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Lifou Island (New Caledonia)

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Region
Australia - New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Islands

Local Time
2020-03-31 10:17

min: 73 °F (22 °C) / max: 80 °F (27 °C) 79°F
25.9°C
Wind: 139°/ 6.8 m/s  Gust: 8.6 m/sWind: 139°/ 6.8 m/s  Gust: 8.6 m/sMod. breeze
6.8 m/s
Min / Max Temperature80 °F / 27 °C
73 °F / 23 °C

Lifou Island (Drehu) is the biggest and most populous of Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia, overseas territory of France in the South Pacific Ocean). The island has total land area 1207 km2 (462 ml2) and population around 10,000. On the island live 6 of all 19 different tribes inhabiting Loyalty Islands. The group includes the islands Lifou, Tiga, Mare, Dudun, Ouvea, Mouli, Faiava, and Walpole, plus several smaller isles.

Lifou Island (New Caledonia) cruise port

The island was discovered in 1793. It islands became property by France in 1864 and was established as Aboriginal Reserve as not considered suitable for colonialization. First European settlers were whalers, followed by sandalwood traders.

Tourism is Lifou's main industry, along with exporting rubber, copra (dried coconut), sugarcane and vanilla. The island is located east of Grande Terre Island (mainland New Caledonia. Like Mare Island, Lifou is a (former) uplifted coral atoll. Island's interior is a former lagoon (flat centre) surrounded by raised former reefal cliffs. Rocks are honeycombed with caves, pools, and pits with sharp edges. The coastline features narrow beaches backed by cliffs.

Lifou Island cruise terminal

Most cruise ships to Lifou Island (aka Drehu) dock (anchor) at We - port town on the eastern coast.

Port Lifou Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Lifou Island, New Caledonia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
3 March, 2020
Tuesday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineVoyager Of The Seas08:0017:00
5 March, 2020
Thursday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Splendor08:0017:00
6 March, 2020
Friday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jewel08:0017:00
10 March, 2020
Tuesday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise linePacific Dawn08:0017:00
14 March, 2020
Saturday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineVoyager Of The Seas08:0017:00
16 March, 2020
Monday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Whisper09:0017:00
20 March, 2020
Friday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Spirit08:0017:00
21 March, 2020
Saturday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineVoyager Of The Seas09:0018:00
24 March, 2020
Tuesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineRuby Princess09:0018:00
31 March, 2020
Tuesday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise linePacific Dawn08:0017:00
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