Noumea Discovery Tchou Tchou Train Excursion Reviews

Noumea Discovery Tchou Tchou Train cruise excursion
Overall Rating
All aboard! See the highlights of Noumea via the yellow Tchou Tchou Train, an open-air motorized vehicle that tours the peninsula on which this sophisticated city sits.
Member Image Therese Youd
1 review
Feb 2017
Saw lots of the interesting spots including look outs, beaches, Naval base, Our Lady's Statue and grotto. The markets etc and town centre were great too.
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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image best day ever
1 review
Jan 2017
Great way of seeing the place . Noumea is pretty much a boring place with not so friendly people .
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image RICHO42
1 review
Jan 2017
Tour Guide spoke perfect English, University trained, wonderful knowledgeable commentary.
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Provider: Lyvai Transports
Member Image ozcookie
2 reviews
Jan 2017
Did the Chou Chou train with a group of 8 and loved it (although the morning tea was underwhelming and the instruction to take only 2 pieces of cake seemed a little harsh). Nice restaurants near the quay.
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Provider: Holland America Line
Member Image gibbo0010
1 review
Dec 2016
The train tour was independent of the cruise company and twas quite good with friendly helpful staff
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Member Image Radskorea
1 review
Dec 2016
Gave a great overview of Noumea very knowledgeable guide
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image kiwima
1 review
Nov 2016
Tour guides gave a good overall view of Noumea
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image suejol
1 review
Nov 2016
A good way to get an overview of the city. Our Guide was extremely informative and we had 3 stops where we got some decent photos as well as a refreshment stop.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image BigBen2
2 reviews
Oct 2016
Excellent overview of city & culture of New Caledonia
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image reviewer1680
1 review
Oct 2016
Good way to see island
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Provider: P&O Cruises Australia
Member Image mosolo
1 review
Jul 2016
We enjoyed this tour as it took around the main locations on the island.
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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image firstimersrwe
1 review
Jun 2016
Train picked us up at the ship & a great trip. The commentary was very good, points of interest with time to take photos was appreciated. Refreshment stop was very welcome.
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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image lucky lad
1 review
May 2016
was informative & interesting was not overly long
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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image gram247
2 reviews
Apr 2016
We had a great overview of the entire island with a knowledgeable guide.
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Provider: Holland America Line
Member Image belinda5d
1 review
Mar 2016
Very informative and great to see outside of the main street of noumea.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image demandpub
5 reviews
Mar 2016
Discovery Tchou Tchou Train tour was a novelty but rather uncomfortable ride in a "train" that travels by road. The train took us to some city sights and up to a monument. It lasted about 2 hours, not a great deal to get excited about, but a quick way to see some of the sights of Noumea.
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image afftec
1 review
Feb 2016
Great way to get about the joint - highly recommend it
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image ging466
10 reviews
Feb 2016
Thoroughly enjoyed this sightseeing tour in a little train
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image mab582014
1 review
Feb 2016
It was a good way to see the highlights
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Provider: P&O Cruises Australia
Member Image offtherails123
1 review
Jan 2016
Sit in the last carriage if you are hard of hearing. The noise from the prime mover is very loud especially on hills which make s the commentary useless.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image KCandDC
1 review
Jan 2016
Fun way to sightsee.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image bigjsl
1 review
Dec 2015
Cheesy but fun and well run. Just pay for it in AUD cash at the tour centre in town. The ship will put you on a bus and take you there if you don't dock in front of it.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image Wicked Wanda
2 reviews
Nov 2015
Richard gave a detailed commentary on the ride around Noumea. He needs to adjust his use of the PA System. LOUD! For $42 I thought it was reasonable value. The cruise excursion from the ship which is very similar with a drink and pastry extra costs about double. Also took local bus Anse Vata. Very affordable @ $5AUD return.
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Provider: Lyvai
Member Image Kristyp
1 review
Nov 2015
we loved it was a lot of fun.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image Kylief86
1 review
Nov 2015
If you want to get around and learn a bit of history about noumea,definitely worth doing, but would recommend doing the tour early in the morning so you can fit more tours in.
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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line

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