Our activities

Car rental

All risk insurance without franchise

Car rental is only available when Cruise ships are in port.

Morning Ships: From 9 AM to 3.30 PM or 4 PM (depending on cruise ship’s arrival).
Afternoon Ships: From 2.30 PM to 7.30 PM or 8 PM (depending on cruise ship departure time).
Vehicle: Dacia Sandéro (automatic transmission – 5 seats – 5 doors) or Subaru XV 4X4 automatic transmission

All included :
• Delivery and drop off at Nouméa cruise ship terminal
• Refueling
• Vehicle Cleaning
• Full insurance, with franchise 250.000 XPF
• Infant seat available
• Unlimited Km

Citadine 10 600 CFP

SUV 13 780 CFP


School Transport

School transport for your children, Lyvai ensures punctuality, safety and special attention to each child.

We can offer services from the following areas :

  • 4ème Km
  • 6ème Km
  • 7ème Km
  • Anse Vata
  • Baie des citrons
  • Faubourg Blanchot
  • Magenta Ouémo
  • Mont Coffin
  • Motor Pool
  • Orphelinat
  • Panorama Sainte-Marie
  • Portes de Fer
  • Rivière Salée
  • Secteur Magenta
  • Tina Golf
  • Tina sur Mer
  • Trianon
  • Tuband
  • Val Plaisance
  • Vallée des Colons

And if your child is enrolled in the following schools :

High School :

  • Blaise Pascal
  • Laperouse
  • Jules Garnier
  • James Cook Auteuil
  • Lyvee du Grand Noumea

Middle School :

  • Portes de Fer
  • Magenta
  • Mariotti
  • Cluny Anse-Vata
  • Tuband
  • James Cook Auteuil

School :

  • Les Pervenches
  • Mathilde Broquet
  • Albert Perraud
  • Christine Boletti
  • Michel-Cacot
  • James Cook Orphelinat

NOTE : Our rates are a monthly flat rate, regardless of school period (see contract).

Registration fee per child 5 565 CFP

Thank you to fill out one form per child  



Helicopter dream


has recently partnered with Helisud and invite you to come and fly their helicopter tours over an array of magnificent tropical landscapes which can only be experienced by air.  With a track record of over 20 years flying, their Robinson R44 helicopters will allow you to discover the Pacific lagoon, mountains and rain forests as you have never seen them before and find out why New Caledonia’s nickname is the ‘closest island to heaven’.


– Prices for the helicopter tours are per helicopter and remain the same for a single passenger or 3 all together.  Customers can split the fare and share the cost of the ride.
– A child under 2 years of age may fly at no charge and must sit on adult’s lap.
– Please provide each passenger’s weight at time of booking. Weight limit must not exceed 130 Kg per person.


Fly over the Ouemo Peninsula including several tropical islands like Escapade, Duck Island and Lareignère. Swing by the Amedée Lighthouse, over the historical shipwreck of the Ever Prosperity and along the barrier reef which houses the second most beautiful lagoon in the world, according to UNESCO.

The tour lasts approximately 30 minutes.


The tour includes all of the highlights from the Southern Lagoon – Lareignère island, Escapade Island, Duck Island, the Amedée lighthouse and the barrier reef with also a  stopover at the Malawi Peak before the helicopter returns to Magenta airport so prepare your camera!

The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.

 3   THE NORTHERN LAGOON                  

Our majestic Northern Lagoon is a must for those who love the Ocean and wish to see all its amazing scenery from a birds eye view. Along the way you will see the historical Amédée Lighthouse and several breathtaking islands such as Mba, Mbo and Pandanus.

The tour lasts approximately 30 minutes.


Get panoramic views of Yaté Lake located in the Blue River National Park with it’s captivating reddish sceneries and Madeleine falls. The tour also includes the a flight over the barrier reef and the historical Amédée Lighthouse along the famous pristine lagoon.

The tour lasts approximately 60 minutes.

 5   THE FORGOTTEN COAST            

This spectacular helicopter tour will give you an aerial view of the most secluded region of New Caledonia – called the Forgotten Coast – which has remained untouched for centuries.  The tour also includes a flight over the Yaté National park, the Woodin Canal and the Amédée lighthouse.

The tour lasts approximately 70 minutes.

 6   THE ISLE OF PINES      

Experience the wonders of New Caledonia’s Southern islands from the air. Your tour includes the famous Isle of Pines whose remote location was chosen for a season of the French version of television show “Survivor”. You will see white sandy beaches, lush rain forests and mountains from Ile Ouen’s remarkable geography along the Woodin Canal.

The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

  7   THE HEART OF VOH               

Discovered by American G.I during WW2, the Heart of Voh remains one of New Caledonia’s most iconic and natural attractions.  You will see lush valleys, colorful plains and a fly by the Northern lagoon and it’s tropical barrier reef.

The tour lasts approximately 3 hours.

From 59 503 CFP


Airport and aerodrome Shuttles


Transfers Available : 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Our company “LYVAI Transport” is available for transfers from Tontouta International airport and the domestic airport located at Magenta in Noumea. We have vehicles that can offer services for groups from 8 to 56 persons with a fleet of buses in varying sizes available for all your needs.
It is also possible to reserve hire cars with a private chauffeur or VIP services.

We can offer arrival or departure transfers from your hotel or private homes to the airport and vice versa. “LYVAÏ” has an agreement with the “Chamber of Commerce and Industry” of New Caledonia (CCI NC) to provide transfers for all arrivals and departures of all flights.

For groups, as for individuals, we guarantee a personalised and flawless service for all your tourism needs in New Caledonia.


Bookings must be made to our office by fax or e-mail or via our website :

  • Tel : (687) 43.99.33 / Fax : (687) 43.99.31
  • E-mail : societe@lyvai.nc

Bookings are subject to availability of requested services. “LYVAI” will do its utmost to answer your request but cannot be held responsible in the event of unavailability of one or more services requested (see the chapter on liability).

A booking confirmation will be sent to you in the form of an invoice. This document alone has the value of confirmation of the services actually booked. It is your responsibility to verify the accuracy between your request and the services actually listed on the invoice and therefore booked.

Any problems or errors must be reported to the company within a maximum of 72 hours of receiving the invoice. Beyond this time, any modification may be subject to a cancellation or modification fee. Only clear requests specifying reservations/bookings will be considered to actual booking with the providers. Other communications/exchange will be considered as requests for quotations only, and will not result to any booking with the providers, and therefore the company “LYVAI” cannot be held responsible for lack of availability of these services at a later date.

Each booking to be taken into account must clearly indicate :

  • Your First and Family names
  • Ages of all children
  • Dates with arrival and departure times, including flight numbers
  • Possible options: booster seats, baby/child seats.

The clarity and legibility of the reservation/booking request are your responsibility, “LYVAI” cannot be held responsible for any misunderstanding of the reservation request.


  • Individuals :
  • The entire amount must be paid into our bank account, in the name “LYVAI” before the arrival of the customer.

  • Groups :
  • The entire amount must be paid into the bank account, in the name of “LYVAI”, before the arrival of the group, with the complete list of participants.
    If the payment has not been received within the deadline by “LYVAI”, the latter reserves the right to cancel the booked services for non-compliance with the general conditions of sale.

Payment can be made by cheque payable to “LYVAI”, by bank transfer or credit card. In all cases, the money must be in the bank account of the company “LYVAI” by the arrival date.

Our bank account is as follows :

  • Bank’name: B.C.I. (Caledonian Investment Bank)
  • Address Bank’s Branch : Victoire – NOUVELLE CALEDONIE.
  • BSB : 17499
  • Code Counter : 00010
  • Account number : 17567002014
  • Key RIB : 03

The payment by bank transfer must imperatively carry the number of your reservation. Please send us a copy of your transfer notice by fax or mail: societe@lyvai.nc .

The “CFP franc” (XPF) is the currency in force in New Caledonia. It is preferable that your payments are made in this currency. The only currency accepted in addition to the CFP Franc(XPF) is the Euro. The costs are borne by the issuer.


Any changes made during your stay to the previously confirmed itinerary will incur a fee of 2,000 CFP per file.


Any cancellation must be sent by fax or e-mail to “LYVAI”, who will send you a confirmation of the cancellation by return.

The following fees will be charged based on the cancellation date :

  • More than 30 days before arrival: no charge.
  • 30 to 15 days before arrival: 10% of the total amount of the file.
  • 15 to 7 days before arrival: 30% of the total amount of the file.
  • From 7 to 3 days before arrival: 50% of the total amount of the file.
  • Less than 3 days before arrival: 100% of the total amount of the file.


“LYVAI” shall not be liable in the event of total or partial breach of an obligation, in case of force majeure or circumstances beyond its control and not caused by its fault or negligence (road blocking for example, etc.).

In case of a dispute, only the court jurisdiction of New Caledonia shall be competent to settle the complaint.


The prices are given for information only, for the current period (generally from 1 January to 31 December), excluding Christmas and New Year. They may be subject to changes at any time, with or without notice, on the initiative of our contractors (Hotels, airlines, …) and without liability to “LYVAI”.

Only the confirmation invoice sent to you indicates the rates applied to your file.

From 3 000 CFP


Pick-up and drop-off details of passengers
Choose this option to have a private vehicle
if more then 2 people add an extra 1000 CFP/ luggage.
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