22 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

22 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bourail, Grand Terre
— 3 nights
2
Mare
— 1 night
3
Lifou
— 3 nights
4
Ile Des Pins
— 4 nights
5
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 10 nights

3
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 . You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bourail: La Foa (Fort Teremba & Pocquereux Randonnees) and Farino (Sentier de la petite cascade & Parc des Grandes Fougeres). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, admire the striking features of Eglise de Bourail, get engrossed in the history at Musee de Bourail, and stroll through Sentier des Trois Baies.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bourail trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Bourail is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to New Caledonia Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Mare.

Things to do in Bourail

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

La Foa, Farino
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Parc des Grandes Fougeres ©
Parc des Grandes Fougeres
Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee ©
Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee
Sentier de la petite cascade ©
Sentier de la petite cascade

1
night
Mare

Mare
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Yejele Beach.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mare trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bourail to Mare in 4.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lifou.

Things to do in Mare

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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3
nights
Lifou

Lifou ©
Change things up with a short trip to Ancien Site Minier de la Tiebaghi in Koumac (about 38 minutes away).

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lifou trip planner.

Fly from Mare to Lifou in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Lifou

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ancien Site Minier de la Tiebaghi
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Lifou Island ©
Lifou Island
Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Notre Dame de Lourdes
Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni

4
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Piscine Naturelle, contemplate the waterfront views at Kanumera Bay, step off the mainland to explore Brush Island, and head outdoors with Nokanhoui.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Ile Des Pins trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Lifou to Ile Des Pins takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay

10
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Explore Noumea's surroundings by going to Blue River Provincial Park (in Yate) and Yala Ranch (in Dumbea). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Amedee Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Baie des Citrons, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and stroll around Parc zoologique et forestier.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Noumea attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Blue River Provincial Park, Yala Ranch
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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