Rent a car or van at Noumea Tontouta Airport with Europcar
If you want to explore the beautiful archipelago of New Caledonia, pick up a car rental from Noumea Tontouta Airport – often referred to as La Tontouta International Airport – and be on your way as soon as you touch down. Located in the municipality of Païta, approximately 52 kilometres north-west of Nouméa, this bustling travel hub is the ideal place to start an onward adventure.
You will find our Europcar Noumea Tontouta Airport counter within the terminal building.
The Europcar car hire experience at Noumea Tontouta Airport
With a hire car from Noumea Tontouta Airport, you can travel around New Caledonia at your own time and pace. We offer vehicles to suit all drives from small and compact like the Citroen C3 or the Peugeot 108, to spacious rides like the Nissan Qashqai four-wheel drive. We also have vans such as the Peugeot Partner, so browse what’s available for your selected dates and book online today.
Our fleet of new, safe and reliable vehicles will get you from A to B with ease and as we offer both long and short-term rental solutions, you can be mobile for as long as you need.
Discover Noumea Tontouta Airport surroundings by car
Whether you want to dive the New Caledonian barrier reef – the second largest, double barrier coral reef system in the world – or tour the pristine beaches of this tropical playground, hiring a car is a great way to explore this archipelago nestled in the Pacific Ocean.
There’s plenty to see and do in this French territory with top sites including Parc Provincial de la Rivière Bleue – a magnificent wildlife reserve in the far south – and Le Parc des Grandes Fougères in the mountains above Farino. Complete with walking tracks as well as trails for mountain bike enthusiasts, New Caledonia’s landscapes are ideal for anyone who loves being in the great outdoors.
The centre of Noumea is also worth your time with Place des Cocotiers being the perfect place to watch the world go by. Here’s you’ll find everything from palm trees to a large chess board as well as a band rotunda, a famous landmark dating back to the late 1800s.
If you fancy a more extensive road trip, New Caledonia is about 400 kilometres in length and will take you roughly eight hours to drive from end to end.
Driving in Noumea
Hitting the road is one of the best ways to explore Noumea and beyond but always take extra care when navigating unfamiliar road networks. Driving in New Caledonia is generally a pleasant experience thanks to the well-maintained and signposted roads which will lead you to famous sites. Motorists drive on the right hand side of the road.
While on-street parking is chargeable and limited, designated off-street parking lots will allow you to leave your vehicle for longer stretches.