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Biding Tour New Caledonia 2017



This tour visits Grande Terre, New Caledonia, and focuses on the many exciting endemic birds found across the island.

Grande Terre is part of an ancient archipelago of Gondwanan (continental) origin. Most of the island is covered in tropical evergreen forest in the higher elevations, while savanna and maquis dominate the lower elevations. Most famous for being the home of the unique Kagu, Grande Terre hosts a total of 18 island endemics as well as about a dozen more Melanesian endemics. We will spend time at the following areas: Parc de la Rivière Bleue, Mt Koghi, and La Farino reserve. The prime target will be finding the endemic star bird of New Caledonia, the charismatic Kagu.

Most endemics found on Grande Terre should be encountered during the time we have, and these include White-bellied Goshawk, Kagu, Cloven-feathered Dove, Goliath Imperial Pigeon, Horned Parakeet, New Caledonian Parakeet, New Caledonian Myzomela, Barred Honeyeater, Crow Honeyeater, New Caledonian Friarbird, New Caledonian Whistler, New Caledonian Crow, New Caledonian Cuckooshrike, Yellow-bellied Flyrobin, New Caledonian Thicketbird, Green-backed White-eye, Striated Starling, and Red-throated Parrotfinch.

This tour can be combined with our preceding Birding Tour Australia: the Southwest 2017 (29 November – 7 December) and, if desired, also with our Birding Tour West Papua: Arfak and Waigeo Birding Expedition 2017 (16 November – 27 November), preceding the Australia tour.

Duration: 6 days

Limit (Group Size): 1 - 8

Date Start: December 09, 2017

Date End: December 14, 2017

Tour Start: Nouméa

Tour End: Nouméa

Price: US$2,785 per person based on 5-8 participants sharing, US$2,995 per person based on 4 participants sharing, US$4,315 per person based on 2-3 participants sharing, US$6,575 per person based on 1 participant

Single Supplement: US$1,055

Price includes:
Expert professional guiding fees
All meals (from evening meal on day 1 through lunch on day 6)
Accommodation
Entrance fees to parks and reserves
All land-based transport while on tour
Tolls
Price excludes:
International flights to and from Nouméa
Items of a personal nature, e.g. gifts, phone-calls, laundry, internet access etc.
All drinks
Personal insurance
Gratuities

Kagu - birding tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa

Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa 2018

Duration: 19 days
Limit (Group Size): 4 - 8
Date Start: September 08, 2018
Date End: September 26, 2018
Price: US$7,308 per person sharing for 6 - 8 participants, US$8,448 per person sharing for 4 - 5 participants
Details: Our Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa starts in Nouméa, New Caledonia, and concludes in Apia, Samoa. The tour duration is 19 days. Please note that the tour dates are merely indicative beca

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Kagu - birding tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa

Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa 2018

Duration: 19 days
Limit (Group Size): 4 - 8
Date Start: September 08, 2018
Date End: September 26, 2018
Price: US$7,308 per person sharing for 6 - 8 participants, US$8,448 per person sharing for 4 - 5 participants
Details: Our Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa starts in Nouméa, New Caledonia, and concludes in Apia, Samoa. The tour duration is 19 days. Please note that the tour dates are merely indicative beca

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Kagu - birding tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa

Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa 2018

Duration: 19 days
Limit (Group Size): 4 - 8
Date Start: September 08, 2018
Date End: September 26, 2018
Price: US$7,308 per person sharing for 6 - 8 participants, US$8,448 per person sharing for 4 - 5 participants
Details: Our Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa starts in Nouméa, New Caledonia, and concludes in Apia, Samoa. The tour duration is 19 days. Please note that the tour dates are merely indicative beca

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Kagu - birding tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa

Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa 2017

Duration: 19 days
Limit (Group Size): 4 - 8
Spaces Available: 5
Date Start: September 25, 2017
Date End: October 13, 2017
Price: US$6,584 per person sharing for 6 - 8 participants, US$7,611 per person sharing for 4 - 5 participants
Details: Our Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa starts in Nouméa, New Caledonia, and concludes in Apia, Samoa. The tour duration is 19 days. Please note that the tour dates are merely indicative beca

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Kagu - birding tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa

Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa 2017

Duration: 19 days
Limit (Group Size): 4 - 8
Spaces Available: 5
Date Start: September 25, 2017
Date End: October 13, 2017
Price: US$6,584 per person sharing for 6 - 8 participants, US$7,611 per person sharing for 4 - 5 participants
Details: Our Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa starts in Nouméa, New Caledonia, and concludes in Apia, Samoa. The tour duration is 19 days. Please note that the tour dates are merely indicative beca

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As for Mark’s guiding abilities I thought he was superb leader! Mark is thoroughly familiar with the Western Cape South Africa area, all of its birds, and all of it mammals (even the whales we saw from a couple of sites)! Mark is fluent in both English and Afrikaans. He knew all the owners of the lodges we stayed in. He knew all the birding sites throughout the area from national parks, to city gardens, to mountain passes, to desert scrub to sewage ponds! With one exception (the elusive Ground Woodpecker) Mark’s guiding led us to see all the birds billed in our trip itinerary. He also knew where there were some really good restaurants! He was a big help to some of our party that stayed some extra time in Cape Town. I would certainly take another tour with Mark.

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