony in Olivier's helicopter. I had told JF I really woul...

Helicopter Lagoon Excursion New Caledonia

J: Ruins Prony New Caledonia

von Richard Chesher, 1.1 entfernt

A village once stood here in 1880, part of a prison for convicts from France. The prisoners cut the t...

Ruins Prony New Caledonia

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Dies ist ein Überblick von New Caledonia

New Caledonia is the closest South Pacific Island to Australia and New Zealand. It is a French Territory and although the official language is French the culture is a blend of Melanesian, European, Polynesian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Indonesian, and more. There is one large mountainous island called Grande Terre and 6 smaller islands - the three Loyalty Islands, Belep and the Isle of Pines.

The islands are remarkably unpopulated and there are vast areas of wilderness. There are hundreds of kilometers of walking treks, camp grounds, more than 42 parks and reserves, and crystal clear rivers with sparkling waterfalls. Almost one third of the population is located in the capital city of Noumea. Nickel mining is the primary industry and is the major contributor to the high standard of living in the country. Grande Terre is surrounded by the second largest barrier reef in the world and the protected lagoon created by this barrier reef is the largest in the world. Listed as a World Heritage Site in 2008, the lagoon is 24,000 square kilometers and supports a diverse and luxuriant fauna of fish and invertebrates.

The vibrant, clear and rich colors are one of the first things that visitors notice when they arrive. Noumea has a complete range of hotels, resorts, restaurants, and activities to welcome visitors.

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