14 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

14 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Noumea, Grand Terre
— 7 nights
2
Ile Des Pins
— 2 nights
3
Lifou
— 2 nights
4
Bourail, Grand Terre
— 2 nights

7
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Visiting Off-Road Tours and Les Boucles de Tina will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Anse Vata Beach and Plage de la Baie des Citrons. Go for a jaunt from Noumea to Yate to see Les Chutes de la Madeleine about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the landscape on two wheels at Promenade Pierre-Vernier, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie, and enjoy the sea views from Amedee Lighthouse.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Noumea online travel planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Noumea is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to New Caledonia Standard Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Noumea

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Les Chutes de la Madeleine
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Off-Road Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Promenade Pierre-Vernier ©
Promenade Pierre-Vernier

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at N'Ga Peak, enjoy the sand and surf at Kuto Bay, and then head off the coast to Isle of Pines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Oro Bay, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Piscine Naturelle, and then make a trip to Upi Bay.

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You can fly from Noumea to Ile Des Pins in 2.5 hours. May in Ile Des Pins sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lifou.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay
Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
N'Ga Peak ©
N'Ga Peak

2
nights
Lifou

Lifou ©
On the 9th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Luengoni and then head off the coast to Lifou Island. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Luecille Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Baie de Jinek, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de Lourdes.

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You can fly from Ile Des Pins to Lifou in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bourail.

Things to do in Lifou

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Baie de Jinek ©
Baie de Jinek
Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni
Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Notre Dame de Lourdes

2
nights
Bourail, Grand Terre

Bourail ©
Bourail is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.GeographyBourail a rural town of Grande Terre . Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Fort Teremba, grab your bike and head to Parc des Grandes Fougeres, and then admire the striking features of Eglise de Bourail. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Musee de Bourail, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, and then get outside with Ranch de la Courrie.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bourail trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Lifou to Bourail takes 5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bourail

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Parc des Grandes Fougeres, Fort Teremba
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Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee ©
Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee
Parc des Grandes Fougeres ©
Parc des Grandes Fougeres
Fort Teremba ©
Fort Teremba

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