🇳🇨 Lifou is a commune of France in the Loyalty Islands Province of New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean. The native inhabitants are the Kanak and the Tavu'avua' peoples. Tourism Lifou is a popular cruise port, with many cruises coming from Australia. The most common port-of-call is Easo; the ships anchor just off the island and tender passengers ashore, being too large for the wharf there. Lifou is known for its snorkeling. Farming The Lifouans grow several crops, including yams, taro, and bananas; they also produce copra.
Lifou has a population of over 9,195 people. Lifou also forms part of the wider Loyalty Islands which has a population of over 18,353 people. Lifou is situated 171 km north-east of Nouméa.