New Caledonia is a slice of tropical paradise sitting in the heart of the Pacific Ocean. Relatively isolated, the island is an emerging charter destination, attracting those after a remote cruising experience. Resplendent in natural beauty, pristine white sand beaches, a vibrant culture and a diverse mix of wildlife, New Caledonia has something to offer everyone on a yachting vacation.
Yacht Charters in New Caledonia
Surrounded by the world’s largest lagoon and the world’s second longest coral reef, New Caledonia is a paradise for those looking to escape on a tropical yacht charter. Renting a superyacht is an outstanding way to discover the island’s many treasures. Visit from April to November during the hot season to experience the best sailing conditions, with south-easterly trade winds of 15 to 20 knots.
New Caledonian Yacht Charter Itineraries
New Caledonia offers diverse charter itineraries thanks to its variety of landscapes and fusion of cultures. When circumnavigating the mainland on a luxury yacht charter, it’s possible to remain within the lagoon for most of the trip. The usual route is to head south to the legendary Isle of Pines to the south of New Caledonia. This island is part of the Southern Province alongside the capital city of Noumea.
Cruising the Northern Province can bring charterers into contact with remote Melanesian villages and unspoilt mountain ranges, while the pristine Loyalty Islands of Lifou, Maré and Ouvéa can be reached on an overnight cruise. Take in palm-fringed beaches, Melanesian traditions and a variety of French influences.
Renting a Private Yacht in New Caledonia
There is a range of luxury yachts available for charter in New Caledonia. For help selecting the perfect charter yacht and putting together your dream New Caledonian itinerary, please speak to your preferred charter broker.