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Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia, is host to the 4th Melanesian Arts Festival this September.  Rainbow Tourism is offering exceptional packages before, during and after the two-week cultural festival being held at various locations around the main and outer islands.  The international airline, Aircalin, has flights weekly from Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland and the 5 day and 7 day packages are flexible for dates during the 12-24 Sep. event.

The Events

Artists and performers from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and around New Caledonia will be flocking to Noumea from for the two-week festival. This would be a good time to get introduced to New Caledonia and enjoy a few nights in Noumea for the free festival events and two nights at a rainforest retreat before or after the spectacular closing ceremony at Tjibaou Culutral Centre.

The Deals

Festival Short Break and Festival Week Escape packages have been priced with special emphasis on activities of interest to lesbian and gay travelers.  Accommodations range from budget to premium, and include best value rates on day trips and island hopping.  The Rainbow Tourism New Caledonia concierge will tailor your trip upon request or you can reserve the premium package priced per two persons or for solo travel.