Ouen Island Vacation Packages
While it may be a temptation to limit yourself to just the local sights when vacationing in Ouen Island, don't forget, the surrounding region's numerous scenic wonders await. Yate, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Noumea, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast of Ouen Island are good places to visit if you're keen on learning more about this region.
Tourists searching for those special places of quiet contemplation, will love spending time in the region's churches. To understand a place, it's often helpful to return to the past. New Caledonia's fine old traditional villages provide a wonderful starting point.
Take a big breath and feel your stresses melt away as you enjoy some of the area's gentler pastimes such as wildlife watching and shore fishing. For those who feel it's important to collect valuable insights as well as happy snaps on their travels, this region has a range of specialist tours, such as wildlife spotting tours, culinary tours and wildlife safaris.
Trying the food the locals eat is often about more than just nutrition. It offers a way of understanding the regional character. Some of the variety of elements frequently used in this area are sweet potatoes and yams. Order local specialties, like civet de rousette (bat stew) and huitres de paletuviers (small mangrove oysters). But your meal is not finished until you have had mint chocolate mousse, a popular dessert here. Don't forget, whatever time of day it is, New Caledonia is the perfect place to have coconut milk.
When it is time to pack up your gear and say "Au revoir / À bientôt", you'll be loaded with special memories to last a lifetime.