11 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

11 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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Lifou
— 1 night
2
Ile Des Pins
— 3 nights
3
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 6 nights

1
night
Lifou

Lifou ©
On the 31st (Fri), head off the coast to Lifou Island, then stroll through Plage de Luengoni, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de Lourdes.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lifou route planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Lifou is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to New Caledonia Standard Time (NCT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Lifou

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Lifou Island ©
Lifou Island
Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Notre Dame de Lourdes
Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni

3
nights
Ile Des Pins

Ile Des Pins ©
Just a little way off the southern end of Grand Terre, Île des Pins (the Isle of Pines) gets its name from the tall columnar pines that stick out of the surrounding vegetation like bristles on a brush.
Ile Des Pins is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Piscine Naturelle, take in the awesome beauty at N'Ga Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at Kanumera Bay, and head outdoors with Nokanhoui.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ile Des Pins trip planner.

You can fly from Lifou to Ile Des Pins in 4.5 hours. January in Ile Des Pins sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay

6
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Go for a jaunt from Noumea to Yate to see Blue River Provincial Park about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Amedee Lighthouse, step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Canards island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Baie des Citrons, and examine the collection at Tjibaou Cultural Center.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Noumea holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue River Provincial Park
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Amedee Lighthouse ©
Amedee Lighthouse
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie
Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards island

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