8 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

8 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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Lifou
— 1 day
2
Ile Des Pins
— 1 night
3
Noumea, Grand Terre
— 3 nights

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day
Lifou

Lifou ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stroll through Les Joyaux de Luengoni and then step off the mainland to explore Lifou Island.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Lifou trip planning website.

Zagreb, Croatia to Lifou is an approximately 37-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to New Caledonia Standard Time (NCT) is 10 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Ile Des Pins.

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Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Lifou Island ©
Lifou Island
Les Joyaux de Luengoni ©
Les Joyaux de Luengoni

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 2nd (Sun): head off the coast to Isle of Pines, enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuto Bay, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kanumera Bay.

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You can fly from Lifou to Ile Des Pins in 4.5 hours. In February in Ile Des Pins, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay
Kuto Bay ©
Kuto Bay

3
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, explore the landscape on two wheels at Promenade Pierre-Vernier, head off the coast to Ile aux Canards island, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Ville de Noumea.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Noumea day trip website.

Getting from Ile Des Pins to Noumea by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Noumea

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

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