28 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

28 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
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 . Change things up with these side-trips from Bourail: Farino (Parc des Grandes Fougeres & Sentier de la petite cascade) and La Foa (Fort Teremba & Pocquereux Randonnees). There's still lots to do: trek along Sentier des Trois Baies, enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, take an in-depth tour of Musee de Bourail, and sample the fine beverages at La Distillerie de Nessadiou.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bourail trip maker app.

Melbourne, Australia to Bourail is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to New Caledonia Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Melbourne in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Bourail: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Lifou.

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
Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee ©
Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee

5
nights
Lifou

Lifou ©
Take a break from Lifou with a short trip to Ancien Site Minier de la Tiebaghi in Koumac, about 38 minutes away.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lifou sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Bourail to Lifou takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Lifou

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ancien Site Minier de la Tiebaghi
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Lifou Island ©
Lifou Island
Easo Beach ©
Easo Beach
Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni

5
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: enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, step off the mainland to explore Ile Moro, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at N'Ga Peak, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuto Bay.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ile Des Pins attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Lifou to Ile Des Pins takes 4.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ile Des Pins are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Port de Kuto
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Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay
Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay

13
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noumea: Yate (Les Chutes de la Madeleine & Blue River Provincial Park). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Amedee Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Baie des Citrons, stroll around Parc zoologique et forestier, and examine the collection at Tjibaou Cultural Center.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Noumea travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ile Des Pins to Noumea in 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dumbea, Yate
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Amedee Lighthouse ©
Amedee Lighthouse
Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards island
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie

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