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Grotte de Hortense

| Iles des Pins, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
+687 94.89.15
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Day Tour

Visit to caves was an interesting walk from the bus in the light rain. Our guide was knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Liz M
Armidale, Australia
Are far as caves go.

This was a stop on our tour. Was good to see and was an interesting walk, the coins in the river... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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| Iles des Pins, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
+687 94.89.15
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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 19 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

3  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 10 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
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is an excellent attraction. The short walk from the car park would suit most people. The gardens you walk through were lovely. The caves are not small, so no fear of feeling closed on.

2  Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

As I reached Isle of Pines by tender from our ship. We walked around to the first beach where there were are few tour buses operating. I got a 2 hour tour for $25 aud. This cave was part of the tour. The cave is...More

1  Thank Louella C
Reviewed 2 January 2017

For $2USD you take a little walk through the rainforest.. It's as you would expect when going into a cave. We actually didn't go too deep in which I assume you would be able too. 1. we didn't have a torch and 2. I'm not...More

1  Thank Lesley m
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How do you get from the cruise ship tender berth to the cave?
21 March 2017|
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