17 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

17 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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17 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  26​h
1
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h
2
Ile Des Pins
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
3
Lifou
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  3​h
4
Farino, Grand Terre
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Stockholm

7
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Shop till you drop at Maison de la Perle and Galerie d'art LEC LEC TIC. You'll get in some beach time at Anse Vata Beach and Plage de la Baie des Citrons. Take a break from Noumea with a short trip to Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue in Yate, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Tjibaou Cultural Center, get outside with Canons du Ouen Toro, and view the masterpieces at Arte Bello Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Noumea trip itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Noumea is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, train, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to New Caledonia Time is 10 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Noumea

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Isle of Pines, enjoy the sand and surf at Kuto Bay, and then take in the awesome beauty at Pic N'Ga. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oro Bay, and then make a trip to Upi Bay.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Ile Des Pins journey planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Noumea to Ile Des Pins in an hour. In June in Ile Des Pins, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) 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
Pic N'Ga ©
Pic N'Ga

3
nights
Lifou

Lifou ©
Visiting Plage de Luengoni and Lifou Island will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Baie de Jinek and Easo Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Lifou trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Ile Des Pins to Lifou takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Farino.

Things to do in Lifou

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

2
nights
Farino, Grand Terre

Farino ©
Farino is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. On the 15th (Mon), examine the collection at Fort Teremba and then take a peaceful walk through Parc des Grandes Fougeres. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Musee de Bourail and then kick back and relax at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Farino trip planner .

Getting from Lifou to Farino by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Farino

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

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