7 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

7 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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7 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Lifou
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
2
Ile Des Pins
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  1 h
3
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h
End: Sydney

1
night
Lifou

Lifou ©
You've now added Lifou Island to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Baie de Jinek, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de Lourdes, and then stroll through Les Joyaux de Luengoni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Luengoni and then head off the coast to Lifou Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lifou route site.

Sydney, Australia to Lifou is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sydney to Lifou due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Lifou

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Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni
Lifou Island ©
Lifou Island
Baie de Jinek ©
Baie de Jinek

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, contemplate the waterfront views at Kanumera Bay, and then stroll through Kuto Bay.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ile Des Pins trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Lifou to Ile Des Pins takes 3 hours. In October in Ile Des Pins, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

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Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay
Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay

4
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Noumea is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit a coastal fixture at Amedee Lighthouse, step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Canards island, grab your bike and head to Promenade Pierre-Vernier, and stroll around Parc zoologique et forestier.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Noumea trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

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

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