- Take a Dip in the World's Largest Lagoon New Caledonia is home to the world's largest lagoon; it's approximately 9,267 square miles and is surrounded by the world's second longest coral reef.
- Poke Around a Prison The immaculate Isle of Pines was once a penal colony and there remains a crumbling, late-19th-century stone prison.
- Enjoy Cross-Cultural Hospitality. They speak French, yes, and you'll be served baguette and croissants, but there's no snoot here; the New Caledonians are warm and friendly.
- Eat Bougna. This traditional dish is a mix of meat with yams or sweet potato; it's wrapped in a banana leaf and cooked under hot rocks.
- Discover Strange Flora and Fauna. Nearly eighty percent of the island's vegetation is endemic, alongside nearly 3,500 native animal, bird, and bug species.
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