The BETICO 2 is the high-speed vessel that connects the Caledonian islands from Noumea: Isle of Pines and two of the Loyalty Islands, Lifou and Maré.
In terms of passengers, the BETICO 2 has a capacity of 355 people. Three travel classes are offered:
- VIP class
- Economy class
- Class comfort
VIP class and comfort are at the Upper Deck. The VIP class is at the front of the boat ensuring its passengers a panoramic view. The seats in the economy class are located on the Main Deck where also is opened a snack during the crossing.
Whatever the chosen class, you can go outside the "Sun Deck", and enjoy the landscape and the arrival on the islands.
Tickets for the BETICO can be booked online on their website or at points of sale in Noumea, Maré, Lifou and the Isle of Pines.
The BETICO does not carryonly passengers but also also varied haulage based on passenger load factors.
The number of rotations between Noumea and islands is increased during peak periods, particularly holidays and festivals of the islands but Betico is running throughout the year. You can even contact the sales department to request a private charter as part of a particular event.