La Foa and its region, which includes Farino, Moindou and Sarramea, is renowned for its eco-tourism – its vast open natural spaces with their endemic flora and fauna give great pleasure to visitors. Its immense Great Fern Park, its preserved mangrove and its lagoon, which is classified as a UNESCO World heritage site, are examples of this area’s rich biodiversity. Its history, which is closely linked to the prison colonies, is also very rich and colourful – Fort Teremba gives a good insight into New Caledonia’s history.

Tourism is an important aspect of the local economy and the local population have managed to create a varied offer of accommodation, restaurants, and leisure activities. So if you wish to visit the area by air, sea or land you will surely find what you need!

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