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Ilot Maitre

Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
+687 28.53.20
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Great snorkelling

We got a water taxi out for the day and had a wonderful time! You do need to go a bit further out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa G
,
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Very average, avoid going at low tide

Kind of an average place (note, this is a review of just spending a few hours there, not as guests... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NickLanigan
,
Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Average12%
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“low tide”(13 reviews)
“taxi boat”(12 reviews)
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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"
in 13 reviews
"taxi boat"
in 12 reviews
"overwater bungalow"
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"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"
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"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 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a water taxi out for the day and had a wonderful time! You do need to go a bit further out to get to the big fish and coral but once you are there it is amazing! We didn’t see any turtles though...More

1  Thank Lisa G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kind of an average place (note, this is a review of just spending a few hours there, not as guests of the hotel). We were there over low tide which made for very poor snorkeling as it is very shallow close in. Some interesting coral...More

Thank NickLanigan
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

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 15 April 2018

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 3 April 2018 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

1  Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

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

4  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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Kyeongmin K
13 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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