image Cultural Noumea

We hadn’t booked a tour from the ship, however when we arrived at the cruise terminal, shuttled from the docks, we decided to book a 2 hour bus tour around the city and island. Hosted by the delightfully witty Vivienne, we were introduced to the country.

The Tijibaou Cultural Centre, designed by world famous Architect Renzo Piano, introduces Kanak and Melanesian culture. The huts and totem poles are both fascinating and beautiful.

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Tourists do as tourists do ….

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