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“Nice island”
Review of Grotte de Hortense

Grotte de Hortense
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

Enjoyed this island and their cultural. Thank you for the hospitality. I would love to go back again next time

Thank Marianne M
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Glad this was included with our island tour. It is very basic but the history is significant to the locals and it's lovely to see the way they honour that. Not something you'd go out of your way to see if on your own.

1  Thank Mad_ELK
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

Queen Hortense hid in this cave and created a legend which the local people like to share.
It is definitely worth a visit but do take note of the warning signs as the ground is covered with wet sticky mud and is extremely slippery.

1  Thank GillhowardWellington
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Reviewed 13 February 2013

This is a nice place for a quick look while on a self guided tour of the island. The gardens are lovely and the cave is quite dramatic. It costs next to nothing to visit so make sure you do.

1  Thank TravBugTV
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Reviewed 21 December 2012

If you rent a car its worth taking a look at this cave in the north-east of the island which has a small shrine to one of New Caledonia's first queens. You can rent a torch and explore the cave, but does get pretty dark and slippery. The woman at the entrance is very friendly and if you speak french can tell you all about it.

2  Thank rurounimaikeru
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