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Just amazing

This is one of my favorite spot of the Island, during my days off I often stop and swim around the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paris, France
Simply amazing

We stayed at Oure Lodge on this bay. The drive in to the bay left us speechless. Stunning beyond... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
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Isle Of Pines, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite spot of the Island, during my days off I often stop and swim around the rock. Just beautiful, you got to see it to believe. Grateful to be here.

Thank SungDji
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Oure Lodge on this bay. The drive in to the bay left us speechless. Stunning beyond expectations. Have a look at New Caledonia tourism instagram to get a sense of the natural beauty. In real life it’s better. The sacred rock is...More

1  Thank annegI272TY
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t heard much about Kanumera Bay and it wasn’t very touristy in July. When we found it though I was just blown away and can safely say it was one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been. Unfortunately we didn’t have a snorkel...More

3  Thank katherine_munro
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This place was our favourite spot on the whole Island. The whitest sand and the bluest water, all with a sacred rock set in the middle. You can go and explore a little around the front of the rock from land (but don't climb is...More

2  Thank JacquelynR60
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Pretty sure it's right at the top of the list for perfect places to visit. Beautiful! Crystal clear water and powder like white sand it's simply paradise

Thank Katrina M
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This bay shares a narrow peninsula with Kuto Bay which seperates the two bays. Kuto Bay is where the cruise ships drop you. Kanumera Bay has good snorkelling and swimming spots but do not climb onto the sacred vegetation covered rock (La Roche). It is...More

2  Thank Adam H
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Not far from the jetty and shade is available along the shore. As a stopover for Cruises it is obviously well patronized. The water is warm and the snorkeling worth the effort. The rock is a sacred site and should not be touched.Worth a visit.

Thank 30carat
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, it is beautiful but it really felt like a big swimming pool here. People just moved from the ship's pool to the water here. It's hard to get a picture of scenery without anyone in the background. There are locals setting...More

1  Thank EronyT
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Perfect water and nice sand (but less beach than adjacent Kuto). Very calm water - perfect for little snorkelers. Very close to dock and there are adjacent "facilities" (okay a bit of a walk from....). Feels like you are truly in paradise.

1  Thank J H H
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We arrived at Kanumera Bay via a 2 hour Isle tour. The area is very nice and quiet pleasing, but it became very overcrowded...with swimmers crowding around the base of the island. The stalls are a nice touch, several had indigenous wears for sale, but...More

1  Thank pandkgraham
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Response from Regine K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we booked it at the bookings desk on the ship the day we boarded. we booked it through the cruise company both times we have been