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Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue

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Great Nouvelle Caledonie adventure to find the Cagou bird

Well worth the effort. We set out from Kanua tera to drive the first 50 or so km to Blue River... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Doc1964001
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Mooloolaba, Australia
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Birding brilliant

A shwery day and few visitors, but with our birdwatching guide Isobelle Jollit, we had a magic... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
markD6441XC
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Kenmore
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

After hearing and reading amazing reviews on the Park, we were looking forward to the contrasts of colours, spotting the Cagou bird in the wild and casting our gaze upwards to the Kauri trees... Perhaps our lonely planet wasn’t explicit enough, or perhaps we didn’t...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lauren A
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth the effort. We set out from Kanua tera to drive the first 50 or so km to Blue River Provincial Park, known for being one of the last areas where the kagu, an endangered bird which has become a symbol of New Caledonia,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

A shwery day and few visitors, but with our birdwatching guide Isobelle Jollit, we had a magic day. 13 cagous! Plus thanks to our guide a dozen special endemic birds seen really well, including Crow Honeyeater. Apart from the underwater reef, this is New Caledonias...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank markD6441XC
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Throughly enjoyable and well worth the visit. We hired a tandem bike and took a picnic, the flora from wetlands to rain forest is beautiful and filled with insect and bird song. Just before the canoe site I noticed green spray paint on the rocks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ByAnyGivenName
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

For those not afraid of a good hike and want to see the real nature of New Caledonia then this is a must visit! Crystal clear waters, lush green forests contrasting on red rocky dirt it has it all. We used the shuttle to get...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Cody F
Reviewed 13 April 2018

My family and I spent a day at the blue river park. The kids enjoyed the river. We got to see the kagou from so close, as if we were no there. Amazing bird in a beautiful tropical forest. Next time we come we will...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I would love to have gone there, but due to a bit of wind and rain it was closed for a couple of days. It is supposed to be the best birding spot in New Caledonia, and we very much wanted to go, but it...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Duncan W
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It is easy to miss out on one of the main attractions of New Caledonia. Brilliant scenery and bird life and fun activities here. A beautiful place worthy of research😎

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Christine M
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The park came highly recommended, we were not disappointed. Arrived too late one day to do anything much but we're given very helpful information from the lovely lady at the park entrance. Chose to do a mountain bike and kayak combo. Top choice. The biking...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank KevinS9107
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I won't repeat the other glowing reviews of Francoise's tour - I agree whole-heatedly. The tour is a full-on, full day tour with constant information covering bio-geography, geology, natural and human history. I lapped it up! I would go back to camp in one of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank Petra K
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