Explore New Caledonia from your couch

While waiting to be able to travel to the other side of the world again, treat yourself to an enchanted getaway and discover the beauty of New Caledonia through video or virtual reality. Located in the South Pacific, the archipelago fascinates all visitors with its sandy beaches, its luxuriant nature and the largest lagoon in the world!

New Caledonia in 3 minutes flat

Thanks to its capital, Nouméa, its fine sandy beaches and its sparkling turquoise lagoons, its green plains and its red earth deserts, New Caledonia is astonishing! Discover the different facets and identities of this land of contrasts, where sporting activities abound: boarding, hiking, diving, whale watching, microlighting, mountain biking, surfing—and of course, our favorite pastime: relaxing on the beach!

New Caledonia in 3 minutes! (External link)

Dream landscapes in virtual reality

What better way to discover this Pacific archipelago (other than in living technicolor) than a virtual reality experience? The "New Caledonia VR" application was specially created to do just that. The app provides fifteen films in 360°: you can dive into the different universes of the region, lift the veil on its emblematic sites and meet local guides. And, the more you advance in the app, the more content you will unlock. Free and easy to use, you can explore it with or without a VR helmet.

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Watch sea turtles laying eggs as if you were there

Follow in the footsteps of WWF scientists! Thanks to this 360° immersion, you can follow the World Wildlife Fund team on Gi islet, south of the lagoon, during the sea turtles egg laying season. You can even be a part of the nesting of a loggerhead turtle! Experiment with the functionality of the 360° immersion using the cursor: move the point of view and observe the environment around you! It's a magical part of the circle of life on New Caledonia.

Sea turtles egg laying on New Caledonia with WWF (External link)

Head for the capital Noumea

Experience a busy day in the shoes of a visitor in Nouméa! From Anse-Vata beach to the stalls of the Moselle market, from the Maître islet to the White coast, finish the day on a high note with a microlight flight over the coral reef (the largest in the world) and the Amédée lighthouse. Fly above the surrounding landscape of New Caledonia in 360° thanks to the cursor. Bon voyage!

"Nouméa: a day in paradise" (External link)

The maritime museum, from top to bottom

Immerse yourself for a few moments in the history of New Caledonia thanks to the Maritime Museum's virtual visit, which notably explores the voyage of La Pérouse (one of the first European ships in the archipelago). Use your mouse to stroll through the various rooms and exhibition spaces of the museum to soak up its atmosphere. Don't forget to complete your visit with an exploration of the museum's website, to gather more information!

Museum's virtual visit (External link)

Getting to New Caledonia