9 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

9 days in New Caledonia Itinerary

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Noumea, Grand Terre
— 7 nights
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Ile Des Pins
— 1 day

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Noumea, Grand Terre

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Step out of Noumea to go to Yate and see Blue River Provincial Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Baie des Citrons, walk around Parc zoologique et forestier, and head off the coast to Ilot Maitre.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Noumea trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Noumea is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to New Caledonia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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Blue River Provincial Park
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Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie
Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards island
Tjibaou Cultural Center ©
Tjibaou Cultural Center

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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 2nd (Thu), head off the coast to Isle of Pines, kick back and relax at Piscine Naturelle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kanumera Bay, and finally make a trip to Upi Bay.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ile Des Pins trip planning website.

You can fly from Noumea to Ile Des Pins in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ile Des Pins can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay
Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Upi Bay ©
Upi Bay

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