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Ilot Maitre

Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
+687 28.53.20
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Nice beach

Different to beaches here at home.more shell and shell grit...the water was warm and we had a bash... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
graden45
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Maroochydore, Australia
TURTLES EVERYWHERE!!!

We went here on a day trip, catching a water taxi from our hotel for a small price and were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Natalie B
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kite surfers” (17 reviews)
“low tide” (13 reviews)
“taxi boat” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
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+687 28.53.20
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"kite surfers"
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"low tide"
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"taxi boat"
in 12 reviews
"overwater bungalow"
in 5 reviews
"day trippers"
in 7 reviews
"duck"
in 15 reviews
"water huts"
in 2 reviews
"casual lunch"
in 2 reviews
"lunch package"
in 2 reviews
"jet ski"
in 6 reviews
"couple of nights"
in 2 reviews
"snack shop"
in 2 reviews
"anse vata"
in 11 reviews
"fish"
in 16 reviews
"buffet style"
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"nature reserve"
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"bring your own"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Different to beaches here at home.more shell and shell grit...the water was warm and we had a bash op lunch overlooking the beach.....one of the few times we sat and relaxed.NIce memories.

Thank graden45
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a day trip, catching a water taxi from our hotel for a small price and were very glad we did. This island was easily a highlight of our trip and if we return to Noumea we will definitely go again! We...More

Thank Natalie B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely day here. Got the taxi boat from Anse Vata for the 15 minute trip out for $20 or so each return. There's some snorkelling off the beach but I would suggest getting further out past the sea grass as that is where...More

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second stay. The place is getting tired. The grounds and bungalows need maintenance and the food was terrible.

1  Thank capitano3000
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Beautiful small island for snorkeling. You will come across all sorts of sea life in the sea. From different types of fish, sting rays, sharks and alot of turtles. Take your own food though. Only one restaurant on the island and it is very expensive...More

3  Thank Tokouso2014
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the over water bungalow and had a good time. Spent the time snorkeling around the lagoon and spotted turtles, rays, sea snakes and plenty of fish. Pool is nice and the island is great. Staff were helpful and willing to speak in...More

2  Thank Warren P
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

So it took all of 5 minutes to get there and a short queue to line up for the taxi boat. When I got there there are no real instructions or guidance from anyone. You have to pay for a sunbaking chair with umbrella. Don't...More

3  Thank Annabelle W
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

For kiters- incredible! Shallow warm clear water, soft sand. Sea turtles swimming nearby and kicking wind. The hotel was bad but the spot redeemed it.

Thank Caroline N
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We chose this island over the smaller Canard island. Very glad we did - good facilities, plenty of room for everyone, and the highlight is we were able to swim with about 40 turtles! Take your own food and drinks unless you want to pay...More

2  Thank Jackie L
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

On our first visit, there was no wind, no kite surfers and we floated and swam with many turtles on the Anse Vata side of the Island. The water was clear. This time it was windy and 50-60 kite surfers had taken over one side...More

1  Thank kiwi47
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Kyeongmin K
12 March 2018|
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Response from Loyal-QPR-Fan | Reviewed this property |
The island is closed at night
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MaryL29
30 September 2017|
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Response from Roz W | Reviewed this property |
There is no cost to enter the island. You will have to pay for your water taxi, and additional costs if you want to hire snorkeling gear/sea kayak etc (2000cpf per person for half an hour?). There is a snack bar which is... More
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