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Larger Island than expected

Jinek Bay is the highlight of Lifou,however if you miss out on a pass to Jinek the snorkeling... read more

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Geoff A
Mortdale, New South Wales, Australia
Cultural tour

We did an Island tour as an excursion from a cruise ship. We met just a short distance from where... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed yesterday

Jinek Bay is the highlight of Lifou,however if you miss out on a pass to Jinek the snorkeling either side of the pier is also good & is frequented by turtles.

Thank Geoff A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did an Island tour as an excursion from a cruise ship. We met just a short distance from where our Tender docked and were transported to the village. We went through St John The Baptist Church and then went into the Chief's hut. We...More

Thank sm05060
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved snorkelling at this place. You'll need to wear old walking shoes or runners because theres a lot of walking involved. No dress code either

Thank Keely09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lifou Island has many things to share with the tourist. For one, it is New Caledonia or noveau Calédonie (new Caledonia). The most interesting place is the Catholic Church "The Temple build in 1923." It looks unassuming from the outside but enter the interior and...More

Thank Herpam D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an amazing time on this island. Visitd the Vanilla Plantation and snorkeled in the bay. Swam with turtles and enjoyed the sea life.

2  Thank NurseLK46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited as part of a cruise and luckily it was our first port so I wasn't too disappointed. In hindsight, it was the least interesting port of our cruise. Once you are on the island, it's a hot and dirty walk up the hill...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A regular stopover for cruises from Sydney, this lovely little island is certainly a great place for a day trip. You don't need to book tours on the boat as they are cheaper on the Island itself. If the bus is not your thing there...More

Thank Carl L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

cosy little island-dont expect too many options for buying at a price-just a feww shps to buy but a nice hotel

Thank alfio999
Reviewed 11 August 2018

I found Lifou disappointing, I was hoping it to be like Mare, but found it a bit dirty and smelly, there were piles of rubbish alongside the road on the walk to the beach. Unfortunately previous tourists had left their coke cans and poly cups...More

1  Thank _debbiemaree
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The very first thing I did when I landed on this gorgeous island was to get a massage. It was fantastic and helped me enjoy the remainder of my cruise because I had injured my back before departure. Make sure you find the large grassed...More

5  Thank DebraD1018
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Erika M
29 July 2018|
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Response from Tom051169 | Reviewed this property |
Hey Erika As far as I know there are no vehicles to hire/drive yourself. I did notice however a number of passengers from our cruise hiring a driver with their own car . I'm unsure how much this costs but I would imagine it... More
12 July 2018|
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Response from GADawgGa | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember such a tour. There were not many tours offered for this port.