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Place des Cocotiers

Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
+687 28.75.80
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Welcome shade

It was a hot day when we got off the cruise ship in Noumea. There was a free shuttle from the ship... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
Great atmosphere

We uses this as a meeting place on our trip. It is a lovely place to sit down and have your lunch... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Caragh O
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good33%
  • Average39%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“free wifi” (13 reviews)
“central park” (2 reviews)
“green areas” (2 reviews)
Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
+687 28.75.80
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a hot day when we got off the cruise ship in Noumea. There was a free shuttle from the ship to the Terminal downtown. We picked up a city map and walked the couple of blocks to the Place des Cocotiers. Sat in...More

Thank Nanette132
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We uses this as a meeting place on our trip. It is a lovely place to sit down and have your lunch and get some shade under the palm trees.

Thank Caragh O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This large esplanade is only worth having a look for its spectacular high palm trees, its fountain and its kiosk, which all date from over a century. It looks artificial and does not blend into the Caledonian life.

Thank Genevieve C
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

If you are in town, it’s worth spending time in this square. However, don’t make a special trip town expecting anything special. It needs some polish, I discovered that the locals hold same the same view. One group suggested to us it’s not worth visiting...More

Thank Les101
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Last year when we were in Noumea, work was being completed on two new pavilions for cafes. These are finished but look like they need a tidy around them as "stuff" is stacked at entryways.There is graffiti popping up now and the umbrellas are looking...More

Thank SusieGC2
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We were here on a Sunday. Nothing happening and free wifi didn't work. Thought there'd be more to do/see.

Thank fairywings2507
Reviewed 13 July 2017

beautiful and well maintained park with place to sit......full of greenery and a lot of trees.....spent more than an hour relaxing

Thank farazrazakhan
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Walked pass and found it a relaxing spot particularly in the afternoon. Lots of interesting stairs and fountains well as green areas.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful park in the centre of the city where locals meet. Some nights there are lively local food stalls and entertainment where people meet, eat together and linger. A great way to taste local New Caledonian lifestyle and join in.

Thank Marysems
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The photo here is of Centre-ville (directly across the road) but the review is for the Place des Cocotiers which is an open park area providing seating, free wifi, food and a great, central meeting point. Whilst I didn't find bathrooms there I was directed...More

Thank vkwendy
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