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Jazome's Port Reviews of Noumea,
Rhapsody of the Seas cruise in February 2013
Member Name: Jazome
Cruise Date: February 2013
Embarkation: Sydney (Australia)
Destination: South Pacific
Member Review: Jazome's Rhapsody of the Seas Review
Noumea
Port Rating: 2.0 out of 5+
Hi guys,

I have just gotten off Rhapsody on the South Pacific run. I was in outside cabin 3064 on 1 Feb - 11 Feb 2013. So to answer a few questions.

All islands accept AUS Dollars.

Noumea & Lifou local currency is French Pacific Francs

Shore excursions are only offered in Noumea & Vila from RC.

Noumea you dock at a working port & you will be shuttled into the tourist centre.

You can ride the tchou tchou trains(green) cost $30 each(about 1 - 1.5 hrs) with 3 stops and includes the hop on/off bus for the rest of the day

You can book the tchou tchou train (yellow) from RC $55 and collected from the port and has I believe 5 stops.

We tried the Mcdonalds in NOumea & found it to be expensive.

We found Noumea to be a dirty smelly port if cal and the locals not that friendly.

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