La Roche Percée and Baie des Tortues are in the commune of Bourail, 117 km from Nouméa-Tontouta international airport and 162 km from downtown Nouméa. To reach these two sites, it’s best to rent a car. It will take you around 2 hours from Nouméa on the RT1 road, which crosses the whole of New Caledonia from south to north. Another option is to book a guided day tour from Nouméa. Shuttle services such as Bourail Shuttle Services provide individual or group trips between the international airport or Noumea’s city center and Bourail.
- The Roche Percée and Baie des Tortues sites are freely accessible with or without a guide. However, swimming is forbidden here as it is dangerous.
- Enhance your visit by heading to the nautical base and indulging in a dive or an excursion to the Île Verte!
- An accommodation offering surf trips is located close to la Roche Percée. Attention surfers!