26 days in Grand Terre Itinerary

26 days in Grand Terre Itinerary

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26 days in Grand Terre Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Drive + Fly:  33​h
1
Noumea
— 11 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Koumac
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Bourail
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  34​h
End: Birmingham

11
nights
Noumea

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noumea: Karikate Randonnees (in Paita), Yala Ranch (in Dumbea) and Yate (La Chutes de la Madeleine & Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue). There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Amedee Lighthouse, examine the collection at Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie, step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Canards island, and stroll around Parc zoologique et forestier.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Noumea trip itinerary planning website .

Birmingham, UK to Noumea is an approximately 33-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Noumea is 11 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Koumac.

Things to do in Noumea

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Dumbea, Yate, Karikate Randonnees
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Amedee Lighthouse ©
Amedee Lighthouse
Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards island
Tjibaou Cultural Center ©
Tjibaou Cultural Center

4
nights
Koumac

Koumac ©
Koumac is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.HistoryOn 5 January 1977 about 46% of the territory of Koumac was detached and became the commune of Poum.Famous peopleAthlete Arnjolt Beer was born here. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koumac: Hienghene (Base d'activite nautique de La Poule de Hienghene & Aire de Repos de Lindéralique) and Heart of Voh (in Voh). There's more to do: get outside with Reve Bleu Caledonie.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Koumac attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Noumea to Koumac takes 4.5 hours. August in Koumac sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will leave for Bourail on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Koumac

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hienghene, Heart of Voh
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Reve Bleu Caledonie ©
Reve Bleu Caledonie
Aire de Repos de Lindéralique ©
Aire de Repos de Lindéralique
Heart of Voh ©
Heart of Voh

7
nights
Bourail

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 . Get out of town with these interesting Bourail side-trips: La Foa (Fort Teremba & Pocquereux Randonnees) and Farino (Parc des Grandes Fougeres & Sentier de la petite cascade). There's still lots to do: hike along Sentier des Trois Baies, admire the landmark architecture of Eglise de Bourail, head outdoors with Ranch de la Courrie, and kick back and relax at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bourail online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Koumac to Bourail in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Koumac in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bourail, with lows of 16°C. On the 19th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bourail

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Farino, La Foa
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Parc des Grandes Fougeres ©
Parc des Grandes Fougeres
Sentier de la petite cascade ©
Sentier de la petite cascade
Fort Teremba ©
Fort Teremba