New Caledonia Gourmet Tour

  • Duration

    6 days, 5 nights

  • Location

    New Caledonia

  • Date

    4 – 9 May 2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19)

    2-7 November 2020 ( bookings are now open)


Tour Bookings for 2020 are open

New Caledonia holds a special place in the hearts of Chef Christophe and Josephine Gregoire. They met and married in Noumea. They both lived and worked in New Caledonia, Christophe as head chef at various establishments, including Koumac, Kuendu Beach Resort.

Christophe also worked as a teacher at the Escoffier Hospitality School. Josephine was a health promotion specialist with the Secretariat of the Pacific Commission.


Day 1

  • Welcome drinks and 3 course dinner with wine.
  • La Terrasse, La Promenade, Le Hilton Hotel

Day 2

  • Discover Gourmet and Cultural Noumea.
  • Visit and tasting at the local market for fresh produce, seafood and local arts and crafts.
  • Cooking demonstration and lunch at La Table des Gourmets with Chef Fabrice Louyot.
  • Guided and animated tour of the Jean Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center.
  • Pétanque Game 1.
  • Pastis, Champagne, French cheese and a game of Pétanque on beach at sunset.

Day 3

  • A day on L'Escapade Island.
  • A fun cooking class and competition in the resort’s wedding chapel. Cooking competition judged by Escapade Island Resort’s Head Chef Xavier Rocher.
  • The day includes access to resort pool, deck and a delicious seafood buffet lunch.

Day 4

  • La Maison de la Perle for a presentation on the different stages of making a piece of jewellery using the magnificent black pearl.
  • Lunch at one of our favourite restaurants in Noumea, Chez Toto Restaurant.
  • Pétanque Game 2/Finals
  • Exclusive evening concert with famous local singer Vanuella Watt la diva du Pacific.

Day 5

  • Departing sweetly
  • Demonstration cooking class: How to make a traditional French baguette!
  • Artisan chocolatier Patrick Morand offers our group the exclusive luxury of watching the master at work with a special chocolate demonstration class.
  • Breathtaking views of sunset and Noumea from Oeun Toro Mountain.
  • Farewell group dinner plus Tahitian Dance Show.

Day 6

  • Departure
  • We recommend that you stay longer to further explore New Caledonia and its outer islands.

Tour Prices

Double Bedroom

  • 6 days, 5 Nights

    $2,900 per person

    WAS $3,480 per person

Single Bedroom

  • 6 days, 5 Nights

    $3,200 per person

    WAS $3,840 per person

Book your tour

Tour Inclusions

  • 5 nights accommodation at La Promenade Residence, Le Hilton, Nouma, New Caledonia.
  • Private fully chartered air-conditioned coach travel.
  • Full buffet breakfast daily
  • 3 lunches with beverages (wine included)
  • 2 dinners with beverages (wine included)
  • 2 games of Pétanque with Champagne, Pastis and cheese, lots of fun and laughter!
  • Transfers to Escapade Island, cooking class and seafood buffet lunch.
  • Entrance fees Jean Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center and other venues.

What's not included

  • International and domestic airfares.
  • Taxis, transfers, personal expenses, meals not on the itinerary, travel and health insurance.

*The itinerary is subject to change without notice.

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