Diving in New Caledonia

Sitting in the Coral Sea between Australia and Fiji, New Caledonia is a French collectivity consisting of a small group of islands. During your holiday here, the landscape’s beauty and diversity will captivate you. Enjoy surrounding yourself with rich cultural heritage, kind, multi-ethnic locals, and a never-ending range of activities. Diving, snorkeling, hiking, and lounging on the beach make for an unforgettable getaway.

The small island of New Caledonia enjoys a subtropical climate tempered by the ocean. Trade winds from the southeast make diving here pleasant year-round. The island is surrounded by one of the most extensive barrier reefs in the world, forming the world’s largest lagoon. This diverse underwater topography is full of swim-throughs, caves, and drop-offs with no shortage of shipwrecks to explore. The country’s marine life will keep divers coming back for more. Colorful, healthy coral is everywhere and home to a rich variety of life from rays, sharks, and turtles, to multicolored reef fish, dolphins, and dugongs. Plan your diving holiday in New Caledonia between July and September to hear the mystical song of the humpback whales.

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