6 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

6 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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6 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
1
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Mare
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Ile Des Pins
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Christchurch

2
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Relax by the water at Anse Vata Beach and Plage de la Baie des Citrons. Get outdoors at Ile aux Canards island and Promenade Pierre-Vernier. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, step off the mainland to explore Ilot Maitre, see the interesting displays at Tjibaou Cultural Center, and stroll through Parc zoologique et forestier.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Noumea trip planner.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Noumea is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Christchurch to Noumea, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mare.

Things to do in Noumea

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Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Anse Vata Beach ©
Anse Vata Beach
Plage de la Baie des Citrons ©
Plage de la Baie des Citrons

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Mare

Mare ©
For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mare trip maker site .

Getting from Noumea to Mare by flight takes about an hour. In April in Mare, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Mare

Parks Nature Beaches
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Mare Island ©
Mare Island

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Isle of Pines, explore the activities along Kanumera Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kuto Bay, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Piscine Naturelle.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ile Des Pins trip planning website .

You can fly from Mare to Ile Des Pins in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Ile Des Pins can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay
Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay

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