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Port Moselle Marina Noumea
Noumea

Port Moselle Marina is New Caledonia's largest marina and is right in downtown Noumea. Over 900 boats tie up here including commercial boats available for charter - sport fishermen, sailing yachts, motor boats, the ferry to l'Escapade Island Resort and the high speed MaryD boats that take people out to Amedee island for a day in the sun. The full details of the marina and entry proceedures for foreign yachts are on the Cruising Guide to New Caledonia CD.

Copyright: Richard Chesher
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Taken: 02/12/2007
Uploaded: 12/03/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015
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Noumea is the capital and vacation centre of the Islands of New Caledonia in the South Pacific. Noumea is a "French" city, but the 91,000 inhabitants are a very mixed cultural group with French, Melanesian, Polynesian, Indonesian, Vietnamese, and lots of mixtures of these. Over 60% of the population of New Caledonia lives in Noumea.Noumea is a peninsula on the southwestern end of Grande Terre and the central business district (Centre Ville) is next to one of the best natural harbours in the South Pacific. The lagoon side of the peninsula has two picturesque bays with white sand beaches and is called Anse Vata and Baie des Citrons. These twin bays are the international tourism capital of New Caledonia with hotels, restaurants and bars on the landward side of "La Promenade".First settled by the French in 1854, Noumea retains close political ties with France. It has excellent schools and public facilities - parks, recreation areas, exercise paths, schools and medical facilities. Today it is the fastest growing city in the South Pacific. There are 23 hotels in Noumea ranging from one to five stars and over 100 Restaurants.