If you are tired of joining the usual tourist crowd then you should book this intense and very personal experience to see the areas highlights in comfort in your own boat. Enjoy an exhilarating 5-hours private sailing excursion on the world's largest lagoon and second largest great barrier reef, aboard a luxury catamaran tailored for just you with maximum 15 guests (friends and family) with an experienced captain. Set sail to spend the half-day swimming and snorkeling around ESCAPADE island, one of the most famous island of New Caledonia! You can choose to snorkel, relax on the deck, land on the island, all of the above - or just swim around the boat in the crystal clear waters. Your tour includes drink water, professional crew and snorkel gears equipments.
Boarding time at 9 AM You can choose to start: -> from Cruise Ship terminal if you are a Cruise Ship customer, -> from Chateau Royal beach if you are a staying in a Hotel in Noumea -> from Escapade pontoon if you are staying at Escapade Hotel.The sailing catamaran will be at anchorage area in front of the departure point you have chosen. Your skipper will come to pick you up with the catamaran's dingy and will lift you to the boat. The skipper welcomes you aboard, provides a full safety briefing before departure and can show you how to help to sail the boat if you are interested...ITINERARYFavorite tour for the sailing set, sails up and take in the views of NOUMEA's waterside (Lemon Beach & Anse-Vata Beach). Continue across ocean waves before landing to ESCAPADE ISLAND. Snorkel straight from the white sandy beach among famous coral gardens teeming with tropical fish, giant clams and green sea turtles. Enjoy white sand beaches, bar/restaurant and the swimming pool on the Island. If you like sail and crystal-clear water, we can push it a bit further to the beautiful CROUY REEF (a secret local spot) if meteorological condition are good. You can swim and snorkel around the boat.In the middle afternoon head back to Noumea, soaking up the sun and fresh air before returning to your starting point to end your 5-hour sailing cruise.The sailing catamaran is very comfortable, fully equipped, snorkel, bathroom, toilet, fresh water shower and swim platform with easy on/easy off ladder. Return time: 2.00 PMINFORMATION FOR CRUISE SHIP CUSTOMER:We guarantee you to be back at 2.00 PM at cruise ship terminal, there is no risk to missing your cruise. In case of technical problem, we have many water taxi available to pickup you on the sailing catamaran and bring you back on time at cruise ship terminal.