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Nice Park.

I really enjoyed the setting as it's a really nice park in the heart of Noumea's downtown area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James A
Windsor, Canada
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Very Attractive Square

Beautifully laid out square. But then it is a French colony. Great place to take some awesome... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Amberley, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place de Cocotiers is the beating heart of Nouméa. This is a good place to get your bearings and to begin a city tour.

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the setting as it's a really nice park in the heart of Noumea's downtown area. Definitely bring a bottle of water with you because it's expensive for food and water purchases.

Thank James A
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Place des Cocotiers aka Coconut Square, is the main meeting place for Noumea residents and also "ground zero" in calculating distance in New Caledonia. It is full of history and it is worth visiting with a local guide knowing the history. While you are in...More

Thank DebMac_10
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Back to New Caledonia for work, I wanted to test Oleti Tours new walking tour around place des cocotiers. Simply amazing!!! Very friendly guide and in just 2 hours we went through the recent history of Noumea since its colonization. Many interesting facts and obviously...More

Thank emily j
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Beautifully laid out square. But then it is a French colony. Great place to take some awesome photos and relax

Thank DavidGA986
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Underrated place, good to have some green areas left, even in a small town like Nouméa where it tends to look like a concrete jungle even though buildings and surroundings are flat compared to other major cities around the world. Plenty of eateries all around...More

Thank flashgordon2016
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

It's a pleasent hour or two looking into the history of Noumea. The English guide is a help. As with most of these museums in Noumea there's a bit of a lack of commentary in English. But it is possible to struggle on.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 9 April 2018

If you pass by, then spend 5 minutes to go through here and take a few photos. Otherwise, not worth a separate trip - it's a little alley with a fountain and some monuments / statutes, with not much artistic value. Not well maintained either,...More

Thank sashkello
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Everything we read said this was the heart of the town? In fairness it was a Sunday when we visited, but the town was deserted and the Place des Cocotiers was tired looking and only had some families, and a bunch of shady / homeless...More

Thank cas111
Reviewed 28 March 2018

AND COCONUT SQUARE SURE HAS CHANGED OVER THE YEARS When I first visited NOUMEA in the 1970s, COCONUT SQUARE was a pretty successful attempt to recreate a French provincial city central park area in the SOUTH WEST PACIFIC. Lotsa lawns, trees and walkways, some performance...More

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Dimitriy D
3 June 2018|
Response from Ludovic L |
Hi Anna, I would advise you to contact Oleti Tours. They offer great tours. One in the south, with lots of swimming for kids. I know they have a website. Emily