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Grotte de Hortense

| Iles des Pins, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
+687 94.89.15
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Mesmerising Caves

Fabulous sight to visit. Largest caves we have seen to date with fascinating, beautiful natural... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marysems
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Hobart, Australia
Its a big cave... thats about it

So its a big cave and pretty rainforest at front. Good enough for a quick pit stop if you are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sydneyslicer
,
sydney
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  • Average22%
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“bus tour” (5 reviews)
“short walk” (11 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

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 18 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

4  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
Reviewed 9 January 2017

You take a short walk through a beautiful forest to this amazing grotto. It is very large and very sacred to the locals. To hear the true story of the cave is a must as you then can understand how this island developed through the...More

1  Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Well worth a visit to this amazing attraction. Easy to access to the Stalactites as they are visible as you approach the cave. The climb up to the shine is not hard and worth the climb.

1  Thank 963Lesley
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Stuey46
20 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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