You will not only learn French, you will experience a new culture and way of life.
New Caledonia is the closest French speaking country to Australia where students will be able to learn French in a total immersion. From spectacular white sandy beaches to well-preserved historic buildings with a beautiful French feel, New Caledonia’s capital city Noumea is a perfect place for the students to practice French.
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Please be advised that this is an ‘example’ of a schedule and that the activities may be variable dependent upon dates, weather, special requests and other factors. Itineraries will be confirmed prior to travel.
Arrive in Noumea and transfer to your hotel and enjoy some time at leisure.
Overnight in Noumea
Today board your coach for a transfer to the ferry terminal for an Amedee Lighthouse Island Day Trip. Amedee Island is a tiny coral atoll located just 30-40 minutes from Noumea. After enjoying a scenic ferry transfer, step ashore and enjoy the beautiful white sandy beaches and pristine turquoise water. Swim in the crystal blue waters where you may find yourself accompanied by Amedee’s resident sea turtles. If you wish to explore the abundant marine life further, snorkelling equipment is available to rent. A glass bottom boat ride around the lagoon is included, where you will have more opportunities to see turtles, fish and maybe even sea snakes. Once you have worked up an appetite from your adventure, you will savour tropical foods at the bountiful buffet lunch. You will also enjoy some cultural demonstrations, including coconut tree climbing, sarong tying.
Overnight in Noumea
Day 3 – 7
Today you will be transferred to Creipac School, New Caledonia’s only government recognised language school. You will attend the schoolfor 4 days and each day you will have 3 hours French language lessons. The lessons are taught by teachers that offer an innovative approach in teaching, being more focused on the needs of the students.
Each day will be filled with activities such as visiting Tjbaou cultural centre, tree to tree zip lining experience, Segway activities, guided tour of Yate, snorkelling tour and few more.
Later today you will meet your homestay families and experience the local way of life during a 4 night home stay.
Say goodbye to your host family and board your coach for a transfer to the airport for your flight back home.