7 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

7 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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7 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  9​h
1
Lifou
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Ile Des Pins
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  45​min
3
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Lifou

Lifou ©
On the 7th (Sun), kick back and relax at Plage de Luengoni and then head outdoors with Reve Bleu Caledonie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Luecille Beach, kick back and relax at Baie de Jinek, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de Lourdes.

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Melbourne, Australia to Lifou is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Lifou is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Lifou

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Reve Bleu Caledonie
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Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni
Baie de Jinek ©
Baie de Jinek
Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Notre Dame de Lourdes

2
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.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Pic N'Ga, then stroll through Kuto Bay, then head off the coast to Isle of Pines, and finally make a trip to Upi Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Nokanhoui and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oro Bay.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ile Des Pins trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Lifou to Ile Des Pins takes 3 hours. July in Ile Des Pins sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pic N'Ga ©
Pic N'Ga
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay
Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay

2
nights
Noumea, Grand Terre

Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
On the 11th (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie, examine the collection at Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Promenade Pierre-Vernier, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by Maison de la Perle, and then examine the collection at Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Noumea trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Ile Des Pins to Noumea takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie ©
Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Musee de Nouvelle Caledonie

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