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Lifou Tour Niekej Beach Nouvelle Caledonie

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Niekej Beach is just south of Mou on the island of Lifou. It's a small beach and there are no houses, no gardens, and when we were there, nobody but us.

The lagoon is shallow with a network of patch reefs in the turquoise water. This sphere image was taken at the northern end of the beach and just around the corner further to the north is a tiny little cove surrounded by coral cliffs. Have a look, I couldn't resist taking a sphere image there, too.

Find your way to the hidden beach, plan your vacation by starting at the Lifou New Caledonia Official website.

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A: Lifou Island Tour Secluded Beach New Caledonia

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处20远

The north end of Niekej Beach ends with an uplifted coral wall but if you walk around the seaward sid...

Lifou Island Tour Secluded Beach New Caledonia

B: Lifou Tour Beach Niekej New Caledonia

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There is a little sandy parking area just off the road between Mou and Xodre that leads to this splen...

Lifou Tour Beach Niekej New Caledonia

C: Lifou Missionary Arrival

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During the annual "Weekend Touristique Ahmelewedr" the villagers of Mou re-enact the day in 1841 when...

Lifou Missionary Arrival

D: Lifou Traditional Dance missionary arrival in New Caledonia

摄影师Richard Chesher, 距离此处980远

The Weekend Touristique Ahmelewedr is a commemoration of the 1841 arrival of Christianity in New Cale...

Lifou Traditional Dance missionary arrival in New Caledonia

E: Lifou Culture Chief Compound New Caledonia

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Lifou is divided into three districts, Wetr, Gaica and Lossi. There is a grand chief for each distric...

Lifou Culture Chief Compound New Caledonia

F: Lifou tour New Caledonia Vanilla Plantation Mou

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Many people on Lifou grow vanilla for sale to visitors and for export to other countries of the world...

Lifou tour New Caledonia Vanilla Plantation Mou

G: Lifou New Caledonia Accommodation Helen Gaze Inside

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This is the inside of the traditional thatched hut that visitors stay in at Chez Helen Gaze of the Mu...

Lifou New Caledonia Accommodation Helen Gaze Inside

H: Lifou Beach Tour New Caledonia Helen Gaze

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Just a few paces from Helen Gaze's guest "cases"  there is a nice little beach with plenty of shade t...

Lifou Beach Tour New Caledonia Helen Gaze

I: Lifou Accommodation New Caledonia Helen Gaze

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On the island of Lifou, one of the four Loyalty Islands of New Caledonia, the people retain their anc...

Lifou Accommodation New Caledonia Helen Gaze

J: Lifou Island Xodre Cliffs New Caledonia

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At the southern tip of Lifou, at the end of the road, the cliffs of Xodre offer a spectacular sea sca...

Lifou Island Xodre Cliffs New Caledonia

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Lifou Island is the largest of the Loyalty Islands, in the archipelago of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.

The Loyalty Islands comprise the Province Iles Loyaute of New Caledonia. There are 4 major islands, Ouvea in the north, Lifou in the middle and Mare in the south. 40,000 people live on these islands, with over half on the largest island of Lifou.

All three islands began as atolls - a circular ring of islands with a central lagoon. About a million years ago the sea floor bulged under these atolls upwards. Ouvea, on the northern slope of the bulge, still retains the characteristics of an atoll, a circular group of islands with a central lagoon, but it is tilted, with the southeastern side raised up into two long islands and the lagoon getting progressively deeper to the northwest.

The coral reefs and islets of Lifou were lifted about 80 meters out of the sea with the central lagoon now a forested plateau. Mare was also lifted right out of the water and also has a central forested plateau. The ancient, uplifted coral has left a multitude of caves, cliffs and sink-holes that are fun to explore. The coastal areas have new reefs around them and there are a number of very pretty beaches.

The people of the Loyalty Islands speak French and their own tribal languages, a mixture of Melanesian and Polynesian. Many also speak some English. The physical infrastructure of roads, schools and medical facilities are modern and high quality. The people of the Loyalty Islands honour their cultural heritage and this is especially evident in the construction of their homes, their respect of custom, celebrations and family life.

Each island has at least one international standard hotel and the villages offer "tribal stays" with guests staying in traditional styled thatched huts or small guest houses. The islands are only about a 40 minute flight from Noumea and Air Caledonie, the domestic airline, flies to each island several times a day. There is also a high speed catamaran from Noumea, the Betico II, with air conditioned guest rooms for the trip (about 3 hours to Mare, 4 hours to Lifou and 5 hours to Ouvea). Each island has it's own special personality and things to see and do. For full details on the tourism features of the Loyalty Islands visit the official web site www.iles-loyaute.com

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