The Far North, the northern tip of Grande Terre. Here at the other end of the world, you will discover shimmering hills, small sandy coves and a spread of islets, set in the backdrop of the lagoon. The diversity and splendour of these landscapes is purely dazzling.
From Koumac to îles Belep (Belep Islands), a never ending variety of scenery unfolds before your eyes: caves, mines, beaches, islets ... The pretty village of Poum nestles along a coastal strip between two bays, where picnickers will be spoiled for choice with places to stop.
Most beaches are pristine and uncrowded, not counting the birds always on the lookout for a crumb of bread. Mining region, home to the former mining village of Tiebaghi whose main buildings were rehabilitated and are now classified as heritage of the archipelago. Your visit will enable you to discover how, in the late 19th century, the mineral wealth of the Caillou was the starting point for its development.
The most audacious of visitors, will continue the trip to iles Belep (i.e. the Belep islands), a tiny archipelago whose main island, Art, has a few thousand people scattered in seven tribes.