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Grotte de Hortense

| Iles des Pins, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
+687 94.89.15
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GASP!!!! It appears just in front of you

Ambling through this amazing path enjoying the magnificent flora when all of a sudden. there it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara S
,
Robertson, Australia
Something different for the kids

It was a nice short walk in through the forest. The kids had fun looking around a were fantasised... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
craig b
,
Melbourne, Australia
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“bus tour” (5 reviews)
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| Iles des Pins, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
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+687 94.89.15
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ambling through this amazing path enjoying the magnificent flora when all of a sudden. there it is in front of you...Hard to comprehend how you walk along a meandering path and suddenly confronted by this most amazing enormous cavern. Well worth the visit.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice short walk in through the forest. The kids had fun looking around a were fantasised by all the coins in the water. You could take a torch and explore deeper if you wanted to. You will need to pay $4 Aust...More

Thank craig b
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fabulous sight to visit. Largest caves we have seen to date with fascinating, beautiful natural formations. A short walk into the caves is through a beautiful rain forest. There is a small entry fee which is well worth paying. A must to visit

Thank Marysems
Reviewed 8 July 2017

So its a big cave and pretty rainforest at front. Good enough for a quick pit stop if you are scootering around the island for 5 minutes.

Thank sydneyslicer
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We visited as part of an Island excursion booked from our hotel. Our driver had really limited english and we were a party of 3 with a driver and co-host. You know the language didn't matter. They worked hard to help us understand and enjoy...More

Thank vkwendy
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Visit to caves was an interesting walk from the bus in the light rain. Our guide was knowledgeable and shared the local story of who visited the caves and why

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was a stop on our tour. Was good to see and was an interesting walk, the coins in the river where quaint. Nothing really there except an interesting land formation

Thank Aussie-in-paradise
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My three children and I spent the day on the Isle of Pines as a part of our cruise. We decided to ride a tender boat to the island without booking a shore tour and have a look on our own. Much to our surprise...More

6  Thank Celeste D
Reviewed 22 February 2017

You had to pay for the entree fee but no information was given. We went there and had a look around the enterance. Nothing was impressive

Thank ChloeLee69
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Quiet location with interesting cave formation, and good for 30mins-1 hours wandering around and photo opportunities. Kiosk sells lovely bracelets and wraps.

Thank zoe500770
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Stuey46
21 March 2017|
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Response from Louella C | Reviewed this property |
In my case there were a number of tours running around the bend from the jetty. The tour I went on cost $25 Australian & went for about 2 hours. It went to a number of different places as well. You pay a small donation to go... More
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